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I Am the Revolution Premiere

“I Am The Revolution” will make its World Premiere at DOC NYC tonight, Thursday, November 15th at 7:30pm the Cinepolis Chelsea (on 260 W 23rd St, between 7th and 8th Avenues) with a press screening last Wednesday, November 7th at 10am at the IFC Center(on Sixth...

Mamika

    When this book landed on my desk I thought, “What the hell?”. I immediately began to flip through it, regaled by a 93 year old grannie in panties, on a motorcycle, smoking a banana and coaching ajump roping chicken. To make sense of this, I went...

Old White People

Why would a simple act as  offering an elderly woman my seat be imbued with  Racial Overtones?   So I am sitting on a pew  With three other young women All White Watching a concert in a sanctuary  That is packed with  Standing room only I watch the backs of the heads of gray All belonging to...

Daniel Craig: “I’m not afraid of aging”

In New York, Daniel Craig is promoting the upcoming Bond movie, Skyfall, his third time as the iconic spy.  This film is arguably the best Bond movie in many years and brings back regulars such as Dame Judi Dench, and introduces an evil and...

America as Dystopia

Dystopian novels have been regarded as everything from warnings to prophecies to a rebellious but harmless form of entertainment which can make a big profit with teenagers. But sometimes it seems as if major political leaders have studied these books for tips.  In many...

DC Comics’ Green Lantern Is Gay

The first major comic character to be confirmed as gay was announced. The Emerald Guardian's sexuality was rebooted along with the rest of his fictional universe as part of DC's "New 52" initiative aimed at rejuvenating their characters.

Sara Benincasa: Agorafabulous!

A lot of people haven’t heard of Sara Benincasa.   I hadn’t heard of her until she was suggested to me as someone I would really dig.  They were right.  She reminds me of a young Kathy Griffin or an up and coming Margaret...

Margaret Cho: Doing It Her Way

Margaret Cho is the ultimate iconoclast. Without her, the comedy world, and the World at large would be a much more boring and far less insighful place.  Not to mention the inroads she forged for so many female comedians, Asian comedians, and other “outsider” ...