EveryWhere Studios has acquired the screen rights to Rachel Lloyd's critically praised memoir Girls Like Us, her personal account of surviving the commercial sex industry and becoming an activist and counselor to others. A writer isShow More Summary
After the release of their first record Girls Like Us in 2013, and playing opening slots for Sleigh Bells and Warpaint, U.K. "gloom pop" band Pins, who also recently toured with Sleater-Kinney, did not succumb to the mounting pressure bands often feel when it comes to make their sophomore album. “We...
“She sees girls like us come in here with fresh ovaries and faces plumped with natural elasticity, and she just wants to destroy us,” declares a publishing assistant in her 20s about her 40-something boss on the new show Younger. The show, the latest from Sex and the City creator... More »
According to Joni Mitchell, Taylor Swift isn’t fit to portray her in the planned big-screen adaptation of Girls Like Us. The 71-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter was reportedly upset by the possibility of having the 24-year-old country sweetheart star in the film. Show More Summary
Talk about awkward timing! On Sunday, it was revealed that music icon, Joni Mitchell, doesn't want Taylor Swift to play her in an upcoming biopic based on the book, Girls Like Us. [ Related: When Taylor Has One Too Many Drinks, She Tends To Cry to Joni ] Joni shot down the rumor in The Sunday Times, simply [...]
She’s the voice of a generation and Taylor Swift was looking forward to playing Joni Mitchell in an upcoming biopic based on the book “Girls Like Us.” Having begun talks back in 2012, it seems the “Shake It Off” songstress won’t getShow More Summary
Joni Mitchell did not like the idea of Taylor Swift portraying her in the upcoming biopic of her life Girls Like Us. “I squelched that,” the 71-year-old entertainer told the Sunday Times about nixing the 24-year-old star off the short list. “I said to the producer, ‘All you’ve got is a girl with high cheekbones.’ [...]
You won't see Taylor Swift's version of "River," it turns out. Although she previously expressed interest in playing singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in the planned adaptation of Girls Like Us, Mitchell tells The Sunday Times that this will not, in fact, be the case: "I squelched that! I said to the... More »
A couple of years ago, it was reported that Sheila Weller's book Girls Like Us about Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell was being turned into a movie where Joni would be played by Taylor Swift. Fear not: that possibility has been squashed by Mitchell. Read more...
Back in 2012, Taylor Swift was attached to star in a movie based on the 2008 book Girls Like Us, a biography that detailed the rise of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon. Swift would have starred as Mitchell opposite a cast that could have included Mad Men’s Jessica Pare as Simon and The [...]
One of the best parts of Comic Con International was getting to talk to so many women working in the comics industry. Anne Toole was one of those women geek girls like us can aspire to. She not only is an Emmy-winning writer of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, but she also writes video games (who […]
By now it's no secret that rag + bone boots are nothing short of cult. Every celeb from Taylor Swift to Heidi Klum owns a pair (or two!) and even real girls like us here in the SHEfinds office love 'em. But for the last year or so, two styles have really been dominating the rag + bone collection: the Newbury bootie and the Harrow bootie. Show More Summary
PINS have produced one of the most striking guitar debuts of 2013. Read the full story on DrownedinSound.com
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Dum Dum Girls, Vivian Girls, Best Coast Song: PINS - Lost Lost Lost [download here] What's so good? With their debut Girls Like Us just over a month away, Manchester all-girl group PINS have...Show More Summary
Kathleen Hanna has decided to do whatever she wants. Which might seem like a ridiculous thing to say: Hasn’t the original riot grrrl, the lead singer of first Bikini Kill and then Le Tigre, always done exactly what she wanted? But last week, when Hanna took the humble stage at... More »
I was lucky enough to catch The Julie Ruin’s first headlining gig last Thursday at Union Pool in Williamsburg,… Read More
“The Dares. We’d been at them all summer: making each other do stuff, alone or together, just for the fun of it. Girls like us, with high GPAs and not a single boy looking our way, needed a little danger to get us through the summer.” Our own Edan Lepucki has a short story, “Ambulance [...]Show More Summary
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Inspired by author T. Cooper's new book Real Man Adventures.
"Girls Like Us" (Vag Vocal Version): "Girls Like Us" (Vag Vocal Version) Finally we have a new piece of music from Kathleen Hanna's group the Julie Ruin, her late-90s solo recording project that has evolved into a full-band endeavor. The...Show More Summary