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Devyn Manibo
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Devyn Manibo is a Jersey City raised (and based) award-winning interdisciplinary/multigalactic artist. She can usually be found race raging, shade bending, and averting your settler colonialist gaze with a resting glare of displeasure.

Summer’s winding down, I’m reporting from the East Coast, and this has been another week. What’s up?

What have you been reading, musing, raging, or raving about this week? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Green Day Video Fail

Over at Gender Focus, Jessica Crichter expresses her disappointment of, and <a href="http://www.gender-focus.com/2012/08/25/an-open-letter-to-green-day-what-... out</a> the too many things that are wrong with Green Day's new video <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWwMqa-_210">Oh, Love</a>. A shout out to <a href="http://www.womenactionmedia.org/">WAM!</a> is included in the piece. On a side note: Congratulations to <a href="http://www.womenactionmedia.org">WAM!</a> for exceeding their recent fundraising goal and it is not too late to become a "Superhero" if you have not already done so! Still looking for a reason to become one? The aforementioned terrible video is another one.

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Remember ROCKRGRL? It's now MEOW!

ROCKRGRL was an awesome magazine about women in rock music that had too-short a lifespan. Founder Carla DeSantis Black has launched a Kickstarter fundraiser to help fund a limited-edition book of quotes from the many artists that were featured in the magazine that is forthcoming. If you miss ROCKRGRL like I do,<a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/carlablack/the-grl-talk-book-231-quo... help make the book a reality</a>. Awesome goodies await donors! Also check out Carla's project and website <a href="http://meowonline.org">MEOW</a>, which is keeping ROCKRGRL alive in a web format!

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