I actually have a V-Card.  No joke.  When I was high school a really terrible abstinence only program called Aim For Success invaded my school.  They were kind enough to inform us that if we had sex we would be like dirty, used toothbrushes and no one would want to use us again. They passed out actual Abstinence Pledge cards for us to sign (and if you didn't sign you were probably a God-hating, disease-ridden slut).  But I think my favorite ... Read More
Melissa Auf der Maur has spent the last five years working on her second solo album, Out of Our Minds, and she will totally punch your lights out if you let it leak before the March 23rd release date. She told me as much, and much more, during an early afternoon phone call where we touched on such topics as aliens, David Lynch, and the "C word."And by "C word," I mean Courtney. Melissa is probably most known for having spent five years playing bass for Hole, as ... Read More
I'm a bad driver.  I speed.  I take turns too fast.  I tailgate the hell out of that idiot with the "No Fat Chicks" sticker on his bumper.  And yes, the dance party to Lady GaGa IS more important to me than putting on my blinker.  I have no problem admitting these are bad driving behaviors. However, while general aggressiveness and an unabashed love for pop techno may be contributing factors to this problem- the fact that I have a vag is ... Read More
Ever since the 2009 presidential election in Iran was tainted by accusations of fraud, the country has been overwhelmed with protests and violence. Recently, opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi issued a statement declaring what solutions he thought would remedy the current crisis. Many female activists felt that his demands, as well as other opposition leaders, did not address the discrimination women face on a daily basis. In response, they issued a statement ... Read More
By now, you should be well aware of the devastation that occurred in Haiti last week from the massive earthquake that shook the small country. Across the globe communities are pooling resources in a massive effort to bring relief to the millions in need. For those of you in the New York area, one such effort is taking place this Thursday, January 21 in Brooklyn.  Hosted by Monica Sharp and the girls of Finderzkeeperz, local musicians and artists will be ... Read More