Real Estate Porn (Jennifer Edition): JLaw vs. JLo


Well, they are both big stars named Jennifer L. with fancy new places (that we can't afford), but that is where the similarity stops. Still, it's fun to compare and contrast, Beverly Hills house vs New York City loft, traditional vs modern –even though these are real estate pics, they seem to reflect these Jen's tastes, somewhat. Jennifer ... See the Rest

Real Estate Porn: A Brownstone Reborn –As A Loft?


Brooklyn has the largest concentration of nineteenth century buildings made with the building material known as brownstone. Members of the aspiring upper middle classes of the day, sought out the dark sandstone rich with red iron oxide, creating the deep brown to red coloring. But as many as there are, they are still highly coveted. I used to own ... See the Rest

#selfieish: Richard Prince (Unwittingly) Introduces Sean Fader At Gagosian


Yes, it seems by accident, mostly reviled appropriation artist Richard Prince gave an emerging conceptual artist his Gagosian debut. This is SUCH a convoluted idea, see if you can follow. My friend Sean Fader is a conceptual artist and photographer. We met in 2009 at the casting call for Bravo's reality series Work of Art and have remained ... See the Rest

#selfieish: The Whitney (Sorta) BEGGED Teens To Take Koons Selfies


The Madison Avenue building and the Koons exhibit has closed now, so let's trash it. No, we're not doing that but I'll bet your Instagram feed at some point over the last few months might have shown you a selfie taken at “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective”. There were LOTS of shiny reflective surfaces so it was irresistible selfie bait. I did one myself, ... See the Rest

Why Does Everything Have To Make Sense? (Ebola Edition): Have A Great Weekend, Kids!


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Not The FIRST Queen, But THE Queen, Sends Her First Tweet

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Yes, it was the Tweet read 'round the world. Queen Elizabeth herself sent out a Tweet yesterday from the account @BritishMonarchy to open a new exhibit and signed it Elizabeth R. The "R" supposedly stands for Regina. It's cute and another sign of the times for a woman who has lived through practically every modern invention of the 20th century, so ... See the Rest

She’s Living For This!: Watch Sherry Vine’s “Dawn of the Drag” & “The Exorcist Is Burning”


I somehow missed She's Living For This!, Sherry Vine's comedy mini-series on HereTV from 2012, inspired by 70s variety shows like Sonny & Cher and The Carol Burnett Show. All six episodes, featuring appearances by guests like downtown luminaries Justin Vivian Bond and Joey Arias, and regulars Busted and David Ilku are now on Netflix. So here, in ... See the Rest

That’s Hollywood: Something’s Funny About Benedict Cumberbatch?

Madame Tussauds Unveil New Wax Figure Of Benedict Cumberbatch In London

Maybe you weren't fooled, but when I first saw the shot below on the photo agency site, Pacific Coast News, I was for a second. Yes, it's a wax figure of Benedict Cumberbatch that was just unveiled in London at Madame Tussaud's. It made me curious about the 200 year-old museum. There's been one in New York and Vegas since 2000 and ones opened in DC ... See the Rest