YWIPU Issue 19: The I Need a Clone Edition

ywipu17 January 2016

But She Must Be Exactly Like Me or Else I Won’t Trust Her.


Hello, Albuquerque!

Some of pin ups (and director Kathleen Ryan and Producer David Staton) at the Albuquerque Film Festival

Some of pin ups (and director Kathleen Ryan and Producer David Staton) at the Albuquerque Film Festival

We had a great time in the Land of Enchantment, including a stay over in Santa Fe (so gorgeous during snow), a meet-and-greet at 66 Pin Ups, and a screening at the Albuquerque Film Festival.

Orphan is the New Orange from Jennifer Sorenson on Vimeo.

Speaking of clones, you so need to check out Orphan is the New Orange, the short on the double bill with us.


Contest Time

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On of the January finalists in our #iwannabeastar contest, Ruby Spencer.

We’ve got a year-long contest going on on our Instagram to cast 12 ladies (or gents – we love those pin up boys) for features in our online documentary.

Rules?

  1. Follow us on Instagram
  2. Tag us in a photo
  3. Add the hashtaag #iwannabeastar

The model with the most likes every week advances to the monthly finals – top vote-getter for the month wins!

One of our January finalists in our #iwannabeastar contest, Miss Ruby Rotten.

One of our January finalists in our #iwannabeastar contest, Miss Ruby Rotten.

Come play!


Pin Up Maximus

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So Maxim just figured out this whole pin up subculture is a THING. Way to jump on the bandwagon.

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But great photos by Chas Ray Krider.


Cocktail Hour

Three elegant young ladies enjoy the nibbles on offer at a cocktail party, circa 1955. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Three elegant young ladies enjoy the nibbles on offer at a cocktail party, circa 1955. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

We so need to bring back cocktail parties. Stat. Via Huffington Post.


R.I.P.

 Billie Allen, one of the first black performers with a recurring network TV role, in 1955 on “The Phil Silvers Show,” with from left, Elisabeth Fraser, Barbara Berry, Midge Ware and Fay Morley. Credit CBS Photo Archive, via Getty Images

Billie Allen, one of the first black performers with a recurring network TV role, in 1955 on “The Phil Silvers Show,” with from left, Elisabeth Fraser, Barbara Berry, Midge Ware and Fay Morley. Credit CBS Photo Archive, via Getty Images

David Bowie and Alan Rickman got much-deserved tributes as word of their passing spread over the last few days. But the death of groundbreaking actress Billie Allen at age 90 kind of fell through the cracks. She helped integrate network television. That’s girl power.


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*SWAK*

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