BY Intern Laura in Feminizzle on Mar 03, 2010 |
Women for Women International is hosting a worldwide campaign on International Women's Day, March 8th, 2010, to honor women across the globe who are survivors of war. On that day, women (and men) worldwide will meet on bridges to "demand an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges to peace and development for the future." People will be meeting on bridges from Rwanda to The Democratic Republic of the Congo, from the US to the UK, from ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Boob Tube on Mar 02, 2010 |
Let's start this thing off with a little honesty: Yeah, I did go to Economy Candy and buy wax vampire fangs to wear during the season finale of True Blood on HBO. Didn't you?
I guess what I'm really saying is that, for some of us, the wait for Season Three seems like a long one. But since America's favorite politically-charged-Southern-Gothic-vampire-soap-opera won't return to television til June, here's something else to look forward to. ... Read More
BY Brandy in Feminizzle on Mar 02, 2010 |
While there's nothing at all wrong in my mind with the idea of being a parent, sometimes I become frightened at the idea of turning into a Mommy. You know, the type of person that can't seem to talk about anything else BUT the minutiae of her own kids to anyone foolish enough to place themselves within earshot. There's a subtle whiff of that old Victorian The Angel in the House nonsense in the hyper-selfless bleating that seems to constantly ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Mar 01, 2010 |
This Sunday, Oscar history may very well be made: the Academy may award its first Best Director award to a woman. This would be an awesome step for women directors—which is actually a term the nominee in question, Kathryn Bigelow, isn’t too fond of. In an interview with 60 Minutes this past Sunday, Bigelow revealed her ambivalence about the potentially groundbreaking award.
"There's really no difference between what I do and what a male filmmaker might ... Read More
BY Intern Stephanie V. in Artsy on Mar 01, 2010 |
Everyone loves a juicy scandal and a brilliant piece of art, so why not both? Welcome to the documentary expose, The Art of the Steal (dir. Don Argott). Beginning in 1922, Albert C. Barnes has cultivated one of the most impressive art collections in America. Hosting a rich collection of 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos. No doubt, a weighty collection of canonical, eye-widening names. Impressive, yes. Expensive as hell? You got it.
So ... Read More