Adding to the impressive body of online work by female actors dedicated to making visible the sexism and exploitation present in the entertainment industry, a woman identified as Miss L brings us Casting Call Woe. Parodying the casting website Casting Call Pro, Miss L’s Tumblr and Twitter accounts post remarks pulled directly from online casting calls. Like Laura Bates’s Everyday Sexism and the website of actress Briony Rawle, Casting Call Pro ... Read More
BY Laurie in Artsy on Dec 16, 2013 |
Marina Abramović is a force of nature; Her grueling performances have established her as one of the major female artists of our time. Most recently, her piece The Artist is Present, involved sitting in the MoMA for 736 hours, not moving, while spectators were allowed to sit and stare at her for as long as they liked.
Her latest work, an autobiographical performance piece titled The Life and Death of Marina Abramović, is an avant-garde ... Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman in Movies on Dec 11, 2013 |
While I usually cringe at the thought of a Broadway adaptation of a favorite movie-- I'm still recovering from "Bring it On: the Musical"-- I'm surprisingly excited to hear that 1980s cult-classic "Heathers" is receiving the razzle dazzle treatment with it's very own musical.
While the show already premiered in Los Angeles, those of us on the east side can hope to catch it when it premieres at Off-Broadway's New World Stages, with previews ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in General on Sep 23, 2013 |
It’s late afternoon on a Tuesday and actress Mink Stole has stopped cleaning her apartment to answer my phone call. “How fine can a person be when she’s washing floors?” she responds when I ask her how she’s feeling. With forty years of theatrical acting experience under her belt and a place as one of John Waters’ Dreamlanders, the nimble actress/singer/advice-columnist took a break from readying her home for a ... Read More
Trigger Warning: This post mentions sexual assault. Picture Joey Del Marco: she is sixteen years old, and she plays video games and dances her butt off with the best of them. She and her friends refer to themselves as the “Slut Squad” because they enjoy their newfound, emerging, and exciting sexuality. Joey goes to a party, where she splits an entire bottle of vodka with a few guy friends. Joey’s friends rape her. Her family and friends ... Read More