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New Again: David Sedaris

January 15, 2013

Over two decades ago, we interviewed an up-and-coming humorist named David Sedaris about his diary readings. It was before he had even released his first collection of essays, Barrel Fever, in 1994, and we noted Sedaris as “one to watch.”

Most Wanted: Prada iPad Cover

January 8, 2013

You don’t need to drop $700,000 to outfit your iPad in an extravagant case encrusted with sapphires and diamonds. With a far more digestible price tag, this Prada iPad cover boasts both style and edge.

Casting Call: Kojak

January 4, 2013

The television show Kojak ran for five seasons from 1973 to 1978, but if it’s up to Universal Pictures and Vin Diesel, Lt. Theo Kojak’s infamous catchphrase, “Who loves ya, baby?,” will live on into the 21st century.

Casting Call: Running In The Background, the True Story of John McAfee

December 20, 2012

You’d probably never thought about the man behind the McAfee brand. Luckily for Hollywood, that all changed when the antivirus software tycoon was named a “person of interest” for the murder of American businessman Gregory Faull and went on the lam for a month through Latin America. McAfee has sold the rights to his biography to Impact Future Media, tentatively (and appropriately) titled, Running In The Background: The True Story of John McAfee.

New Again: Vince Vaughn

December 12, 2012

Vince Vaughn’s political affiliation is far from a closely guarded secret—the Wedding Crashers funnyman openly endorsed Ron Paul in both the 2008 and 2012 elections. But we did not expect to hear last week that Vaughn would be teaming up with conservative personality and notorious liberal agitator Glenn Beck on a new reality series.

Casting Call: Carson The Magnificent

December 7, 2012

For a figure who, to say the very least, has become ingrained in American popular culture, Johnny Carson’s off-screen life is still a mystery. Fortunately for us, a new Johnny Carson biopic is in the works to shed some light on The Tonight Show host.

Most Wanted: Alaia Fleece and Lurex Skirt

December 4, 2012

Flounce skirts were all over the Fall runways; and with this Azzedine Alaïa version in a practical black stretch fleece fabric, we can actually continue this elegant look into the winter months.

New Again: Lenny Kravitz

November 20, 2012

Lenny Kravitz’s first starring film role is an ambitious one. According to reports, the singer is set to play Marvin Gaye in the upcoming Julian Temple-directed biopic. The film will focus on Gaye’s later life and struggle with alcohlism. Thus far, Kravitz has limited his acting career to minor parts, such as Cinna in The Hunger Games and Nurse John in Precious.

Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘On the Rights,’ Isadora

November 14, 2012

Isadora’s debut single, “On The Rights,” begins almost as a familiar lullaby—but as the pounding drum and exhilarating guitar riff picks up by the first verse, it’s clear these indie rockers have a different intention entirely.

Most Wanted: Saint Laurent

November 13, 2012

This Yves Saint Laurent (excuse us, Saint Laurent Paris) “skater” dress is aptly named. With a high collar, cutout front, and sheer sleeves in gorgeous black silk crepe, the skater dress has just enough material to feel covered up for winter, yet still sexy.

Trailer Face-Off! Ginger & Rosa vs. Not Fade Away

November 8, 2012

This week: Ginger & Rosa vs. Not Fade Away, two films depicting friends coming of age amidst war in the 1960s.

Casting Call: James Brown

October 26, 2012

Rumors have been flying for years, but it looks like a James Brown biopic is officially underway. The project is currently moving ahead with producers Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger.

Casting Call: Poltergeist

October 19, 2012

It’s heeerreeeeeee. By “it,” we mean the remake of the 1982, Oscar-nominated, phantasmic thriller classic, The Poltergeist! Meet the Freelings, a middle-class suburbia-dwelling family who are about to encounter a few supernatural visitors.

Trailer Face-Off! The Loneliest Planet vs. The Impossible

October 18, 2012

This week: The Loneliest Planet vs. The Impossible, two films featuring getaways gone awry.

Trailer Face-Off! This is 40 vs. Smashed

October 11, 2012

This week: This is 40 vs. Smashed, two films featuring married couples grappling with the constraints of maturity.

Jimmy Choo x Rob Pruitt: Pop, Prints, and Pandas

October 9, 2012

We’ve been anticipating Jimmy Choo’s pop art makeover by its New York artist Rob Pruitt since its announcement last spring.

First Dibs: Gianfranco Ferré Spring 2013 Look 2

October 4, 2012

Gianfranco Ferré designers Stefano Citron and Federico Piaggi are keeping the late designer’s stark vision alive with their Spring 2013 collection. Deriving their inspiration from the provocative shoots of Guy Bourdin and his fascination with the female form, Citron and Piaggi drape black and white python skins to create classic, yet flattering, architectural silhouettes.

Trailer Face-Off! Hyde Park on Hudson vs. Lincoln

October 4, 2012

This week: Hyde Park on Hudson vs. Lincoln, two films profiling American presidents in periods of turmoil.

Most Wanted: Alaïa Embossed Leather iPad Case

October 2, 2012

Azzedine Alaïa has adorned bountiful belts and bags with his classic signature embossed petal print; and now, with this Alaïa leather iPad case, your technological accessories can get just as dressed up as you are. The rich garnet color reminds us of obscure library stacks, disguising your iPad—and yourself!—as scholarly. Plus, you can fend off […]

Repossi x Colette: The Mesoamerican Treatment

September 27, 2012

Gaia Repossi has her Master’s in archaeology and anthropology, and judging from her new collection honoring the iconic Parisian boutique Colette, Repossi has found a muse in her studies. Inspired by the intricate mosaics of Mesoamerican masks, the limited edition collection contains three turquoise pieces—a three-band ring, a seven-band ring, and a four-ring ear cuff.