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Exene Cervenka Statement

BY Laurie in General

Exene Cervenka, singer of the seminal punk band X, sent out a statement via her website today: After some months of not feeling 100% healthy, I recently had some medical tests run and the prognosis is that I am suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Apparently, it has been affecting me for quite some time. Although this is obviously unfortunate news, I am choosing to see the positive in it. Read More

My Booklist is Poppin'

BY Web Intern in General

  The Summer Reading program at Brooklyn's Central Public Library is starting with a pop this Thursday, June 4th with a free block partyfrom 10-4:30. The main event will be, get this, hip hop star Lil' Mama reading to kids from 1030 to 11am. She'll also be speaking about her connection to Brooklyn, encouraging kids to read and signing autographs. Throughout the day there will also be entertainment on the Plaza including the Ringling Brothers, a Capoiera demonstration, a ballet and local band performances. Not to mention the ongoing balloon animals, face painting and arts and crafts. Read More
For three consecutive Mondays starting June 15th, WET Productions is bringing you their INKubator Summer Series. WET Productions is a non profit organization that produces feminist film, theater, television, events and education that challenges female stereotypes and advocates for equality. Their INKubator program focuses on getting plays written by women into production. Read More
Not that spontaneous combustion and the like are our brand of humor, but David Sedaris sure as hell is. After all, he is the bro of our former cover girl Amy. Catch him tonight at The Strand in NYC where he will be reading excerpts from his newest collection of essays curiously titled, When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Read More

Flash us Your Ta-Tas!

BY Team Intern in General

                                  Breast cancer awareness month may be a couple days behind us, but that's no reason to forget the cause that has united men and women around the world. The Save the Ta-Tas Foundation exists to increase awareness about the disease and funding to find a cure through the sale of adorable merch like the t-shirt worn by Kristin Bell, above. Normally we would cringe at a bumper sticker reading, 'Honk if you Heart Ta-Tas,' but we'll make an exception for items like boob lube for self examinations. Read More