BY BUST Magazine in Movies on Sep 21, 2012 |
We're excited to break out the popcorn and watch these lady-friendly fall movies — coming to a theater near you!
Meet the Fokkens
August 8 (NYC) (Kino Lorber)
Written and directed by Gabrielle Provaas and Rob Schröder
Louise and Martine Fokkens are identical twins, right down to their rosy cheeks and chosen vocation. These 69-year-old women have been working in Amsterdam’s red-light district as prostitutes for more than 50 years, and this ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Sep 21, 2012 |
If you haven’t wanted to hear anything more about Chris Brown since he was convicted of felony assault back in 2009 for brutally beating his then-girlfriend Rihanna, you no longer have to! At least, not via the internet. No more headlines about Chris Brown inexplicably performing multiple times at awards shows, throwing a chair through a window, or getting a disgusting tattoo that looks a little too familiar.
AUX has come out with the aptly (or should we ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Sep 20, 2012 |
Model, actress, and photographer Velvet d’Amour is currently trying to raise funds for her awesome magazine, VOLUP2, via Kickstarter (a crowd funding website for creative endeavors) in order to expand the body positive, diverse, and edgy publication. Donating through Kickstarter is super easy. You can pick from a wide range of donation amounts and get cool stuff in return.A greater diversity of women being represented in the media ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Sep 20, 2012 |
Damn, Brainpickings always has the coolest book stuff! If you missed last week’s vintage library ads, go look at them now. And then come back. Right back. Because you need to look at these, too.
Brainpickings has collected images of the first ads for famous books, from The Great Gatsby to Slaughterhouse-Five to The Joy Of Sex.
One thing that strikes me about these ads is just how many WORDS there are. Book ads these days ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Style File on Sep 20, 2012 |
Designer Tara Subkoff is creating fashion for thrifty cool girls while simultaneously challenging narrow beauty and style ideals. She put on an exceptional show for her Spring 2013 line for her label, Imitation of Christ. The aptly titled "This Is Not a Fashion Show" moved away from the idea that fashion has to be flawless and fall into the weird notions of what's considered beautiful or desirable.Imitation of Christ is known for performance ... Read More