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.
Azealia Banks's Mermaid Ball w/Maluca, Wckids, Tigga Calore, House of Ladosha & Jack Mizrahi Bowery Ballroom Sunday, June 3 Better than: Summer Jam. Azealia Banks has become one of many New York musicians flavoring their music with borrowed vogue cultureparticularly from her birth year, 199 ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
• BP has gotten the okay to begin the next phase of the "static kill" (a/k/a, pouring cement into the well part two), which is something that we never would have thought we'd be excited about 100-some days ago. Things change. Pumping operations are expected to start today. [BP] • Despite ... 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 >>
On sisterly love, sadomasochism, and serial killing
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."
In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Below, Scott Poulson-Bryant's review of the Michael Jackson/Michael Jordan convergence that was the video for "Jam," first published in August, 1992. Be Like Mike By Scott Poulson-Bryant August 4, 1992 You've been ruminating on Black Beaut ... 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 >>
Reflecting on what makes supermodels so super
The non-dish on Nancy McKeon; the worst recession sale in town.
Hairdresser to the stars tells alland your coif may get done, too
A global model competition that wobbles. Plus, the latest example of displaying shell-shocked beauties.
The trailer's exciting. If that's not your thing, then try Hairspray. It grows on you.
A former Vice party girl confronts her demons, both chemical and adolescent
Why women of color can't find good cosmetics
Event promoter jailed for crystal brass knuckles?
Pie, Anna Wintour, and the history of fur protest
Björk's swan dress and free dress patterns from John Galliano on the web
Nas, Missy Elliot, and the Beasties celebrate the redesign of the Run D.M.C. Adidas
The most stylish magazine photography of 2004
Inside the World Economic Forum
Brian Murphy's Piercing Analysis
Alas, it's not clear which is the gay Wiggle, since the one who wears purple doesn't also carry a magic purse.