Casting Call The Project: Women Actors Read Absurd Casting Call Ads

Casting Call The Project: Women Actors Read Absurd Casting Call Ads

March 17, 2016 by

In their quest to find and create work, Julie Asriyan, Laura E. Bray, and Jenna Ciralli, three New York City actors and friends, “became all too familiar with reading character breakdowns posted on casting call notices.” After comparing the “particularly ridiculous, hysterical and appalling” female descriptions they came across, which were ... [Read More]

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An Ode To Astronomer Nancy Roman By 16-Year-Old WriteGirl Marina Orozco

March 15, 2016 by

In 2014 we told you about WriteGirl, an innovative writing and mentoring program that gives teen girls the power of the pen, promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills. For the 5th year in a row, WriteGirl is hosting their Poetry Drive to raise funds for the group’s next season of workshops. As a show of support, WYSK ordered ... [Read More]

A Lost Oral History With Temple Grandin From 2008 Remixed And Animated In 2016

A Lost Oral History With Temple Grandin From 2008 Remixed And Animated In 2016

March 15, 2016 by

"Everything in my mind works like a search engine set for the image function." - Temple Grandin in 2008 In this lost oral history, which has just been remixed and animated in video form, Temple Grandin, a professor of animal sciences who is considered one of the world’s leading experts in humane livestock handling, explains ... [Read More]

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Twin Sister Animators Release New Women In History Poster… And It Rocks!

March 14, 2016 by

Two of our favorite WYSKy animators, Sarah Satrun and Catherine Satrun, the twin powers behind the wildly popular We Are All Wonder Woman print, have released a new poster for Women’s History Month. The poster, called Women In History II, is a follow up to their first ... [Read More]

A Lost Radio Interview With Jane Goodall From 2002 Remixed And Animated In 2016

A Lost Radio Interview With Jane Goodall From 2002 Remixed And Animated In 2016

March 14, 2016 by

"Animals were my passion from even before I could speak apparently. Then when I was about 10, 11 I found the books about Tarzan of the Apes, fell in love with Tarzan, and that was where my dream started." - Jane Goodall Back in 2002, veteran science journalist Ira Flatow talked with the pioneering primatologist, ethologist ... [Read More]

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“Period Piece” Documents Menstrual History in A Hilarious Web Series

March 11, 2016 by

By CycleDork - We may just be (finally) having a public conversation about periods, but periods, lest we forget, have been around for centuries, of course. How did women of olden days manage them? How did Victorian era Brits change their pads under all their layers of corsets and crinoline? Were Cherokee menstruators ... [Read More]

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Artist Visualizes Pressure To Look Perfect With Haunting Body Image Timelapse Drawing

March 11, 2016 by

Body Image by Jody Steel - A Timelapse DrawingMusic by Kylaido Posted by Jody Steel on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Earlier this week, 22-year-old artist Jody Steel, a viral sensation known for her incredible body artwork, published her latest timelapse drawing video of a work she calls "Body Image" on her Facebook page. ... [Read More]

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This Company Received Bic “For Her” Pens As A Gift For International Women’s Day… Hilarity Ensues

March 9, 2016 by

Remember those BIC For Her pens that the company introduced in 2012? You know the ones that are pink and purple, because apparently women can’t write with non-gendered pens? Well, Innocent, a UK-based company that makes smoothies, juices and other healthy stuff, ... [Read More]

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