BY Emily Rems in General on Nov 21, 2008 |
Judging by the breathless squeals, audible sighs, and eruptions of applause that broke out at regular intervals during a press screening of Twilight on the eve of it's much anticipated release today, there's no doubt that for young women in the grip of puberty, going to this movie is the social event of the year. And as a grown-up lady who keenly remembers what it was like to be that age, I can't help but feel a little jealous that this huge entertainment ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Nov 06, 2008 |
What Mick Jagger is to rock 'n' roll, Sarah Kramer is to the vegan lifestyle, so N.Y.C. veg heads are all a-flutter getting ready for her meet-and-greet party at 7pm tonight. She's in town promoting her swell new pocket-sized cookbook Vegan A Go-Go! and the event at cruelty-free footwear paradise Moo Shoes (78 Orchard St. NYC) promises not only an opportunity to get her Jane Hancock on your copy, but will have delish vegan eats as well. So get there early ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Nov 04, 2008 |
OK lay-deez! It's our time to shine as we flex our political muscle at the polls, so don't blow it! Here to help out with any last minutes issues you may have as you head out to excercise your franchise are some helpful voting tips from MoveOn.org:Find your polling place by calling 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
Voter ID laws vary by state, but if you have ID, bring it.
Not on the list? Make sure you're at the right polling place, then demand a provisional ballot.
If ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Oct 31, 2008 |
According to this story on CNN.com today , a group in London is 'petitioning the British government for a posthumous pardon for the hundreds of people executed for witchcraft between the 16th and 18th centuries.'
I dunno - seems like too little too late to me, and the whole angle of sending the petition around on Halloween strikes me as pretty hokey considering that over 400 real-live people were executed in England for alleged witchcraft before The Witchcraft ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Feminizzle on Sep 29, 2008 |
If you're an American Express card member, you can help a group close to our hearts, Women For Women International , win a big ole grant through AMEX's Members Project.
Just log in here , vote within the next eight hours for their initiative called Help Women and Children Survivors of War Rebuild, and with your support it could get funding from American Express to help with their life saving humanitarian ... Read More