Monthly Archives: June 2013

Local everyday superheroes fight the good fight

Local everyday superheroes fight the good fight

Sometimes we also scream about good things at SCREAMING IN ALL CAPS — and this is AWESOME. A group of righteous teenage girls from right here in Winnipeg have created a set of superhero trading cards for a squad of superheroes dubbed The Craftastics.

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Madonna, Penélope and Hollywood’s age problem

Madonna, Penélope and Hollywood’s age problem

Madonna recently presented at Sound of Change, a benefit gig billed as sort of a Live Aid for Ladies. She delivered a passionate speech about the importance of education projects in countries such as Pakistan and Afghanistan. So, OF COURSE, what’s the take-home message? HOW PUFFY HER FACE LOOKED.

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Joan Harris: An Appreciation

Joan Harris: An Appreciation

I’m sort of disappointed that we started this blog so late into season 6 of Mad Men — there’s only three episodes left! — but what a week to join in on. What was most thrilling about Sunday’s episode, for me, was seeing my homegirls Peggy and Joan get some serious screen time.

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride!

Yesterday was Pride Day in Winnipeg, when members of our city’s LGBT community and their allies come out (heh) to celebrate with a rally at the Manitoba Legislative Building, a march through downtown and an afternoon festival at The Forks. Mother Nature graced this year’s event with some beautiful weather — a welcome treat after a week of rain — and a fun time was had by all.

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Beyoncé’s body is nobody’s body but Beyoncé’s: a tongue-twisting lesson on objectification and entitlement

Beyoncé’s body is nobody’s body but Beyoncé’s: a tongue-twisting lesson on objectification and entitlement

It should go without saying that it’s not OK to touch people who haven’t consented to being touched — even if we really, really want to touch them! — and yet here I am, writing a blog post on THIS VERY TOPIC, inspired by some Danish dude who thought it appropriate to slap Beyoncé’s ass.

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