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Does the Size of a Body Image Warrior ‘Shape’ the Message? JLaw vs. Melissa McCarthy

Does the Size of a Body Image Warrior ‘Shape’ the Message? JLaw vs. Melissa McCarthy

Jennifer Lawrence stunned again at the 2014 Oscars. She was bright. She was pretty. (Ok, she tripped and fell again, but it was JLaw awesome.) And, of course, with the Oscars came all the Oscar diet buzz, and Lawrence led the way in promoting the importance of a healthy body image. She was quoted by ABC News as saying she’d rather be “chubby on screen and like a person in real life.”

by × March 20, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

Lupita Nyong’o and Celebrating Unsung Artists

Lupita Nyong’o and Celebrating Unsung Artists

The Oscars are over. The season of celebrating artists is past.

by × March 7, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black” is Back – Season 2 Premiere Date + Teaser Trailer

Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black” is Back – Season 2 Premiere Date + Teaser Trailer

by Melissa Henderson From the “In Case You Missed It” files, Netflix announced the long-awaited June 6 release date of their original series “Orange Is The New Black” this past weekend. While that still seems like a little bit of forever for diehard OITNB fans, here’s a saltie tidbit or [...]

by × February 17, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

Women Directors to Watch in 2014

Women Directors to Watch in 2014

It’s no secret that Hollywood is a man’s world, especially in terms of who is behind the camera of the top grossing films. In the past three years, fewer than 10% of the 250 top-grossing films were directed by women. If we want to see more women behind the camera, [...]

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‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 5 Recap: “Only Child”

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 5 Recap: “Only Child”

GIRLS: “Only Child” (Season 3, Episode 5) Previously: Hannah’s Grindr-loving editor is found dead in the Hudson River, and we spend the episode seeing what everyone thinks of death. Hannah thinks absolutely nothing at all except concern for the future of her e-book, which has Adam worried for her status [...]

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‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 4 Recap: “Dead Inside”

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 4 Recap: “Dead Inside”

We start with Hannah literally stumbling in to the Millstreet Press office for a meeting with David, the LMFAO-loving editor. Even though she’s late, she’s still made it to the office before him. As she sits down to wait for him, things quietly begin to go haywire. Employees are scurrying back and forth, the phones start ringing off the hook, and whispers abound.

by × January 29, 2014 × 0 comments

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Ani DiFranco Learns Hard Lesson Trying To Host An Event On An Old Plantation

Ani DiFranco Learns Hard Lesson Trying To Host An Event On An Old Plantation

A while back Ani DiFranco popped out of the New Orleans woodwork and announced she would be hosting a songwriting event, named Righteous Retreat, down in NOLA this year.

by × January 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 3 Recap: Special Brand of Crazy

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 3 Recap: Special Brand of Crazy

Adam gets his hair did by a mentally-stable Hannah, but the two are interrupted by a phone call to Adam’s cell phone. It’s his sister. We quickly learn Adam hates his sister, but he invites her over anyway because she’s having a bit of a “moment.”

by × January 22, 2014 × 0 comments

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Dueling Jane Austen Games, Not Exactly a Win for Female Gamers (But Not Entirely a Loss, Either)

Dueling Jane Austen Games, Not Exactly a Win for Female Gamers (But Not Entirely a Loss, Either)

Jane Austen’s admirers are legion. Now there’s a new way to experience all the fabulousness of a Jane Austen book: by virtual game. In fact there are two sites with Jane Games going at this point.

by × January 14, 2014 × 0 comments

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‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 2 Recap: Roadtrip to Nowhere

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 2 Recap: Roadtrip to Nowhere

GIRLS: “Truth or Dare” (Season 3, Episode 2) After getting the call to pick up Jessa from rehab, Hannah once again forces Adam to hang out with her friends because, despite her high level of maturity and clear intellect, she is only 24 and thus not old enough to rent a car.

by × January 14, 2014 × 0 comments