BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Feb 24, 2010 |
The ladies of the US’s women’s hockey team are a stunning group of women—who will be going for the gold this Thursday against Canada--peppered with Ivy League grads, awesome moms, and career women (including two women who have opened their own hockey centers.) So, basically, ladies getting stuff done and then going and winning Olympic medals. Clearly awesome.
Despite this group of awesome women’s success on the ice and off, some are calling ... Read More
Betty White has been getting a lot of well-deserved attention these days. We recently blogged about how much we love the ex-Golden Girl, as she proves that age ain't nothing but a number when it comes to relevance as an actress and comedienne. According to Entertainment Weekly, Saturday Night Live is close to having the 88-year-old host the show. This would be Betty White's first time hosting, and according to columnist Michael Ausiello, she wouldn't ... Read More
BY ann in Boob Tube on Feb 22, 2010 |
In Part I of Shaming Famewhores I discussed going on the reality TV dating show Frank the Entertainer…In a Basement Affair, currently on Vh1, as a performance art piece. I performed as myself rather than as a typical wacky performance artist in hopes to deny what I believed was production’s expectations of me. I also went on the show to do research on the stereotyping machine that is reality ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Boob Tube on Feb 21, 2010 |
Okay. I love this commercial. I've watched it a million times and still laugh every time he says, "I'm on a horse." And then it ends, and I feel like a bad feminist because there's no getting around the fact that the entire thing is based on gender stereotypes. Ahem:
"Sadly, your man isn't me- but if he stopped using lady scented body wash he could smell like me."
"It's an oyster with two tickets to that THING you love."
"Look again, the ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Feb 19, 2010 |
She overcame injury and struck gold! On Wednesday in the women's downhill event, Lindsey Vonn of the USA beat her competition by .56 seconds to become the top of the tops. Vonn was unsure of competing due to shin bruises. The silver and bronze winners were Julia Mancuso (USA) and Elisabeth Görgl (Austria) respectively. You go, girls!
Image courtesy TeamUSA.org
Previously in the BUST blog: Women to Watch (in the Olympics!): Lindsey Vo...// ... Read More