BY Lisa Kirchner in Boob Tube on Mar 11, 2010 |
We've known for some time that Betty White would be on SNL, we just didn't know when. Or if she would actually be hosting. Now it's confirmed, the 88-year-old actor will have her day on May 8, 2010.
SNL Executive Producer Lorne Michaels told USA Today he was moved by the Facebook group, "Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!" group. We're thrilled Lorne noticed its nearly half a million fans.
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BY Web Intern in Music Stuff on Mar 11, 2010 |
This English folk collective of drinking buddies wraps up their fourth album, …And Then We Saw Land, on Thrill Jockey Records. With an adventurous and open spirit from the members’ travels, the group keeps experimenting, with every record different from the last. Their latest has been described as “Epic Folk Disco Brass Magnificent,” filled with awesome choruses and cheerful tunes. They’re full of surprises!
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Women in Comedy Festival: Live from a kitchen in BOSTON!That would be so cool if the stages were set up like little kitchen models. But, I think WICF is going purist on set design in the theatre this year. Which is still totes cool.Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian headline the Second Annual Women in Comedy Festival live from Improv Boston and they are funny ladies. Maria's comedy album made Punchline Magazine's Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2009. She came ... Read More
BY debbie in Feminizzle on Mar 10, 2010 |
Cotton candy–colored taxis have been turning heads lately on the streets of Puebla, Mexico’s fourth-largest city. In response to growing complaints of sexual harassment by male taxi drivers, the city began offering licensing and training in October to the privately owned Pink Taxi company, whose fleet of women-driven Chevys picks up female passengers only. Each Pink Taxi comes equipped with a GPS, a satellite tracking system, a panic button that alerts ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Mar 10, 2010 |
JD Samson's latest project, the groove-inspiring electro-pop outfit MEN, has been garnering rave reviews and inspiring impromptu dance parties worldwide. Originally started as a re-mix project with fellow Le Tigre member Johanna Fateman, the group now consists of Samson, artist and former Mirah collaborator Ginger Brooks Takahashi, and Michael O'Neill of The Ladybug Transistor with occastional contributions from Fateman and artist/writer Emily Roysdon. Pairing ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Style File on Mar 10, 2010 |
Everyone's favorite midwestern rapper/crafter extraordinaire, Leslie Hall, will be making an in-store appearance today at Fat Fancy's Southwest Portland location from 3 - 4pm with her performance group, the LYs. Come get the new album, Back2Back Palz, signed by Leslie herself! While you're at it, score some choice threads from Midwest Diva, Leslie's clothing line, or some Leslie and the Lys official merch. If that's not enough Leslie for you, check out their ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Music Stuff on Mar 10, 2010 |
Lilith Fair lasted three short years in the late 90’s on the festival circuit, but it’s being revived by Sarah McLachlan and Terry McBride with an ETA of this summer. While not all the cities or artists have been revealed (nor have any dates been listed as of yet) the lists seem filled out rather nicely. Sarah McLachlan will be joined on the tour with Fair vets Indigo Girls, Sheryl Crow, and Martina McBride, as well as a whole slew of acts, including ... Read More
BY mikki in Eat Me on Mar 10, 2010 |
By now you've probably read all about how now-former Member of Congress Eric Massa resigned because a male staffer complained of a hostile workplace.
Here's Massa's quote on the incident.
"One of them looked at me and as they would do after, I don't know, 15 gin and tonics, and goodness only knows how many bottles of champagne, a staff member made an intonation to me that maybe I should be chasing after the bridesmaid and his points were clear and his words were ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Feminizzle on Mar 09, 2010 |
India's upper house of parliament voted 186-1 (whoa) to pass the women's reservation bill which would mandate that women occupy one-third of all seats in the national and state legislatures. It was passed the day after International Women's Day and excited cries of "we made it!" could be heard outside of parliament last night from female lawmakers. It's pretty cool because activists say that the bill will increase women's participation in politics and ... Read More
BY Sophie Turcotte in General on Mar 09, 2010 |
Party update: this Friday! BUST invites you to get down and get fashion-y at the New York Couture Designer Birthday Party and Fashion Show!Freshest collection from New York Couture is sure to titillate and tease!!! You are cordially invited to help celebrate at the New York Couture Designer Birthday Party and Fashion Show! Come experience the collection first-hand instead of watching it on MTV.
New York Couture Designer Birthday Party and Fashion ... Read More