Olsen Twins

  • Film

    November 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Food Music Mixtape Volume 2

    Yesterday (and just in time for Independence Day celebrations), DJ Escoffier brought you Volume 1 of our food music mixtape. Today, DJ Bearded James unleashes Volume 2; be sure to listen for the Paula Deen Apology remix at the end. Did we miss your favorite food-related tune? Let us know in the com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Food Music Mixtapes For All Your Summer Rug-Cutting Needs

    As both Jessica Simpson and the Bard can attest, music is indeed the food of love. We, however, would much rather focus on the music of food. There's no lack of songs on the subject, so under two "foodonyms" (DJ Escoffier and DJ Bearded James) we've compiled a duo of mixes intended to get your stoma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Celebrities That Look Like Each Other!

    No, not just the Olsen twins. How about...

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Baby Jane Remake In The Works: Let The Casting Begin

    The 1962 Granny Guignol classic Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? is being remade by Walter Hill, and it's time to line up two stars who are over the hill to play the parts. You know the drill. Jane is a nutjob who's stuck in her cutesy-pie kiddie routine and is so adorable except that she viciously ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Live: Rebecca & Fiona Play To The Party People At Lavo

    Rebecca & Fiona Lavo Thursday, June 21 Better than: The Avicii show at Lavo in January. I'd been watching Swedish DJ duo Rebecca & Fiona play their wrung-out superclub gruel for about an hour and a half at the upscale midtown joint Lavo when a woman tapped my shoulder. I recognized her. She worke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    I Discussed The Dark Side Of Beauty With Jane Velez-Mitchell Last Night

    I was a guest on last night's Issues With Jane Velez-Mitchell on HLN, discussing Samantha Brick, the woman who wrote an editorial about how being so beautiful and alluring has ruined her friendships with bitterly jealous and resentful female friends. I should have such problems.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Let's Rewrite The Hunger Games

    Let's see... Hunger games...hmm.... Got it! The Olsen twins are playing backgammon with little pieces of crackers. The loser has to eat one of them.

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Kristin Chenoweth Is Paging The Olsen Twins

    ​"I'd love to direct one of the Olsen twins in the story of my life!" cracked the Tony and Emmy winning star at the Drama League tribute in her honor at the Pierre last night. Chenoweth has so many sides to her talent she'd probably need the entire Osmond family.

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling Used To Play Underwear Games

    See if you can find Britney, Christina, Justin, and Ryan (and guest star Jodie Sweetin from Full House) in this amazingly prescient shot from The Mickey Mouse Club. The photo pops up in Jodie's memoir UnSweetined, the one about her battle with meth, booze, speed, and the Olsen twins.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Amy Winehouse's Top Ten Hip-Hop Collaborations

    ​Rappers loved Amy Winehouse. The British warbler might not have collaborated with rap chaps to the extent that Mary J Blige has, but when she passed away earlier this year she did so leaving behind a discernible trail of hip-hop goodies. And the songs suggest there was a genuine bond and shar ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 30, 2011

    Here Come The Oscar Films! Clooney! Leo! And Lots of Fucking!

    Contenders are piling up in the theaters-here are the ones to watch

  • Film

    October 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Olsen Twins' Sister Getting Oscar Buzz!

    Twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth Olsen -- younger sister to those eternally cute little monkeys the Olsen twins -- started getting Oscar buzz a while ago, as my eyeballs rolled like pinballs. What next -- a Nobel Prize for Jaleel White's cousin?

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    You Better Work: 21 Music-Heavy Fashion's Night Out Events

    Nicki Minaj performs at Yves Saint Laurent tonight. ​Let's be honest: Shopping isn't really the main attraction of Fashion's Night Out. Who has time to sift through sales racks when there are so many parties to go to? Some events—Drake's DJ set at Versace, Neon Indian's invite-only gig a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2011

    Farewell, MTK Music Festival, We Hardly Knew Ye

    Sorry guys.​What is it about Long Island and its inability to let multi-day music festivals blossom? Today organizers of the MTK Music Festival—the fashion-forward, Vampire Weekend-headlined event scheduled for next weekend at the East Hampton Airport—announced that they'd pulled t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    This Month's Dueling East End Music Festivals: How To Tell Them Apart

    Take a holiday with Vampire Weekend at the MTK Music Festival. And go shopping! After many stabs at hosting multi-day music festivals on Long Island (Field Day Fest, we knew you when), August 2011, at least for now, brings us two festivals happening on the East End: Escape To New York kicks off tomo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Live: Jay-Z Cheers Up Kanye West At MoMA

    ​Kanye West Museum of Modern Art Tuesday, May 10 Better than: The obscenely long line outside. (There may still be people waiting to get in.) Even if you're put off by the tortured, why-so-serious vibe underpinning Kanye West's performances these days, it's hard to deny the charisma of the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Download: Pregnant, "Help!"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​Brooklyn bubblegum-bashers Pregnant may roll deep to the ickiest, grimiest pigfuckiest loft parties in Brooklyn, but their music is sticky-sweet sugar-pop euphoria. Think Hüsker Dü, think Jawbreak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    A User's Guide To Fashion's Night Out

    If you ask Michelle Trachtenberg politely maybe she'll reprise this. Well, it's that time of year again: Friday's Fashion's Night Out brings a whole slew of free ways for you to stalk your favorite celebs, stare at pretty things you will pretend to consider to buy, and get some swag and music appr ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 1, 2010


    Don’t be fashion road-kill this year

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Sexy Russian Spy Has Possibly Cuter, Definitely Less Russian Doppelganger

    via New York Daily News​Though the Daily News promises us killer raccoons on their cover today (or at least 'killer' raccoons), it turns out they're only kinda-sorta-maybe rabid, and sick. Yawn. But the team makes up for that by digging in deep and locating a faux-redhead in our very own city ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    American Cheese Faceoff; What is a Food Critic Good For?

    This week in food blogs... Eater learned that you can't wear short pants if you expect to get into newcomer Rabbit in the Moon. Slice unearthed an old video of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen signing about pizza. The Atlantic Food Channel aimed to answer the age-old question: what is a food critic goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    What It Costs to Have Rihanna Sit in the Front Row at Your Fashion Show

    ​$100,000--or more. Ditto for Beyonce. If you are not one these lady singers or the Olsen twins, you are in the wrong line of work. [Fashionista]

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2009


    Robin Givhan, Isaac Mizrahi, and Ashley Olsen discuss your future wardrobe

  • Columns

    August 11, 2009

    President Rejects Gay Hustler!

    Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Who Are Your Favorite Siblings?

    Which clusters of genetically-linked performers strike you as the most valuable to have around? Which ones are the most entertaining, sincere, and likable? No, you may not say the Jacksons. Your pre-approved choices are as follows: The Olsen twins. Their homeless chic mixed with their monkey faces ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Tribeca Film Festival Snubs Heidi and Spencer for Jury

    The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival just announced its juries, and although they've included almost everyone you've ever heard of (Andre Leon Talley! Mary-Kate Olsen! Rachel Maddow!) from every corner of the entertainment industry (daytime television WHAT UP!), founder Robert De Niro has made a possibly ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 4, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    January 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Getting the MTA's Goat at the Verrazano Bridge

    While Mary-Kate Olsen's denial she had anything to do with Heath Ledger's OD death takes up the majority of front-page real estate in both tabloids this morning, there's one bizarre story that deserves to be highlighted. It's a humorous look at anti-terror security measures (well, as humorous as any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2008

    Bonnaroo Day 2: Celebrity Rumors from the Press Tent

    Thank you Mary-Kate and Ashley! The press tent at Bonnaroo is a valuable source of information for unconfirmed celebrity gossip, among other things. Here's the latest juicy tidbit. M.I.A. had apparently canceled her gig yesterday until she learned that the Olsen twins were flying in especially to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    Lynn Yaeger Hearts the Olsens Too!

    It's nice to know that we are not the only freaks thinking about/worshiping the Olsen twins this week. Lynn Yaeger marvels at their modern glamour in her column: Actually, when it comes to glamour, believe it or not, the first name that springs to mind is someone—OK, two people: the entity that ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    November 6, 2007

    Glamour Do: Hanging with Dita Von Teese

    Who's more glamorous than the Olsen Twins?

  • Columns

    October 2, 2007

    Dean Johnson's Legacy, Anna Nicole's Lunacy

    Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007
  • Columns

    September 4, 2007

    Read This In Loo of Sex

    Stalling for time before channeling Tim Gunn and the ghosts of Leona and Anna Nicole

  • Film

    August 22, 2006
  • Theater

    August 15, 2006

    Pardon Our Fringe

    Fringe Fest roundup: Featuring Poe, the Olsens, and the disembodied head of Sam Walton

  • Theater

    August 1, 2006

    The Fringe A to Z

    An opinionated guide to the New York International Fringe Festival

  • Music

    January 17, 2006

    Hide and Seek

    The voice of Frou Frou twiddles knobs, decorates hardware

  • NYC Life

    November 1, 2005

    The Death of the Dumb Blond

    Why peroxide rot is, like, officially over

  • Columns

    September 13, 2005
  • Columns

    August 16, 2005
  • Columns

    July 26, 2005
  • Art

    July 26, 2005

    Reading Ahead

    Colleges get freshmen on the same page with a summer book

  • Columns

    June 21, 2005
  • NYC Life

    May 10, 2005

    Hole Lotta Love

    Spring fashion plays peek-a-boo

  • Screens

    May 10, 2005

    Surgical Strikes

    Two new innovative hospital dramas refashion the traditional doctor-viewer relationship

  • NYC Life

    March 8, 2005
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