BY Janelle in Feminizzle on Feb 18, 2011 |
Last night during a House debate, California Representative Jackie Speier, talked about her own abortion after what she considered to be an offensive presentation from New Jersey Representative Chris Smith.
The debate was over legislation to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood, headed by Indiana Representative Mike Pence. Although Democrat Rep. Jackie Speier intended to speak about a different issue, GOP Rep. Chris Smith’s graphic ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in MyBlog on Feb 18, 2011 |
The Westminster Kennel Club dubbed their winner this week, with the Best In Show prize and all the glory going to Foxcliffe Hickory Wind (aka "Hickory"), a Scottish Deerhound. On Wednesday, her owners took her to NYC's Sardi's restaurant for a meal of Filet Mignon. Can steak ever be adorable? It totally is here. Check her out after the jump!
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BY Intern Julie in Feminizzle on Feb 17, 2011 |
Joel Northrup, a homeschooled Iowa senior and standout wrestler, has defaulted on his match with Megan Herkelman, a Cedar Falls freshman, because he refuses to compete against a girl. Herkelman and fellow Ottumwa sophomore Megan Black made history this year by becoming the first two female wrestlers ever to quality fort the state's wrestling championships. Black lost her first match, but Herkelman succeeded in pinning her opponent and will ... Read More
BY Emma Claire Goodman in Artsy on Feb 17, 2011 |
As the title (and photo) insinuates, the mysterious Banksy is the Batman of street art. His work, by definition graffiti, by practice high art, expresses themes of existentialism, anti-capitalism, and anarchism. Like the aforementioned vigilante superhero, Banksy’s medium, however universally regarded as brilliant, has also been referred to as “art terrorism” and, inherently vandalism. He is just as beloved as he is reviled.
And, with an Oscar ... Read More
BY Intern Julie in Eat Me on Feb 17, 2011 |
Clever ladies Clem, Kathleen and Eve offer cookies and other baked goods (according to their twitter, today they're making cinnamon buns) out of their second story San Francisco apartment by dangling a string out their window with a bag attached to it reading "1$ for a fresh baked cookie (pull the string if you wish to partake).
Their company is called Fat Cookies (yes!) and it is really one of the best ideas I've heard all year. People need cookies, and we ... Read More