This week we're adding a bit of fabulousness to your agenda. Partake in a night of Queeraoke (yes, that's exactly what it sounds like), party like a supermodel at Steven Kasher Gallery, and catch rousing dance performances by the lovely ladies of Victrola Burlesque. You're welcome.
In her appearance at xl nightclub, the Mouth that Abhored unleashed it all to a crowd . Christian Freedom was there and told me the highlights of what Janice said. To wit: "Stallone has a penile implant. "Tyra is a greedy bitch who wouldn't give Janice a producer's credit/fee.
As the guest editor of Metro World News for one day, Karl Lagerfeld proved to be a sort of cross between Andy Warhol and the guy who tweeted dumb stuff about the David Beckham underwear ads. Thanks to this Metro World News link, we have the following Lagerfeld emissions -- and bear in mind that the ... More >>
Paul McCartney makes waves at the ballet
Back in 2009 when Fashion's Night Out launched, Anna Wintour, the brainchild behind the event, aimed to celebrate the fashion industry and its consumers with an all-night party at shops and department stores throughout the city, in an attempt to spruce up retail sales in the wake of the marke ... More >>
"I would like to set the record straight about the horse in Studio 54," Bianca Jagger writes on the recently debuted site, ICorrect, a place where celebrities and other public figures and corporations can legitimize the hearsay of online banter. "I love horses and I used to have a white horse ... More >>
Skinny, skinny Cheney, via Yahoo.The proof is in the pudding. Or, the lack thereof. Former VP Dick Cheney showed up at a groundbreaking ceremony for George W. Bush's planned presidential library in Dallas yesterday, and...he is crazy skinny. Like, Lindsay-Lohan-dating-Sam-Ronson-skinny. Or Ra ... More >>
The ex-Wai Café spot on Sixth Avenue and 17th Street will soon be inhabited by Bruce's, a Long Island bakery that bills itself as "Baker to the Stars." Jeremiah Moss noticed the storefront signage, which advises passersby that the "GRAND OPENING" will come "soon."
A well-known East Village tattoo artist, who once operated the first legal public tattoo parlor in New York, was arraigned yesterday on more than 100 counts of weapons charges, NY1 reports. 57-year-old Jonathan Shaw -- who's famously inked celebs like Johnny Depp, Marilyn Manson, Naomi Campbe ... More >>
Here's how to get your approval rating back up: Win 'em over with your style! Mayor Bloomberg had some choice quotes this morning at a conference to discuss New York's upcoming Fashion's Night Out festivities. (Also in attendance: Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Zac Posen, and other f ... More >>
Top 10 Revelatory Moments From This Week's Project Runway 1. The Oliver Twist undercurrent that runs so fiercely throughout Runway (think about it: cramped confines, rigorous wailing, repurposed rags) has never been so apparent than in this episode's early arc. We open on Mondo, Denver's mos ... More >>
Get close to God via Michael Jackson
I've always liked Tyra Banks because the mere mention of her name upsets Naomi Campbell to distraction. That makes her a megastar to me (though I'm careful to avoid saying that aloud whenever Naomi and her cell phone might be anywhere within miles.) But now the departing talk show host is h ... More >>
Anna Wintour, Diddy, and Oprah got their rap on like it was 1998. MTV's Jersey Shore is being sued for profiting off of... being Jersey Shore. Letterman's extortionist is off to the hoosegow. The SexFraggle now known as Ke$ha played a Bat Mitzvah at Cipriani. These are Wednesday's Gossip Folk ... More >>
On sisterly love, sadomasochism, and serial killing
Defying genres, and Anna Wintour
Because it's a straight and narrow path from Estee Lauder to animal husbandry, former Hugh Grant consort, bikini model, and cosmetics shill Elizabeth Hurley is now selling beef jerky. Like Hurley herself, this jerky comes saturated with plenty of marketing savvy: it's certified organic and ma ... More >>
Sherri O'Connor/Paper MagazineFork in the Road has learned from a trusted source that Jacqueline Lombard has taken the position of executive chef at 69 Gansevoort, the new restaurant slated to open in the former Florent space. Calls to Lombard and Corey Lane, one of the restaurant's owners, w ... More >>
Relax, it's the name of a song Jacko did, way back in 1991. "In The Closet" was the slithery new-jack number from his Dangerous LP, and as the New York Times noted at the time, "Only Jackson would use that title for a heterosexual love song."
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 >>
Reflecting on what makes supermodels so super
The non-dish on Nancy McKeon; the worst recession sale in town.
photo credit My head is still reeling from Lydia Hearst's comments in Page Six magazine, bristling about being compared to the immortal Paris Hilton. "Remember, I am a supermodel," Lydia wrote, dripping hauteur all over herself, "and have the award to prove it, and she is a celebrity. There's no co ... More >>
What do fashion models and computer whizzes have in common? It's usually not their looks. If they aren't U.S. citizens, they share the same work visa class, the H-1B. Rep. Anthony Weiner thinks this is a problem because it means that models have more difficulty getting into the country. After all, c ... More >>
Recently I was reading an online gossip column and came across this un-electrifying bit of non news: "Tobey Maguire is not set to become a dad again." Fine, whoever said he was? (Oh, yeah, a trashy tabloid magazine.) The late-breaking non item reminded me that my least favorite type of informational ... More >>
I was walking with a friend down 12th Street Friday night when I heard a man at the wheel of a parked car call over to me, "Hello, sir!" I looked in, and it turned out to be Alec Baldwin! The movie star, constant SNL host, Golden Globe winner for 30 Rock, and Baldwin brother! I've interviewed Alec a ... More >>
The Post shows that steroids scandals aren't just in baseball with their exclusive on the NYPD's implementation of random steroid tests in the wake of last year's scandal involving police officers obtaining steroids from a Bay Ridge pharmacy. Keeping with their tradition of classiness and sympathy, ... More >>
Hairdresser to the stars tells alland your coif may get done, too
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Talking with Top Model contestant Kim Stolz
Pie, Anna Wintour, and the history of fur protest
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What to do after you've slept with the Strokes
High Fashion and Exploitation
True Confessions of a Celebrity Skin Editor