Tyra Banks

The 7 Most Influential Women in Pop Culture

Tonight our friends at the 92YTribeca host a talk entitled Young Women, Feminism and the Future: Third Wavers Then and Now. The panel is an interesting mix of writers and activists: Jennifer Baumgardner (Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics), Amy Richards (co-founder, Third Wave Foundation), Veronica Chambers (Miss Black America, Kickboxing Geishas), Allison Wolfe (Bratmobile), and Debbie Stoller (Editor-in-Chief, BUST Magazine). We caught up with Stoller over email, and asked for a list of the women who she sees as the most influential in shaping today’s pop culture landscape. Click through to find out what she had to say, and weigh in with a comment. … Read More

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Trend Watch: Get Puffed

Leave it to Bill Cunningham to find the sartorial in the bulky and bunched, or as he so elegantly put it in his weekly On the Street column, the “puffed.” In honor of Mr. Cunningham and puffy as the new marker of sophistication, a roundup of our top ten Puffers.… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. What are the most significant cultural works of the past decade? [via Chicago Tribune]
2. Banksy is at war with a fellow street artist named Robbo after deliberately spraying over his 24-year-old work in North London. [via Daily Mail]
3. “2010 has a number of things planned including new material… Read More

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Our 10 Favorite Unlikely Celebrity Songbirds

Pigs may not fly and hell may not have frozen over yet, but seeing some of our favorite Hollywood A-listers suddenly belt out a tune on-screen can feel like the equivalent. Sure, you may have been nominated for an Academy Award, Jeff Bridges and Kate Hudson, but can you carry a tune? Apparently, you can! A look at some of our other favorite musical/acting savants after the… Read More

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What’s on at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we visited Jay-Z’s “Stash Spot.” We heard what Jamie Foxx had to say about Roman Polanski, namely, “If it had been my daughter who was barely a teenager — my daughter is 15 — Roman Polanski would be missing … period.” We discovered ten similarities between Grand Theft Auto and Inherent Vice. We wondered which male castmember gets killed off of Heroes. (Don’t roll your eyes. We’re still watching.) We found out that Tyra Banks is rolling in it. We wanted to design a Flavorpill flag. We got really excited for The House of the Devil. We previewed DJ AM’s MTV reality show. And finally, we learned which bands will be playing the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. We find it more exciting than the sports… Read More

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