Feminism is my geekout.
No one — and I mean no one — talks about pop culture quite like Brenna Humann. A connoisseur of Star Trek and Star Wars since childhood, a scholar, a writer, a former journalist, fundraiser/grantwriter and a bold feminist, Brenna has never been shy about analyzing media in brutally honest, brave, and deeply thoughtful ways. […]
via Feminist, philosophy major, sci-fi enthusiast an elegant critic of pop culture — No Man’s Land
On the 1st of October 1872, James Allen St. John, often referred to as ‘the godfather of modern fantasy art’, was born in Chicago, Illinois. His work set the spirit and rhythm for the important science fiction sub-genre of heroic fantasy illustration. St. John studied in Paris, Belgium and Holland and worked for most of his career […]
via James Allen St. John: Tarzan and Pulp Fiction — A R T L▼R K
via Daniella UrdinlaizAccording to the 2017 U.S. Sexual Satisfaction Study, most U.S. couples are very satisfied with their sex lives (ranking them a 70 points out of 100). The most sexually satisfied state is Kentucky and the least sexually satisfied state is Oregon. The most commonly favored sex position is Missionary — which 10 different…
via Here’s Your Favorite Sex Position, According To The State You Live In — Thought Catalog
In my mind we should be proud of our sexuality – be that on a stage dressed only in lights or at home dressed in a pair of jeans and t-shirt.
A recent Facebook post on a Singapore Expat site has got me thinking. It was about the iconic Parisian cabaret show Crazy Horse, whose Forever Crazy tour is coming to Singapore very soon. The post questioned if it was ‘suitable’ for women to go and see or is it regarded as tacky or non pc? […]
via Time to get your crazy on — 5 Go Mad in Singers
Born in Ancona 1936 as Virna Pieralisi, she began her film career as a teenager in 1953, initially thanks to her stunning looks.
via Virna Lisi 1936 – 2014 — 24 Femmes Per Second
Stay in your lane, James.
Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman on television in the 1970s, has criticized James Cameron for “dissing” the iconic character. Cameron sparked a backlash when he described Gal Gadot, the star of the 2017 movie Wonder Woman, as “absolutely drop-dead gorgeous” and added “to me, that’s not breaking ground” in a recent interview with the…
via The Original Wonder Woman Wants ‘Thuggish’ James Cameron to ‘Stop Dissing’ the Reboot — TIME
This just resonated with me. Besides, Dolly is a queen.
The undervaluing of women in country music has turned into a perpetual topic of concern, as male artists continue to thoroughly dominate what’s coming out of Nashville. But it was not always so, as proven by “Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives,” a new book of essays by…
via ‘Woman Walk the Line’ Book Excerpt: An ‘Access Hollywood’ Producer Celebrates the Power of Dolly Parton — Variety
1 October 2017
New Day, New Format
JD Loves HW
We all know Dame Judi Densch had the tattoo “carpe diem” engraved on her wrist for her 81st birthday last year.
But she also may have another bit if permanent ink on her bum — a homage to Harvey Weinstein’s casting of her in her early films — saying that Densch loves Weinstein.
She flashed it an event in 2002… but no word if it was permanent or not.
This is why we can’t have nice things…
A sex robot at an electronics festival in Austria was damaged after it was molested by multiple people.
Seriously, guys, you need to better police yourselves.
Speaking of Sex
Yes, Hugh Hefner was a advocate for civil rights and the Playboy Bunny is a pop culture icon. But it’s also important to remember that he also had a not-so-terrific attitude towards women, specifically the idea that desirability is tied to a woman’s youth and body type. Meanwhile, an old white guy should be able to get all the young chicks he wants, so long as he has money.
Hefner died this week at age 91.
Fly the Friendly Skies
In honor of the retirement of the 747 later this year, United Airlines is offering a vintage style flight complete with 70s era food, classic entertainment, and flight attendants dressed in retro uniforms.
You can even get a chance to sit in the upper deck — which was a lounge when the aircraft was introduced in the ’70s.