The photographer Sarolta Bán’s new series of images of abandoned and sheltered animals stays true to its touchingly simple title: Help Dogs with Images. For homeless animals, visibility is often a dream; far too many go unseen and unrecognized, and through her vivid imaginings in Photoshop—brought to life by the dignified warmth and wisdom of furry faces—Bán hopes to change all that. With a support ... Read More
BY Daisy Becerra
on Jun 13, 2013
The fight for gender equality in fiction lives on. For the past year, gendered book covers and the people fighting against them have highlighted the inner workings of sexism in the publishing biz. Who could forget the outcry over The Bell Jar’s 50th anniversary cover?
By the way, that cover is still featured on Google’s results page for the novel. Thanks for listening, publishers.
And what about author Jim Hines’ genius photo ... Read More
BY Daisy Becerra
in Boob Tube
on Jun 03, 2013
Apparently, we needed this statistical answer: women make up 42 percent of the HBO series’ total 4.8 million viewers. Not a big number compared to True Blood’s 52 percent female viewership, but still big enough to stomp out Breaking Bad’s 36 percent. What’s even more interesting is the fact that women make up half of the show’s online conversations and it’s pretty much all positive talk. I’ve tweeted countless times ... Read More
BY Kari Belsheim
on Mar 15, 2013
Upside Down, from writer and director Juan Diego Solanas, depicts the love story of Adam (Jim Sturgess) and Eden (Kirsten Dunst): a couple separated by not only wealth and class differences, but physical gravities that pull in opposite directions. In this fantastical universe, they live on separate planets, which orbit one another.
Eden, coming from a world of privilege, and Adam, from a world of poverty, meet as teenagers at the gravity barrier and fall in love. ... Read More
Sadly, I missed last week’s episode of OUAT due to Hurricane Sandy–however, I am grateful that I didn’t have any actual problems to deal with. But it gave me some time to rethink my weekly recaps, and instead of doing a long, boring recap of every scene, I’ve decided to focus on five hilarious, shocking, bewildering, or just WTF moments from each episode. Without further delay, here’s what happened in this week's episode:
Emma’s Past. The episode ... Read More
on Feb 11, 2011
Just in time for Valentines Day, we bring you the honorable mentions for “Who is your ultimate fantasy dream fuck?” from the write-in answers of our Sex Survey (in the latest issue!). Many readers skip the celebrities altogether and say they fantasize about their boyfriends or husbands. Many say their fantasy-fucks are “that cute kid from class” or “that guy I had a crush on when I was 15”. Awww! There’s a lot of ... Read More