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Looking for the perfect way to celebrate #NationDrinkWineDay? There is no better way than gather all your ladies and having a WINEona Ryder movie night. When planning a flawless WINEona marathon, it is important to pair the proper wines to fit the myriad of emotions you are going to be feeling. It’s also key to pace yourself so you don’t end up drunk and alone sobbing on your couch watching Girl, Interrupted at 3 am. First up, my favorite, Edward Scissorhands paired with a nice...
BUST covergirl, SNL cast member and generally dazzling human Aidy Bryant’s new short film Darby Forever is out today on Vimeo. The short chronicles a week in the life of Darby, a crafty, imaginative, if-not slightly socially awkward clerk at the Bobbins & Notions fabric store.  When talking about the experience she had shooting the film in L.A. in her cover story, Bryant told BUST, “I just couldn’t stop crying. I was just, like, lightly crying every hour and half basically.” And when you watch it you...
I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance. bell hooks is an American author, feminist, and social activist. She was born Gloria Jean Watkins on September 25, 1952 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky to a working-class family. She attended a segregated public school and eventually endured a difficult transition to an integrated school where teachers and students were predominately white. According to hooks, the rural, black community she grew up in turned the hardships...
Family Supper, circa 1921-1922 Marguerite Thompson Zorach, 1887-1968All art is the resulting trend of a change in philosophical thought. American modernism on the whole arose from technological advancement during the first World Wars, opting to present a new reality, one of a more modernized world. The development of feminism has played a role in modernist art since the early 19th century. Struggling with notions of inadequacies of culture, biology, and mental health, female modern artists struggled to find a place that permitted equal treatment while...
On September 26, 2014, I became the mother of my first son, Vassilios. In March of 2015, I resigned from my full time position where I had worked for 3 years as an Academic Director and educator at an English language school. My husband and I, after much debate, decided that daycare was too costly and, consequently, one of us would stay home for the first year. “How wonderful that you can take this time to stay home with your son,” my friends said. “Cherish these moments with him because...