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   Are you into fusion food? If you are then you should definitely check out Fish 'N' Chicks . Think of it as surf and turf with a god complex. Fish 'N' Chicks is a dish composed of ground chicken meat, mixed thoroughly with finely chopped fish, all battered and pan fried into a McNugget style bundle of delight. The master mind of this innovation, Brooklyn artist Nate Hill, professes that, 'All of my work is about the idea of imitating God.' In the ... Read More
video from current.com Catfish grabblin, also known as 'noodling', is a type of fishing practiced primarily by southern badasses. It involves wading through red-watered lakes, blindly sticking your hand in murky holes and feeling around for a 50 lb catfish to wrestle into submission (and later dinner.) I first found out about grabblin from Okie Noodling , a 2001 documentary with a soundtrack by the Flaming Lips. Girls Gone Grabbling is the lady's answer to ... Read More
To follow-up on yesterday's blog about the outrageousness of Prime Minister of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai (pictured) rushing the bill of legalizing spousal rape and severely limiting women's rights, it's no surprise that he's been getting some serious international heat about the controversial bill. And thank goodness! According to a handful of international sources such as UPI.com , MalasiaSun.com , and Yahoo! India , 'Scandinavian foreign ministers attending a ... Read More
When I heard the TV show Drop Dead Diva had been picked up by Lifetime Television, I was uber excited to hear that someone, anyone, was planning to air it, because the always fabulous Margaret Cho co-stars in it. Creator Josh Berman originally sold it to FOX, but it fell by the wayside during the WGA strike. It's now set to hit Lifetime this summer. I say that I was excited because now that have read a little bit more about the premise, I'm skeptical: When ... Read More

Topshop til you Drop!

BY Web Intern in General

It seems like every female, and fashion-forward male, in New York is buzzing about Topshop's grand opening tomorrow. I even have some friends from CT coming to stay with me tonight so they can be there bright and early in the morning. All this TS frenzy is blowing my mind; I just don't get it. When those doors open, it's going to be like a running of the bulls in SoHo. But I will say, Topshop has been doing quite a good job promoting, 'possibly the best ... Read More
To follow up on a post from the other day, in response to the Pope's ridiculous anti-condom allegations, legions of people are planning to mail condoms to the Vatican in protest. Some sources are estimating that he could receive close to 5 million rubber jackets . It all started as a humble little 60,000 person campaign through an Italian Facebook page . But then the idea spread like - well, like a condom-induced epidemic, I suppose - across Europe and the ... Read More

Ruby the Ewok Terrier

BY Dawn in General

This is Ruby, my favorite neighborhood pup. I'm not sure what breed she is, but I'm pretty certain that it's some kind of Ewok Terrier mix. Every time I see her I am reduced to a puddle of squeals and ... Read More
Earlier this month, President Obama signed an Executive Order, creating the White House Council on Women and Girls. The Council was created 'to provide a coordinated federal response to the challenges confronted by women and girls, and to ensure that all Cabinet and Cabinet-level agencies consider how their policies and programs impact women and families, 'according to the press release from the Office of the Press Secretary of the White House. What's great ... Read More
Photograph: Ahmad Masood/REUTERS Want to read something mortifying? The Guardian just released an article stating that Hamid Karzai, Prime Minister of Afghanistan just rushed a bill through the Afghan parliament which will legalize marital rape. 'The final document has not been published, but the law is believed to contain articles that rule women cannot leave the house without their husbands' permission, that they can only seek work, education or visit the ... Read More

That's How I Roll

BY Web Intern in General

The warm weather is a' comin'-- time for me to bust out my rad bicycle! I can only bring myself to ride it to the grocery store and back during the winter, when my neighborhood is basically a frozen tundra, but in the summer I'm all bike all the time. And I know I'm not alone: thanks to the green movement and cities becoming more bicycle friendly by the minute (for starters, New York is making good on its promise to add 200 miles of bike lanes to the city in ... Read More