BY BUST Magazine in General on Apr 02, 2010 |
My curiosity was piqued by The Princess and the Frog when I began seeing trailers for this old-school animated film that features the first ever black princess in Disney's history. As I wrote at Cinematical, the trailer made me "uncomfortable" for a several reasons that were also pointed out by other movie writers.
"There have been a lot of switcheroos behind the scenes to make Princess more PC, but the rumble in my tummy says that the (mostly white) critics will ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Artsy on Apr 02, 2010 |
It only makes sense that Good Vibrations, the San Francisco-based sex-positive sex toy shop, is hosting an erotic art show at their Polk Street Gallery called, "Our Lady of Burning Dreams." Hosted by Annie Sprinkle, the show will feature multimedia visual art from three erotic artists- Penny Slinger, Carol Queen, and Bobby Morgan.
Slinger has been making erotic art for over thirty years and this show will feature her collage work in particular, while Queen ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Feminizzle on Apr 01, 2010 |
It is now a radical act to stay at home, so writes Shannon Hayes in her new book, "Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture." While many women are increasingly engaging in careers and distancing themselves from the titles of "homemakers," Hayes argues that homemaking does not have to be a four-letter-word, and that, in fact, it is a powerful political and ecological act.
Hayes discusses homemaking through a modern lense- one that ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Crafty on Apr 01, 2010 |
Warmer days are finally upon us and we are getting closer to the Spring Craftacular on May 23rd! But if you (like us) are growing impatient, check out the launch of craft co-op Better Than Jam's 1st Friday Event tomorrow at The Loom in Brooklyn. The event will feature products from some of our favorite Craftacular vendors including WabiSabi Brooklyn, The Hand of Fatima, and KnitKnit just to name a few and we will be there to hand out copies ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in General on Apr 01, 2010 |
Lens Blog profiles photographer Zed Nelson, whose new book, "Love Me," illuminates the dark places that plastic surgery continues to go. In particular, Nelson is concerned with the homogenization that results from plastic surgery and how the people who he photographs around the world are beginning to look alike.
His photos span 17 countries, from nose jobs in Iran to leg lengthenings in China. In the United States, one photo tells the story of a ... Read More