Last month, 18 year-old Jamie Keiles caught the attention of several women’s Web sites when she announced her plans to embark on an unprecedented experiment into the female adolescent experience: The Seventeen Magazine Project.
For her final month of high school, Jamie would live her life strictly adhering to the tips and advice in the June/July issue of Seventeen then blog about her daily endeavors and experiences.
It’s now Day 28 of ... Read More
BY Nissa in Artsy on Jun 16, 2010 |
If you’re living in New York you may have noticed the quiet shifting of scenery on the walls of the city. By the hand of artist Swoon, a new cast of imagery extends into brickwork and steel, transforming the regular into dreamscape. Swoon’s work might qualify for a type of expressionism called magic realism, where the weight of reality is lifted through manipulation of light, line and color. But it’s not all manipulation. Swoon works within the ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Boob Tube on Jun 16, 2010 |
Appearing tonight on HBO2 is Israeli filmmaker Zippi Brand Frank’s award-winning documentary Google Baby, about online shopping at its most bizarre. The film opens with the idea that in the 1960s, the development of the birth control pill “took the baby-making out of sex.” Today, with the development of advanced fertility treatments, the Internet, and the global marketplace the Internet facilitates, we have the technology to ... Read More
BY Alison Berry in Crafty on Jun 16, 2010 |
There’s no better time-waster and information provider than blogs and I am a self-proclaimed blog junkie. Food, fashion, crafts, cute, humor, completely useless, usually anything I can click to and holds my interest for more than five minutes.
My guilty favorites are "fail" blogs, specifically food and craft. There’s just something very satisfying about looking at another’s crafting and cooking failures. Personally, I think it kindles sense of ... Read More
BY Intern Brittany J. in General on Jun 16, 2010 |
...the moment we've all been waiting for.
After a months-well, actually years!-long debate, today is (finally) the day for closing arguments in the Prop 8 trial. According to NPR, this decision could be made in a such a way that could (hopefully) roadblock potential future anti-gay-marriage laws, or it could affect only states where "same-sex couples already have broad legal rights, but can't get married."
(I'm sorry, is my bias showing?)
Hope and pray to whatever ... Read More