BY Bridgette Miller in General on Jan 23, 2012 |
I just walked to Qdoba in the rain. Felicity Aston just skied across Antarctica alone.
Aston, a 33 year-old British explorer, is the first person to make a solo ski trip across the icy continent; her journey began 59 days-- and over 1,000 miles-- ago. She documented the trip on Twitter and her blog, and just reading her Tweets takes my breath away and makes me want to put another pair of socks on. She mentions sewing in extreme temperatures, crying ... Read More
BY Intern Courtney in Boob Tube on Dec 13, 2011 |
“Shit Girls Say,” a short comedy vid by Kyle Humphrey & Graydon Sheppard, is a little ridiculous, mildly insulting, completely hilarious, and terrifyingly accurate. The montage of--you guessed it--"shit girls say," includes things we *may* or may not have uttered within the last month ("What's wrong with my computer?" and "Twinsies!" come to mind). Cringe if you want, but how many times have you wondered aloud if you unplugged the hair straightener ... Read More
BY Casey Krosser in Feminizzle on Aug 24, 2011 |
A superhero has been unmasked! Namely, the patriarchy-smashing Twitter superhero of feminism, the Feminist Hulk (@feministhulk)! In an interview with Ms. Magazine, the Feminist Hulk came out as 28-year-old Jessica Lawson. Lawson is a new mother as well as a Ph.D English Lit candidate at the University of Iowa. Lawson describes herself as a “white, vegan, queer, woman-identified female.” She released the Feminist ... Read More
As far as social networking sites are concerned, I often find myself somewhat of a late-in-the-game participant. I swore I'd never join Twitter, but after some coaxing from friends and a few laughs at celebrity posts, I took the plunge. One of the first people I decided to follow was Yoko Ono, because well, I think she's fascinating. Yoko's daily posts are an injection of positivity and wisdom, stemming from her many years involved in art, the peace movement, and ... Read More