Really Cool Thing Worth Checking Out: The Sketchbook Project

Julie Gerstein / September 15, 2011

This past weekend I stumbled into the Brooklyn headquarters of the Sketchbook Project and I’m now one of its biggest fans. Around for the past six years, the Sketchbook Project is a traveling library of artist sketchbooks that has a permanent home in Brooklyn. Visitors to the project can browse through and explore literally thousandsMore »


Is This Olympus Camera Ad Sexist?

Jessica Wakeman / September 15, 2011

One of the things that comes up in a gender studies class is the concept of the “male gaze.” Generally speaking, it’s the idea that men have a particular and at-times oppressive way of envisioning women (innocent, helpless, submissive, dumb, etc.) which is reflected through the media. The excellent blog Sociological Images hazards a gue… More »


Evening Quickies: Amy Winehouse & Tony Bennett’s “Body And Soul” Video Is Here

Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2011

Here is Amy Winehouse’s “Body and Soul” video with Tony Bennett, which was one of the last songs she recorded before she died. How very, very sad. [Just Jared]
Mila Kunis has allegedly been hit by a hacker who uncovered saucy pics of Justin Timberlake. In one pic, Justin Timberlake is reportedly lying… More »


Today’s Lady News: Let’s Stop Blaming Victims Of Hackers (Who Happen To Have Nude Pics)

Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2011

This needs to be said: Let’s stop blaming Scarlett Johansson and the other victims of nude pic hackers, shall we? [How About We]
Teonna Brown, a Maryland teenager, was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday for beating a transgender woman inside a McDonald’s. Brown plead guilty to first-degree assault and a hate crime for… More »


Leonardo DiCaprio Isn’t Sure If J. Edgar Hoover Was Gay

“What we’re saying is that [J. Edgar Hoover] definitely had a relationship with [Clyde] Tolson that lasted for nearly 50 years. Neither of them married. They lived close to one another. They worked together every day. They vacationed together. And there was rumored to be more. There are definite insinuations of—well, I’m not going to… More »


Shopping Guide: 10 Rockin’ Royal Blue Looks

Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2011

We’re having a royal blue moment. The color is so fiercely cheerful, you can’t help but be in a good mood while wearing it. Get into it! Ten great royal blue items after the jump! More »