BY Claire Hamilton in Feminizzle on Jan 18, 2010 |
I blogged recently about the bus ads in London which heaped the guilt on working mothers. Well, now German mamas have got a guilt trip all their own.
An article in the New York Times tells how working mums there are getting persecuted for going back to work full time. In Germany, primary school kids traditionally come home at lunch time and so do their mothers. More and more now those mothers are staying at work longer and the schools are extending their ... Read More
The sense of urgency for the help needed in Haiti is very self-evident. Time is of the essence. I think the general consensus among the compassionate, is that you need to do something, or you need to do more. Our intentions are true, but we may never really "get around to it" for one reason or another. Go the extra mile. It's never crowded. ~Author Unknown
If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a ... Read More
Everyone has a memorable undies story, just of varying pH levels. Barf. Mine’s a pretty basic story of kid overexcitement. I was in the second grade, in the speech trailer. Just me, Aric Garafalo, and our teacher. I had to take speech class (for years) because of my speech problem. I had things to learn about speech. On this particular day, we were about to use a future computer for the first time. I couldn’t believe it. In just a ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Music Stuff on Jan 15, 2010 |
Oh that's right.
On the last day of March, the New-York-Post-canonized "Our Lady of Perpetual Motion" will release recordings from her 2008 "Sticky and Sweet" global concert tour on DVD and CD. The video portion was filmed over four days in Buenos Aires, and also includes backstage footage from other stops around the world.
Madonna has been making records since Reagan was in office. Her music precedes the Chicken McNugget ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy on Jan 15, 2010 |
The art of burlesque's been enjoying a revival in the US for years - but do you know where it all began? Britain's answer to Dita Von Teese - Immodesty Blaize - is about to tell us in a brand new feature film coming to these shores in March. Burlesque Undressed opens a window into the glamorous world of the showgirl, and features interviews with artistes from the 1950s and 1960s, including Dixie Evans (who was known as 'The Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque'). From the ... Read More