If You Believe Pinterest Is Killing Feminism, Then You Must Also Believe That Women Are Killing Feminism
10:30 am, October 4th | by Terri Ciccone
Pinterest has apparently taken over women’s brains, Alien-style. It’s news to me; perhaps it’s old-fashioned, but I believe that women are the architects of their own experience online — and I believe that is a feminist act in itself.
1:31 pm, October 3rd | by Terri Ciccone
The Swedish design house and home to all of the DIY dorm room favorites of your youth, IKEA, recently shipped out a catalogue to Saudi Arabia, in which all the women were removed from the original images, causing quite a bit of outrage. But was it really all that bad?
12:30 pm, September 24th | by Terri Ciccone
I once heard Anderson Cooper mention in an interview that he loved “bad TV” because he is surrounded by very serious news all day. He’s not exactly going to go home, pop his feet up and turn on The History Channel. He’s going to do what I do after a long day of work: get in bed or on the couch and watch wealthy women fight with each other. In light of the season finale of the horrifying Real Housewives of New Jersey last night, and the ongoing catfight that is this season of Real Housewives of New York City, however, it might be time for some reflection.
1:30 pm, September 21st | by Terri Ciccone
It’s too late for any of us to become a beneficiary of Nora Ephron, but In a bit of nostalgia for your Friday, You’ve Got Mail, — and it’s a rare Henri Matisse sketch from Nora Ephron. The late screenwriter and director was interested in art beyond writing and filmmaking, and upon her death earlier this year she gave several rare works of art to old friends — including the man who was the inspiration for Billy Crystal’s character in When Harry Met Sally.
12:30 pm, September 20th | by Terri Ciccone
Tina Brown, editor of The Daily Beast and Newsweek, is certainly a force to be reckoned with in the media world. However, her recent book recommendations for NPR’s “Must Reads for the Modern Woman” seemed a bit…inaccessible. I found myself questioning if these books really are the best ones for the “modern woman,” as their subject matter is all rather narrow. They may be great books, but here are a few alternatives that I think our modern women friends might like a bit more.