Joan Jett is back in the public eye with the release of The Runaways movie in March of this year, but the movie only captures a small portion of this rock-and-roll heavyweight’s epic and impressive career.  Thankfully, Todd Oldham has released a beautiful and well-rounded monograph of the legendary artist, aptly titled, Joan Jett.  Oldham compiles over thirty years of photos, interviews, and other unreleased ephemera in over 200 pages into a linear ... Read More
Finally, technology has given other people the ability to easily track our menstrual cycles.  Sound a little weird?  That's because it is.  There are a slew of new applications for iPhones and iPads created specifically for husbands, boyfriends, and all around players, to track the cycle of any female they choose and theoretically plan their months accordingly.  Of course, these applications are framed as though women become unmanageable beasts ... Read More
In the ongoing story of “animals doing cute things,” this penguin escaped from a group of killer whales—by jumping onto a boat of observers. We love it. Check it out after the jump!   You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More
In honor of Mother’s Day, The Takeaway discussed Moms from movies this morning, and our own Emily Rems was there to discuss! One of Emily’s favorites: Julie Andrews as a stepmom in The Sound of Music. Check it out after the jump!  //  The Sound of Music movie poster via ... Read More
"I have the Pussy, so I make the Rules" t-shirt lands a Chicago woman and her dethroned vag in jail.From NBCChicago.com...A woman was held in contempt after a judge found the slogan on her shirt inappropriate for court...Jennifer LaPenta’s shirt read: “I have the p***y, so I make the rules.”Associate Judge Helen Rozenburg begged to differ with the 19-year-old, and sentenced her to 48-hour jail time.At first I thought, "o,..the man judge ... Read More