BY Lisa Kirchner in Eat Me on May 04, 2010 |
The Sex and the City 2 trailer has been out for a while but I've been avoiding it. As a former resident of the Persian Gulf, I dreaded what it might look like when our fearless foursome landed in the desert. But after finally getting around to reading this month's issue of Vogue featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, I had to.
Sam gets four all-expenses paid tickets to Abu Dhabi (as you do) and the girls put their lives on hold for a reunion tour. We've got camels and ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Boob Tube on May 04, 2010 |
This is belated but Glee last week was awesome. After the cheerleading coach, Sue Sylvester, told Mercedes she needed to lose 10 pounds by the end of the week, the previously confident Mercedes stopped eating all together. She fainted in school from hunger and pregnant former cheerleader Quinn came in to talk to her in the nurse's office:
Mercedes: [Quinn offers her food] Thanks, I’m not hungry.Quinn: Yes, you are. You're starving. I know, ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in General on May 04, 2010 |
Sister Spit, the queer feminist spoken word and performance art collective, have hit the road again, making a stop on their tour in Williamsburg, Brooklyn tonight to bring their brand of queer poetry, spoken word, video, and art to the country. These multimedia events are always a ton of fun, with lively performances by author Michelle Tea, graphic novelist Elisha Lim, director Silas Howard, and more.
Sister Spit began in 1994, cofounded by Tea and poet Sini ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Boob Tube on May 04, 2010 |
TLC's new online program, "A Conception Story," disturbs on multiple levels. Blazing a trail for more wholly sponsored programming, who knows where it might lead. Meanwhile, in the concrete here and now, the show is unapologetically mired in the canononization of motherhood. So? You might say. The program is based on what a spokesperson for the show calls "hopeful positives," and there is nothing particularly surprising about fluffing up your ... Read More
BY Jules Abraham in General on May 03, 2010 |
The Gulf Oil spill has been cited as one of the worst drilling disasters in the history of the practice – the scope of which continues to grow. On April 20th, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig experienced what is known as a ‘blowout’ while wrapping up a job off of the Louisiana coast. Experts are saying that a bubble of expanding gas and sparking friction ripped through the pipeline and caused an explosion. The hung heads and embarrassing blushes ... Read More