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Coraline in 3D!

BY Laurie in General

I went to see the amazing 3D version of Coraline last night, and I loved every minute of it! Written by the very talented Neil Gaiman (look for an interview with him in next months issue), it tells the story of a feisty little girl that gets sucked into a nightmare world of scary dolls and witchy mothers who steal childrens eyeballs and souls. It's beautifully crafted out of what looks like the Rankin and Bass style claymation, and the 3D stuff is trippy! I also ... Read More

Beth Ditto: Designer!!

BY Lisa in General

  Word on the street (and by street I mean Fashionista) is that Beth Ditto's line for the U.K. store Evans is coming out sooner than expected, maybe even March! I can't WAIT to see it. If the clothes she's created are anything like the ones she rocks, it will be a stellar collection. I mean just look at these two outfits! Totally different, totally awesome. How does she do it? left image via metromix, right image copyright PA ... Read More

Whoa..That's Deep

BY Web Intern in General

PAP ART! Well I say props to Nancy Mizuno Elliott for curating this exhibition that's all about the vagina and women's health issues. Even though the show is currently only in Missouri at Truman State University (It's reception is March 17th), I'm still gonna follow the blog she created here about the exhibit and see if it will be coming my way any time soon. So, I'm just curious. What kind of thoughts go through your head while your uterus is getting swabbed? ... Read More

Shock Value

BY Web Intern in General

Amnesty International is running a new ad campaign in the UK. Their posters are being displayed on the trains ('tubes' if you're across the pond) and their message is getting a lot of attention; 'RAPE IS CHEAPER THAN BULLETS'. For a nonchalant passer-by, this poster might not be doing its job. Some folks have deemed the ad offensive, as can be expected for any signage with 'bullets' or 'rape' present. For others it won't provoke any more than a 'what the ... Read More

Biker Babes

BY Web Intern in General

If you're in the Chicago area, make sure you head out to one of these local hotspots and pick up a Thought You Knew (TyK) Pin-Up calendar. With 100% of the proceeds going to the Chicago Women's Health Center, and a slew of sexy ladies gracing the pages, it's definitely something worth checking out. Plus, the monthly hotties aren't your run-of-the-mill models; they're everyday girls, bike messengers to be exact! The gal behind this project, Alexis Finch, rounded ... Read More
SCREAM BAGS, BLOOD CIRCUS, WRESTLING, HIPSTER LAWSUITS, FAKE GOLD CHAINS, CREDIT FRAUD, ST. CLOUD FLORIDA, SPRAY BOTTLES FOR YOUR DOG... These are amongst the wonders you will find when you travel down the rabbit hole that is SANTO GOLD. A few months ago my YouTube Tzar, Alex Kaplan, informed me of this golden nugget. Wikipedia has an entry on Mr. Gold, but this entry doesn't include the fact that he has a stalker named Ryder Ripps, who has ambushed his inbox with ... Read More
My back, hours after cupping. Photo by Atom Moore I go almost every week to get acupuncture from a fabulous woman named Michelle LaDue. I started going for anxiety, which acupuncture has really helped, and now whenever I go, we chat about how I'm feeling, what my body and mind are experiencing, and what I'd like to focus on that day. Sometimes it's PMS, sometimes it's a lack of energy, and sometimes it's just a tune-up. I am also a fervent believer and user of ... Read More
Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer, the comedic trio that brought you 'Lazy Sunday' and 'Dick In a Box', are going to be at the Virgin Megastore Union Square TONIGHT at 7 pm. There will be a record signing/Q and A for their debut album Incredibad , which is chock-full of musical parody genius. All you have to do is purchase the record at the Union Square Virgin Megastore location and receive your bracelet to get entry into the event. Be sure to show ... Read More
So excited that George Michael finally came around to agreeing to be in the movie version of Arrested Development. Hopefully this movie will actually be made, since it's probably one of the funniest shows ever. While I love each and every character, I think my favorite is Gob (aka Amy Poehler's husband, Will Arnett). Cmon! via E. ... Read More

Weave stops bullet!!

BY Laurie in General

A Kansas city woman has her tightly woven weave (I mean God) to thank for saving her life. Apparently her boyfriend shot at her and luckily her weave stopped the bullet. 'I've invested a lot of money into this weave and it saved my life.' Now that's what I call a good hair day. ... Read More