When Chandra (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) slips happily through an upstage door to smell the trellis roses at the start of A Fable, David Van Asselt's new play at the Cherry Lane, it's the extremely naïve theater-goer who won't immediately guess that the young girl's innocent joy isn't going to last much longer.
After discussing feminism, fame, her body image and her infamous music video, the interview is nearly over and I have one final question to ask her. One question that I personally need to know the answer to.
After centuries of being objectified, our chief feminist demand, as reflected by the stars we've elevated to celebrity status, is the right to be sexy. This is, to put it bluntly, farcically sad.
Racism and sexism are very sensitive matters that include a history and heritage that neither should be forgotten or reclaimed. By trying to reshape these problems, you are in essence selfishly attempting to liberate yourself by disgracing the very people who actually experience it.
Lily Allen's single, with the sarcastic refrain "It's hard out here for a bitch," satirizes all of it and takes some ugly missteps along the way. In doing so, she reinvigorates an important conversation about satire, race politics, and feminism.
While you were home popping zits, collecting baseball cards, and/or straining your hands playing X-Box, Zack Lopez and Sean Stockham were setting off to become rock stars.
Karl Lagerfeld has built an empire of women. Arriving at the recent Chanel show , the almost all-female crowd got me thinking about how the man they called the Kaiser has captured the hearts of the fairer sex.
The internet was supposed to change the music business forever. But a new industry report claims things haven't changed that much.
Call it what you like - ADD, ADHD, AD/HD, Attention Deficit Disorder (with or without hyperactivity) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This...
Doctor Rosen Rosen's indicative of just why the music scene is so great right now. He had no connections and no money, but was able to parlay a computer and a dream into great tunes and a career.
I think the shock came from the incongruity of a woman of mature age dressed like an extra from the Halloween scene of Mean Girls - a movie about high schoolers, in case you have forgotten.
Maybe the Kaiser wouldn't have women larger than a size 4 in his kingdom, but we're just going to chalk that up to boob envy and move on.
As the celebrity fashionistas flock to New York for Fashion Week, here some recent musicians-turned-clothing designers who have made a killing (or at least gotten a lot of press).
We spoke with Holt at the New Music Seminar to learn more about how MySpace is helping to bridge the gap between new media and the old music industry.
I love a good music video and I'm excited for more pleasant bike weather, so what better way to celebrate both than by finding a bunch of good music v...
From 2007 encounters, some of the film, books, art, blogs, etc. that linger in my own mind: