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11 months ago

Hillary Clinton is the First Female Presidential Nominee of a Major US Political Party

Former Security of State Hillary Clinton is now officially the Democratic presidential nominee, making history as the first woman ever to secure a presidential nomination within a major United States political party. During the nomination process, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders — who had been Clinton’s in-party opponent throughout the presidential primaries– moved to bridge the […]

11 months ago

Horror icon Caroline Williams talks ‘Texas Chainsaw 2,’ ‘ Sharknado 4’, and her return to acting

Horror icon Caroline Williams, best known for her character Stretch in the 1986 classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2,” has been a staple in the horror culture for over 30 years. Acting in cult classics including “Leprechaun 3,” “Leatherface,” and Rob Zombie’s “Halloween 2” — her dedication to her characters has made Williams the go-to actress […]

11 months ago

Instagram is Censoring Comments on Taylor Swift’s Account

Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift had an exhausting day on the internet this Monday. In the immediate aftermath of Kardashian releasing video footage confirming that Swift did, in fact, have a conversation with Kanye West about her name drop in his song “Famous,” public opinion has taken a dramatic turn against Swift. There were memes […]

11 months ago

Rio Paralympics 2016 Trailer Released: ‘We’re the Superhumans’

Channel 4 (UK) released a trailer for the Rio Paralympic games that features inspirational women and men competing in various sports. Channel 4 also released short stories for the performers and athletes available on their YouTube channel.

11 months ago

There’s No Honor in Female Honor Killings

Last night, Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani Internet Celebrity, was killed by her brother in what is being described as an honor killing. The loose term “honor killing” was coined to describe the murder of a family member by other members due to the perpetrators’ belief that the victim has brought dishonor or shame upon the […]

11 months ago

L7 Served Up a Full Dose of Riot Grrrl Punk to Houston

Houston received a full dose of grunge-punk with L7 stopping by the House of Blues last night. The Riot Grrrl foursome, which includes Donita Sparks, Suzi Gardner, Jennifer Finch, and Dee Flakas, kicked off their gut punching show downtown with “Deathwish,” “Andres,” and “Everglade.” The crowd of devoted fans sang along to every word, pumped […]

11 months ago

L7 Bringing Riot Grrrl Grunge to Houston

LA based band L7 crashed into the music scene in 1985 and led the Riot Grrrl movement of the ’90s. Riot Grrrl is an underground feminist, hardcore punk genre out of the Pacific Northwest. Bands of the movement often wrote about issues such as rape, domestic abuse, sexuality and empowerment. Many bands that come out of this subculture […]

12 months ago

Merle Dandridge: From Military Kid to Greenleaf’s Prodigal Daughter

Merle Dandridge has had a shining career on stage and on screen since the early ’90s. Starting out in the Chicago theater scene, Dandridge moved on up to Broadway, acting in “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Rent,” and “Spamalot.” Her talents have even graced the gaming world, lending her voice to many award winning video games including […]

12 months ago

Fleetwood Mac To Perform At Blue Diamond Gala Honoring Vin Scully

Iconic Dodgers announcer Vin Scully, who plans to retire at the end of the season, will get a rock ‘n’ roll send off at the Los Angeles Major League Baseball teams annual Blue Diamond Gala on July 28. In their only performance of 2016, Fleetwood Mac will close out the night with a set of […]

12 months ago

Laurel Sorenson on New Album “Don’t Love Nobody”

Laurel Sorenson, front-woman of the band Laurel and the Love-In, has a unique bluesy-rock voice that flows beautifully within the context of her lyrics. Laurel and the Love-In is a Nashville based band that just released their first album “Don’t Love Nobody,” which exemplifies a perfect entrance into the Nashville music scene. Also the co-founder […]