Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 12/11/2010
Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 11/20/2010
Saturday Vids: I Am This Land Video Contest
Breakthrough is thrilled to announce the launch of the I AM THIS LAND video contest, a campaign that aims to start conversations about diversity, acceptance and the future of this country. I AM THIS LAND is a response to a year of divisive rhetoric. We’re saying, enough is enough: the new year provides the opportunity for us to celebrate our diversity and recommit to a country where we value difference and one another.
We want you to make a video using the phrase “I AM THIS LAND” to express your hope for a more positive and open-minded America. You can make any type of video: an animation, short documentary, music video, any other genre or a mash up- just give us goosebumps!
As part of the project, we …
Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 11/6/2010
Saturday Vids: Vag MagazineVag Magazine is a new web comedy created and written by Leila Cohan-Miccio and Caitlin Tegart. Vag Magazine takes place behind the scenes of Vag, a hipster third wave feminist magazine a la Bust. Vag Magazine's cast is basically a who's who of New York’s up-and-coming female comedians like The Big Gay Sketch Show's Kate McKinnon and Shannon O'Neill, who was recently named one of "Three to Watch" by Time Out New York. Vag Magazine Episode 1: "Fumbling Toward Ecstasy" from Vag Magazine on Vimeo. Vag Magazine will be releasing new episodes every Monday for the next six weeks - here's episode 2 and episode 3.
Feminism | Posted by Julie Z on 10/30/2010
Saturday Vids: Gender Roles ReversedI think this video was made for a Gender Studies class...not sure which one. But I love how it gives life to statistics that after a while go in one ear and out the other.
A Little F'd Up | Posted by Julie Z on 09/18/2010
Saturday Vids: Confessions of a Hipster
We all know this person. Rock on to “xOphoeniXfeath3r” for making me laugh as much as this video did.
Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 09/11/2010
Saturday Vids: The Bechdel TestHere on the FBomb we talk a lot about pop-culture, including women and movies. The Bechdel Test addresses this very topic and is something every good teenage feminist should be informed about. Once you're aware of the test - and actually use it to analyze films - it's CRAZY how many movies are male-centric. Watch, learn and support women-centric films!
Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 09/4/2010