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Okay, I have a confession to make: I love postcards.  But who doesn't?  Nothing fills my heart with honest-to-goodness sentimentality like a 4x6 piece of flimsy cardboard sent from a friend in a faraway place.  That's why when I saw an exhibit dedicated solely to postcards featuring ''bathing beauties'' of the 20th Century is opening, I instantly knew it would be a gush-worthy spread of feminist nostalgia. And connecting feminism and fashion ... Read More

Craz-o Amaz-o

BY Callie in General

Empire of the Sun ! I kind of have a crush on the one with the long hair.  The video above is a broadcast they did on July 22, it went for a little over 6 mins during the longest solar eclipse of the 21st century. I'm loving all of it. Except that my new Aussie crush is all covered up in the first video but its still amazing. Another video after the jump cause I'm so in like with ... Read More

We're All Mad Here...

BY Web Intern in General

            Already worn out your Mad Men DVDs? For something to do while you wait for the premiere of the third season of Mad Men (coming August 16th), AMCtv.com has given you the fun little project of Mad Mennin' Yourself. Have fun making a cartoon caricature of yourself from the '60s. I admit, I spent a good portion of last night working at making a spitting image of myself. And then spent more time making ... Read More
Normally I would be hard-pressed to say who turns me off more: Sarah Palin or William Shatner. Smarmy, opportunistic, vapid--the similarities are uncanny. But I've changed my tune since watching this already-infamous rendering of Palin's farewell speech by Shatner on Conan O'Brien. Pure comedic gold. It almost makes my Palin-induced nausea and disbelieving rage seem like a distant, bemusing memory. Almost. Watch it here. Unrelated but interesting: Shatner was ... Read More
  Iran's government is finally bending to public pressure and has announced that they will be releasing 140 detainees that were imprisoned during the protests following the elections in June. There has been a call for all people being held on only minor offenses to be released within the week, and that all criminal investigations be expedited. There are still hundreds of prisoners left, but the government is claiming they are being held for more serious ... Read More