Posts tagged "roller derby"

Swoon: Pinky La Pain’s Roller Derby Bridal Shoot

Roller derby girls are the coolest. So you know that when a derby girl Pinky La Pain (real name: Sarah Hamrick) from the Greensboro Roller Derby League was getting hitched, it was going to be amazing.
With the help of local photographers Frayed Edge Photography, Pinky’s team, The Battleground Betties, and their arch nemeses/friends The

Jessica Wakeman / October 9, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Women Kicked Off Roller Derby Team Because Rink Owner Stalked Her

A woman who was stalked by the co-owner of a New Jersey skating rink was kicked off her roller derby team so they could keep practicing there. Marc Giaquinto, manager of InLine Morristown, was convicted of stalking a team member of the Morristown Madams by showing up at her home and office unannounced and tweeting…

Jessica Wakeman / October 22, 2009

Ellen Page + Roller Derby Chicks = Can’t Wait To See “Whip It”

Yay! The trailer for Ellen Page’s newest movie, “Whip It,” is out and it looks ambrosia for any stifled suburban girl, even if you’ve never broken some chick’s collarbone in a roller derby.

With Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Juliet Lewis, Eve and Ari Graynor (the drunk friend from “Nick And Norah’…

Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2009

We Can’t Wait For Drew Barrymore And Ellen Page In “Whip It”

I’m a huge Drew Barrymore fan, and I simply adore Ellen Page. So, basically, “Whip It” is destined to be my next favorite movie. In this comedy about the roller derby, Page plays Bliss Cavendar, a 17-year-old who rebels against her mother’s pageantry wishes by joining a derby team called the Hurl Scouts. Yes, they…

Justine Fields / July 9, 2009

A Girl’s Guide To The Roller Derby

I am admittedly not the most athletic lady alive. Last time I was on wheels was at a friend’s 8-year-old birthday party at the local roller rink. I held onto the outside rail and eventually ditched the rink altogether to eat a soft pretzel on the sidelines. That’s why I am obsessed with…

Ami Angelowicz / June 16, 2009