Facebook can be a tricky place. Home to over-sharers and extroverts, the social network can get pretty weird for the rest of us. It seems as if no one ever asks, "Should I post this to Facebook?" before posting. To help, we've asked that question for you, along with reasons why you should--or should ... More >>
The building pictured to the right, 40 Bond Street, is not necessarily a new building. The Ian Schrager-developed and Herzog de Meuron-designed residences were completed in 2007 to relative fanfare and approving reviews. The Observer's Max Abelson wrote, "If you can avert your eyes from the building ... More >>
How's this for a coup?
An imaginary interview with Stacy Keibler, who adorns George Clooney's arm for many a photo.
Stacy had some amazing fake things to say!
So, Stacy, what the world wants to know and only you can answer is...What's George really like?
Well....he's very, very nice. And really ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Look, I totally understand the modern hankering for the handmade and the pre-industi ... More >>
The winningly-nicknamed mobsters arrested in this week's FBI bust are accused of the usual stuff, like murder and racketeering. But the New York Post finds them guilty of sartorial crimes as well. "Dapperless dons," cries the Post. (Dapperless is not a word.) These modern-day Capones were in "sor ... More >>
Being so close to the New York metropolitan area is great for nearby farmers because of the locavoric trend, but difficult because of the high cost of land.
Action Against Hunger set up 10,000 plates in front of the Eiffel tower for an installation called "Banquet Against Hunger" ... More >>
"The idea was to have a visual identity before the band even started, before the music started. It kind of worked because people would be like, 'Dude, what is this? What is No Age?'"
Radiohead's Colin Greenwood wearing the No Age "Classic" in January 2008
Dean Spunt's first band was a punk-rock ou ... More >>
CLICK HERE for my interview with the renowned actress, a favored choice of Woody, Marty, and now Ruba Nadda, who's put Clarkson in a carefully paced romantic drama called Cairo Time.
Patty--yes, we're that close--tells me how she adapted to the Egyptian city; whether Scorsese is "aural" or " ... More >>
We defy you to unironically enjoy this song.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa kicks off on June 11th. Sports-wise, the tournament promises to be thrilling, with 32 teams from around the world pitting their varied domestic styles and approaches to the game against each other in a bid to deci ... More >>
• Today is Ulysses S. Grant's 188th birthday. If you're so inclined, head up to Grant's Tomb for a 21-gun salute and ceremony.
• Hugh Hefner gave $900,000 to save L.A.'s iconic Hollywood sign. Thank goodness, because how would anyone know where they were otherwise? "The Hollywood sign r ... More >>
New Yorkers have barely recovered from the President dining in the West Village and already he is off to thrill Parisians with the experience of dining in their fair city. This time, date night was at a traditional French bistro with red-and-white checked tablecloths near the Eiffel Tower. A similar ... More >>
We suspect a put-on, but it has coverage and a web community, so let's just go with it: here are profiles of a few among "only 40 people in the world" admitting to sexual devotion to objects, including in one case public landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Golden Gate Bridge and an archery ... More >>