Tom Tom Magazine: Interview with Founder Mindy Abovitz

An interview with the founder of Tom Tom Magazine, a publication about and made by female drummers

Tom Tom Magazine, a print publication for, about and made by female drummers, appeals to any girl who has ever been told she can’t do something because of her gender. “Women just aren’t encouraged to play drums,” said founder and editor-in-chief Mindy Abovitz, who in addition to working as an engineer for East Village Radio, also drums for the bands Taigaa, Hot Box, Chica Vas …

Ideal Woman: Necklace

Making a statement about supreme perfection, Allie Pohl's Ideal Woman: Necklace tangibly expresses her concerns about the ability to create overly ideal images through modern technology. Created using a cookie-cutter pattern, the necklace reflects Pohl's belief that women are becoming obsessed with the image of the perfect woman and in turn all look exactly the same. Ideal Woman: Necklace is available in a variety of …

Four Female Olympic Hopefuls

With the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver just a little over four months out, Nike brought a group of journalists last week to the gleaming Canadian city to check out their female athletes' intensive training as they prep for possible Olympic stardom. In addition to presentations on apparel and shoe launches, journalists at the Women's Training Summit got coveted one-on-one time with eight amazing estrogen-powered …