Tag Archives: Women’s Herstory Month

Film Festival

As some of you may know, I have abandoned Brooklyn to move back to the Bay Area because the recession is kicking my delicate butt. So, here’s a poster I noticed in Gordo’s this evening. It piqued my interest because I am quite partial to women becoming a significant force in the film world (Go […]

Happy Women’s History Month!

I have been reading the book, Cunt.  It’s a fantastic book by Inga Muscio.  The author’s website has womanifestoes that fans and readers have submitted. So, to start off Women’s History Month, I am going to include one. “Irigaray wrote that as women we are always plural: two lips touching each other, secretly, constantly. as […]

Lady Sings the Blues . . .

This biopic of Lady Day was fantastic even though it was not really representative of the lady in question.  One, Billie Holiday was not quite the diva that Diana Ross made it out to her be.  This is acknowledged in the extra footage on the DVD.  Except in the footage, they (the costumer designers) say […]