In a week full of firsts for Better Out Than In, Banksy announces not the art, but when the formal announcement of today's artwork will take place. There you have it, folks: Banksy opens up a new frontier in meta-announcements.
Today's Banksy is in Hell's Kitchen, slapped on the door shutters of a strip club.
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. The Rules for Getting Laid Author: David Graff & Ray Schwartz Date: 1999 Publisher: Drill Press, Madison, Wisconsin Discovered at: The Second Best Thrift Shop, A ... More >>
She's working on it! I found that out in Maer Roshan's book Courtney Comes Clean: The High Life and Dark Depths of Music's Most Controversial Icon, a breezily arresting read full of snappy dialogue between himself and the woman he found both "exhilarating and exhausting." Among the dizzying highli ... More >>
I love the tax man
Courtney Love isn't entirely feeling this whole performing live thing anymore. The recent incarnation of Hole played three shows at SXSW--the first of which, the Spin 25th anniversary performance was pretty bad-ass, haters be damned--but her Holeness was miserable. "In Austin, I hated every minute ... More >>
And a slice of wry from Douglas Carter Beane about Mr. and Mrs. Fitch.
Last week Playboy did a crude take on conservative women whom the author, Guy Cimbalo, said he would like to "hate-fuck." Attacks on the piece, which was quickly pulled (though excerpts quoted in the commentary, as well as captured screenshots, testify to its ugliness), were numerous. The few li ... More >>
Patriotic American and pornographer Larry Flynt has done the country some service. He exposed and blocked would-be Speaker of the House Bob Livingstone, and made a porno with a girl who looks like Sarah Palin. Now he needs something from us. Flynt is asking for a $5 billion bailout of the porn indus ... More >>
Though not his best-known, this is Forman's finest American foray
They loved this dirty town
Even Larry Flynt looked cuddly at Durham's documentary fest
French bioplay preaches gospel according to St. Pier Paolo
An interview with Simon Doonan about his nastiest, favorite memories
Tristan talks to a unique mother-daughter team of pornographers
Talking Henry Miller and ATMs at the 21st Annual Porn Awards
Arnold Rides In With His Own Brand of Machine
Searching for the Porn Awards' Real Winners in Silicone Valley
Bush's Secret Society Hits the Mainstream
Balls to the Wall With Bam Margera & His Crew
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
How John Van Means Wound Up Selling Sidewalk Erotica
The optimist's guide to the Millennium's final fall-movie crop
Buford Furrow's Journey of Hate to L.A.