BY Erina Davidson in Artsy on Jul 15, 2011 |
Thanks to Blue Water Productions, iconic funny lady Lucille Ball is getting her own comic for her 100th birthday. Written by Jaymes Reed and illustrated by Patricio Carbajal, this 32-page comic book will explore her multifaceted career, as well as her contributions to society - she is an inductee in the National Women's Hall of Fame - and the tremendous influence she had on the American public.
Publisher Darren G. Davis said, “ Our goal is to show ... Read More
BY Grace Evans in General on Jul 14, 2011 |
“I want to be a political wife, I’ve been training for this for all of my life,” Political Subversities performer Shaina Taub sings. “Let me in the sorority of Michelle Obama toned-arm candy.” “Political Wife” is just one of many hilarious sketches written and performed by musical sketch comedy group Political Subversities. It almost seems unfair that this massive group seems to be hogging all of the funniest, smartest, ... Read More
The Brooklyn-based indie pop group has launched a Kickstarter fundraiser so they can record their first full album, which Kate Nash will be producing. They’re writing and recording ten original tracks as well as some covers for the album.
They also need funds to shoot the video for their first single, DUMB DUMBS, an “anti-drug/pro-candy anthem.” Featuring “a colorful, decedent Paradise Lost where drugs and lascivious acts are replaced by ... Read More
BY Intern Jessica W. in Crafty on Jul 14, 2011 |
Urban homesteading is a fast-growing trend that encourages a lifestyle of locally grown and home-brewed without all the aspects of trendiness and upper-classisim instead, replacing it with a D.I.Y sensibility. In other words, being radical about taking care of the planet and making a major social shift into a more money-savvy and environmentally conscious way of living.
In the new book, "Making It: Radical Home Ec for a ... Read More
BY Ariana Anderson in Feminizzle on Jul 14, 2011 |
The future of science may rest in the hands of women. In each of the three age groups at Google's first science fair, three girls were the chosen winners among 7,500 entrees from 91 countries.
And not only were these projects scientifically impressive--they also may be used to benefit public health. Lauren Hodge, winner of the youngest group of 13-14 year olds looked at carcinogenic levels in various marinades for grilled chicken. Winner among ... Read More