The Academy Awards red carpet saw three major trends in 2014: ethereal gowns, bold and simple statements, and grown-up glamour.
Read on to see all the red carpet dresses and trends!
On Sunday, March 2, at 7PM Eastern, join BlogHer, our social media team, members of our editorial staff, and some of our favorite community members as we dish on movies, fashion, and what are sure to be the much-improved hosting abilities of ...more
It’s hard to imagine a comic book could provoke a firestorm of controversy and world-wide media attention, but in November 2013 when Marvel announced the new Ms. Marvel would be Kamala Khan, a sixteen-year-old Pakistani American teenager from Jersey, this is exactly what happened. As a Pakistani American myself, I was both intrigued and concerned by the news. It’s not every day people that look like me are featured in the media in a positive light....more
Lilo has only recently started to use the word “creepy” correctly. She used it like the word “awesome” for a while, and it was funny as hell. Now, she is able to denote when something is creepy v/s when it is cool beans.
Which brings me to something that is both creepy AND cool beans. Parents were asked about the weirdest things their little kids have ever said to them. I don’t think people were expecting quite this level of “why did my skin just crawl and why are the hairs on the back of my neck standing up”.
The Moon will be in the health and service oriented Earth sign Virgo beginning Friday morning which will be great for getting things done - but wait, there’s more. It’s that time again! On Sunday March 16, 2014, the Moon (Virgo) is opposite and reflecting the Sun (Pisces) = “Full Moon”. This Lunar phase wants us to complete projects, crystallize ideas, finalize whatever vitamin or diet regimen you may have been planning....more
I see complaints bemoaning the lack of diversity in the mainstream comic medium quite frequently. Blog posts and Facebook group updates pointing out the lack of racial, religious and gender diversity in comic books - written both by people who read mainstream comics, those who shun mainstream comics but read indie, and those who have only a passing knowledge of the medium at all....more
Yankee Candle have found a new household scent to perfume their limited-edition bougie for Easter 2014. Turning to the beloved Peeps for inspiration, you will be able to smell the yummy yellowness of Peeps Marshmallow Chicks, incredibly said to be made with "with pure, natural extracts"......more
Oh big whoop, Bill O’Reilly doesn’t have anything nice to say about AfricanAmerican pop stars. This time he has pushed his hate-odometer to the socially acceptable standard for black women, Lady Bey herself, or Sasha Fierce, or Mrs. Carter, or Jay Z’s baby mama – or whatever they’re coining her today....more
As an avid book lover nothing makes me happier than when I discover a new book in a favorite series is going to be released in the next year. Unless of course I discovered one of my favorite authors has returned to a series that I love after stating very publicly they will not write any more books in that series....more
I know, it sounds silly. But it works! Well, at least it does for me.I was, and am still, in a fashion rut. I just feel lazy when it comes to getting dressed, doing the laundry, styling my hair, etc. I want to blame the winter but it started before the deep freeze settled over us....more
Start your weekend early on Friday March 7, 2014. A Mercury ruled Gemini Moon can make us chatty and social. We will be compelled to communicate – some way, somehow, it can be fun for us and/or just busy – or both. With dual faceted Air sign Gemini, variety rules. ...more
Here is a topic that is really interesteeaang. If speech intonation could reverberate in written media that last part would have sounded like a buzzing engine of some sort. Or like a croaking frog. Or like a hidden speech strategy that allows me to gloat standoffishly while you hopefully wait with exuberant anticipation for what I will say next. By letting my sentence fizzle out with a raspy hum I might signal that I’m a true authority on the subject matter....more