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.
His arch enemy Louis Walsh has left X-Factor, Ray Quinn has told the world how"sweet" the judge is, and waistlines that cover your bellybutton
are back in fashion.
What was actually collected and photographed bellybutton
lint--navel-gazing in a monumental manner--attracted curious on-lookers into the Eyelevel Gallery.
Girl Stories contains mild vulgarity, bellybutton
piercing, heavy petting and some serious French kissing.
"Much of French cinema is about looking at one's bellybutton
. I want to create a film that is a total entertainment experience."
On game days, says Simon, the End Zone Sports Cafe is "elbow to bellybutton
We stayed up night after night laughing and arguing, and eventually we came to a point where we knew we would never agree on exactly what causes homosexuality or whether Adam had a bellybutton
(some things are best left unresolved), so we decided to go ahead and give our vision a shot.
`We had to see them all dressed up," said Deana Beyerlin, who planned to get her fifth piercing - her bellybutton
- done on Saturday.
The last vocals as robust as The Thrills' were those of Jellyfish on Bellybutton
, four lush, vibrant, contrapuntal lines effortlessly blending in rapturous ascension.
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.
A test eventually grew into a six-month exclusive direct license for apparel, accessories and novelties--as Nick's Maureen Taxter put it, "from boxers to bellybutton
"I'm very keen on the popularization of science," he says, "no matter what the personal embarrassment." Other big winners included Karl Kruszelnicki's study of bellybutton
lint and K.P.