Art

art by Julia Green

HEY! It's MerMAY! 

Because of my love of mermaids (and my desire to share that love) I have for compiled of few of my favorites for your viewing enjoyment. The world is full of so much garbage right now, take three minutes to bask in mermay glory.

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It And Other Horror Films Inspired By Paintings

Directors and other movie magicians alike have used their platforms to bring paintings to life. Here are horror films inspired by paintings.

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An Interview With Light Years Author Emily Ziff Griffin

On top of the career she’s already built for herself, Emily’s debut young adult novel Light Years released from Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster in September.

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image credit: Jeanne Menjoulet via Flickr

It's Frida Kahlo's Birthday! Let's Celebrate With 9 Things You Might Not Know 

Whaddya know, it's Frida Kahlo's birthday! Born July 6, 1907, she'd be 110!

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Screenshot from "Don't Touch My Hair" music video by Solange

An Ode To Solange In Honor Of Her Revolutionary Guggenheim Performance

This year, in collaboration with the Red Bull Music Academy, Solange re-invented the Guggenheim Museum and blessed us with “An Ode To.”

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Fearless Girl was met with cheers and open arms. Pissing Pug incited cries of “male fragility!” and “misogyny!” and “revenge!” as though the Pug were a successful rebuke of feminism or women as a whole. Pissing Pug is not that.

Feminists Got The Pissing Pug Wrong

The rejection of Pissing Pug betrays a lack of critical thinking and an oversimplified understanding of these artworks individually and as a whole. We have to do better. Feminism doesn’t need the tarnish of torches and pitchforks picked up without just cause.

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Music is a way to connect, a way to heal... a way of life, even.

On Using Music To Manage Mental Illness

Even when he was trying his very hardest not to survive, my Dad still gave himself music. And somewhere along the way, he gave it to me too.

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Our FREE February Downloadables Are Here! 

The world needs more cute things. Here are three of them, which are yours to download and use however you please. We hope they brighten your day, your week, your month, your year. Let's face this mess head-on and armed with adorable self-care puns.

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