BY Intern Stephanie V. in Crafty on Jan 04, 2010 |
You know Barbie - she's an astronaut, leading Malibu surf champion, ice skater, doctor, has a pilot's license, animal owner, big sister, Cadalliac driver and resident of a bubblegum pink abode. Barbie dances (ballerina, anyone?) but now she can sing.
Barbie now moonlights as Lady Gaga.Doll artist (or "player") Veik recreates many of Gaga's vivid looks on dolls. The Beijing player crafts Gaga's larger-than-life looks on the minitature scale and you can too. Many ... Read More
BY Laurie in Style File on Jan 04, 2010 |
Anyone that has ever met me knows I have a rather unhealthy obsession with glasses. For some girls it’s shoes, or handbags or cupcakes or whatever, but for me its spectacles, usually vintage and large. I’m often on the hunt for new shades too, and was delighted when my friend sent me a link to this amazing London based brand called PRISM. Woah, these are some seriously sexy frames! Not on the cheap side, they run about 205£, but they are hand ... Read More
A Holiday Message to a loved one on the Jersey Shore.Believe this...This is an actual un-touched photo I shot while sitting in my car at the Welsh Farms convenience store in Neptune, NJ, enroute to my grandparents for Christmas Day. I'm not even sure how the universe aligned so perfectly to capture this. I hope you have a good laugh at this true story captured on celluloid. Cheers!What you are seeing, view-by-view:-On the front ... Read More
BY Claire Hamilton in General on Jan 04, 2010 |
One of the best Christmas presents I found in my stocking was the debut novel from writer and comedian Elna Baker. Well, when I say novel, it's actually a memoir, but some of the tales she tells are SO tall, you wonder how much of it really happened. But it must have happened, because you'd need a hell of an imagination to make this up.
The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance chronicles Elna's journey as she tries to reconcile her Mormon ... Read More
BY Intern Stephanie V. in Artsy on Jan 04, 2010 |
The provocateur of underground comics, Robert Crumb, has another book on the chopping block and this time it's all about Adam and Eve. Crumb lends his pen to the first biblical story - rife with signature work in The Book of Genesis Illustrated.
Crumb rendered all fifty chapters of the book with precise and careful detail given to each panel. He made a career out of teetering on the fine line of controversy and proves that even the Bible doesn't stray from ... Read More