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March 15th, 2012

“I’ll tell you right now, I’m straight-up…

“I’ll tell you right now, I’m straight-up crazy.”

March 15th, 2012

"I feel like these people are our fault"

““I feel like these people are our fault””

- karaj
March 15th, 2012

theswingingsixties: James Taylor — Carolina in My Mind -…


James Taylor — Carolina in My Mind - 1968/69

March 15th, 2012

Now joining us this Saturday: Gina Carducci and Jasmine Burnett!


A feminist collaboration breaks down hierarchy; so we do. How will we exaggerate age? She’ll circle the brown spots on her face. I suggest using a grease pencil that is used to mark film for editing, and I’m already picturing these circles alongside circular imperfections on the hand-processed film emulsion itself. What about our location? The beach, I suggest, because of her sunspots. Coney Island! The film reel is like the Wonder Wheel! We speak about the end of Astroland; we don’t speak about the end of film. We bring the literal and the metaphorical together. She suggests we call our film Generations. - Gina Carducci, on collaborating with Barbara Hammer. 

Radical Projections: Feminist Film and Video // Tishman Auditorium // 1 PM

What makes a movie radical? What makes it feminist? How do media makers combine political and aesthetic concerns to create meaningful pieces? Writer and activist Mikki Halpin will lead a discussion with documentary, experimental, narrative, and multimedia artists who challenge gender norms, tell untold stories, and sometimes just fuck shit up. (Featuring Jasmine BurnettGina CarducciCecilia Dougherty, + Nancy Schwartzman.)

March 15th, 2012

Man Power

Why help only girls. The ability of feminists to sustain and support world wide discrimination, while chanting “equality”, in helping the poor in Africa and India is amazing. Women only banks, women only schools, “because I’m a girl” programs…

Where is the help for men and boys?, where is international men’s day? where are NY articles on men’s issues?

Welcome to the politically correct Orwellian though control prison: where

* discrimination is equality *

and you are only “enlighten” if you support the right groups.

Really insightful comment on NYT piece about Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED), an organization that helps children (of both genders) attend primary school, as well as grants for girls to attend middle school and support for young women to continue to college or start businesses. CAMFED is active in Zimbabwe, Uganda, and several other countries. (The piece does have some sweeping generalizations about “Africa” but I think is otherwise worthy.)

Wait until this guy finds out that, despite feminist efforts to extinguish male happiness, International Men’s Day actually does exist.