Taylor Swift is not happy with recent comments/jokes made about her during awards season. In the April 2013 issue of Vanity Fair, cover girl Swift talks about how annoyed she is with persistent media coverage of her alleged dating life. She tells VF‘s contributing editor Nancy Jo Sales: “If you want some big revelation, since […]Read More Taylor Swift the Feminist: Too Little, Too Late?
Oh, for Pete’s sake, we’ve already told you that Lena Dunham isn’t fat. It’s common knowledge at this point that she’s always in some state of undress on Girls, which airs on HBO, where it’s practically a requirement for shows to have a fair amount of nudity. So why, why, why, is there repeated body snarking […]Read More BREAKING: Lena Dunham’s Body Type is Not Unique!
Taylor Swift is not exactly known for writing female empowerment anthems and speaking up for women’s rights. Although the singer is twenty-two years old, most of her songs sound like they’re taken from the diary of a sixteen-year-old girl, opining over boys, playing the victim during a break up and perpetuating the Madonna/whore complex by […]Read More Taylor Swift Doesn’t Consider Herself a Feminist
will admit, I had my misgivings about For a Good Time, Call…. Although I was excited to see the trailer before Magic Mike back in June, as it got closer to the release date, I got a little skeptical. Would this be aBridesmaids (2011) knock off? Would the film end with the girls giving up the phone sex business due […]Read More For a Good Time, Call…: Dirty Talk and Female Friendship For The Win
Kristen Stewart has been everywhere lately thanks to some photographs of her kissing marriedSnow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders that were leaked to tabloids and gossip blogs. Needless to say, Twi-hards are all a twitter over these randy photos. It isn’t so much because Stewart is kissing a married man, it’s because she […]Read More Why the Media Needs to Shut Up About Kristen Stewart
49-year-old Demi Moore is back in the gossip headlines for her alleged* blossoming relationship with 35-year-old Joe Manganiello. If you remember, Demi Moore recently divorced 34-year-old Ashton Kutcher, whom she married in 2005. “Okay, Kathleen, we get it, she likes younger men. Where is this going?” you’re probably thinking. Here’s where it’s going: I don’t […]Read More An Age Old Question: Why is it so Scandalous When Older Women Date Younger Men?
My brother and I went to see The Avengers today, and while it was super awesome, there was something that kept bothering me throughout the film–the madonna/whore complex placed on the two main female characters, Natasha Romanoff/The Black Widow (Scarlett Johannson) and Agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders.) When we first see Maria Hill, almost every […]Read More Comic Book Movies: So Close, Yet So Far Off About Women
In my hometown of Carmel, New York, on gorgeous Lake Gleneida, there is a statue of a woman riding a horse. It appears that she is foaming at the mouth (thanks to oxidation,) but she is yelling. This woman is clearly important enough to have a statue, but why? Who is she? Her name is […]Read More Sybil Ludington: The Girl Who Outrode Paul Revere!
Today is Barbie’s “birthday!” The doll is celebrating its fifty-third anniversary of her debut at the World’s Toy Fair in New York city. Barbie’s goal was to be different from other dolls of the time, who were usually baby dolls or paper dolls. Creator Ruth Handler drew inspiration from the German fashion doll “Bild Lilli,” […]Read More Happy Birthday, Barbie! Why We Love & Hate Her
Today is Betty White’s birthday! Most of you probably know her from what has to be her most famous role, as “Rose Nylund” on The Golden Girls. But there’s more to Betty than her iconic St. Olaf-ian sweetheart character. Did you know that… –She’s been in show biz since 1939, starting her career in radio drama […]Read More Happy 90th Birthday, Betty White!