BY Emma Claire Goodman in Artsy on Feb 18, 2011 |
If like me you have an addiction to spending way too much time on the internet looking at memes, you have probably already heard of Slenderman. If not, you are in for a delightfully spooky treat.
Slenderman is an internet-generated urban myth. Atypical of most folklore, however, his origins are easily illuminated. On June the 8th 2009, the infamous online forums, Something Awful launched a “paranormal pictures” photoshopping contest, wherein one user, ... Read More
BY Gabi in Music Stuff on Feb 18, 2011 |
I cannot get Jessie J’s debut single, “Do it Like a Dude” out of my head ever since I heard it last night, and I won’t be surprised if it becomes an instant club hit (especially at lesbian night at the local gay bar).
Jessie J has been singing professionally from the age of 11, when she was cast in an Andrew Loyd Webber musical. Ever since, she’s been penning songs for artists including Justin Timberlake (who calls her “the best ... Read More
BY Janelle in Artsy on Feb 18, 2011 |
Presented by New York Classical Theatre, “The Rover” comes to the World Financial Center this March. In honor of Women’s History Month, Aphra Behn was the first female professional playwright in the English language. This feminist Restoration Comedy that premiered in 1677 will take its audience on a journey throughout the 3.5-acre venue. It is known for being far ahead of its time and explores what would happen if women were released from ... Read More
BY Janelle in Style File on Feb 18, 2011 |
This weekend marks the 8th season of the Williamsburg Fashion Weekend at Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn. Both founded and curated by Arthur Arbit, designers will showcase their most raw and experimental clothing. The show tonight, February 18th, stars designer Ruffeo Hearts Lil’ Snotty as well as other young emerging designers and great music. Doors open at 8 PM, show starts at 9 PM - $8 cover, 21+
February 18 and 19, ... Read More
BY Janelle in Feminizzle on Feb 18, 2011 |
Last night during a House debate, California Representative Jackie Speier, talked about her own abortion after what she considered to be an offensive presentation from New Jersey Representative Chris Smith.
The debate was over legislation to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood, headed by Indiana Representative Mike Pence. Although Democrat Rep. Jackie Speier intended to speak about a different issue, GOP Rep. Chris Smith’s graphic ... Read More