Why Walk-a-thon when you can Punch-a-thon!  For the past 35 years, the Center for Anti-Violence Education has been holding annual Punch-a-Thons to raise awareness and funds for violence prevention and self-defense education for survivors of violence and at-risk youth.  It's kind of like your average charity event, except it's a bunch of kick-ass women and girls practicing self-defense moves and shouting words of encouragment.  CAE is a ... Read More

Ur-ine Love

BY Web Intern in Crafty |

This charming, illustrated bladder was drawn by I Heart Guts, a company that creates whimsical cartoon organs with a mission of love for our bodies and their bits. It gets better- you can now wear your organs now as an accessory too. And who can deny the sarcastic jargon that comes with recognizing our bodies? Urine for a treat with this golden gem.  So next time you’re hating your bladder for that painful UTI which never seems to go away; let this ... Read More
Like many people who frequently frequent the interwebs I have a long list of bookmarked websites that I visit daily. A good portion of these websites are webcomics.  So here are some awesome woman-made visual literacy chock full of wit, humor and a bit of naughtiness to stimulate (or melt) your brain.   Hark! A Vagrant! by Kate Beaton. Silly historical comics and other nonsensical things. Super sweet if you like historical ... Read More

Patty Griffin on Tour!

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

Patty Griffin is out on the road in support of her latest album, the fab Downtown Church. She'll be coming to NYC, June 8th & 9th for gigs at Town Hall. For more info about these live dates log onto www.pattygriffin.com. and be sure not to miss this one. Here's a clip of Patty and her way hot band performing 'The Strange Man'. - Michael Levine   You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More
This week’s Village Voice feature article is about a woman who was apparently too hot for her male colleagues to focus on their own jobs. Debrahlee Lorenzana, a former Citibank business banker, is suing Citigroup for being fired because her sexy curves were too much her bosses to handle. The majority of the article focuses on how sexy she is, mainly Lorenzana reinforcing the fact that it’s not her fault she’s attractive and there’s only so ... Read More