Brittney Griner, a junior at Baylor University in Texas, scooped up the most outstanding player honors and led her school's basketball team to the national championship on April 3 in Denver. The final score? A crushing victory of 80-61 over Notre Dame. Griner is a powerhouse, standing 6'8" and capable of the elusive (for men and women alike) basketball trick of dunking.
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BY Intern Kelsie in General on Apr 11, 2012 |
It's the moment we've all been waiting for.
Last week we told you how spectacular she is at giving presents, but this week she's taken my excitement level from a 4.5 to an 11. Betty White, that sassy spitfire who's enjoying a second wave of fame (maybe third? fourth? fifth at this point?), has joined Twitter. Let the celebrations commence!Two hours after joining, she was already nearing 40,000 followers. And, in true Betty White fashion, her third Tweet ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in General on Apr 06, 2012 |
The Hunger Games are maybe the antithesis of anything hipster--a multi-million dollar blockbuster written for twelve year olds and playing at only the most mainstream of multiplexes? Definitely not standard hipster fare. For some reason, though, the young adult series has really struck a chord in my circle of tattooed, bespectacled, bicycle-riding twenty-something friend group. We can't get enough of Katniss Everdeen.Reading the books, I couldn't help but wonder ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in General on Apr 04, 2012 |
It must be nice to have friends like Betty White. Seriously, the lady's 90 years old and is still making me laugh. The latest proof of her impenetrable aura of cool: she got Elton John a crocodile for his birthday a few weeks ago, the Huffington Post reports.Now now now. Before you animal lovers get upset at the thought of the flamboyant pop crooner (or anyone, for that matter) actually owning a crocodile, let me explain. An animal lover herself, White ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in Music Stuff on Apr 04, 2012 |
Permanent Wave, we love you. The Brooklyn-based network of feminist artists and activists is on-point again, this time throwing a benefit show for the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls. The show, which features bands PS XO, Mitten, Magnetic Island, and Desert Sharks, starts at 8:30 tonight. Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls is a non-profit program that teaches young women to play instruments, while instilling them with the confidence necessary to succeed in other ... Read More