The Victorian era (1837-1901) was a period of great prudishness and even greater horniness. While huge amounts of pressure were put on courtship, a young, unmarried couple was never allowed alone without a chaperone. These virile youths were frustrated and dying for a premarital fumble. Enter their solution on eight…
Perfect local commercial or elaborate Tim & Eric sketch?
How's Drew Barrymore's directorial debut? Well, some critics say it's a bit slow and predictable. However, all agree that despite its faults, the rollerderby film is "unreasonably entertaining" and more intelligent and empowering than most films marketed to women.
Kids today are all about hugging and solving their problems via choreographed dance routines. But when I was a kid, we settled our differences in the place where wheeled dreams come true: the Roller Disco.
"We use the word 'empowering' a lot, because that's how most of us feel… As athletes, we have redefined a sport on our terms, not just a female version of a male sport." [Seattle Examiner]
This morning the peeps over at Gawker HQ alerted us to a video segment that aired on ABC News on the latest movie-cum-musical to hit Broadway, Xanadu, thinking it would be something we'd want to mock. Clearly, they don't know fuck-all about us, because if there's one thing we love as much as the cult 80's film (Anna's…