"Green Porno," the uber weird and wonderful series by Isabella Rossellini, now has a follow-up in "Seduce Me." Like its predecessor, "Seduce Me" demonstrates the bizarre mating rituals of animals--including bedbugs (ew!), ducks, salmon, and snakes--with Rossellini costumed up and acting out each of the various roles. It's crazy entertaining. How something this whimsical made it in this economy beats me. There's no upsell to this thing, except maybe a line of ... Read More
Today, April 20th, marks the time it would take the average woman to earn the same as her male counterpart did in the 2009 calendar year. Almost four months to get the same paycheck! Well personally, I find that ridiculous, and so do the ladies of Claim Change. Earlier today, Claim Change and the Women and Girls Foundation gathered to rally in Mellon Square, jingling the spare change in their purses as a symbol of the money women are still missing out on. Whether ... Read More
Kartina R., of This Moi blog, has an interesting post up today about lipstick, which she has allowed us to share with you.Lipstick is a fascinating thing. On Tuesday a New York  theater did not pick a play of mine to be a part of their one-act marathon. On Wednesday I felt sorry for myself. On Thursday a good thing happened to me. An accomplishment of sorts. On Friday I wore lipstick. On Saturday and Sunday I did as well. Bright. Red. Thick. Matte. Lipstick ... Read More
"Your son is a woman!" cried a strange voice at me from my friend's answering machine. "Oh that's from Paris is Burning," he explained later. "You never saw that?" The rising inflection in his voice telling me I should. A gay black man who grew up in the deep South, Willy was celebrating the 20th anniversary of the film that taught him he could make his own community. About time I saw this thing. The film documents the houses that poor gay men flocked to as far ... Read More
From the adorbs  Mish and Sami over at the Poor & Pretty blog, comes the following guide to shopping at your local consignment shop. Enjoy! ----------------We love consignment shops. Why? Well, we’ll get into that in a bit {think brand names at super affordable prices}. First, we want to give you some background before you check out our sweet video. Last week, we went to Peonies, a high end consignment boutique in Centerbrook, CT. Because Sami ... Read More