BY emily dirienzo in Music Stuff on Sep 01, 2010 |
Kick September off right with a heaping helping of MEN. No, I’m not suggesting you drop trou and join the nearest orgy, but you can dance your pants off tonight at Pamona’s Glass House to JD Samson’s latest project. MEN is a Brooklyn-based art/performance collective fronted by Samson of the femme favorite Le Tigre, and have come to put that poli-sci degree of yours to good use. Described by the New York Times as “dreamy post-disco”, ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Style File on Aug 31, 2010 |
This summer I discovered my new favorite blog, ManRepeller.com. The site pokes fun at trends, which Leandra Medine (the blog’s creator) deems as “man repelling”. For example, you won’t get laid if you’re wearing drop crotch harem pants, or shoes that look like grizzly bear paws. Karl Lagerfeld isn’t looking out for your sex life. Unfortunately or fortunately (depending on how you look at it) for me, I cannot afford ... Read More
BY skye in General on Aug 31, 2010 |
WILLIAMSBURG FASHION WEEKEND!!!!
Head on over to Williamsburg (like you need a reason) on September 17th and 18th to be on the up-and-up with the emerging new designs of Brooklyn's finest. These dozen or so designers specializing in one-of-a-kind garments to small-run collections, will be presenting their creations via live music and dancers and choreographed mixed media fun. Williamsburg Fashion Weekend is running strong in ... Read More
BY skye in Artsy on Aug 31, 2010 |
Brooklyn-based artist, Bethany Jean Fancher, created her latest book Cleavage in an attempt to confuse the masses. Arranged in an accordion fold-out style, the book is comprised of images of "cleavage" that are actually photos of butt cleavage instead of boob cleavage. Fancher flawlessly creates the illusions of ample bosoms with strategically arranged limbs and props and pontificates on the subject of female objectification and sexuality. I was ... Read More
BY emily dirienzo in Music Stuff on Aug 30, 2010 |
They may be well into their forties now, but the gals of Japanese super group Shonen Knife are still as cute as a bug’s ear and can’t stop rockin’. With yet another album under their well-accessorized belt, the Osaka outfit embarks on a full-fledged North American tour.
Shonen Knife was founded by two sisters, Naoko and Atsuko Yamano and their long-time friend Michie Nakatani in the early eighties as a counter-response to the ... Read More