Women have always been one of the biggest groups of supporters in President Obama’s corner. In 2008, women supported Obama 56% compared to John McCain’s 43%, according to Reuters. But this time around, the president’s hold on female voters isn’t as strong, and the floundering support has the potential to be the difference between a second term for Obama and a first term for Romney. More
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Supporting President Obama for re-election seems to be the hip thing to do in Hollywood, especially among women. Some of the most prominent female celebrities have publicly voiced their support for Obama in this year’s election. Whether they do it officially through a campaign PSA, or not so officially through a not so subtle fashion statement like Katy Perry, famous women have been voicing their opinion left and right, well, mostly left. More
Though I seemed to have forgotten that Apple is releasing a slightly enlarged iPod today, the New Yorkers who lined up for the iPad Mini obviously have not. Considering the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, its quite surprising that an estimated 750 people, according to Fortune, made their way to Apple’s flagship store on fifth avenue to be among the first to own the new creation. The only lines I’ve seen over the past four days are at gas stations and for shuttle buses, which begs the question, how did these New Yorkers get to fifth avenue and how long did it take them? More
You may have forgotten, but today is Halloween. Other than Hurricane Sandy coverage, horror films are taking up airwaves today. Classics such as Carrie, Halloween and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will be playing all day. Besides being scary as hell, these movies have something in common: they all have kick-ass female main characters. Take a look at who we think are the memorable horror film heroines. More
And in completely insensitive and unnecessary news: American Apparel is having a Hurricane Sandy sale. While people’s homes were getting destroyed, millions sat in their houses powerless, and fires ripped through towns like Breezy Point, NY, American Apparel decided to capitalize on the storm and promote a sale. More
Drew Barrymore is the latest celebrity reportedly teaming up with a big super store to launch her own line. The Cover Girl’s contract with Procter & Gambel is up in January, according to WWD, and according to Stylelite.com Barrymore is creating her own line of cosmetics for Walmart. The actress is the latest of many celebrities who have teamed up with department stores to turn their famous names into mega-brands. More
Most people complain about their bosses, but compared to some of the silver screen’s most famous bosses, yours in an angel. Whether they were an intense magazine editor, a greedy Wall Street businessman, or the devil (literally), these movie bosses struck fear into our hearts, while also making us thankful that we work for semi-normal people.
Most people’s phobias usually include heights, animals or some type of creepy crawler. For creatives, phobias take on a whole different meaning. These people are usually eccentric in some way, and the fears they have are no different. According to an infographic put together by Column Five, the writers, advertising gurus and graphic designers in your office are afraid of unconventional things like cubicles, Microsoft Excel and the “helicopter boss.” More
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton turned 65 today. We can spend a few hundred words talking about her accomplishments as a lawyer, politician and mother, including her degree from Harvard Law School, the fact that she was the first female partner in her Arkansas law firm, or the fact that she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2005, but that’s been done. Instead, we are giving you ten of the most unusual facts we found about her. Happy Birthday, Hillary! More
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This may not come as a shock to most people, but a new Cornell study revealed that college freshman are all about the Benjamins. What may come as a shock, however, is the class of 2016 seems to care more about being wealthy than last year’s freshman. According to The Cornell Daily Sun, the university’s survey showed that 86% of their newbies feel being wealthy is very important or essential–a 13.4% increase compared to the class of 2015. When the university compared the results with other schools’, it was shown that the change was not unique to Cornell. More
Halloween only comes around once a year, but that doesn’t mean its the only time you’re surrounded by frightening creatures. They may not be ghosts or monsters, but some of your co-workers and bosses can be considered terrifying in their own way. Take a look at who we think should be considered the scariest people in your office this October. More
Internships often get a bad rap. While they are good resume-builders and give you the experience employers look for, they are often unpaid and require you to do the most menial of work. However, there are internships that provide you with everything an internship should–an educational experience, meaningful work and a resume boost. And with the recovering economy, internships are a great way to break into your chosen field. If you’re still unconvinced, or you’re looking for an internship that will actually teach you something, look no further. Vault.com, a source for employer and university rankings and ratings, released Tuesday their list of the 10 best internships of the year based on networking opportunities, training, meaningfulness of the work, and intern satisfaction. More
The first thing I thought of when hearing that Texas native Shelia Bailey Eubank faked her own kidnapping to “get a day off from work,” was “is her boss a slave driver?” To feel the need to develop an elaborate scheme simply to play hooky is mind-blowing! Would a simple “I’m sick” not have sufficed? Whatever the case may be, Eubank was found tied up in the back of her own vehicle and told police she had been carjacked by a drug dealer, according to Gawker.
During last Tuesday’s debate, both candidates had something to say about women and the job market. President Obama made it known that the first bill he signed in 2009 was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which extended the time … More