#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

#SNL: Louis C.K. Set Twitter On Fire With His Child Molester “Joke”


Louis C.K. has done controversial material before, but SNL is a "bigger room" –about four times the size of his Louie audience on FX. After his monologue Saturday night had people Tweeting to beat the band... Louis on racism: "I grew up in the '70s, so I'm not racist. ... See the Rest

Did Leona Lewis Just Rip Off “Rolling In the Deep”?


Leona Lewis is back after eight years away from the US charts with a tubthumping dance anthem "Fire Under My Feet." The video features "individuals who are each marching to the beat of their own drummers" – like superfab supermodel Shaun Ross, that dancer Cassandra Naud with the ... See the Rest

#QuoteUnquote: Kanye West On Nitrous Oxide “The Key To Happiness” & “The Meaning of Life”


"One time I was at the dentist's office and I was given nitrous gas and I was vibing out -- I guess that's my version of Steve Jobs and his LSD trip -- when I had this first thought: What is the meaning of life? And then I thought, To give. What's the key to happiness? Happiness. ... See the Rest

#NewRule: Bill Maher On The Elton John/ Dolce & Gabbana Feud


"New Rule: Let's call the Elton John/ Dolce & Gabbana feud what it really is: a face off between a classic old leathery bag ... and Dolce & Gabbana." -Bill Maher ... See the Rest

#BoycottDolceGabbana: An Open Letter To D & G From a Gay Dad


Dear Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, As a gay parent to a wonderfully delightful 14-month-old daughter, I wanted to personally address your recent comments. I’d like to state that I agree with you both that everyone has a right to their opinion and the expression of ... See the Rest

#BoycottDolceGabbana: D & G’s Magazine Director Resigns Over Controversy

Giuliano Federico

Giuliano Federico, editorial director of Dolce and Gabbana's online magazine has resigned over their controversial comments the designers made about gay parenting. In a statement on Facebook, Federico said: "I'm writing here to inform you all that today I’ve presented my ... See the Rest

#ASchockToTheSystem: Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns Amid Controversy (& Rumors)

Illinois Congressman Ethics

Illinois Republican Aaron Schock resigned today, less than 12 hours after Politico raised questions about tens of thousands of dollars in mileage reimbursements he received for his personal vehicle. Schock apparently billed the federal government and his campaign for logging ... See the Rest