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How Jenny McCarthy's Playboy Cover at 40 Hurts, Not Helps, Older Women
Posted on: Jun 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Aging while female is already a thorny issue in American society—and McCarthy's nude perfection only makes it worse.
Television Hit 'Girls' Postmortem: Still Racist and Classist
Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The first season ended. The white privilege didn't.
Hip-Hop Foodies: When Rappers Turn to the Kitchen
Posted on: Jun 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet
What hip-hop's cooking boom could mean for the next generation.
Is Gourmet Foodie Culture Killing the Music Festival?
Posted on: Jun 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Foodieism and music are bleeding into each another. What does that mean for the future of both?
Rapping Republicans? 6 Hilarious Moments When Conservatives Tried -- and Failed -- to Be Cool
Posted on: May 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Right-wingers often try to shoehorn themselves into pop culture. They almost always fail -- and America collectively cringes.
8 Awesome Things About Tim Burton
Posted on: May 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Looking at our favorite quirks from our favorite quirky director.
Killer Mike, Venerable Rapper/Activist, Talks New Album, Drug War, and Maybe Running for Office
Posted on: May 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The OutKast affiliate and longtime Atlanta figurehead speaks on the eve of his new album, "R.A.P. Music," aka "Rebellious African Peoples' Music."
The Awesome Politics of "the Avengers"
Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The latest superhero flick foregrounds clean energy and other progressive politics.
'Festive, Righteous Anger': Occupy Makes May-Day Comeback With Massive Demonstrations
Posted on: May 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Yesterday, Occupy recaptured the public's attention with rallies, marches, parties, and yes, arrests all over the country.
Activist Rockers "Outernational" Talk About Their New Political Album "We Are All Illegals"
Posted on: Apr 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet
As Supreme Court Debates SB-1070, Brooklyn-based activist punkers discuss new album, "Todos Somos Ilegales," and not boycotting Arizona.
Act Like a Lady? 7 Romantic Comedies Stuck in the 1950s
Posted on: Apr 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Why are rom-coms so regressive?
Why I'm Deeply Skeptical of HBO's Super-Hyped Show 'Girls'
Posted on: Apr 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Why 'Girls' may not be the feminist godsend we're being told it is.
7 Most Absurdly Schmaltzy Historical Movies
Posted on: Apr 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Sometimes filmic seriousness gets so intense it becomes hilarious.
'Bully' Documentary Exposes the Criminal Negligence Threatening Kids' Lives
Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet
A new documentary shows the tragic effects of bullying on children.
5 Infuriating Copycat TV Shows
Posted on: Mar 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Why do television writers insist on blatantly ripping off our favorite shows, and foisting inferior versions down our throats?
How Will 'Mad Men' Tackle Politics, Counterculture of the Late Sixties?
Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Here are a few possible ways "Mad Men" might grapple with the world-changing late-1960s.
The 5 Best Sex Scenes on Film
Posted on: Mar 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet
These softcore liberally minded movies keep it hot and left.
6 of the Biggest Unsolved Celebrity Deaths, From Biggie to the Black Dahlia
Posted on: Mar 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet
On the 15th anniversary of the Notorious BIG's death, these cold cases still plague Los Angeles cops.
Movie Theater Snack Scam: Can We Take on Theaters For Ripping Us Off?
Posted on: Mar 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Finally, one man is going up against corporate theaters for excessive concession stand mark-up.
10 Hilarious Right-Wing Freak-Outs Over Children's Cartoons
Posted on: Mar 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet
From 'The Lorax' to Spongebob, Fox and its friends are weirdly terrified of children's animation.
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