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Oh the Cuteness!

BY intern Amber in General

A character called 'Lottie the Otter' will make her debut in the new Winnie-the-Pooh book, 'Return to the Hundred Acre Wood.' Written by David Benedictus and illustrated by Mark Burgess, Lottie is described as 'a smart and elegant character.' Dutton Children's Books imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, who released the book yesterday, say that Lottie 'has her own ideas about how things should be done and believes that everyone should follow the correct etiquette. Read More
Every year I do this to myself...I wait too long to think of a Halloween costume and then I'm scrambling to find bits and pieces to create the perfect ensemble. Last year, a Frenchman was my costume of choice, which included a drawn on mustache, a hat that resembled a beret (who knew black berets sold-out in October?!), striped shirt, and a little red neckerchief. Ah yes, it was a cute choice. But this year? I just don't know. I'm poor so a big-to-do is not going to fly, the racy costumes usually found at most stores these days are not my thing, and I have a few too many ideas. Read More
Well, if you're in NYC, anyway. If you're in the area, love art, and have an interest in feminist history, you should check out The Heretics at MoMA, which starts screening this gem on Friday and runs until the following Thursday (so Oct. 9-15). The Heretics is a documentary that reveals the history of Heresies, a feminist art collective that populated lower Manhattan during the 1970s, just in time to play a pivotal role in the Second Wave of the Women's Movement. Read More
  If watching Whip It! doesn't make you want to lace up your skates, I honestly don't know what will. By the time I left the theater this weekend I was smiling ear-to-ear and daydreaming about buying a new pair of wheels. Is skating making a comeback? The last time I strapped some wheels on my feet, my friends and I were surprised by the number of people at the rink. Of course, even more startling was having to show ID and get patted down to enter the same building where we had elementary school birthday parties. Unbeknownst to us, we were entering expert hip-hop skating territory. Read More
this is the reason youtube was invented. just so that this video could be shared around the world. Read More