The gossip gangster threw a Texan shindig during South by Southwest, featuring performances by Kanye West, Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles, electro-cutie Little Boots, and Natalie Portman's Shaved Head.
At this year's Fort, there was a whole "blogger room" full of computers, a DJ booth taller than many of Austin's buildings, multiple art installations, a huge bank of Port-a-Johns, an XBox corner, and the usual bewildering-fashion-based gawking potential. More about the Fader Fort here.
Jackass star and pro-skater Bam Margera's film Minghags screened recently at the Backseat Film Festival. The screening was immediately followed by Strip for Pain, "America's Most Dangerous Gameshow." And shit, it was.
Monster-obsessed, Madball-repping streetwear brand Mishka opened their first store at 350 Broadway in South Williamsburg on Friday, March 13. The opening was followed by an after-party at Trophy Bar, where Fools Gold's Nick Catchdubs, Lauren Flax, and Time Out cover girl Ellen Stagg showed.
On March 14 at Public Assembly, the finest facial hair-sporting denizens of Brooklyn went face to face for the distinction of winning in various categories including the "recession" beard, full beard freestyle, and women's artificial.
So this is what they look like. Local bloggers temporarily pulled themselves away from their laptop screens to drink at Angels and Kings—Pete Wentz's bar, nonetheless—for a night of face-to-face meet and greets. Baya and Scott from the Real World Brooklyn showed. Our photo-blogger for hir...