Exene Cervenka Statement

BY Laurie in General |

Exene Cervenka, singer of the seminal punk band X, sent out a statement via her website today:After some months of not feeling 100% healthy, I recently had some medical tests run and the prognosis is that I am suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Apparently, it has been affecting me for quite some time. Although this is obviously unfortunate news, I am choosing to see the positive in it. I, and X ... Read More

Skaterrific!

BY Team Intern in Feminizzle |

   Through an article from Jezebel, it was found out that Afghanistan is taking a few steps forward concerning gender equality. This was accomplished when the country opened Skateistan, a school for young children, both boys and girls. There they are taught on computers, the arts, and most interestingly of all, how to skateboard. In a country where women are not given the same rights as men, this is progress. However, there are still problems. After ... Read More

My Booklist is Poppin'

BY Web Intern in General |

  The Summer Reading program at Brooklyn's Central Public Library is starting with a pop this Thursday, June 4th with a free block partyfrom 10-4:30. The main event will be, get this, hip hop star Lil' Mama reading to kids from 1030 to 11am. She'll also be speaking about her connection to Brooklyn, encouraging kids to read and signing autographs. Throughout the day there will also be entertainment on the Plaza including the Ringling Brothers, a Capoiera ... Read More
For three consecutive Mondays starting June 15th, WET Productions is bringing you their INKubator Summer Series. WET Productions is a non profit organization that produces feminist film, theater, television, events and education that challenges female stereotypes and advocates for equality. Their INKubator program focuses on getting plays written by women into production. See them in action in this free series open to the public at their theater on ... Read More
Not that spontaneous combustion and the like are our brand of humor, but David Sedaris sure as hell is. After all, he is the bro of our former cover girl Amy. Catch him tonight at The Strand in NYC where he will be reading excerpts from his newest collection of essays curiously titled, When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Topics include how to make coffee when the water is shut off, buying drugs in a mobile home in rural North Carolina, having a lozenge fall from ... Read More