BY Web Intern
on Jul 27, 2009
Michelle Obama rules: she's super smart, a great mother, a strong force for great causes (support of military families and women's rights), and is totally no-fear when it comes to political involvement. Obama's got some serious celebrity, too. Most press seems concerned with her role as a domestic goddess--what is she wearing, what are the kids doing, how does her garden grow? But today's Huffington Post wonders what is Michelle Obama reading?
According to the article, romance novelist Geri Krotow hand-delivered Mrs. Read More
BY Mollie Wells
on Jul 27, 2009
Is it possible to accidentally like vampires? Because despite no real interest in the mythology (8th grade Anne Rice phase aside), my most recent obsessions are pretty vampire-centric. True Blood. Twilight. Concrete Blonde's The Bloodletting. I really don't seek the stuff out, the list just goes on and on of its own accord.
Case in point: Pretty Dead, the forthcoming novel by girl goddess supreme (and my personal fave) Francesca Lia Block. A new FLB tale featuring a female vampire protagonist? Clearly the stars want me to be all vampire, all the time. Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Jul 24, 2009
What do the sexy swamp slasher, prison flick, and biker revenge feature pictured above have in common? They're all made by women, and they're all part of a UCLA-hosted film retrospective that kicks off tonight.
No She Didn't! Women Exploitation Auteurs will highlight female-made, low-budget sexploitation flicks from the 60's through the 80's. The women who directed these films found their niche in the sexploitation market, where grindhouse movie-goers didn't care if a man or a woman was behind the camera so long as they showed some skin. Read More