Live in New York and looking for something to do on Valentines Day that doesn't involve cheesy cards and heart shaped boxes?  Belt out all your favorite hits by Stevie Nicks, Bikini Kill, the Muffs, Le Tigre, the Gits, the Breeders, and more at the Anti-Valentines Day Riot Grrl Women Fronted Cover Band Show. It all goes down on February 14 at the Loft, 1087 Broadway.  For the Birds, an awesome New York-based feminist collective, will also be tabling their ... Read More
   Ok - it's deepest darkest February, so you might need a) cheering up b) to keep warm c) to get fit - or all three! If that's the case and you love to shake your booty on the dance floor, then we've got a treat in store. Bust has one copy of Just Dance for the Wii to give away - and you'd better believe me when I say this is an awesome collection of party tunes which will drag even the couchiest of potatoes off their favorite arm chair and onto their ... Read More
    She's been an astronaut, a doctor and a rock star - now Barbie's diverse resume is about to get it's latest update. On Friday February 12th,  Mattel will announce which job the doll's young fans have decided she will do next. Luckily, the little girls (and boys) aren't being given free reign to decide how she'll spend her 9-5. They're being asked to vote online from a list. The list is pretty impressive - she might be a computer engineer, ... Read More
Here's a depressing story - and yet another reminder of how girls the world over are persecuted simply for being, well, girls. Turkish police have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl they say was buried alive by relatives in an "honor" killing carried out as punishment for talking to boys. Medine Memi, was found in a sitting position with her hands tied, in a hole - pictured here - in her family's garden in the south-eastern province of Adiyaman.An informant ... Read More
Tim Tebow's anti-choice Super Bowl commercial might be getting all the attention, but I needed a second pass at this Snickers ad featuring Betty White.  Not bad for someone who just celebrated their 88th birthday! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More