BY Brandy in Feminizzle on Mar 03, 2010 |
Maybe in this photo, Miuccia Prada is somewhat embarrassed at denigrating feminism after her recent collection was shown. Or not.
After stating to journalists that she was a "former" feminist, it seems the coat designing turn-coat offered the following bon mot. “Feminism?” she sighed, “it doesn’t really exist anymore, does it?”
Feminism: The new rubella?
In all seriousness, what a bunch of ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Artsy on Mar 03, 2010 |
Act now! TOMORROW, March 4th, at 8 PM, journalist, writer and soon to be novelist Alix Strauss will present an illustrated lecture entitled "Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious" at supercool Brooklyn exhibition space Observatory. Strauss is the author of a recently published book of the same name, and her presentation is based on her research into the last days of such "icons of celebrity ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Mar 03, 2010 |
In anticipation of two Elliott Smith album reissues, Kill Rock Stars has posted two MP3s available for download at no charge. "Last Call," a track from his debut album Roman Candle, and "Twilight," from the posthumously released From a Basement on the Hill, are both excerpts from the upcoming re-releases. Roman Candle and From a Basement on the Hill will both be released on April 6th, completing Smith's indpendent discography on KRS. Download the ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Crafty on Mar 03, 2010 |
While I can’t help but think the iPad jokes are growing weak, this certainly gave me a chuckle. Yep, somebody went ahead and made the pad case. Totally worth it, if only for the novelty factor. You can pick this up from Hip Handmaids on Etsy for $40—or, if you act now, $30.
[Hip Handmaids on Etsy]
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BY Intern Laura in Feminizzle on Mar 03, 2010 |
Women for Women International is hosting a worldwide campaign on International Women's Day, March 8th, 2010, to honor women across the globe who are survivors of war. On that day, women (and men) worldwide will meet on bridges to "demand an end to war and to demonstrate that women can build the bridges to peace and development for the future." People will be meeting on bridges from Rwanda to The Democratic Republic of the Congo, from the US to the UK, from ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Boob Tube on Mar 02, 2010 |
Let's start this thing off with a little honesty: Yeah, I did go to Economy Candy and buy wax vampire fangs to wear during the season finale of True Blood on HBO. Didn't you?
I guess what I'm really saying is that, for some of us, the wait for Season Three seems like a long one. But since America's favorite politically-charged-Southern-Gothic-vampire-soap-opera won't return to television til June, here's something else to look forward to. ... Read More