Reality Bites: In Which The Girl Never Has To Play Dumb

It was remarked recently that you know when you're a grown up when you no longer find Ethan Hawke's scruffy, smart-ass character in Reality Bites charming, but see him as the dirty hipster he is. I don't wanna grow up. » 6/03/10 12:30pm 6/03/10 12:30pm

What's In A Zine: New Book Explores DIY Feminist Roots

Since the 1990s, zines have played a crucial role in bringing awareness of feminism to young women. But with the publication of a new book devoted to Zine culture, one has to wonder, are zines obsolete? » 11/12/09 1:00pm 11/12/09 1:00pm

Marc Jacobs Isn't Crazy — He Just Has Issues

"Why is there this division all of a sudden between people in support of me and people against me? How did this happen? I haven't done anything to anybody! I look at Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano—everybody has their shtick. And just because this wasn't my shtick two years ago, it's a problem." » 4/17/08 4:00pm 4/17/08 4:00pm
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Marge Simpson's Brief Brush With Radical Feminism In The '90s

Last night's episode of The Simpsons was a flashback look at Marge and Homer's life in the early '90s before they were married, when Homer was in a grunge band called Sadgasm and Marge had a Melrose Place-y hairdo while attending college. The nearly didn't make it, since Marge briefly fell in love with her douche bag… » 1/28/08 6:00pm 1/28/08 6:00pm

The Ol' Factor: CK Wants You Inside Him, Er... Fuck, He Texted Wrong,…

Once in awhile, by which we mean every Thursday about midway through of the New York Times, a story comes along that is so reedick, on so many levels, its preposterousness reaches a realm of stupidity we'll call metatextual, which is a word we learned (and forgot) back when we were studying for the SATs, which was —… » 3/08/07 1:50pm 3/08/07 1:50pm