Lauryn Hill, In Real Life

by Shae The day after my birthday was always just the day after my birthday, February 23. The big day is over and I’ve been handed the options to fight or flight in my new age, February 22nd onward. (As I get older, I need both modes to survive). This year’s annual gift was a milestone. ItContinue reading “Lauryn Hill, In Real Life”

The Zine Never Left: Print & Zine Brooklyn Fest Spotlights Indie Women Artists and Activists

by Shae Kahlo  In the 1990s, the zine (sometimes written as ‘zine) was the alternative to the glossy, look at me magazines of Cosmopolitan and even Rolling Stone on any newsstand or bookstore. Zines are often smaller in size, straight from the copy machine, and available on random. Street corners, cafes, and local flea markets andContinue reading “The Zine Never Left: Print & Zine Brooklyn Fest Spotlights Indie Women Artists and Activists”

How Selena’s MAC Collection Could’ve Been More Celebratory

Plenty of desirable, limited edition collections have rolled out of MAC Cosmetics for as long as I have loved makeup. (That’s a good twelve years now we’re talking about. It was all lip gloss, shimmery shadow and black eyeliner that wasn’t cat-eyed, back then. Wait a minute. That sounds tragic). Yet…I never could get my handsContinue reading “How Selena’s MAC Collection Could’ve Been More Celebratory”