German pop star Nadja Benaissa, formerly of the girl group No Angels, has officially been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm and attempted bodily harm for neglecting to tell sexual partners she was HIV-positive. Between 2000 and 2004, the singer had apparently had unprotected sex at least 5 times with 3 separate people without informing them of her condition, which she discovered in 1999 during a test while she was pregnant. One of these men, a talent agent, ... Read More
BY Nissa in Music Stuff on Aug 26, 2010 |
When a festival is named after a Velvet Underground song (All Tomorrow's Parties) you know it is going to be legit. Looking at the line up of bands and talent, my mind is sort of blown by how diverse and real the organizers kept it. From smaller punk bands big in their own scene like Toronto band Fucked Up, to the sweet, melodic voices of Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, ATP is super well read-and well rounded.
And not to get off topic, but speaking of Hope ... Read More
BY Nissa in Music Stuff on Aug 25, 2010 |
What should you expect from a band that lists robin's eggs, cat energy and the symphonic faint technicolor web as musical influences? Raw, ambient energy. And although I have not seen all-girl Portland band Purple Rhinestone Eagle live, their recorded tracks are stellar and have a pretty commanding presence. With a voice that is similar to Grace Slick's (Jefferson Airplane), singer Andrea G. sort of sing/chants melodic metal that is somewhat reminiscent to a genre ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Feminizzle on Aug 25, 2010 |
In national news Bristol Palin is on the hot seat for receiving a $14,000 speaking fee from Lifehouse, a home for unwed mothers in Louisville, Kentucky. I'm thinking back home they're loving her. Well, most of them are anyway.
Willow: "Where's mom?"
Todd: "Would you pass the venison please, dear?"
Piper: "Yeah, where's mom?"
Bristol: "She's not coming."
Track: "But you asked everyone to come. Even I'm here."
Bristol rolls eyes. Sighs: "Whatever. Mom's going to ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Sexy on Aug 25, 2010 |
If there’s a camera with a steady red light on in your bedroom while you’re having sex, you’re technically shooting a porn. This is a fact. If you’re boyfriend is holding the camera (even if there is no red light) than this is certainly true. You will probably break up, which is amplified if you’re a “celeb”. This is because more people (including the other famous ones) want to have sex with you than they do ... Read More