BY Caelan in Music Stuff on Aug 21, 2014 |
I love music that makes me feel like waking up with a smile on my face, music that makes me want to wear a monochromatic red ensemble and dance on the street with strangers and music that makes me idolize Kimbra, even more than I thought I did.
Disco is back, Dame Edna dresses are back, KIMBRA IS BACK. For her second album The Golden Echo, Kimbra had a lot of pressure placed on her shoulders, but she certainly delivered and then some, especially with the ... Read More
BY Sonia Edwards in Boob Tube on Aug 21, 2014 |
Somebody please bring me a paper bag, because I’m hyperventilating right now. Why? Because Jennifer Saunders has just released new info regarding the Absolutely Fabulous movie, and it’s big. Earlier this year, Saunders confirmed that she had started writing the script for the movie spin-off of her hit sitcom. She told the press in May that she was angling for the film to be released towards the end of 2015. Just this summer, a new ... Read More
BY Emily Robinson in Eat Me on Aug 21, 2014 |
Boobie Trap is not your average watering hole with nip-slipping waitresses. ( We're looking at you, Hooters.) It is, however, a smorgasbord of boobs. A galleria of the tit. A celebration of the nipple. A magical breast playground. (Am I pushing it? Okay. I digress.)
ANYWAY, Boobie Trap (your new favorite bar) has officially opened in Bushwick. Allison Davis of New York Magazine described it as a “John-Waters-meets-rockabilly bar-room ... Read More
BY Emily Robinson in Style File on Aug 21, 2014 |
It’s Thursday and we're (finally) nearing the end of the work week and we have the perfect thing for you to treat yo' self to in celebration of the upcoming weekend. (C'mon, you know you deserve it.)
Jessica Delfino, aka hilarious mastermind behind the song “My Pussy is Magic”, is handcrafting feminist underwear that is 1000% body positive and perfect for any occasion. As described by Delfino, these are “beautiful ladies panties that ... Read More
BY Sonia Edwards in General on Aug 21, 2014 |
There is some serious body love going down on Instagram right now.
A new account, @LoveYourLines, is a photo project that posts beautiful photos of women’s stretch marks. The account was created by two East Coast moms after a conversation about how their bodies have changed after pregnancy. It was an instant success, gaining over 24,000 followers in just eight days.
Each black and white photo is a close-up of a different woman’s body, and ... Read More
BY Jackie Leahy in General on Aug 21, 2014 |
The latest project from art activist group FORCE is crossing the country this month with the goal of upsetting rape culture. At each stop on the Monument Quilt's 13-city tour, FORCE invites survivors to share their stories on quilt squares. The Monument Quilt's final stop is in Washington, D.C., where quilt squares will be stitched together to form the message "Not Alone".
Today the Monument Quilt visits NYC! Visit the Queens Museum from 3pm to ... Read More
BY Caelan in Style File on Aug 21, 2014 |
Dirty Dancing didn’t only make household names out of Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze (R.I.P.) but it was also an iconic teen love story that made water dancing, Keds and summer camp seem cool.
This movie was iconic not only in the mom-jeans hall of fame, but it also became essential when talking about 80’s fashion, so today I’m bringing baby out of the wardrobe corner and into 2014. So without further ado, here's how to incorporate ... Read More
BY Sonia Edwards in Feminizzle on Aug 20, 2014 |
Mark your calendars, ladies, and get your party hats on for V to Shining V, the First Annual Day of Pride for Women! On September 27th, block parties, house parties and all sorts of festivities will be hosted nation-wide to celebrate womanhood and to inspire people to vote in this coming November’s state elections.The event was created by the group Lady Parts Justice, a politically active team of comedians, technologists and cultural influencers. ... Read More
BY Emily Robinson in Music Stuff on Aug 20, 2014 |
The hardcore/punk/whatever gods have opened up the sky and blessed us with new songs from not just one, but two of the most talented bands making music right now.
Perfect Pussy and Joanna Gruesome are releasing a split 7” (because, of course, it’s on vinyl) that features two new songs from both artists *Heart palpitations*. It is yet to be released until some time in September, BUT DON’T LOSE FAITH. They each made one of the ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Feminizzle on Aug 20, 2014 |
I came across Roxane Gay’s literature while I was deep in the clutches of ADD. But when I found her short story “The Year I Learned Everything” while poking around the web, I could not stop reading it from start to finish. Gay was there for me when I needed a voice to shout without dominating; she had true grit, without embellishment or pageantry. When I finished, I couldn't believe that the story was classified as fiction—her ability to convey the full ... Read More