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The fluffy ones among us are not the usual targets for security checks. When was the last time you saw a Furby get strip-searched? I’ve never seen that happen, and I’m more than willing to bet that the furry trespassers who stole the spotlight at the G20 summit in Turkey had ulterior motives on their minds. Cuteness is power. Just moments before the leaders of the world’s major economies appeared onstage, three stray cats scampered across the stage. They weren’t in a rush: two of them...
  The eclectic port town of Olympia, Washington, put itself on the feminist map in the early ’90s as the home of the riot grrrl movement, K Records, and badass lady-fronted acts like Bikini Kill and Sleater-Kinney. Washington’s capital city is still a progressive hub with a thriving music scene that no Kathleen Hanna fangirl should miss. Music’s not your thing? Then come for the quirkiness, culture, and breathtaking sight of Mount Rainier on the horizon!   COFFEE Coffee is its own category of dining and refreshment here in...
  Before she was The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Erin from The Office, Becca from Bridesmaids or BUST’s April/May 2015 cover star, Ellie Kemper got her start with improv - and last weekend, she returned to her roots with a performance at New York Comedy Fest. On Saturday, November 14, KempSas - that’s Ellie Kemper and comedian Christina Gausas’ improv duo - kept a packed crowd at UCB Theatre Chelsea in stitches as they presented an hour-long show depicting perhaps the most codependent friendship to ever exist. The show...
  Have you been swept up by the coloring-in craze? London-based Amelia Gregory, the founder of the fabulous Amelia's Magazine, has.    "I didn’t think it would be my thing as I’m generally more of a crafter in my spare time – knitting, crochet and so on," she says, "But now I see what all the fuss is about! It’s actually really fun to just zone out and color some interesting artwork by someone else. Now I just want to spread the word."    And so she has created her...
In case you weren't already aware, Lady Parts Justice is "a cabal of comics and writers exposing creeps hellbent on destroying access to birth control and abortion." They describe themselves as "Inclusive. Intersectional. Fun as Fuck." Evidence of this amusing form of activism can be found in their video "A Lady Parts Justice History of Birth Control." In the video, the narrator tells us a little story about the history of birth control in America. First, she takes us through the exciting breakthroughs in reproductive rights that...