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New Girl Crush: Academy Award Winner Audrey Marrs

February 28th, 2011 | 4 comments | Posted by Jen

'Inside Job' director Charles Ferguson and producer Audrey Marrs

10 reasons to love Inside Job producer and Academy Award winner Audrey Marrs:

  1. The first documentary she ever produced, No End in Sight, was nominated for an Academy Award.
  2. The second documentary she ever produced, Inside Job, won an Academy Award last night.
  3. Before she was a documentary producer, she was an art curator.
  4. Before she was a curator, she was a riot grrrl who played in Mocket and later Continue reading New Girl Crush: Academy Award Winner Audrey Marrs

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Asian Girl Power

June 15th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

Two studies published in the last year suggest that Asian-Americans–of Chinese, Indian, and Korean descent–prefer having boy children, and there may be a growing trend among us to get male progeny through sex-selection procedures (in vitro and sperm sorting) and even abortion.

We don’t know how sound these findings are, but we’ve seen this cultural bias in play, in our own families and in others’. To which we say:

1) Dude. LAME.

2) Get over it, people. New country, new culture, new rules (i.e. you make the rules, dumbass).

3) Sorry to get totally cliche, but girls fuckin’ RAWK. I mean, helloooooooo?

(No Asian Girls = No DISGRASIAN = Sadness and Despair.)

[NY Times: U.S. Births Hint at Bias for Boys in Some Asians]

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Thanks, Jasmine!

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