on Feb 19, 2009
I'll admit: I don't really get modern art. And I especially don't get Heide Hatry's art.
Hatry is an artist who sculpts using clay and raw meat. In one series, Meat after Meat Joy (Meat Joy was a 1964 performance piece and I really don't get the art of performance art), Hatry created an American flag out of meat, complete with maggots. Okay, fine, it lacks subtlety, but let's assume she was going for a blunt and shocking political statement.
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on Feb 16, 2009
Remember the story we reported a few weeks back, about how men from an extremist conservative group called Sri Ram Sena had attacked a number of young Indian women who had been committing the horrible crime of having a pint at a pub? (Visit our earlier post to see the truly upsetting video of the attack ).
Â Well, our Indian sisters weren't about to sit around feeling sari for themselves! The day after our post, they organizedÂ a giant, nationwide protest, ... Read More
on Feb 11, 2009
Everyone's been having fun hating on 'He's Just Not That Into You,' but I, for one, won't join in -- I'm just not that into hating on chick flicks (I've pointed out before that no one ever hates on dick flicks - like all those stupid video-game inspired films, etc).
But at least that movie went to the theaters. Why is it that 'Spring Breakdown,' starring Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, Amber Tamblyn, and Rachel Dratch (who co-wrote the script!) has still not been ... Read More
on Feb 10, 2009
I've been on the side of Nadya Suleman ever since the story broke that the octoplet-baring woman was single, jobless, and already had 6 kids to take care of. Yes, it is irresponsible for her to have so many children that she can't provide for. Yes, it may have been irresponsible of the Fertility Doc to implant 6 embryos. But I don't like the idea of a fertility doctor making decisions about how many babies a woman should have -- no matter what her circumstances. ... Read More
on Feb 05, 2009
A 23-year-old man claims he was kidnapped and raped by 3 women over a period of four days in Karachi, Pakistan. According to local newspaper reports , the man says that he was delivering food outside a restaurant where he works to 3 women who were waiting in a car. The women asked him if he could deliver food to their house every day, the man said, and when he agreed to that, they asked him to go along with them in their car so they could show him where their ... Read More