BY Katie Zanin in Boob Tube on Oct 28, 2010 |
“Funny or Die,” Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s infamous website has decided to take on the time-old task of convincing young people to vote. We’ve seen similar campaigns taken up in the past by the likes of P. Diddy (Vote or Die) and Sarah Silverman (The Great Schlep) but this brand new line of video installments will feature dozens of celebrities including Aziz Ansari, Alyssa Milano, Rose McGowan, Ron Livingston, Kal Penn, Gillian Jacobs ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in General on Oct 28, 2010 |
A few years back we wrote about how in 1974 Carol Buckley, then 20 years old, adopted Tarra, an elephant who quickly became her best friend. For 29 years, the duo worked as circus performers until Buckley’s realization that both she and her elephant were unhappy. She dreamt of a place where her elephant and others could live in peace without any prospects of commercial exploitation. In 1995 that dream became a reality.
Fast forward to 2010. The ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Feminizzle on Oct 21, 2010 |
As a predominantly male-based sport, skateboarding can be difficult for girls and women to really get into. Seattle-based organization Skate Like A Girl (SLAG) has been creating equal opportunities for skateboarding ladies since 2000 and has now expanded down the West Coast with chapters in Portland and San Francisco. Organizing committees and hosting various skating events are huge parts of SLAG’s endeavors to provide girls and women with a ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Music Stuff on Oct 19, 2010 |
19-year-old Rye Rye is the first artist to be signed to acronym-loving M.I.A.’s record label N.E.E.T. (“Not in Education, Employment or Training.” The new video for “Sunshine” (featuring M.I.A.) is a mellow, lazy video shot on the streets and playgrounds of Baltimore. This great video is bound to conjure up some mixture of happiness and homesickness. The subdued beats, hazy colors and schoolyard choreography are a perfect ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in General on Oct 07, 2010 |
Tonight at The DUMBO Loft in Brooklyn, Pabst Blue Ribbon will be hosting a party dedicated to the number one drink choice of hipsters. The “Pabst Blue Pop-Up Shop” will feature a fashion show, wearable art, video projections, photo booths, screen-printing and other swag dedicated to PBR. DJ Jenncity and DJ Roofeo will be spinning all night and at some point Ninjasonik will be making an appearance.
The event is free but all donations collected ... Read More