on Oct 09, 2008
The iconic cult film star and raven haired vixen Tura Santana will be at the opening of the Tattoo Factory Gallery in Chicago on October 30th.
They will also be screening her most well known film 'Faster Pussycat, Kill! Kill!' Tura spent most of her childhood growing up in Chicago, so this opening hits close to home. The event is taking place on October 30th from 7 to 11pm on 4443 N. Broadway. The night before on the 29th at the Music Box Theatre on 3733 N. Southport Ave, there they will be screening the film along with Tura, and a sneak peek of Tura paintings. Read More
BY Team Intern
on Oct 08, 2008
The Hysterical Festival a four-day comedy festival featuring the country's funniest females and is setting up shop in NYC, showcasing various women who are both entertaining and groundbreaking. Its aim is to expand and enrich communities of female comedians who are not only witty and intelligent but also brilliant in their acts. The festival will occur October 15-18 at Comix Comedy Club, The Zipper Theater, Bleeker Street Theater and Tribeca Film Center. Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Sep 29, 2008
If you're an American Express card member, you can help a group close to our hearts, Women For Women International , win a big ole grant through AMEX's Members Project.
Just log in here , vote within the next eight hours for their initiative called Help Women and Children Survivors of War Rebuild, and with your support it could get funding from American Express to help with their life saving humanitarian efforts. Read More
on Sep 25, 2008
Did you know that October was Domestic Violence Awareness month? Neither did I, but I think I'll celebrate this year by not going to Nevada, which, according to a recent study, ranks #1 in the rate of women murdered by men for the second year in a row.
In the annual report from the Violence Policy Center (VPC), which analyzed 2006 homicide data, Nevada, with a rate of Nevada, rate of 3.27 murders per 100,000 is ranked highest, followed by South Carolina at #2 with a rate of 2.84 per 100,000; Alabama at #3 with a rate of 2.20 per 100,000; Oklahoma at #4 with a rate of 2. Read More
on Sep 10, 2008
I have a confession to make: I have a strange affection for Governor Sarah Pailn. I mean, I find her really compelling and charasmatic. And that's difficult, because I really hate her politics.
If you want to feel what I'm feeling, just imagine for a moment that Palin was on our side. Imagine that she was pro-choice, pro-environment, and all the rest of it. Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Sep 10, 2008
Did anyone else out there read Eve Ensler's lacerating indictment of Sarah Palin this week in the Huffington Post ? If you missed it, here's a juicy excerpt:
'I don't like raging at women. I am a Feminist and have spent my life trying to build community, help empower women and stop violence against them. It is hard to write about Sarah Palin. This is why the Sarah Palin choice was all the more insidious and cynical. The people who made this choice count on the goodness and solidarity of Feminists. Read More
on Aug 26, 2008
Hell to the yes! Above, Alice Paul toasts women's right to vote, a fight she faught like a warrior (spending time in jail and going on a hunger strike, etc), and which was ratified 88 years ago today (see Emily's post, below). You've probably heard of Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but today it's time to take a moment and give thanks to Ms. Alice for all she did. To learn more, visit http://www.alicepaul. Read More
on Aug 20, 2008
VH1 TV Shows
News & Gossip
I'm so excited for all the fall shows to start, and have seen the pilot for the Cho Show on VH-1, it is hilarious! I love Margaret, and can't wait to get into the rest of it. Check the trailer above. Oh and of course we'll have an interview w Ms. Cho in the next issue, natch. Read More