BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Jan 19, 2011 |
Hoping to illuminate the disparity of women to men in the film industry, the Women's Media Center is sending girl journalists to this year's Sundance FIlm Festival in Park City, UT to report, blog, and tweet about the festival's women filmmakers and the state of women in film. This year, Sundance is showcasing 24 feature films and 25 short films by women. While this may seem like a lot, in the top 250 films of 2009, only 16% had females in leadership roles like ... Read More
Celebrate the style of the Top Emerging Talent in Today’s Fashion at the 2011 Fashion Front Awards!
Next Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 9:00pm, The Lawrence Blake Group, RAWHOUSE Magazine, Mreeuh Chang & Inocente Tequila will be celebrating a year of groundbreaking design and creation!
Now in its third annual year, The Fashion Front Awards works to recognize some of the most talented in the industry. This season promises to award designers who take risks ... Read More
BY Mary S in Artsy on Jan 19, 2011 |
On first glance, the art of Jessica Harrison may appear to fit in with any number of sweet miniatures- perhaps you’ll see a tiny, plush chair, old-fashioned baby carriage, or waltzing lady. On closer inspection, we see a thick red tongue protruding from the pram, the fleshy chair sprouting hair, and the lady holding her brain in her hands.
Like a good Victorian ghost story (or one by those more modern masters, Angela Carter or Kelly Link), Harrison ... Read More
BY Gabi in Feminizzle on Jan 19, 2011 |
This weekend I went to a refresher breast exam workshop. A woman with actual medical credentials took out her breasts and demonstrated the correct way to exam them. I was taught this when I was in high school, but to my surprise, after being in this workshop, I realized I’ve been doing it all wrong. Maybe it was because this time I was shown on an actual person, not on an inanimate object. I realized in this workshop (which was part of the Quorum Forum which ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Jan 16, 2011 |
In totally adorable news, the next Muppet movie (set for release in February 2012) will see a totally different side to everyone's favorite muppets—Animal's in an anger-management clinic, Fozzie's started a tribute band—including Miss Piggy, who will, in Muppet world, be the new plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris. I can only hope the film with feature a fashion spread with Miss Piggy as the model—she's looking pretty cozy with Marc Jacobs ... Read More