Quote Unquote: John Lurie On The Courage (& Cowardice) of The NYPD

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This essay appears on the Daily News online. I'm sure you are aware of the tension in New York City between Mayor Bill DeBlasio and the NYPD. Much has been said on the subject but this says volumes about the way most New Yorkers feel; "I used to live on E. 3rd St. in Manhattan, across from the Men’s Shelter. It could get pretty stinky but I was ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Annie Lennox On Ageism

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"There's this youth culture that is really, really powerful and really, really strong, but what it does is it really discards people once they reach a certain age. I actually think that people are so powerful and interesting - women, especially - when they reach my age. We've got so much to say, but popular culture is so reductive that we just talk ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Lady Bunny on Taylor Swift

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Lady Bunny writes on her blog: Wow! As NYC becomes whiter and more boring, who better than a white and boring tourism ambassador like Taylor Swift to usher in more boring, mainstream types? I had a giggle the other night after my show at Mad Museum when an older gal approached me and asked for a photo. She gave her phone to my friends Billy ... See the Rest

Ariana Grande On Her Big Brother, Frankie’s Coming Out

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In a new interview, Ariana Grande talks about how she grew up Catholic, but when her big brother Frankie (who was on Big Brother this summer) came out, she was NOT happy with the church's response. Grande recalled to The Telegraph; "When my brother was told that God didn’t love him I was like, ‘OK, that’s not cool.’ They were building a Kabbalah ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Michael Stipe On Queerness

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It’s been 20 years since Michael Stipe announced to the world that he was queer –here's a quote from a blog that appeared on The Guardian; "The 21st century has provided all of us, recent generations particularly, with a clearer idea of the breadth of fluidity with which sexuality and identity presents itself in each individual. Gender ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Ethan Hawke On Angelina’s Sex Appeal

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Ethan Hawke on Angelina Jolie's hold on men. He played her love interest in the 2004 thriller 'Taking Lives' "Why is Amadeus, Wolfgang Mozart a genius? Angelina Jolie was born to whittle men, to make them weak. And when she kisses you, you don't know your name." ... See the Rest

Jennifer Lawrence on her Anger About the Nude Photo Scandal

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  Jennifer Lawrence addresses the photo hacking scandal in the new issue of Vanity Fair. "I was just so afraid," she tells the magazine. "I didn't know how it would affect my career." More – MUCH MORE – after the jump. ... See the Rest