BY Kelly Maxwell in Movies on Jun 06, 2014 |
This fun new film opens today, June 6th! Written and directed by indie darling Michael Tully, Ping Pong Summer will charm your socks off and make you yearn for summer camp, popsicles, old school rhymes, and the feel-good style of 1985. The colors are crazy, the clothes are boss, and emotions (and hormones) run high. The narrative centers around Rad Miracle (played by Marcello Conte), a 13-year-old kid whose life is built around his obsessions. Namely, ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in Movies on May 30, 2014 |
Emoticon ;) might be the cutest movie title I've ever seen. It puts it all out there and let’s you know that this movie is going to be something different. The indie drama follows Elena (Livia De Paolis), a graduate student working on a thesis about “modern means of communication.” The plot examines her relationship with a much older man and the issues that can come up when dating a person very different from herself. She tries to hold ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in General on Jul 30, 2013 |
In true Sociology 101 style, a woman approached men on the street and flat out asked them if they wanted to have sex with her. The same experiment was repeated with a man, but asking women on the street for sex. Obviously, there was going to be a gendered response. The reactions of the people on the street are entertaining, but they also illuminate deeper societal issues.
To no surprise of mine, the girl had a 50% success rate with just 14 dudes, while the guy had ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in General on Apr 22, 2013 |
Elimination communication. I had to look it up. Looks like the next big trend in alternative parenting is going diaperless. You heard me right... Diaper. Free. Babies.
Let me just quote a sentence from the first paragraph of Baby’s Latest: Going Diaperless: “Ms. Shapiro scattered little bowls around the house to catch her daughter’s offerings, and her sister insisted that she use a big, dark marker to mark the bowls so that they could never ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in General on Mar 20, 2013 |
What is better than a bulldog on a skateboard? I’m gonna give you a minute. This is thought-provoking and hard-hitting journalism at work here.
A PIG ON A SURFBOARD. Total squee. My heart hurts. This is definitely the cutest thing ever. The pig’s name is Zorro and he is an “incredible swimmer.” His owner, Matthew Bell of Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, plans on taking the lil’ guy out on the waves until he is too big. Let us hope that the day never ... Read More