Archive for June, 2011

June 22nd, 2011

RT @mstobivail: Julia Kristeva on Feminism in China Today for The Guardian http://t.co/Re2xOMl

RT @mstobivail: Julia Kristeva on Feminism in China Today for The Guardian http://t.co/Re2xOMl

June 22nd, 2011

My hair is entirely too small. via theswingingsixties:



My hair is entirely too small.

via theswingingsixties:

June 18th, 2011

superseventies: Elton John & Kiki Dee — Don’t Go Breaking…



superseventies:

Elton John & Kiki Dee — Don’t Go Breaking my Heart - 1976

This song is responsible for:

1. My very first consumer electronics purchase, a donut radio.

 2. My learning what the term “AC-DC” meant viz Elton.

June 14th, 2011

Perverts and Preachers

karaj:

(via dorightwoman)

for a brief moment, there was a feminist direct action group, WAC, and what brought us together was our combined horror and outrage, our inability to stomach how pervasive this crap was. and our knowledge that men were just not there for us. i’m not saying that every man was participating in or condoning this crap, but i didn’t see any guys who understood that every woman in this country works in a goddam hostile work environment.

holly hughes, feminist outrage circa june 2011

read it, read it, read the whole thing. thinking a lot lately about WAC, holly hughes, and privilege deniers—separately, but why not together?

Wondering if Ms. J knows Ms. Rasso, with whom I had a lovely discussion of WAC and privilege-denying over dinner the other night. Alas, no Holly Hughes.

[first image: performance artist Holly Hughes, a white woman with short brown hair, wrapped in a flag and holding her finger to her mouth in a “shush” gesture, from her 2000 performance piece, “Preaching to the Perverted” Second image: a still from Madonna’s 1990 Rock the Vote PSA, in which the white, blonde singer is wrapped in a flag and flanked by two Latino male dancers, both in white tank tops and denim shorts)

June 14th, 2011

theswingingsixties: Jean Shrimpton, astronaut. Never have two…



theswingingsixties:

Jean Shrimpton, astronaut.

Never have two of my passions come together so completely.

June 14th, 2011

"Baffled at the notion that clichéd vintage-wearing pinup-referencing redheadedness is a…"

Baffled at the notion that clichéd vintage-wearing pinup-referencing redheadedness is a “mature” aesthetic as compared to clichéd bangs-having romper-wearing pixieness.

Signed,
Clichéd matronly tunic-wearing unsmilingness

June 12th, 2011

superseventies: Testing the shark during the making of ‘Jaws’,…



superseventies:

Testing the shark during the making of ‘Jaws’, 1975.

June 12th, 2011

theswingingsixties: Avante garde fashion by Marcel Guillemin…



theswingingsixties:

Avante garde fashion by Marcel Guillemin Design, 1968.

GROMMET HEART

June 11th, 2011

theswingingsixties: Grace Coddington on the cover of Vogue,…



theswingingsixties:

Grace Coddington on the cover of Vogue, August 1962. 

UM WHOA

June 11th, 2011

Odd.



Odd.