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Big Eyes, as many of you may know, is the newest Tim Burton film that is slated to premiere sometime this coming December, and in anticipation of the film, new photos of Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz have just been released. The film follows the large-eyed, harlequin doll art of Margaret Keane (Adams) that took the 60s by storm (and heavily influenced Burton) and its subsequent exploitation by her husband, Walter (Waltz).    The details surrounding the couple's tumultuous marriage recount Walter taking credit for Margaret’s work, filled...
Good news is rolling in on the abortion front from, of all places, Birmingham, Alabama!  On Monday, a federal judge ruled that a new Alabama law—which would restrict doctors who perform abortions and force several women’s clinics to shut down—placed unconstitutional restrictions on a woman’s right to choose.  The law, which would require all doctors who perform abortions in Alabama to have what are called “admitting privileges,” is opposed by, “major medical organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology,”...
What do you think a mix of a classically trained ex-opera singer, politically charged lyrics and dark rock sounds like? Probably not Emily Danger, but I can assure you, all of the ingredients are there and then some. This incredible Brooklyn-based band takes “dark cabaret rock” – a genre that you will want to spread like wildfire – to lengths you didn’t think were possible. I chatted with the amazing Emily Danger herself, and I sat in awe as I unraveled more and more about the...
Although we’re fresh off the new Beyoncé-Nicki collaboration that has quite literally rocked the internet, we may have another duo of fire starters partnering up soon.   A few days ago, Miley Cyrus turned her Instagram into a one day, mini-shrine to one of music’s most prevalent and influential feminists: the one, the only Kathleen Hanna. She threw out a couple pro-Hanna comments, like “coolest ever” and “f*** yeah… #girlsrule”. Given that Miley is one of the most controversial feminists in pop music, the internet definitely had...
White people everywhere are tired of hearing about “cultural appropriation.” So what if my favorite pop star Katy Perry is wearing cornrows in her new video?! The only thing that is keeping racism alive is people of color talking about racism! Well, I’m here to debunk all of the whitesplained myths about cultural appropriation, and to tell you why it is indeed racist for Katy Perry to dress up as a geisha or to have large butt mummies dancing around her during a live performance.  Now –...