As far as social networking sites are concerned, I often find myself somewhat of a late-in-the-game participant. I swore I'd never join Twitter, but after some coaxing from friends and a few laughs at celebrity posts, I took the plunge. One of the first people I decided to follow was Yoko Ono, because well, I think she's fascinating. Yoko's daily posts are an injection of positivity and wisdom, stemming from her many years involved in art, the peace movement, and ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Boob Tube on Dec 31, 2009 |
The sun is setting and it's officially New Year's Eve. Made any resolutions yet? I'm a last-minute type of girl myself, and most of my annual promises get made a glass of champagne or two in. So I was happy to learn that Cynthia Nixon--formerly of Sex in the City and currently acting as spokesperson for WE tv's national WE Volunteer campaign--is out there looking for those of us who remain ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Artsy on Dec 31, 2009 |
While doing my daily trolling of the Internet, I came across the coolest thing ever. Artist Katie Paterson took a trip to Iceland and recorded the sounds of glaciers, which she then had pressed into ice records that were made from the drippings of the actual glaciers she recorded. (!!!) It's little nuggets of brilliance like this that make me happy to be alive, and whistle while I work and all that. To join in on the inspiration, go ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Artsy on Dec 30, 2009 |
Dragging someone who is vocal about hating comedy to a comedy show, in three degree weather, is potentially more of a laugh riot than said show could ever hope to be; however, when my friend and I braved the icy NYC winds to see Sandra Bernhard perform a sold out show at Joe's Pub last night, she for sure managed to pull off entertaining us even better than we entertain ourselves.
Live comedy can be a painful, awkward, mortifying experience, and yet certain ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Style File on Dec 25, 2009 |
BUST girl Emily Rems left a little something in my inbox this holiday season, and here I am, on Christmas, to share it with you. Call me a giver. For those of you celebrating, or for those of you just celebrating fashion, enjoy: Third and Delaware.
Some mad genius is meticulously gathering clothing highlights from each and every episode of Roseanne--providing colorful stills, snarky (or sincere?!) commentary, and careful labeling (down to the ... Read More