Entries Tagged as 'Denise Behrens'

Hey, Mr. DJ: A Conversation with Ames DJ Kinky Kyro

May 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a sea of polo-clad Midwestern boys and carefully made-up sorority girls, Troy Cairo isn’t hard to miss. A brooding artist attached to his iPod by day and a pink sunglasses and white suit clad DJ by night, Cairo, better known as DJ Kinky Kyro, is a regular fixture at the Bali Satay House on [...]

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Tags: 2008 · AP Issues · Denise Behrens · Interviews · June 2008

A Salad-Free Week of Veganism

March 26th, 2008 · No Comments

As a vegetarian of two years, I’ve always thrown around the idea of being vegan. Veganism, or the elimination of all animal products, including eggs and dairy, from one’s diet and lifestyle, isn’t exactly a familiar concept in small town Iowa. Living in a largely agricultural state, most people wouldn’t know how to live their [...]

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Tags: 2008 · AP Issues · Denise Behrens · Features · March 2008

Pole 101: A Night at Dangerous Curves

February 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment

“Let’s get the journalist up here!” The girls giggle as I climb onto the quiet stage. Of course, I’m wearing my reindeer sweater and argyle socks. It soon becomes apparent that pole dancing isn’t my forte. As instructed by the platinum blonde manager, Alex*, I wrap my right leg around the pole and brace myself [...]

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Tags: 2008 · Ames Progressive Classics · AP Issues · Denise Behrens · Features · February 2008

Communist in Red Lipstick

December 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Bolshevik tart You smudged your revolution across the face of that boy. You sent him stumbling out of the bar Like a child scattering his sweat out of the ruined village. Years after, he’d feel phantom pain in the center of his chest when it rained or snowed or broke out a few splinters of [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · December 2007 · Denise Behrens · Poetry