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I'm Having a What?

BY Web Intern in General

When one of my sisters found out she was expecting, she immediately said, 'I hope it's a girl.' She wanted to buy the adorable pink clothing, toys, etc. and thought that it would easier to raise a girl nowadays. When her sonogram revealed a little member...well, she was a tad disappointed. Hell, I think she shed a tear or two. Now that my nephew is nearly six years old and full of spunk, she couldn't imagine things being any different. For some ladies, getting over that initial disappointment is not so easy. Read More

ED Talk

BY intern Amber in General

Eating disorders are getting much needed public awareness these days. We know much more about the disease thanks to celebrities and models speaking out on their body abuse issues. And great organizations like the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) are pushing local and national Government to provide funding for more research and help to young women struggling. Read More

You Eat This?!

BY Web Intern in General

I was wandering around the Serious Eats website, a food blog about chow in the NYC area, and spotted this odd baked good. In Barbara Kingsolver's book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, you can find a recipe for Frida Kahlo's Pan de Muerta, which is a traditional Day of the Dead treat made to honor those that have passed on. Oh Ms. Kahlo, I don't know if this is what you were going for with your recipe but know that I find it somewhat cute and smile-worthy. Read More
While being a sicky-poo this weekend I caught up on YouTube videos and boy, I found a unique diddy. Jack's (wouldn't it be nice to be on a first name basis with him? I think so) most recent project, The Dead Weather, just put out a new video for the single I Cut Like A Buffalo a couple of weeks back and I can't believe I am this late in seeing it! Jack looking as fine as ever in a video he himself directed?! I'll take it! And another thing, if you're familiar with Twin Peaks, let me know if you get a 'Special Agent Dale Cooper's dream involving the red room and the little guy dancing' vibe... Read More

Absolute Death: A Review

BY Sarah J. in General

The first graphic novel I ever bought was Death: The High Cost of Living. I was a teenage gothette just figuring out that there were all sorts of strange and wonderful things out there that I hadn't discovered yet, and then one day my friend came to school with a little thing called the Death Gallery, full of these gorgeous pictures of this little goth girl that sorta even looked like me (if you squinted and washed out the color). What the heck was that? I'd seen plenty of comics but nothing that looked like that. Read More