Photographer Mike Mellia displays the story of Sudanese immigrants
The stunning Yuhua Hamasaki (above) won the coveted Miss Fire Island prize at the Ice Palace the other day, even though her first name sounds like an accusation. Sultry Monica Storm copped Ms. Fire Island (for older, larger gals), Dallas DuBois was named Miss Cherry Grove, and Holly Dae won Enterta ... More >>
B magazine is a new publication available at BN and other stores. Editor and Publisher Peter Ian Cummings tells me, "We are the only national gay magazine for 16-40." That rules me out--I'm 15--but I can still forward you these bodacious photos from the premiere issue, courtesy of Southwest ... More >>
Calvin far left, Nick far rightWay back in January, I railed against the seemingly off-kilter power balance of their alleged love, but Calvin Klein and ex porn player Nick Gruber are still an item, having lasted longer than any relationship I've ever had.
That's what I got thanks to Tom & Lorenzo's succulent interview with me in the gay monthly's new food issue. (Well, I serve dish, remember? Besides, utensils are in my book's title.) Thanks, Tom, Lorenzo, and Metrosource editor-in-chief Paul Hagen. By the way, here's what I told Tom & Lo ... More >>
We have to hear 'I'm Too Sexy' again, and 40 other angry reasons
Jenna Sauers Courtney Love Hiro Ballroom, Maritime Hotel Tuesday, September 6 Better than: Listening to Celebrity Skin alone in your bedroom again. "I need a glass of wine," Courtney Love announced as she took the stage, twirling a big paper parasol through the air around her. "I need win ... More >>
A guy wearing a mustache, dark glasses, and...is that a hoodie? apparently ripped a $100,000 poster from the wall of the Marc Ecko art gallery on West 23rd Street on Thursday at around 6 p.m. This hipster or hipster-esque person knew what he was doing, and casually rolled up the loot, put it ... More >>
via @Z100NewYorkBackstage, will.i.am looked sad. But dry. The Black Eyed Peas & Friends The Great Lawn, Central Park Thursday, June 9 Better than: Sitting in Central Park and waiting for nothing to happen before the heat broke. The confusion started at around 5:15 p.m. last night, when NY ... More >>
I was innocently judging the Bruce Yelk-produced Mr. Philadelphia Gay pageant the other night when the Q&A segment brought a perfectly innocuous question to one of the finalists: "Who's your favorite menswear designer?" Not exactly rocket science, but it paved the way for one of the night's ... More >>
You read it right here that Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio was going back and forth with Calvin Klein's young beau Nick Gruber about the latter appearing clothesless in the magazine. When things hit a nasty impasse, Nardicio responded: "In three years, when Klein gets tired of blowing you, you' ... More >>
Hold onto your designer undies! Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio had a run-in with Nick Gruber, the 21-year-old lover of Mr. "Eternity," Calvin Klein. Says Nardicio:
Friday night at Indochine, Nick Gruber went from baring his butt for the porn cameras to being mwah-mwahed by an assortment of celebrities and media biggies as he turned 21. All thanks to the healthy, honest, and sincere love of someone named Calvin Klein! I wasn't invited--but I doubt th ... More >>
NYO / Google MapsThe Real Deal says that Hazelden, the renowned, Minnesoate-based addiction clinic, is eyeing a $10 million spot in a Tribeca condominium on West Broadway. Finally, New York's celebrity alkies and drug addicts can get clean in the kind of luxury their fame affords!
Central Italy hides in the West Village
Also, remembering the Tonys, even the forgettable parts
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Urban myths are those bullshit celebrity gossip stories you hear as a kid and choose to believe until years later when you finally stop and say, "What the fuck was I thinking?" I'm not even going to go into the infamous gerbil one or the one with the rock star and the 17 sailors. We ALL have ... More >>
The menage on this Soho billboard is part of a five-month-old campaign, but the new version seen at Houston and Lafayette has prompted a new round of Are You Not Outraged? The WCBS TV report is especially funny, with the author of a book about child-raising offering her predictably offended perspe ... More >>
The Costume Institute's latest exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum is "The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion," sponsored by Marc Jacobs. The outlandish exhibition captures the evolution of fashion models from the last half of the 20th century while also delving into fashion photography, clothing, and ... More >>
Speaking of how everyone is essentially a shill, girl-graffiti-writer Claw Money doesn't mind admitting she's a sell-out. In this week's Voice, Angela Ashman interviews Claudia [redacted], the woman behind the famous bear claw about her her "ugly" writing style, her high-end streetwear line, her boo ... More >>
A legendary graffiti artist turned fashion designer cashes in her street cred
Maggie Cheung radiant as ever in addiction portrait
Smelling Like a Tsar
Seeking Respite in a Catastrophe
American Fashion Awards Itself
The Fashion Magazines of September 2000
The Pursuit of Paris
Pamela Anderson Lee in drag? Now that she's gotten her breasts reduced, she can be much more convincing as a man (though perhaps not a man from Chelsea).
Fashion Photography Takes Over
Beyond Style at Fashion Week
Getting Between You and Your Calvins