BY Susan Engberg in Artsy on Apr 09, 2010 |
We might think we’re not that influenced by fairy tales and all that childhood Disney watching. But alas, a recent LiveScience study found that even though there are more 30-something single women than ever the “spinster” stigma is still not lifting. The media has traditionally portrayed them as either desperate to get married or so career-driven that they "don't need a man." Seeking Happily Ever After, a documentary directed by Michelle Cove ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Artsy on Apr 09, 2010 |
The creators of Not Your Mother's Meatloaf, a sex education comic book, realize the importance of raising awareness about infrequently talked about topics in a way that will easily and readily catch interest. Started in 2008 by Liza Bley and Saiya Miller, Not Your Mother's Meatloaf balances serious topics like consent, safe sex, and sexual health with the fun, engaging format of illustration. In an effort to make the zine as inclusive and accessible as ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Artsy on Apr 09, 2010 |
This morning, our own Emily Rems was featured on The Takeaway’s Friday movie segment, discussing the film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. It’s opened in a limited number of theaters across the US and may have a Hollywood adaptation coming soon.//
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo poster courtesy The ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Artsy on Apr 09, 2010 |
As a die hard Tina Fey fan, I couldn’t wait to get a big, feature-film-length dose of her impeccable comic timing when I went see her star opposite Steve Carrell in Date Night. But I’m sorry to report, not even the boundless charisma and adorable chemistry of the film’s perfectly-cast stars could make up for the absurdly stupid plot of this romantic caper.
The flick actually starts off reasonably well, setting up Fey and Carrell as over-worked ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Artsy on Apr 08, 2010 |
Inspired by a recent press screening of the new documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work, I took the plunge and checked out the 76-year-old entertainment legend's stand up act on Tuesday, and it was a night I won't soon forget.
Lets just say that Rivers' brand of live comedy isn't the squeaky clean stuff that made her a household name as guest host of The Tonight Show during the Johnny Carson era. No ma'am. In a club setting like the Laurie Beechman Theatre in ... Read More