BY Lisa Kirchner in Artsy on May 29, 2010 |
Emily Rems has already done the job here of explaining why all the Sex and the City haters need to get a grip, but that’s not what swayed me to go see this. Maybe because I was expecting to hate it, or maybe because I was in an opening night audience full of women shouting things at the screen like, “damn, girl, work that dress.” Or, “oh no she dih-n’t!” But when the credits rolled, I wasn’t ready for it to be over. ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton in General on May 28, 2010 |
What were you doing when you were 11? Amiya Alexander teaches dance classes to little girls around Detroit in her very own pink-bus-turned-dance-academy. Amiya's Mobile Dance Academy brings ballet and tap classes to little ladies while fighting obesity. Go Amiya!
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BY Catie Colliton in Crafty on May 28, 2010 |
Mark Frauenfelder of Make magazine gives us five more reasons to DIY. Apparently, making mistakes while DIY-ing is good for you because it gives you more inspiration. Make something crafty this weekend!
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BY Krista Ciminera in General on May 28, 2010 |
The 1993 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy of handling gay and bisexual members of the military is waning, as the House of Representatives voted yesterday to permit the Defense Department to repeal its ban. Although the decision won't be final until December 1st, when a detailed report is due from the Pentagon on the effects of allowing opening gay service members into the military, it shows promise on the overall inclusion and acceptance of the LGBT community ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton in Eat Me on May 28, 2010 |
We’ve all read about or watched a movie about the terrifying processed food industry and its effects on how we live. The blame has reasonably been put on the corporations that somehow manage to produce modified “food” in record time, but the death of the family meal has been blamed for the increased need of (or addiction to) fast food. And who is to blame for the death of the family meal? Women, or specifically second-wave feminists, according to ... Read More