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This Beyonce/Taylor Swift Mashup Is Pretty Great

Good morning! Hope your day is going great, and if it’s not, here’s a totally awesome mashup of Beyonce’s “XO” and Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods.” Diva doubledown! [via Jezebel]

A Day In The Life Of Rutgers University’s “Politicizing Beyoncé” Class

A Day In The Life Of Rutgers University's "Politicizing Beyoncé" Class
"There Is Something Bigger Going On In A Beyoncé Video"

Let it be clear: I have no desire to go back to school, UNLESS it is to take Rutgers University’s “Politicizing Beyoncé” class.

The course, which takes a look at Beyoncé’s songs, music videos and feminist advocacy, usually begins with a viewing of one of her music videos, and is followed by a discussion of readings and songs, and how they may tie into each other. Kevin Allred, the course’s lecturer, says he teaches the class because Beyoncé “provides a really good entry point to a lot of black feminist texts, so it’s a class about Beyoncé, but it’s also not a class about Beyoncé. It’s a class about black feminist history and black feminist theory, in the United States, especially.” Keep reading »

Beyoncé Is Partnering With Topshop For A New Fashion Line

Beyoncé will be expanding her entertainment company, Parkwood, to include a new, as-yet-unnamed fashion line in partnership with Topshop, one of Bey’s favorite brands. It’ll be debuting for Fall 2015. Her previous fashion line, House of Dereon, was discontinued in 2012.

The new line isn’t just a celebrity collaboration with Topshop — the CEO of Topshop’s parent company Arcadia, Philip Green, said that it would be “a separate, proper business, with separate overhead and a separate office.” It’s going to be based around athletic wear with a high-fashion bent — which makes sense, since practically half the woman’s life is spent dancing and working out. Keep reading »

Beyonce & Jay Z Thumb Their Noses At Divorce Rumors By Renewing Their Vows

  • Beyonce and Jay Z are either still really, really in love or just desperate to pretend like they are, because they renewed their vows. [People]
  • Bryan Singer, the “X-Men” director who has been accused of sexual assaulting two men when they were underage, is having a child with his BFF, actress Michelle Cluny. [E Online]
  • “Modern Family” actress Elizabeth Pena died from complications related to alcohol abuse, contrary to her publicist’s claim that she died of natural causes following a long illness. [People]
  • Teresa Giudice will be serving her 15-month prison sentence in Danbury, Connecticut, in the same prison that the series “Orange Is The New Black” is based on. [Us Weekly]
  • The late Joan Rivers sure did a good job managing her finances — she left over $100 million to her daughter Melissa. [Us Weekly] Keep reading »

New Pew Study Shows That Women Are More Likely To Be Sexually Harassed Online

todays lady news
  • A Pew study looks at the differences in online harassment for men and women, and what do ya know, women are more often the target. [Slate]
  • Feminist blogger Lindy West imagines a social network that is specifically feminist and anti-racist. [Daily Dot]
  • Read about racism in the newsroom. [New Republic]
  • A Joan Didion documentary is crowd-funding on Kickstarter! [Kickstarter] Keep reading »

Beyonce Got Baby Bangs (Plus, Blue Ivy And I Have The Same Key Chain, Sorta)

Beyonce Got Baby Bangs (Plus, Blue Ivy And I Have The Same Key Chain, Sorta)

So, what do we think of Beyonce’s new hair. besides the fact that it’s obviously a wig and no doubt will be gone tomorrow? I am digging the ’50s style of the baby bangs, but I’m distracted by how it looks like her hair is hovering around her head rather than coming out of it. See what I mean? Anyway, speaking of baby bangs, baby Blue Ivy was photographed clutching the gold version of my exact same Eiffel Tower keychain (mine is silver-colored, Blue’s is probably solid gold). Blue Ivy and I (and every other tourist in Paris) have so much in common, aren’t you jealous? [Photos: Fame/Flynet]

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