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Dinah Fried styles meals from fiction for her great photo series "Fictitious Dishes," which explores foods from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Catcher in the Rye, and other works ... More >>
It's time to dust off our Converse and put away the heels: Fashion Week is officially over (tear). After roughly 26 fashion shows between two reporters, including the Oliver Twist-themed Marc Jacobs show, the Gisele-spectacle at Alexander Wang, and the fiery S&M show at Monique Lhuillier, we someho ... More >>
Well before Marc Jacobs's show even got started, it was hard not to be impressed. To design his set, he'd hired artist Rachel Feinstein, who created what appeared to be a crumbling castle in the woods and an elevated winding path leading out into the audience. It immediately called to mind something ... More >>
Charles Dickens (February 7, 1812 - June 9, 1870)Say hello to Charles Dickens on his 200th birthday, a man known for his appreciation of food, who was regularly feted at the best restaurants in the U.S. when he passed through on book tours. In New York he was a regular at Delmonico's, where a ... More >>
Not all Christmases were great, mind you.
There were the ones with zippered turtlenecks from the Sears Roebuck catalog and slacks from the Robert Hall down on the avenue.
But one year, I ripped off the wrapping paper in anticipation and bugged to a brand-new chemistry set!
Exactly what I wanted!
Camilo Fuentealba"Look at me, Damien! It's all for you," says a possessed nanny before jumping out a window with a noose around her neck in 1976's The Omen. After Resident Advisor released the 2011 edition of its Top 100 DJs poll earlier this week, one might be tempted to think of the nann ... More >>
The reality can't match the hype in "The Original 1762." And neither bears any resemblance to the original sandwich eaten by the fourth Earl. [click on image to enlarge]
The fourth Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu, is broadly credited with having invented the sandwich. As the story goes, he ... More >>
Sorry, kid. A new budget proposal from Michigan state senator Bruce Caswell would require children in the state foster system to only buy their clothes at secondhand stores. Under the proposal, kids would receive gift cards that they could only use at places like Goodwill and the Salvation Army. ... 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 >>
Yup, that's an Amebix t-shirt. Photo by Mark HewkoThis weekend, Ted Leo returns to the Voice's annual Siren Music Festival for the record-setting third time, after performing in 2003 and DJing back in 2008. In anticipation, we called him up to talk about the rumors of his impending retirement ... More >>