BY Intern Ariana in Movies on Sep 21, 2012 |
About Cherry is a lot of things. Part porno, part love story, and part coming of age story, it leaves the viewer caught in its jumble of tones. About Cherry tries to cover too much territory in just an hour and forty minutes, leaving dangling story lines and underdeveloped characters.
Cherry is the porn pseudonym of high school dropout Angelina (Ashley Hinshaw). At home, Angelina deals with an alcoholic mother and a boyfriend who walks around the apartment ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Feminizzle on Aug 14, 2012 |
This weekend is chock full of stuff to do in NYC (plus Philly, DC and Boston), thanks to the first-ever Permanent Wave Festival. There’s music, workshops and events to add a dash of feminist-fun to the weekend. According to the fest’s Facebook page, “the weekend-long festival is an opportunity for PWers around the country to meet, collaborate, and plan for the future.”
So what’s in store at PW Fest? Every day features an ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Movies on Aug 14, 2012 |
IFC is on a roll. They just keep announcing exciting movie premieres and fun Q&A sessions with independent film’s greatest minds. This time, it’s director Jonathan Demme’s film festival veteran documentary: I’m Carolyn Parker: The Good, The Mad, and the Beautiful. The film will debut on September 13 at the NYC IFC Center followed by a Q&A with Demme.I’m Carolyn Parker follows one New Orleans native in her journey to ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Feminizzle on Aug 10, 2012 |
Yesterday, the infamous Glass Ceiling got a another pretty big crack in it: Shannon Eastin is the first woman ever to referee a National Football League game. Touchdown! Last night, 42-year-old Eastin presided over the game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Diego Chargers. It was pretty great to see a woman in the traditionally masculine black-and-white uniform.
Eastin, previously a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference referee crew chief, has over 17 years of ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in General on Aug 09, 2012 |
The London Olympics are coming to a close. After all that excitement and preparation, it’s pretty crazy that it’ll be done in just a few days. Luckily, we saw some amazing athletes rise to the occasion and they’re bringing back a lot of gold to America.
While those Olympic athletes were giving every competition their all, they were also giving us some enormous laughs, albeit unintentionally. Here are the best internet sensations, memes and ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Movies on Aug 09, 2012 |
Comedian Mike Birbiglia sure knows how to make people want to see a movie: by telling them they’re going to hate it. Oh wait, he actually just went “over board” and you’ll probably love his new comedy Sleepwalk With Me. The "heartfelt comedy" will be especially great if it has half the wit and charisma of the Vulture exclusive short that debuted today.
Our current Boy Du Jour, Birbiglia, and his co-writer Ira Glass (from This ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in General on Aug 09, 2012 |
Famously peeved funny lady Joan Rivers has a new source for her unbridled (and often hysterical) ire. This time, it’s the wholesale super store Costco that's under fire. What did the bulk supplier do to make the queen of mean so darn mad?
They’re not selling her book, I Hate Everyone...Starting with Me, due to some “offensive” content. Shame on you Los Angeles Costco! How dare you? The 79-year-old badass (who talks about her book in ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in General on Aug 08, 2012 |
Although our summer may be coming to an end, there are still some horses out there whose vacations are just about to start. Yes, even our equine friends need a vacation sometime! Especially the hard working horses at Wadworth Brewery in Wiltshire, Great Britain.
The horses spend most of the year carrying around beer in Wiltshire, with the exception of two glorious horse-play filled weeks. Wadworth Brewery visitors are encouraged to come see the horses, ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Boob Tube on Aug 08, 2012 |
Our cover girls are having a busy year. Tavi Gevinson may be starting her acting career, but the face of April/May, Don’t Trust The B*tch in Apartment 23 star, Krysten Ritter, might be in for a Dawson’s Creek reunion. Now that’s exciting. Actress Busy Philipps (Cali-girl Audrey Liddell) has just agreed to make a cameo as herself in the ABC comedy. Michelle Williams (Jen Lindley) has also said she would be open to a Dawson’s reunion.
James ... Read More
BY Intern Ariana in Movies on Aug 07, 2012 |
BUST cover girl Tavi Gevinson is one step closer to world domination. Her Rookie Road Trip just ended on June 28, and Gevinson already has a new project in the works. America’s favorite rookie is about to try her hand at acting with a role that almost sounds tailor-made for her. Fabulous writer/director Nicole Holofcener is helming the currently untitled film, which will also star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, and Catherine Keener. Gevinson will ... Read More