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Tag Archive | "Art"

A “Beautiful Body” Project Celebrates Hot Mamas

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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photo by Jade Beall Because all mamas are hot in their own way. Photographer¬†Jade Beall‘s new project¬†‚ÄúA Beautiful Body‚ÄĚinvites mothers, both new and old, to celebrate their imperfectly perfect bodies. In a world of airbrushing, Photo Shop and self-loathing, how refreshing! In the coming year she’ll be hitting the road with her now five-month-old son, [...]

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Sexy Poem of the Day: “Romeo + Juliet Poem”

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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photo: Still from Baz Luhrmann’s film, ROMEO + JULIET (20th Century Fox) Our poet-friend Mark Bibbins is the author of “The Dance of No Hard Feelings“, a prof in the graduate writing programs at The New School and Columbia, and the poetry editor of The Awl (“Be Less Stupid”), where he features one or two [...]

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25, a New Erotic-Fashion Mag

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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Model Anja Rubik’s new editorial endeavor just launched:¬†25 Magazine¬†is a high-end fashion magazine, out biannually, that’s dedicated to the erotic perspective of women. In an¬†interview with New York magazine, Rubik explained¬†the sex concept: It was bothering me how the world is nowadays ‚Äď how we approach nudity and sexuality and beauty. I thought it was [...]

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Great Music to Have Sex To: Patrick Watson

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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photo via Flickr Or maybe we should say “great music to make love to” (if we actually used that terminology). It¬†definitely¬†works for making out to. Not frantic rip-off-each-others’-clothes sessions, but more deliberate, sensual interludes that last longer than an hour, the kind earnest teenagers in love engage in.¬†Patrick Watson, the Montreal-based band (fronted by singer-songwriter [...]

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Girls with Slingshots

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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We’re not big into comics, but apparently that’s where you have to go to find interesting, three-dimensional female characters who take center stage. Because you won’t find them in Hollywood (take¬†the Bechdel Test) or at the theater. But you will find them in Danielle Corsetto’s strip GIRLS WITH SLINGSHOTS. A reader recently tipped us off [...]

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Doonesbury Takes on State-Rape

Thursday, March 15, 2012

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This week’s Doonesbury comic¬†(in five installments over the course of the week) is taking a harsh, satirical look at how Republican legislation all across America (specifically in Texas) is undermining women’s reproductive rights — and many papers are either refusing to run it at all or else moving it to their editorial pages. The strip [...]

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A New Look for Lolita

Monday, March 12, 2012

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Lolita, such a great book. So deserving of a great cover. One blogger held a contest. Now it’s being turned into a book, with designs from both contest entrants and solicited pieces by well-known designers. Read the rest of this post on SUNfiltered  

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Switcheroo, a Clothes-Swapping Photo Project

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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photo “Mish & Colin” from the series Switcheroo by Sincerely Hana We’re not quite sure what the point is of “Sincerely Hana’s”¬†ongoing photography project called¬†Switcheroo:¬†Is it some commentary on stifling gender roles, on the power of fashion, on power dynamics in relationships…? The main thing we take away from it is that women, by far, [...]

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A Free Monologue for a New Year

Monday, January 2, 2012

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This morning our inbox had an email from¬†Mike Daisey¬†titled “A free monologue for a new year.” Daisey is the monologist, writer, director, ex-Amazon employee best known for his extemporaneous monologues. He just performed a sold-out show at Boston University’s Huntington Theatre on New Year’s Eve as part of Boston’s First Night festivities. What caught our [...]

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Fucking James Franco

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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photo via Flickr Kickstarter.com is a funding platform for music,¬†film,¬†art,¬†technology,¬†design,¬†food,¬†publishing¬†and other creative projects. If a project doesn’t reach its stated funding goal before time runs out, no money changes hands. One art project that just met its $2000 goal before its closing date this coming Saturday thanks to¬†over 100 backers is “Fucking James Franco,” a [...]

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