BY Lisa in Music Stuff on Jun 29, 2011 |
I’m a sucker for a lady with a sweet set of pipes and a singer/songwriter sensibility, which is why I love me some Jolie Holland, and have since I first heard her demo Catalpa when I was a wee baby music writer back in the day. In fact, I had the good fortune to interview her at the time, even though I had no interviewing skills to speak of, and over coffee in her San Francisco apartment, she proceeded to be one of the most gracious, open musicians I’ve ... Read More
BY Eileen Milman in Artsy on Jun 29, 2011 |
List this one under "Reasons Why I Love the Internet", because this website dedicated to photographs of Morrissey posing with cats is nothing but PURE JOY. Morrissey, is my favorite mopey, angst-ridden musician. He understands doomed relationships, being lonely in nightclubs, wanting to bludgeon people in their beds... and cats.
Morrissey is a passionate animal rights advocate, and has worked a lot with PETA, so it's not completely random that he has so many ... Read More
BY Ariana Anderson in Feminizzle on Jun 29, 2011 |
Hint: don’t rely on standard compliments about their appearance.
We’re all guilty of it: when being introduced to a perfectly coiffed little girl wearing some absurdly frilly dress it’s almost impossible to restrain from commenting. It is what we have been culturally conditioned to do.
But these seemingly innocent off-hand comments build our appearance-obsessed culture, which has an effect on these girls, as anyone who’s seen Toddlers and ... Read More
BY Grace Evans in Feminizzle on Jun 29, 2011 |
5 women were arrested for driving in Saudi Arabia, after almost two weeks of a hands-off approach by the authorities. Did they just have a delayed reaction, or did the Saudi religious police hesitate because they thought women would get bored of increased autonomy and independence?
Four young women were arrested in a single car being driven by one of them in the Dorat Al Aroos area of Jeddah yesterday morning. The religious police, also known as the ... Read More
BY Ariana Anderson in General on Jun 29, 2011 |
“Women are good. They’re more devious,” says Doris Bohrer, 88, a former World War II OSS operative, as she bemoans the scarcity of women in her field. But a couple of years ago fate brought her together with a fellow female operative, Elizabeth “Betty” McIntosh, 96, at Prince William County Retirement Community in Virgina decades after their services.
They were two of the few women in Morale Operations at the time. Always referred to ... Read More