In early October, Gloria Steinem and bell hooks sat on stage at the New School in New York City and addressed an audience of like-minded people who listened attentively, fan-girling over the two feminist icons. A young woman asked how conversations about women’s issues can include those who aren’t keenly aware of them. Read more on Huffington Post Women…
Remember earlier this year, when Shia LaBeouf held a silent performance art show called “#IAMSORRY” in Los Angeles? It was pretty much a rip-off of Marina Abramović’s “The Artist Is Present,” in that visitors got to interact with LaBeouf in, apparently, whatever way they wanted to. And according to an email interview LaBeouf did with Dazed magazine, one visitor raped him during the performance while her boyfriend and LaBeouf’s girlfriend were waiting in line outside. Keep reading »
I’ll admit to giving serious side-eye to the thought of JJ Abrams reviving the “Star Wars” franchise again by directing Episode VII (which comes after “Return of the Jedi”) — especially since he directed the new “Star Trek” movies and I tend to believe people should pick a damn side. BUT! The casting for Episode VII — called “The Force Awakens” — has been pretty on point AND the teaser trailer that dropped today looks aight. Okay, it looks great. I watched it three times in a row and got a little bit of a shiver when that lightsaber made it’s “wooshing” sound. Okay, and maybe a tear sparked in my eye when the Millennium Falcon appeared, whatever. Watch above!
Amy Sedaris, comedic hero-at-large, appeared on the “Late Show” Tuesday night where she learned that David Letterman is a proud dad to two dogs. Further proving that she can make just about anything funny, Sedaris told Letterman tales of her pet rabbit and gave him a giggle-worthy lecture on just how unacceptable it is for him to own too many pets. [Jezebel]
Ellen made her very own trailer for “50 Shades Of Grey” starring none other than herself in the place of Dakota Johnson, and it is absolute perfection. Ellen regales Jamie Dornan (and the rest of us) with her special brand of dirty talk and smoldering eye contact. Now this is a movie I could get excited about. [Cosmopolitan]