Lori Mae Hernandez: 13-Year-Old Comedian Drops Mic With Trump Joke, Gets Standing O

Lori Mae Hernandez: 13-Year-Old Comedian Drops Mic With Trump Joke, Gets Standing O

June 15, 2016 by

Meet Lori Mae Hernandez, a 13-year-old stand-up comedian who brought the house down on America's Got Talent last night. The funny girl, who wowed with her unexpected wit and moxie, started doing stand-up 3 years ago after her dad developed Bell's palsy, a form of temporary facial paralysis. ... [Read More]

Pitch, A New Drama Series About The First Woman To Play In Major League Baseball

Pitch, A New Drama Series About The First Woman To Play In Major League Baseball

June 14, 2016 by

Pitch is a new drama series coming to FOX early next year, and by the looks of the trailer, it’s going to be good! The series, which is the first of its kind to collaborate with Major League Baseball, tells the story of the fictional character Ginny Baker (played by Kylie Bunbury), a young pitcher ... [Read More]

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12 Books To Crack (Or Swipe) Open This Summer

June 10, 2016 by

Two weeks ago, we asked WYSK readers to give us their suggestions for which "must read" titles we should have on our 2016 summer reading list. Many rallied and delivered. Here are just 12... all are written by women, some are new releases, some are tried and true, many were recommended over and over again. Which book(s) ... [Read More]

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Google Doodle Honors Phoebe Snetsinger, One Of the World’s Most Prolific Birders

June 9, 2016 by

For most of Phoebe Snetsinger’s life, bird-watching was just a hobby, but when she was diagnosed at the age of 50 with terminal cancer, it became an obsession and her life’s work. Today, Google Doodle honors this passionate woman you should know on the anniversary of her birthday. ... [Read More]

Original Ghostbusters Give New Cast Kudos On Their Rebooted Ghostbusting… Dance Party Ensues

Original Ghostbusters Give New Cast Kudos On Their Rebooted Ghostbusting… Dance Party Ensues

June 9, 2016 by

"This is a tough movie to pull off because it’s a big concept, there’s a lot on the plate, there’s a lot of expectation, and Danny and I, and Annie and Ernie were just screaming, cheering like we were at a sporting event at the end of it." - Bill Murray Past and present Ghostbusters - Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts, ... [Read More]

Six Best Friends Take Top Honors At Graduation

Six Best Friends Take Top Honors At Graduation

June 8, 2016 by

Meet the “Super 6”… Nancy Rivas, Yenifer Espitia, Daina Espinoza, Kimberly Fernandez, Jannet Gomez and Elizabeth Perez, who just made history at Compton’s Dominguez High School by sweeping graduation honors  as the valedictorians and the salutatorians. Best friends since middle school, the girls made a pact to all succeed, and do everything and anything to help one another to the top. In an interview ... [Read More]

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She “Had An Eye At The Tip Of Each Finger”… Meet The Outstanding 19th c. OB Who Invented The Vaginal Speculum

June 7, 2016 by

Marie Gillain Boivin was born in Montreuil, France in 1773, and was educated by nuns who ran a hospital at Etampes, a suburb of Paris. When the nunnery was destroyed during the French Revolution, she began studying anatomy and midwifery, ... [Read More]

The United State of Women Summit To Achieve Gender Equality

The United State of Women Summit To Achieve Gender Equality

June 7, 2016 by

On June 14th, the White House Council on Women and Girls, together with the Department of State, the Department of Labor, the Aspen Institute and Civic Nation, is convening the first United State of Women Summit, “a large-scale effort to rally together advocates of gender equality to highlight what we’ve achieved, ... [Read More]

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