#MadMen: “Hello, I’m Shelly Duvall.” “What?!”

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I've posted this (twice) before, but now that Mad Men and Don Draper are history, I thought it was worth another look. One of my favorite YouTube videos of all time. "Hello, I'm Shelly Duvall." "What?!" I know. You're welcome. ... See the Rest

#MadMen: The Ending Looked Like a New Beginning… (Plus, The Real-Life Guy Behind That Coke Commercial)

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Spoiler Alert: I think MAYBE a week later, it's safe to talk about the Mad Men series finalé...? If you were going to watch, you would have by now. New York magazine's Matt Zoller Seitz summed it all up beautifully – better than I can: Mad Men closed with its hero, adman Don ... See the Rest

#PlanetArt: Eric Fischl Leaves Mary Boone After 30 Years – But Why?


After more than 30 years together, Eric Fischl just left Mary Boone Gallery. Ron Warren, a director and partner at the gallery says: “Eric has wanted to change his working relationship with the gallery. I think he has decided that the art world and the market have changed so ... See the Rest

#Controversy: Why Did The Whitney Reject Charles Ray’s Nude Sculpture “Huck and Jim”?

The Whitney Museums's plaza as of this morning, with Charles Ray's rejected sculpture sculpture "ghosted in"... not sure of the placement, exactly, but you get the idea.

The Whitney Museum's new, location just off the High Line is apparently a great place for controversial and challenging art inside but not outside. Calvin Tomkins criticized the institution in his latest New Yorker profile on the artist Charles Ray. A sculpture commissioned for ... See the Rest

#RIP: Actress, Anne Meara


Actress and comedian Anne Meara died yesterday. Meara, 85, rose to fame in the 1960s while performing comedy routines with Jerry Stiller under the stage name Stiller & Meara. She went on to star in TV and film, including roles on All My Children, The King of Queens, and the TV ... See the Rest

#RIP: “Beautiful Mind” Mathematician John Nash Killed In Taxi Crash


John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician, whose life was made into the Oscar-winning film, A Beautiful Mind, was killed, along with his wife Alicia, in an accident on the NJ Turnpike yesterday afternoon. They were returning from Newark Airport, after a trip to Norway ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Patti LaBelle


May 24, 1944- When I consider the Gay Icons, I always consider Patti LaBelle. Born Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards in Philadelphia on this day, Labelle was a member The BlueBelles, regulars on the bill at The Apollo Theater in Harlem. In the early 1960s, the girl group had success ... See the Rest

It’s Birthday, Bitch

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Alfred Molina Bob Dylan Bobby Lockwood Jim Broadbent John C. Reilly Kristin Scott Thomas Mark Ballas Maru Patti Labelle Prince Poppycock Priscilla Presley Roseanne Cash Sybil Danning Tommy Chong Will Sasso ... See the Rest

#GagOnIt: Lypsinka In THE Most Sickening Runway EVER!


The legendary Lypsinka has turned in some MAJOR performances over the years, but none like this at Thierry Mugler's fashion show, as she tells it... "I posted this on my fan page yesterday and it's become the most popular thing I've posted ever on Facebook. So far, it's been ... See the Rest

#RealEstatePorn: Jessica Chastain Just Bought Leonard Bernstein’s Osborne Duplex – For $5 Million


Jessica Chastain just bought into one of Manhattan's most desirable luxury buildings, The Osborne. Chastain and her boyfriend, Italian fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, just bought the four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath duplex for $5.1 million. (I nearly bought ... See the Rest

20 of the Most Awkward/Awesome Band Photos Ever


Oh, words, you fail me. What can I say about these pics, which are worth 10,000 words and were OBVIOUSLY shot in all "We are TOTALLY awesome" seriousness. Well, that part is true – one group shot is better than the next. I really had nothing to do with them but nevertheless, ... See the Rest

#Yes!: Irish Referendum For Marriage Equality Set To Pass


According to The Guardian, with about a fifth of constituencies returning official results, Ireland appears certain to pass the gay marriage rights reform with close to 65% in favor! The biggest support so far was recorded in Kildare North with a 69.67% majority for the Yes side, ... See the Rest

#RealEstatePorn: Hearst Castle Has 56 Bedrooms, 61 Bathrooms, 2 Pools & A Private Zoo on 127 Acres

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Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst first approached architect Julia Morgan with ideas for a new project a century ago in April of 1915. His original idea was to build a bungalow, according to a draftsman who worked in Morgan's office. Hearst said: "I would like to build ... See the Rest