BY Kelly McClure in Music Stuff on May 16, 2010 |
When I discovered that The Blow was going to be having a show in Brooklyn on the very day of my birth (May 13th,) I actually did a fist pump and exclaimed something along the lines of, "ALL RIGHT!" The last time I had seen Khaela Maricich in action was a few years ago at the Empty Bottle in Chicago where she performed songs off of Paper Television sans the help of her sometimes collaborator Jona Bechtolt. Since that time, Maricich has parted ways with Bechtolt ... Read More
BY Bette Bentley in Feminizzle on May 15, 2010 |
Wow. The Tribeca Film Festival is over – OK it was over May 2nd. Just now catching my breath. As an Artist Liaison for the festival, I get to see loads of films. Some glorious—like the narrative “Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll” or the doc “The Other City” (check em' kids). Some stinky films—lips sealed (and not in the H.Duff-duet fashion, really sealed).
In film news, the ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Feminizzle on May 15, 2010 |
Check out this 80s-tastic propaganda video encouraging teens to wait for marriage - no, not wait to have sex - wait to kiss. "Because what does the Pastor say? You may NOW kiss the bride." Dude, my mouth was first befouled when I was four and I was the flower girl at my cousin's wedding and I tried to kiss the ring bearer, John Michael, in the church courtyard. Then he choked me. Maybe that was God's punishment for being a trampy ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Feminizzle on May 14, 2010 |
This Mother's Day brought with it the usual onslaught of treacly admonitions to remember mom...as if we could forget. "Having power over someone is not the same as having power to confer," laughs Susan Faludi when she explains her latest theory. She's been looking at the emergence and disappearance of feminism from the national landscape and come up with the idea that "feminism has a mother/daughter problem."Since her first book, Backlash: The Undeclared War ... Read More
BY jodi sh doff in Artsy on May 13, 2010 |
The Naked Truth, a photographic & video survey of 50 years of Voyeurism, Nudity and Sex, curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel opened today at the housprojects gallery on Howard Street, Soho, NYC.
There are the classic couplings of Bert Stern & Marilyn Monroe, David La Chapelle & Amanda Lepore and Herb Ritts & Madonna. But some of the most powerful images are from artists I was less familiar with, like Marla Rutherford's Spring Cleaning ... Read More