Marshalls held a Union Square press conference on Thursday, October 2 that inexplicably combined Leighton Meester, domestic violence, and high heels. Apparently if you buy shoes at the department store the first-half of this month, a percentage of your purchase goes to helping "put an end to domestic violence." Okay, whatever. Just look at the cute pictures of Leighton Meester and don't batter your loved ones. The end.
This weekend, the second annual Anime Fest took place at the Jacob Javits Center where cosplayers dressed up like characters from Bleach, Odinsphere, and, confusingly, the KISS Army. Here're some of the most interesting costumes we saw this weekend. More about the Anime Fest here.
GameFly, the Netflix of videogames, is searching for one exceptionally enthusiastic gamer to star in an upcoming commercial spot. They held tryouts in New York City this week—an up-close look the contenders.
EXXXotica is a three-day "erotic event" that brings the porn stars to the people for pillow-fighting, wrestling, whipping, and run-ins with Ron Jeremy. This year it took place in the New Jersey Convention Center after the event was kicked out of the Meadowlands.
Fashion week is a time for celebrities and fashionistas to gather 'round a social cause (and the hors d'oeuvres table) and drink plenty of champagne. This year, Perry Farrell, Heather Graham, Danny Masterson, Q-Tip, and more hit the G-Star fashion show at the Park Avenue Armory last week.
The Bushwick gallery played host to four eminent European street artists who, with their full-grown facial hair and ability to drink alcohol legally, can safely be considered geezers. Flying Fortress (Germany), Eine (UK), Pez (Spain) and London Police (Amsterdam) will have work at 49 Bogart...
So there's thing called the Real World? That's filming in Red Hook? And is ostensibly important? Guess so: spectators went apeshit when the Brooklyn cast showed up to a Semi Precious Weapons fashion-week soiree at Rebel. Here's what we know about them so far.