A look at the week's hottest pop clips, including the frolicsome ribaldry of Robin Thicke, the mansion malaise of 50 Cent and the insufferable wackness of Somethingorother Yacht Idiots.
Amanda Cohen doesn't want to get political about vegetables. The chef and owner of the East Village's Dirt Candy is more interested in offering an exquisite and innovative meal of vegetables than in convincing you to go vegetarian. This plucky attitude, combined with a moratorium on fake meat, has a ... More >>
Jenn Pelly Julianna Barwick & Ikue Mori White Columns Gallery Thursday, July 14 Better than: Spending twelve hours in a tiny car driving to Chicago to watch Julianna Barwick play this weekend at Pitchfork Festival. (Oh wait...) The not-for-profit White Columns Gallery describes itself as " ... More >>
via GizmodoWe feel strongly about shoes, among the worst offenders Crocs, Birkenstocks, man mules, and anything "latticed." But among the very worst is the five-finger running shoe, a reckless shoe-form that turns feet into virtual fingers. You may recall our previous rants about them -- we s ... More >>
Every trend piece starts with a writer identifying a group of people doing something that is supposedly new or unique. And every blog post about every trend piece tries to take it down by identifying either how (A) The writer's just trying to provoke reactions. (B) The trend being written a ... More >>
Gayle King photo by David ShankboneThey deny it, and naturally one doesn't want to fall into that old stereotype about how any two powerful women who hang together must be doing it. But Stedman never seemed that persuasive a force to me, and now Rosie O'Donnell has stirred the pepperpot by s ... More >>
Photo of the Fiery Furnaces via jcn's photostream Peter Stampfel, Larkin Grimm, and the Fiery Furnaces Housing Works Wednesday, July 22 "This one's about traveling to a distant galaxy to bring back spirit orgasms for women on earth who've never had one," Larkin Grimm said last night to a decent c ... More >>
Download My Morning Jacket's entire New Year's Eve show here. My Morning Jacket Madison Square Garden December 31, 2008 So My Morning Jacket isn't the new Grateful Dead. That was Phish. Except that Phish wasn't half as good as the Grateful Dead and only had about half a dozen great songs ("Wolfm ... More >>
Dropping trou for a slot in the Duckie Brown fashion show
The literati get some heat in Brock Clarke's blazing comic novel
Jay-Z's aura finally outshines his artwhat a drag it is getting old
Sex and the Pity: Dowd can't make up her mind, while Levy takes on pornification
The author might have forgotten why she's a vegetarianbut don't ask her to quit now
The Fine Art of Picking a Shtick
Are Body Workers the Next Quality of Life Patsies?
The Year in Frock