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Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Dealing with the "Marnie" in all of us or the equality of fucking. [Cultist]

This is totally stupid and not at all important, but sometimes it's too hard to pass up an off-the-chain Tyra tweet. [Jezebel] If you really try, you can put a positive spin on anything. [Psychology Today] Even Beyoncé has to clean up her messes sometimes. [Salon] Sleeping pills and gender. [New York Times] Dirty Projectors cover Usher's "Climax" and they hit all the high notes. This is surprisingly acceptable. This is NOT an easy song. [Pitchfork]

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Friday, December 21st, 2012
You definitely want to click on the last link and have a laugh U.S. Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton has to apologize for being an escort when she was younger? Why? [The Smoking Gun] Noisey Guide to Hip-Hop in 2012. [Noisey] Swedish man gets disability benefits for being addicted to heavy metal because that's Sweden, guys. [NME] And in more Swedish news, a preschool in Sweden aims to make school gender-neutral. Sweden is blowing minds today [Global Post] SPIN magazine if officially dead. [AUX] This is the "WHAT THE HELL" of the week. "Women are very complicated and we over think things a lot. We're not simple like you men." [YouTube]

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Friday, January 6th, 2012
"Where have you been living, under a stupid rock?" Alleged murderer Casey Anthony (or "Tot Mom") decides she is just like everybody else and gets herself a YouTube video diary. [HLN] We're surprised it took VICE this long to snag sex-pert and dick connoisseur, Alexyss K. Tyler. Seriously, guys. #penispower [VICE] Super weird news, but Kanye West went on another Twitter rant. We know, right? Totally shocking. #DONDA [National Post] Why is President Obama promoting fast food fish filets? [Buzz Net] This video is funny, but we'd like to think us girls eat more than a "gust of wind" for breakfast (though a gust of wind is, like, super, duper filling, y'all.) [Harvard Sailing Team] Undercover pricks. [XO Jane] "Shit Girls Say" inspired something new "Shit White Girls Say To Black Girls." Some love it, some find it offensive. [GOOD]

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Friday, December 9th, 2011
We make it easy for you to read If you can pull some Jason Bourne shit and steal this $15,000 painting, you can keep it. Smart hotel promotion or weird contest?  [PAPERMAG] H&M makes it real easy to call their "models" freaks. [TIME] Women who break gender norms are more likely to be harassed. [Globe & Mail] Our intern Kate Brown has a killer photo blog. Check it. [Kate Marmalade] What's with super rich people and shooting birds for sport? [Vanity Fair] A.C. Slater gets into the underwear business. Zack Morris is jelly. [Racked]

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Thursday, April 14th, 2011
A round up of the week's happenings Amy Klein of the band Titus Andronicus on gender, performance and power in rock music. [Amy Andronicus] And my response to her awesome piece. [Mish Hearty Blog] We are all hookers. #plannedparenthood [Reality Check] Remember, like, five years ago when everyone and their Home Ec teacher was chemically straightening their hair with that whole Brazilian Blowout phase? Turns out that just like most beauty "miracles" it's bad for you. #bigshocker [Refinery 29] Kobe Bryant gets fined $100,000 for calling a referee a "fag" during a basketball game. He feels remorse but no lighter in the pockets. [Sports Illustrated] Speaking of sports, now you will always know what to wear when sitting court side thanks to Rachel Roy and Amare Stoudmemire new line. Right. 'Cause that was our main concern. [HighSnobette]

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010
Total dream date or maybe not. Merry Christmas. [Huffington Post] The big-lipped, gap-tooth take over is here. Revolution Awkward-Sexy Now! [Jezebel] Just in case you're into dudes and felines. Who's judging the "cute" meter here? [Cute Boys With Cats] "Why Don't You Just Hit Him?" [Geek Feminism] Janelle Monáe gives us a wise word or two to chew on. Prom rules are hetero-normal bulls**t wrapped in a crusty old corsage. [Wear The Trousers] Vote for your favorite female-fronted band! [Jigsaw] Thank God someone asked that information mall guy what he does all day. We were dying to know. [Street Boners & TV Carnage] Carrie Bradshaw has a new look. [Refinery29]