BY Intern Kelsie in Music Stuff on May 02, 2012 |
Omaha-based trio Icky Blossoms think of themselves as multi-dimensional artists, rather than simply a band. Their debut video for "Babes" was shot in black and white with neon text across the screen and is visually stunning, certainly looking like the product of art-minded individuals. The song itself, with its simple and catchy chorus, is the kind of hook that gets stuck in your head for hours. Days, maybe.
Singer Sarah Bohling is quite the babe herself, ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in Artsy on May 01, 2012 |
My feelings for my mother fall somewhere between "Thanks for everything you've done, I'm pretty sure I'd be dead without you," to "YOU'RE THE BEST, MOM FOR PRESIDENT! MOM FOR QUEEN! MOM FOR RULER OF THE UNIVERSE!"
While neither of those sentiments are as well-articulated as I'd like, I'm sure that she'd love to hear them both. And luckily, Mother's Day is coming up, so I'll have the chance to say them to her.
The big day falls on May 13th this year, which ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in Feminizzle on May 01, 2012 |
Many women have a love/hate relationship with the media. We grow up with it, are practically raised by it in some cases, and come of age looking to the media for clues as to the type of people, the type of women, we should become. According to the current beauty standards, the type of woman we should aspire to be is thin, white, wealthy and able-bodied. The most pervasive of those expectations in fashion magazines, at least, is thinness--we see it everywhere. ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in Music Stuff on Apr 30, 2012 |
We've already brought you the music of THEESatisfaction. Their funky beats and uplifting lyrics are a far cry from the misogyny of mainstream rap; Stasia Irons and Catherine Harris-White are like a breath of fresh air.
In keeping with their too cool for school image, here are the girls in their first music video for "QueenS."
Bonus points for all the fashion inspiration, ladies.
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BY Intern Kelsie in General on Apr 30, 2012 |
The Occupy Movement is kicking it up a notch. Tomorrow, May 1st, Occupy is calling for a general strike of the 99%, a continuation of the historical May Day, which has been International Workers Day for over a century. Regardless of your political leanings, the hype around tomorrow's events calls for some attention.
In Bryant Park, there will be free food, a free market, public art, the Occupy Library, and a rehearsal for the Guitarmy, which will later be ... Read More