This Saturday, August 14th, you better get your little bike-riding butts over to Brooklyn, McGolrick Park, to be exact, to snag a spot in the Hell Cat! all girl bike race. Registration starts at 2 PM in the center of the park, while the actual race, complete with 7 checkpoints and promises of ridiculous tasks to perform at each, will be at 3. For the $10 fee, you will score a sweet t-shirt and a spoke card. From what I hear, there will be some pretty bangin’ ... Read More
If you walked by any sort of newsstand this past week or spent any amount of time on the internet, you’ve seen the newest cover of TIME Magazine. If not, you should.The story at its most basic is this: 18-year-old Bibi Aisha ran away from her Taliban-connected husband’s and in-laws’ home, where she lived in a barn with livestock and was treated like a slave. About a year ago, her husband found her in Kandahar, and in the seemingly opposite of ... Read More

Happy Monday!

BY Intern Brittany J. in General |

And what better way to start a week than with some of the most adorable cats and kittens that you ever did see. ...Right? ...?? Well, at least for me anyway. (WARNING...please do not die of cute. I don't need that kind of blood on my hands. I'm only an intern!)[all images courtesy of weareallmadeofkittens.tumblr.com; check out the site for more photos and especially the ... Read More
What happens when a super-talented badass makes a film about another super-talented badass? If you're lucky, the result is something like "Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Radiant Child," director Tamra Davis' new film about her friend, the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. While deeply emotional, "Radiant Child" resists mythologizing its subject, a self-taught graffiti artist and painter who rose to fame in the art world while challenging some of its most precious ... Read More
I am such a stickler for grammar...well most of the time, mostly I just get all riled up by common mistakes with homophones. Anyway, here's a little piece of knowledge to use to your advantage.Happy ... Read More