Thrillist just released an epic list of every single festival being held in New York City this summer. So, whether you're into EDM, food, or art, there's something for everyone in this Northeastern metropolis. The list boasts several dozen events, but here are some of our favorite ones taking place: May Ninth Avenue International Food Festival The festival, which will be held May … [Read more...] about Every Festival in NYC this Summer!
Movies and Film
Whether you are a comedian, an actress, a teacher, or a clerk, no woman is wholly immune to the ridiculous beauty conventions that saturate the media every day. They not only influence our perception of ourselves, but also affect the way that others perceive us according to these standards. Your own accomplishments or beliefs, the stuff of life that should define you, not your appearance, often go … [Read more...] about Inside Amy Schumer Exposes Ridiculous Beauty Expectations
Alright, alright, keep calm everyone. The world has been losing its minds over the fact that Full House will return for a 13-episode sequel on Netflix in 2016. We know this sounds like all your childhood wishes coming true (right after that Boy Meets World reboot—thank you Disney for Girl Meets World), but this "sequel" might not be quite what everyone is expecting. It is actually a … [Read more...] about EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK: Netflix to Back Full House “Sequel”
**Spoilers ahead!** The 5th season of The Walking Dead has been one of my favorites so far. We've followed Rick's group through countless ordeals—the prison, Woodbury, and the wilderness. But, the community at Alexandria has inspired the most complicated relationships within the group. The age-old dynamics, which were established in the earliest seasons, are overturned when the group finds a … [Read more...] about The Best of the Walking Dead Season Finale
I watched Confessions of a Prodigal Son recently, and I have to say that I really enjoyed the message it portrayed. Although this is a Christian film, I feel like there are many things about this movie to which anyone could relate. A few of those things are a parent's unconditional love and finding your way back to faith. There was one message about this film that I really related to: finding your … [Read more...] about ‘Confessions of a Prodigal Son’ Movie Review
There are few things in life that make me happier than the blue steel look from Zoolander, and one of those is saying, "What is this? A center for ants?!" So imagine how happy I was when Ben Stiller brought blue steel back to the runway at Paris Fashion Week. He and Owen Wilson strutted their stuff as Derek Zoolander and Hansel at the Maison Valentino show, officially announcing the sequel … [Read more...] about ‘Zoolander 2’: Shut Up and Take My Money!
Tattoos are a great way to express yourself. More and more people in the Millennial generation are choosing to ink up. What better way to pay tribute to the films and books that you love best? From Our Childhood 1. James and the Giant Peach 2. Alice in Wonderland 3. Harry … [Read more...] about Beautiful Tattoos Inspired by Film and Literature
Netflix recently released season 1 of their original show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The show, created by Tiny Fey and Robert Carlock, has been mostly compared to the duo's 30 Rock more than anything else, which may be why Netflix recommended the show to me. After reading the show’s synopsis, I thought I would like it too. "After living in a cult for 15 years, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper, The Office) … [Read more...] about ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’: An Honest Review
Lady Gaga and American Horror Story? It’s a match made in monster heaven. Lady Gaga is on a roll these days. First she makes everyone swoon with her engagement announcement to Chicago Fire star Taylor Kinney, then she wows fans with an amazing tribute to Julie Andrews at the Oscars. Now she'll be joining American Horror Story season 5! The big news is not only the casting, but also the reveal … [Read more...] about American Horror Story: Gaga (Are You Ready?)
**Some of the following images are NSFW** On February 27th, 2015, legendary actor Leonard Nimoy passed away in his Los Angeles home at the age of 83. Nimoy was undoubtedly famous for his role as Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series. You may not know that he was also a talented director, a singer, and a photographer. Although he had small parts in several films and television series, it … [Read more...] about Leonard Nimoy: Starfleet Officer and Ally to Women
People across the country tuned in last night to watch the 87th Oscars. It's a hugely broadcasted event, reaching over 43 million people. While there were many awards given out (Eddie Redmayne received the award for Best Actor, and Julianne Moore received it for Best Actress), one of the most discussed awards of the night went to Patricia Arquette, not for her work in Boyhood, but for the … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of Patricia Arquette’s Oscar Speech