Posts tagged "occupy wall street"

Katana Women Are Japan’s Big New Trend

An online game is creating demand for samurai swords; in other news, the Occupy movement’s populist legacy is becoming increasingly clear.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Vice Mag Thinks Ridiculing OWS Is Really Funny

So, it was only a matter of time before Vice magazine, the arbiters of all things desperately cutting edge, would deign to make some kind of commentary on Occupy Wall…

Julie Gerstein | December 9, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Gloria Steinem Says Women Should Occupy Wall Street

Iconic feminist Gloria Steinem on why women should join Occupy Wall Street. [San Francisco Gate]
Sharon Bialek, who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment, said she feels “vindication”…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2011 - 6:00 pm

The Best Of The Pepper-Spraying Cop Meme

There is absolutely nothing funny about the incident at UC Davis late last week, in which police officers — specifically Officer John Pike — pepper-sprayed peaceful protesters at close range.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 21, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Police Officer Pepper Sprays Peaceful UC Davis Student Protesters

Late last night, I got an email from a Frisky reader studying at the University of California at Davis. She was writing to bring to my attention an incident that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 21, 2011 - 11:40 am

Hero Of The Day: Denise Vega, The Single Mom Whose Home Was Used To Send #OWS Bat-Signal Projections

Last night, I went with my mom to the Occupy Wall Street protest at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan and then marched to the Brooklyn Bridge with 30,000+ other participants.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2011 - 10:20 am

Jay-Z’s Rocawear Pulls “Occupy All Streets” Shirts

Why shouldn’t Jay-Z — a man firmly entrenched in the 1 percent as any — be able to profit off of the Occupy Wall Street foment that’s taken over the…

Julie Gerstein | November 14, 2011 - 11:20 am

Stay Tuned For “True Life: I’m Occupying Wall Street”

Brace yourself, folks:  “True Life: I’m Occupying Wall Street” will air tonight on MTV and here’s what the New York Times has to say about it. 
“[The show portrays]…

Stefanie Blejec | November 5, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sexual Abuse Arrest At Occupy Wall Street

A 26-year-old named Tonye Iketubosin has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse of an 18-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl. The 18-year-old reported said Iketubosin raped her inside a tent…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Walter White Is The 99 Percent

“Breaking Bad”‘s Walter White might just be a hero for the Occupy Wall Street movement. After all, he’s a perfect example of a guy whose health insurance wouldn’t cover his…

Julie Gerstein | November 2, 2011 - 11:20 am

Will Smith Responds To Occupy Wall Street

Okay, not really. But wouldn’t it be awesome if this clearly-Photoshopped image of Big Willie was real? I think everything in life can be debated via the opening rhymes of…

Julie Gerstein | October 25, 2011 - 1:20 pm

The 99 Purrrrrrrcent

With all this political and social upheaval, will no one think of the kitties? They need their kibble and belly rubs, too. []…

Julie Gerstein | October 18, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Everybody’s Having A Lot Of Feelings Right Now

Occupy Wall Street. Afghanistan. Iraq. Unemployment. Self-absorbed health editors. The cancellation of “Charlie’s Angels.” Everybody is having a lot of feelings right now, about a lot different things. There’s a…

Julie Gerstein | October 17, 2011 - 11:00 am

Be My Boyfriend: LOLCats #OccupyWallStreet Guy

Dear guy holding this purrrrfectly wonderful sign featuring a fluffy Persian cat without health insurance,
I know we already agree on two things: Politics and kittttttttehs. Let’s date.

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Occupy Condoms: “We Won’t Be Screwed!”

One of the things I’ve noticed about Occupy Wall Street is that there are really a lot of attractive people involved. Not that I would ever characterize a very large…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 11, 2011 - 3:20 pm

12 Celebs Occupying Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street got its biggest — if briefest — celeb occupier on Monday when Kanye West showed up at Liberty Square/Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan and pow-wowed with Russell…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 11, 2011 - 9:00 am