BY Claire Hamilton in General on Feb 08, 2010 |
She's been an astronaut, a doctor and a rock star - now Barbie's diverse resume is about to get it's latest update.
On Friday February 12th, Mattel will announce which job the doll's young fans have decided she will do next. Luckily, the little girls (and boys) aren't being given free reign to decide how she'll spend her 9-5. They're being asked to vote online from a list.
The list is pretty impressive - she might be a computer engineer, ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in Feminizzle on Feb 08, 2010 |
Here's a depressing story - and yet another reminder of how girls the world over are persecuted simply for being, well, girls. Turkish police have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl they say was buried alive by relatives in an "honor" killing carried out as punishment for talking to boys.
Medine Memi, was found in a sitting position with her hands tied, in a hole - pictured here - in her family's garden in the south-eastern province of Adiyaman.An informant ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Boob Tube on Feb 08, 2010 |
Tim Tebow's anti-choice Super Bowl commercial might be getting all the attention, but I needed a second pass at this Snickers ad featuring Betty White. Not bad for someone who just celebrated their 88th birthday!
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BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy on Feb 08, 2010 |
It doesn't get much more quintessentially American than a waitress in a diner. The everlasting pot of coffee, the no-nonsense approach to customer satisfaction and occasionally a shoulder to cry on - these women have been steadily serving eggs sunny side up for generations, without too much thanks (though they do show up in a lot of movies!) But one woman who's made it her business to document and celebrate these angels of the formica tables is Candacy ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Feb 08, 2010 |
It goes without saying that we need more girls in rock 'n' roll. The path has been laid out by greats such as Aretha Franklin, Patti Smith, and Kathleen Hanna, but who's next? Come support rock 'n' roll's future of talented girls and ladies by checking out the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girl's 4th Annual Rock 'n' Roll Auction, hosted by the ever entertaining Mr. Murray Hill tomorrow night at the Knitting Factory. Get down to ... Read More