Random video of the day!

BY Team Intern in General |

Toby Jones, Owner/Chef/Feet expert: 'As long as it's fry-able or edible, we're gonna make it delishid-able!' PS: Check Mr. Jones' other vid for Jones' Big Ass Truck and Rental Storage!  --Regina vid clips via youtube: 1, ... Read More

Word on the Beet

BY Team Intern in General |

For tees that please the outspoken and environmentally aware, look no further than Black Sheep Heap . I crossed paths with these people selling their wears in Union Square in New York last Saturday morning, and I just love the bold graphic and statement that expresses what I'm constantly thinking at the grocery store: where are our apples coming from and why are they so dang large?   Tees are printed with water-based inks on 100% recycled or organic ... Read More

Hurray for Murray!

BY Team Intern in General |

                   Come one, come all, come one night only for the taping of Murray Hill's first comedy album. A presence in Manhattan's drag king and comedy scene for the past decade, Murray has performed in over 500 shows. Thursday, June 25, Murray will be performing the best of his years in comedy with new shticks, songs, videos AND a new synthetic double-knit suit. ... Read More
                 When it comes to ingenuity in music, The Portland Cello Project is the picture of a forward-thinking group. The ensemble, which is made up of a remarkable 8-16 cellists at a time, has invested in the philosophy that 'collaboration is the ironic cornerstone of independent musicianship.' Talented team in tow, the group has dreamed up an impressive array of sounds. In ... Read More
                              Alexia Kelley, who co-founded Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (a group that has compared abortion to war and torture) was promoted to Director of Faith-based and Community Partnerships at the Department of Health and Human Services. Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, ... Read More

Say it's so

BY Team Intern in General |

If you have ever gotten a spontaneous urge to a) erupt in song and dance in public, b) turn random objects into your musical accompaniment (like water glasses a la Miss Congeniality) and c) try your ear at experimental music then you will appreciate the playful nature of this improvised party on the Paris metro by Brooklyn-based band Yeasayer. It's a tipsy, merry ride: Not only do that have an optimistic and quirky band name that I love, but ... Read More

The Cost of Free Speech

BY Team Intern in General |

The documentary 'Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech' by father-daughter pair Martin and Liz Garbus will air on HBO starting June 29th. In it, Emmy-winning documentarian Liz Garbus, with the help of her First Amendment attorney father, explores the limits put on free speech in a post-9/11 world.  Among the people interviewed are Debbie Almontaser, who was forced to resign as principal of Khalil Gibran International Academy, an Arabic-English ... Read More
A recent study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health found that young Australians, and likely women around the world, are grossly misinformed about the when/what/how of the morning after pill. As a crucial option for emergency contraception, these are facts every female should have down ... Read More
                           It's been over a decade since 'Roseanne' has graced our tubes and, well, we missed the laughs. Not only was 'Roseanne' good for a chuckle, but she was an important role model for outspoken women juggling a full-time career and family life. Tune in this Friday, June 5th - Friday, June 12th for a marathon of raucous ... Read More

Skaterrific!

BY Team Intern in Feminizzle |

   Through an article from Jezebel, it was found out that Afghanistan is taking a few steps forward concerning gender equality. This was accomplished when the country opened Skateistan, a school for young children, both boys and girls. There they are taught on computers, the arts, and most interestingly of all, how to skateboard. In a country where women are not given the same rights as men, this is progress. However, there are still problems. After ... Read More
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