BY Emma Pacchiana in Movies on Dec 18, 2013 |
Despite Cher's assertion that "the cops usually break them up in twenty minutes and it takes that long to get there," I think we all would have jumped at the chance to go to a party in the Valley if it was anything like the iconic one featured in the '90s classic Clueless. From Travis's herbal refreshments to a scandalous game of suck 'n' blow, the ensemble-challenged Amber, and Murray just keepin' it real, this was the kind of party we all wished we were ... Read More
BY Emma Orlow in Style File on Jul 03, 2012 |
Have you ever read Retromania by Simon Reynolds? It’s this book that traces our society’s fixation on the past, and the concept of "retro." Sometimes, when I’m feeling really deep, I’ll ponder some of these questions for myself. Mostly, I wonder if holding onto nostalgia can ever truly be inhibiting like everybody makes it out to be.
Although I wasn't alive in the 60s, I have an intense emotional attachment to British Invasion ... Read More
Fake game shows were the name of the, yes, game, on this week’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race. For the mini challenge, Ru invented a four-round test of endurance called—wait for it—Beat the Cock. I will render its brilliance in detail for you here so that you may recreate it at home, because you are definitely, definitely going to want to play. The first round was essentially Pin the Tail on the Donkey, only the tail was a paper chicken and ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Artsy on Aug 05, 2010 |
Word on the street is that Christina Aguilera can act. That means she's ready to leap frog over Mariah Carey (for the lackluster Glitter) and Britney Spears (for the forgettable Crossroads) in a bid to hit the heights not reached since Barbara Streisand gave the world (the remake of) A Star is Born! Given the loopy premise–that this girl's DREAM is to dirty dance at a failing LA nightclub–I'd be ready to dismiss Burlesque in a hot minute except ... Read More