vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.


Exclusive interview: Shana Betz, director of ‘Free Ride’ starring Anna Paquin

Edited by Kristen Elisabeth @_kayv As the summer winds down, the last of the blockbuster Titans battle for final glory. While some bemoan the clog of tent-pole superhero and monster films that dominate at this time of the year, I saw something positive happening in the film industry. Concentration on storytelling in genre films like Disney’s ‘Maleficent’, Fox’s ‘Dawn of …

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Sex & The Scotus: How Birth Control Saved My Life

This is the first time in history that the Supreme Court has decided whether religious liberties can be used to trump anti-discrimination laws. Corporations, like Hobby Lobby, are invoking their personal religious beliefs under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to exempt themselves from the Obamacare mandate that requires companies offer birth control to employees at no cost. And even though …

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My Prom Was A John Hughes Film

Prom night. 1988. I’m wearing a black and white dress, short platinum blonde hair, and fingerless gloves. I think I am a rockstar. My date is wearing a black/silver jacket, imported boots, and purple hair. Niether of us has a car or a license because our parents think we are “too reckless” and “unpredictable”. We listen to the Sid and …

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Taste of Iceland in Boston 2014 Experience Icelandic culture March 14-18.

Taste of Iceland in Boston 2014 Experience Icelandic culture March 14-18. Taste of Iceland is returning to Boston this March! The five-day event will celebrate Iceland’s food and music from March 14-18, giving Bostonians a taste of what life is like in Iceland. Watch our ‘Taste of Iceland’ video on YouTube to see what the cultural event is all about, and follow …

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