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Reconsidering The Art And Life Of Valerie Solanas

Solanas is most famous for having shot Andy Warhol, of course, but she had an artistic life long before that moment. In the beginning, the writer and Warhol Factory superstar Ultra Violet wrote, “beyond her overheated rhetoric, she had a truly revolutionary vision of a better world run by and for the benefit of women.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Andy Warhol, Warhol Factory, Valerie Solanas, Solanas, Ultra Violet, 06.26.20


Overlooked No More: Valerie Solanas, Radical Feminist Who Shot Andy Warhol

She made daring arguments in “SCUM Manifesto,” her case for a world without men. But her legacy as a writer and thinker was overshadowed by one violent act.
Tags: News, New York City, Andy Warhol, Warhol, Andy, Murders, Valerie, Books and Literature, Women and Girls, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Writing and Writers, Mental Health and Disorders, Valerie Solanas, Solanas, Biographical Information, SCUM Manifesto (Book


JOHN WILCOCK: Valerie Solanas Shoots Andy Warhol

SCUM Manifesto author Valerie Solanas' effort to get her play "Up Your Ass" produced by Andy Warhol leads to deadly confrontations. With cameos from Maurice Girodias, Paul Krassner, and Barney Rosset. From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall. (See all Boing Boing installments)
Tags: Feature, Post, Video, New York, News, Andy Warhol, Wilcock, JOHN WILCOCK, Barney Rosset, Ethan Persoff, Scott Marshall, Valerie Solanas, Society to Cut Up Men, Maurice Girodias Paul Krassner


Tales From Andy Warhol’s Factories: An Oral History (From Those Who Survived)

Fran Lebowitz: “When you walked in, there was a metal door. After that door opened, there was another metal door. On it, handwritten on a piece of paper torn from a legal pad, was a note that read, ‘Knock loudly and announce yourself.’ I knocked, and someone said, ‘Who’s there?’ I said, ‘Valerie Solanas.’ And Andy opened the door.”
Tags: Art, People, Andy Warhol, Andy, Fran Lebowitz, Valerie Solanas, 11.12.18


Beyond Edie Sedgwick: 15 Of Warhol's Forgotten Superstars

For Andy Warhol, the prolific creator who coined the cultural observation we know today as one's '15 minutes of fame,' stardom was ephemeral.And while his saying "In the future, everybody in the world will be famous for 15 minutes" may be true for some, nowadays, stars seem to be born just as frequently as they're made. But there was once a group of kids who ran in Warhol's circle who didn't need outside validation (see: social media, nepotism) because they had the ultimate arbiter of cool's s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Milan, London, Bob Dylan, Ford, Vogue, Italy, Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol, Diane Von Furstenberg, Miami, Warhol, Harry Benson, Salvador Dalí


"One reason female comics often seem to run afoul of Facebook’s guidelines is that the company’s content moderators fail to recognize the humor in their posts."

"Popular tropes such as 'ban men' are interpreted literally under Facebook’s current set of community standards, and women suffer the consequences for attempting to express themselves. In the past, ironic misandry has been a popular way for women to deal with living in a world where they’re exposed to frequent abuse at the hands of powerful men. Yet, if a woman takes to Facebook to vent about how she 'wants to imprison men and milk them for their male tears,' she could quickly lose access to her...
Tags: Facebook, Comedy, Law, Censorship, Village Voice, Andy Warhol, Warhol, Trolls, Freud, LBJ, Ann Althouse, Gender Politics, Valerie Solanas, Solanas, SCUM


‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: A ‘Nasty’ Twist Brings Things Full-Circle in ‘Great Again’

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?) American Horror Story: Cult has reached its end. Honestly, the seventh installment of Ryan Murphy’s horror hit was indeed a challenge to get through at times. But Tuesday’s episode, titled “Great Again,” provided a worthwhile finale to the polarizing season. If you stand it side-by-side with September’s premiere, the book-ended natu...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Senate, Features, Fbi, Charles Manson, Trevor, Jackson, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX, Sarah Paulson, Tyler Durden, Beverly, State Police


‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: ‘Charles (Manson) in Charge’ Reveals the Woman Behind the Man

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?) American Horror Story: Cult is building up to its shocking conclusion. Tuesday’s episode once again tapped into that familiar Donald Trump rage, planting another informative seed into Kai’s backstory. Ally’s story is once again put on the back burner as the show turns its focus back on Kai’s broken family. Most importantly, though, ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Winter, Horror, Features, Fbi, Lena Dunham, Andy Warhol, Charles Manson, Rudy, Donald Trump, Hillary, Billy Eichner, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX


‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: ‘Drink the Kool-Aid’ Brings the Family Together

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?) With one episode remaining in Ryan Murphy’s attempt at post-election catharsis, American Horror Story: Cult put its cards on the proverbial table. “Drink the Kool-Aid” put Ally Mayfair-Richards’ (Sarah Paulson) plan in motion as she sets up Kai Anderson (Evan Peters) – and his cult of manly goons – for what’s sure to be one bloody p...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Senate, Features, Charles Manson, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX, Chuck Palahniuk, Anderson, Evan Peters, Frank Underwood, Tyler Durden, Peters, Jim Jones


‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: Family Dysfunction Turns Deadly in ‘Winter Of Our Discontent’

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?) After last week’s episode of American Horror Story: Cult – with its surprise breakout performance by Lena Dunham – “Winter of Our Discontent” finally began showing the repercussions for Kai Anderson’s (Evan Peters) maniacal actions. Not only does it seem like his grip on reality is slipping, but his dysfunctional family unit is unra...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Features, House, Lena Dunham, Charles, Rudy, American Horror Story, FX, Sarah Paulson, Anderson, Lucifer, Evan Peters, Springfield, Beverly


‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Review: ‘Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag’ Sets Up a Bloody Battle of the Sexes

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?) Everything changed in episode 7 of American Horror Story: Cult. Presenting its overarching story in three acts: Ally’s crumbling sanity, a closer look at Kai Anderson’s (Evan Peters) inner circle, and now, Anderson’s climb to the top. It seems only fitting that the latest episode, titled “Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag,...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Features, Lena Dunham, Andy Warhol, Michigan, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX, Sarah Paulson, Anderson, Bébé, Evan Peters, Tyler Durden, Beverly


Watch “American Horror Story: Cult” (Season 7) Episode 7

“American Horror Story: Cult” (Season 7) Episode 7 aired on FX Tuesday night (Oct. 17). In the aftermath of the shooting, Kai’s heightened profile finally earns him the following he’s always wanted. Meanwhile, we travel back in time to the late 1960’s for the true-crime tale of Valerie Solanas (played by Lena Dunham), an aspiring writer who grew tired of being taken advantage of by Andy Warhol (Even Peters). CLICK HERE TO WATCH “AHS: CULT” (SEASON 7) EPISODE 7 Watch “American Horror Story: Cul...
Tags: Videos, Television, Entertainment, Lena Dunham, Jazz, American Horror Story, American Horror Story: Cult, Valerie Solanas, Andy Warhol Even Peters


‘American Horror Story’ Recap: ‘Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag’ Introduces Another Cult

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on unless you’ve seen Season 7, episode 7 of “American Horror Story,” titled “Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag.” This week’s episode is a bit of a departure for “American Horror Story” Season 7, as it takes a short break from the cult of Kai (Evan Peters) to make […]
Tags: News, American Horror Story: Cult, Valerie Solanas, Kai Evan Peters


‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Spoilers: What Will Happen On Episode 7?

Following an assassination attempt on “American Horror Story: Cult,” city councilman candidate Kai Anderson is doing just fine, and is continuing his plan for world domination with the help of his cult. However, in episode 7, “Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag,” it looks like the power hungry leader will be faced with both some obstacles and possibly, betrayal, from the one he trusts. Before tuning into the FX series, check out these 3 things you should expect to see in “AHS: Cult,” ep...
Tags: News, Kai Anderson, Valerie Solanas


Who Lena Dunham & Emma Roberts Are Playing In AHS: Cult Has Been Revealed

When news drops about the new season of American Horror Story, excitement and fan theories reach a fever pitch ahead of the premiere. So, when Ryan Murphy confirmed what has been rumored on Reddit for weeks, we were excited: We knew that both Lena Dunham and Emma Roberts were going to be in this season, but now it has been confirmed exactly who their roles would be. And they are doozies.Dunham will be playing Valerie Solanas, the woman who gained infamy after attempting to assassinate Andy Warh...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Lena Dunham, Reddit, Andy Warhol, Ryan Murphy, Emma Roberts, Trump, Murphy, Dunham, Roberts, Valerie Solanas, Serina Belinda