Franco is on Probation, Audits New Movie
December 21, 2011
It’s no secret that James Franco is one of the busiest men in the business. From taking and teaching college classes to films and voiceovers and fine art, to divining the spirit of Tennessee Williams, Franco marches to the beat of every single drum. But can one man do it all?
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘I Walked Alone,’ YACHT
November 30, 2011
YACHT and YouTube star/YACHT superfan Mitchell Davis collaborated to make the music video for the band’s “I Walked Alone.” Celebrity/fan collaboration—is this the start of a trend?
Step Into Art Basel
November 22, 2011
Those still making last minute plans for this year’s Art Basel need to consider finding time to stop by the newly renovated Shelbourne Hotel.
Joseph Altuzarra Wins the CFDA Egg Hunt
November 15, 2011
“Do I have to introduce myself?” asked Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) president Diane von Furstenberg when she took the podium to address the audience at the eighth Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards, held at Skylight Soho in New York City last night.
We Want Moves Like Waits
November 8, 2011
Tom Waits isn’t afraid of dying, if addressing his decayed body and the mice living in his skull right at the beginning of new single “Satisfied” means anything.
Reaction Shot: R.E.M.’s Simple, Beautiful New Videos
October 27, 2011
Directed by Michael Stipe and Dominic DeJoseph, and shot in black and white with a strong key light, both films for R.E.M.’s “We All Go Back to Where We Belong” have a simple concept: capture their subjects (John Giorno and Kirsten Dunst) reacting to the song.
Julie Klausner is Having a Good Week
October 19, 2011
Even if you haven’t listened to Julie Klausner’s podcast, How Was Your Week?, chances are you’ve heard of her. Her webseries The Cat Whisperer has reached viral status, as have her other videos “Mommy Time” and “Welcome to Our House.”
Britney Spears’ Smooth ‘Criminal’
October 18, 2011
Whenever we’re in need of a pure pop song and video, we can always count on Britney Spears to save us from musical mediocrity.
Still Eye-spiring: Elton John
October 13, 2011
Though his look has toned down ever so slightly in recent years, Elton John still represents glamour in eyewear everywhere.
Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘Your Darkest Thoughts Will Shine,’ We Can’t Enjoy Ourselves
October 4, 2011
There’s a play with contrasts in all of the music by Brooklyn-based band We Can Enjoy Ourselves.
Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘Bear,’ Grace Woodroofe
September 30, 2011
Australian native Grace Woodroofe has toured with indie stars like Cat Power and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, but her debut album Always Want already has the distinct sound of a seasoned pro.
Smell Like Teen Spirit! Taylor Swift Gets Into the Fragrance Game
September 29, 2011
Listen, we were as shocked as you to discover that Taylor Swift’s upcoming fragrance, “Wonderstruck,” to be released in October, is her first perfume line. Hasn’t someone already bottled the cotton candy lyrics of her songs to sell on Amazon?
Mirror, Mirror, Marring Sorkin
September 22, 2011
Aaron Sorkin, known for his walk-and-talk tracking shots first established on Sports Night and The West Wing, walked and talked himself right into a mirror.