Thought for the day

Lux – latin for “light”

Luxury – 1300, “sexual intercourse;” mid-14c., “lasciviousness, sinful self-indulgence,” from Old French luxurie “debauchery, dissoluteness, lust” (Modern French luxure), from Latin luxuria“excess, luxury, extravagance, profusion; delicacy” (source also of Spanish lujuria, Italian lussuria), from luxus “excess, extravagance, magnificence,” Meaning “sensual pleasure” is late 14c. Lost its pejorative taint 17c. Meaning “habit of indulgence in what is choice or costly” is from 1630s; that of “sumptuous surroundings” is from 1704; that of “something enjoyable or comfortable beyond life’s necessities” is from 1780. Used as an adjective from 1916.

Luxuria – Lust, one of the “seven deadly sins”.

Always seek the light. Fiat Lux Lunae. Happy Grande Madame’s Day.

"Lust" by illustrator/costume designer Erté (1892-1990)

“Lust” by illustrator/costume designer Erté (1892-1990)

About FV Everleigh

FV Everleigh is a queer preacher’s kid in Los Angeles. After years as an award winning Christian rock star, FV toured the globe producing acclaimed burlesque shows for world famous stripper Michelle L’amour. They eventually moved into John Wayne’s favorite New Orleans brothel and adopted the last name of the Everleigh Sisters who ran an opulent Chicago bordello in 1900. In addition to training at UCLA, Roadmap Writers and the Writing Pad Television Certificate Program, his scripts have placed in the ScreenCraft, Roadmap and Inroads Fellowship competitions. Twenty years surrounded by sex-positive women, outré artists and circus misfits has informed FV’s sexually subversive, morally murky, visually yummy stories where the marginalized always win...eventually.
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