I AM impressed by the learned professor's shameless name-dropping, even more by his relentless quest to get to the bottom of the bellybutton
mystery, of which art historians seem to be largely oblivious.
Over cappuccinos in a Chelsea bakery, I asked Rosanne about trying to relaunch her career at age 47 in an industry that cares more about the lint in Britney's bellybutton
than the adult ambivalence to which she gives voice.
Other big winners included Karl Kruszelnicki's study of bellybutton
lint and K.
Executives said the swabs, doused with vegetable oil and herbal essences, easily remove grime, sweat and soap residue in and around the bellybutton
As critics of technology continually inveigh, we spend more and more time, as individuals and as a society, contemplating the virtual bellybutton
of our own technological prowess, and marveling primarily at our own cleverness.
In order to find out, we decided to "publish" with Xlibris The Bellybutton
Fiasco: A Fictional Novel.
Often the child will point to the bellybutton
area when asked where it hurts.
, or navel, piercings usually take the longest --often up to nine months
The most recent winner of the Best Picture Genie--now minus a bellybutton
, much to the chagrin of its creator--was The Red Violin, a critical and box-office success across North America.
When the IBOT stands on two wheels, occupants can reach top shelves at grocery stores and hold eye-level conversations with people who are standing instead of always talking to a bellybutton
To do so, they make a fist with one hand and put it just above the bellybutton
and below the rib cage.
The little boy's induction into the confining, yet ultimately salvatory, horizon of language takes place under the shadows of two mentors: the Teacher, the enforcer of the written word, and Big Bellybutton
, the class outcast, the unknowing preserver of the underground spoken word, and keeper of the Creole legend.