And the toilet-paper leaf blowers return, along with fake cops, gyrating girls, and pop-song snippets. On Saturday, November 15, Girl Talk—the nom de DJ of Pittsburgh native Gregg Gillis—headlined Terminal 5 with his plastic wrapped PC, drawing a legion of short shorts, neon, and buckets of sweat.
The Lowbrow Society for the Arts opened a show at the Southside Speakeasy in Williamsburg featuring the work of Nicky Devine, Baby Sinead, Najy, and our esteemed party photographer Nate "Igor" Smith, as well as raunchy go-go dancing by Burning Angel's Ariel. Just your average Thursday in the Burg.
Powdering up your face and slapping on some stage blood isn't a seasonal gag so much as a lifestyle for some who celebrated World Zombie Day, a day of undead celebration that involved showing your zombie boobs and hanging yourself to dry from meathooks.
Shepard Fairey's Barack "Hope" design might be 2008’s most seminal image—his nomination in TIME's Top 100 Most Influential People poll is most certainly forthcoming. But the poster's also become a hugely popular design to lampoon. Here're the best 25 parodies out there.
Artists Mina Karimi and Kara Suhey founded Project Bueller to recreate the parade scene from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Their project took place at the Village Halloween Parade, where costumed lookalikes stood in for Ferris, Sloane Peterson, Cameron Frye, and the "Beer Maid Brigade." Of course,...
With our annual Best Of NYC awards, the CMJ music festival, bejeweled rabbits, homo rodeos and turkish oil wrestling, there was hardly any time for the requisite naughty shots we all have come to know and love. Dive in for October's month in photos.
Spank Rock was the surprise guest at the Fully Fitted CMJ showcase, a line-up that included such dance-pawty people as Amanda Blank, Pase Rock, Eli Escobar. The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish showed up, along with a retinue of be-speckled, furred and spectacled downtown kids who flocked in for the...
Fool's Gold, the dance-oriented imprint from DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, celebrated its one-year anniversary at Webster Hall on Thursday, October 23. Kid Sister and Chromeo's Dave 1 made guest appearances, along with crazy hoodies and one giant bear. Note the Sparks: this party went late!
CMJ has been ravaged re: its original mission—to break bands and network networkers—but still the check-list quest is everything. We saw the likes of Spank Rock, Chairlift, Friendly Fires, Lykke Li, Vivian Girls, plus a few more.