BY Emma Tilden in General on Jul 17, 2014 |
At just before 7 PM on Saturday evening, a friend and I arrived at the Nuyorican Poet’s Café. We were left in no doubt that we’d reached the right place: a huge mural of a man’s face before a microphone stretches across the façade. We bought tickets at the door and hurried into the café, wanting to get seats before the lights dimmed and “Call Me Crazy: Diary of a Mad Social Worker,” the one woman play ... Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle in General on Jul 16, 2014 |
“Just because they don’t hit you doesn’t mean they aren’t hurting you.”
This is what my best friend said to me when I hit rock bottom. My partner of almost 10 months had been living with me in my apartment and was on the brink of suicide, and I was beginning to lose it.
That’s when I started to realize that I was being manipulated by my partner. But in order for my story to help other people in my situation, I should ... Read More
BY Emily Robinson in General on Jul 16, 2014 |
Through all of the coverage surrounding the Wonder Woman reboot, Marvel has been lying in wait with some seriously great news. Their new take on Thor isn’t going to be a rehash of the brawny, blonde-headed man with a hammer story.
Instead, Thor will be a girl.
Marvel editor Wil Moss said of the update that “the inscription on Thor’s hammer reads ‘Whosoever holds this hammer, if HE be worthy, shall possess the power of ... Read More
BY Sonia Edwards in General on Jul 16, 2014 |
Ah, womanhood. It’s glorious, confusing and very, very messy. Thankfully, Christie Young has created the perfect illustrated guide to navigating the treacherous ocean that is the adult world. Girl Talk: Unsolicited Advice for Modern Ladies is overflowing with doodles, noodles and oodles of handy tips that cover how to survive everything from hangovers and holidays, to breakups and boob snax (“when you’re straight snacking at your desk and some ... Read More
BY Paroma Zaman in General on Jul 16, 2014 |
When allegations of sexual assault came out against Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes fame), I was crushed. It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that his music got me through some rough patches in my life, and I couldn’t believe that someone who had written such sensitive lyrics and seemed so attuned to human emotions could do something that disregarded and destroyed them so viciously. How could I ever have related to this abuser? Of course, I knew he was deeply ... Read More