Ladies, Let's Get Lit!

BY Libby Zay in General |

When I found out one of my fav childhood authors, Judy Blume, would be reading at this year's National Book Festival, I was beyond tickled.  As if I needed more convincing, I found that President Obama and first lady Michelle will be co-hosting the event! Now in it's 9th year, the fest will also feature Newbury Medal winner Lois Lowry, author of The Giver.  Latina writer Julia Alvarez will read to the masses, as well as Kay Ryan, who is in her second ... Read More

Lucha VaVoom

BY Lisa in General |

  Hey New Yorkers...looking for something to fill the Sunday night void left by the finale of True Blood? Look no further. This weekend Lucha VaVoom is debuting its crazy mix of Mexican wrestling and burlesque at Webster Hall . As if the high-flying luchadores weren't spectacle enough, in between matches the legendary Wau Wau Sisters will hit the trapeze, Karis will hula-hoop her ass off (or maybe just her clothes), and L.A. burlesquers Ursulina and Lux La ... Read More

Tumblr Wild

BY intern Amber in General |

Ryder Ripps is a genius! If you haven't seen his Tumblr page check it out now! It will strap you in and suck your life away. Ryder is a self-proclaimed Internet Archeologist . He digs up all the dirty secrets the Internet has to offer. Featuring photos and blogs that are funny, scary and totally brilliant! I recommend not viewing his work whilst on the clock at your day job because you will not get any work done, it is just that fascinating! Also, check out Ryder's ... Read More
This T-shirt from Bernhard Willhelm's first ready-to-wear collection lets your feminist impulses go wild without risking third degree burns/depleting your lingerie supply. Right now it's only available around the Australia/Japan 'hood, but keep your eyes peeled. . . Read about Bernhard Willhelm and his crazy/cool designs here! Check out the Melbourne store carrying this little gem here! ~Anna ... Read More
Marvel just made one bizarre, unexpected decision in merging with the Walt Disney Company. But the comic book super troop recently made another bizarre, unexpected decision--except this one is actually kind of cool. In July, Marvel released Divas, a comic featuring some of the hottest females in the Marvel universe: Hellcat, Firestar, Photon, and Black Cat, to be precise. Comics with this many X chromosomes usually become illustrated skin shows, chock full of ... Read More