Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Lorax coming to the big screen

Tweet News is out that Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment are joining forces to produce a new 3-D version of the Dr. Seuss classic The Lorax(warning: loud circusy music on that link!). From Variety: “Though published in 1971, “The Lorax” has a timely “green” theme. It is narrated by a greedy entrepreneur who, despite warnings [...]
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New study says feminists aren’t manhaters after all

TweetI find it both deeply troubling and kind of awesome that this study in the Psychology of Women Quarterly was done. I mean, aren’t we past the whole feminists-hate-men thing yet? (I know, I know – that one will never get old.) Three researchers from the University of Houston found that feminists aren’t “man-haters” and [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club Retro Edition: Forever

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Girls Rock (Stephanie/Green Day edition)

TweetThis is just too cool: At one point during Monday night’s Green Day show at Madison Square Garden, Billie Joe Armstrong announced that he needed someone on stage who could play the guitar. And not just for a “three-chord song,” he added, “for one with four, five, maybe six chords” — “Jesus of Suburbia.” After [...]
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One more reason feminists are awesome

TweetThey have a sense of humor. You may remember a while back I wrote something about getting married for The Guardian. In it, I mentioned that some super cool dude online called me a “ball-cutting cybersuccubus” – and wondered if I could get that descriptor on a business card. Well, thanks to the awesome Maia [...]
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