Arts/Entertainment

Arts/Entertainment, Body, Featured, Scene, Self, Sex/Love, Social

Abreast of Modern Art: Pleasures and Perils of the Erotic Fairground

Abreast of Modern Art: Pleasures and Perils of the Erotic Fairground

Bompas & Parr, a famous UK conceptual artistic pairing, first rose to acclaim with culinary pieces of sculptural gelatin; but after the enormous food fight that erupted at their “Architectural Jelly Banquet,” their exhibitions not only started becoming paid events, but also began to branch passed the Jell-O brand of [...]

by × June 24, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

How Deep Into ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Are You?

How Deep Into ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Are You?

“Orange Is The New Black” is a phenomenon and some of us will remember last weekend as the 13+ hours of awesomeness and insomnia we’ve been waiting for all year. But how deep into OITNB are you? Do you know which episode Jodie Foster directed? Or which character is in [...]

by × June 13, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

Lena Dunham’s Interpretive Dance to Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ Is a Work of Art

Lena Dunham’s Interpretive Dance to Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ Is a Work of Art

Lena Dunham interpretively danced to Sia’s “Chandelier” live on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and it was…something! I admit I’ve been obsessed with this song ever since 11-year-old Maddie Ziegler wiped the dance floor with her expressive performance for the official video. To me, barring any “save the children!” speeches, having [...]

by × June 10, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Saltie Shakers, Social

Lady Day’s Audra McDonald and Her Fantastic Female Feat

Lady Day’s Audra McDonald and Her Fantastic Female Feat

Last night’s Tony Awards were a beautiful, boisterous exercise in one of the stage’s highest cooperatives of talent, creativity and performance. As always, the presenters were of high profile, the productions were high octane and the mood was joyous and familial. Much different than many of the red-carpet-laden awards shows [...]

by × June 9, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Social

Syncopated Ladies, an All-Female Tap Band, Is Vying for SYTYCD Top Dance Crew

Syncopated Ladies, an All-Female Tap Band, Is Vying for SYTYCD Top Dance Crew

If you know me, you know I’m a HUGE “So You Think You Can Dance” fan. I grew up at my local dancing school and am a total hot tamale train rider! (Sorry if you haven’t watched the show and suspect that’s some weird innuendo. It’s not!) Last night was [...]

by × May 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Fashion/Lifestyle, Featured, Scene

I AM MY ART: Creating a Transparent Relationship Between the Artist and Audience

I AM MY ART: Creating a Transparent Relationship Between the Artist and Audience

In this world of “artist as recluse” and “artist as individual” we can often be surrounded in the idea that the performer or creator is a separate entity, that the audience is to sit behind the two-way mirror and not interrupt or affect the world of said artist. And vice [...]

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Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Social

Feminism and Comedy: Not Mutually Exclusive, Contrary to Popular Belief

Feminism and Comedy: Not Mutually Exclusive, Contrary to Popular Belief

If you know women even a little bit, then you should know that we don’t ALL hate this or love that. That’s because there isn’t just one kind of woman. And no, there aren’t just a handful of options either. There are unlimited options — I mean fu*king bushels of options — of what a woman can be.

by × April 21, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment

New ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Trailer is Here and It’s Crazy Eyes Awesome

New ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Trailer is Here and It’s Crazy Eyes Awesome

OK, sisters and salties, it is almost time for season two of “Orange Is The New Black,” and we. can’t. wait. To whet your need-to-watch-every-episode-of-season-one-again-right-now whistle, here’s the latest teaser, the official trailer for season two featuring a matured (?) Piper, a new “person from the past” character, Vee Parker [...]

by × April 17, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Self, Social, Soul

Francesa and WFAN Sportscasters Laud Toxic Masculinity Over Paternity Leave

Francesa and WFAN Sportscasters Laud Toxic Masculinity Over Paternity Leave

  It’s not breaking news that WFAN sports commentary personalities Mike Francesa and Boomer Esiason found themselves in the center of a frenzied controversy based around their aggressive opinions over NY Mets player Daniel Murphy’s paternity leave. These gentlemen suggested that Murphy’s choice to be there for the birth and [...]

by × April 16, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Social

Zac Efron’s Shirt Ripped Off – Sexy or Sexist?

Zac Efron’s Shirt Ripped Off – Sexy or Sexist?

Zac Efron is hot, he’s built and he won the award for being shirtless in a movie? He’s supposed to take off his shirt. So what’s the big deal, right?

by × April 14, 2014 × 1 comment