Attention all alley cats and Go-Go's fans! The 5th Annual Bowling for Boobies is happening next Tuesday in Universal City, CA and Philadelphia, PA, and though the bowling teams are now full, you can still pop in and cheer on teams like the Bon Temps Bombshells and Livin' on a Spare. Bowling for Boobies is a fund-raising event dedicated to providing assistance to local women who are dealing with financial difficulties as a result of fighting and living with breast cancer. Read More
BY Web Intern
on Oct 22, 2009
Are you ready to get your Amelia Earhart on? Put away those Ray Ban aviators and get some authentic aviator goggles? Then, lace up your Victorian boots. Time to trim beards or take on corsets.
This Saturday, October 24th, Brooklyn Indie Market presents Steampunk II .
For one day, Carroll Gardens won't belong to Moms with strollers. The only handlebars will be carefully groomed mustaches. From 11-7 PM, the neighborhood will be a playground of combat boots, top hats, hoop skirts, weathered vests, military hats, stop watches and more. Don't miss the Steampunk fashion show at 4 PM. Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Oct 08, 2009
The Artificial Virginity Hymen Kit has been causing a legit uproar in Egypt. What's in the phony purity pack? Why, a diaphragm that trickles a blood-like liquid, of course! And it's all in an effort to trick new hubbies into thinking their brides are carrying a V-card.
The kit is seen as a tool of empowerment to some, but Egyptian conservatives believe it promotes promiscuity and ultimately threatens Islam. Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Oct 01, 2009
''She's majoring in Fat Studies'' might sound like a cruel frat boy heckle, but the field of study really does exist--and an increasing number of identity scholars are out to prove that size does matter.
Have you ever stopped to wonder why Ursula, the evil sea-witch from the Little Mermaid, is characterized as larger-than-life? Professor Julia McCrossin (pictured left) has. Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Sep 28, 2009
When a Washington Post article about the possibility of women being allowed to serve on submarines popped into my newsfeed this morning, it was kind of a no-brainer that misogynistic reader comments would abound. Still, I wasn't expecting one commenter to suggest women ''were sterilized'' before taking the plunge, or that another would recommend a plumber for all the tampons that block up the pipes on the seafarer. Read More