Vintage Gay Pulp Covers from the ’50s to the ’80s

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A treasure trove of (often hilarious) gay pulp fiction novels from the '50s to the '80s after the jump. (via SissyDude)     From University of Massachusetts: As a result of a series of court cases, by the mid-1960s the U.S. post office could no longer interdict books that contained homosexuality. Gay writers were eager to ... See the Rest

Auction Alert! Photos of Fabulous ’50s-Era Transvestites from the Photographic Archives of Robert Swope and Michael Hurst

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Wright Auction House presents "Casa Susanna: A Photographic Archive from the Collection of Robert Swope and Michel Hurst" at auction in Chicago on October 30th. The collection, comprised of 340 photographs never before offered at auction, provides "a glimpse into a time and place, revealing a world once forgotten." That means gorgeous snapshots ... See the Rest

Harry Hair Watch: Harry Styles’ Nutty New ‘Do


Gotta keep changing with the times, of course, because the times they keep a-changing. And Harry Styles' hair style has evolved again. The whooshy bangs are long forgotten. These days he's onto a hippie/folk rock vibe, somewhere between Keith Richards, The Lovin' Spoonful and... female entertainment reporter? Check it out after the jump. (via ... See the Rest

15 Best Movie Party Scenes

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Growing up in dreary old Michigan, my idea of adulthood was always the party scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. That’s the life I longed for. That’s the world I belonged in. I lived vicariously through cinematic party scenes back then, still do. A good party scene makes the movie. I've included my favorites in this list of the 15 best movie party ... See the Rest

Your Moment of Zen: Marilyn Monroe’s Screen Test for Something’s Got to Give

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Absolutely gasp-inducing footage of Marilyn Monroe just weeks before her death, in a 1962 screentest for her ill-fated comeback Something's Got to Give. I feel like this is something we've all seen before, but it never ceases to thrill. That hair! That smile! It's hard to believe such beauty could really ... See the Rest

Flashback 1968: The Making of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo & Juliet

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Why, it's almost too much beauty to take in all at once: The heartstopping loveliness of Olivia Hussey! The impossible prettiness Leonard Whiting! The romantic countryside at director Franco Zeffirelli's Italian villa! It all makes for a spectacular behind-the-scenes feature on the making of the 1968 classic Romeo & Juliet. There are some ... See the Rest

Reporting From London: Bailey’s Stardust, Hamilton’s Pop Dada, Matisse’s Cut-Outs & Rothko’s Void


There is SO much to see and do in London but three of the art must-sees are Bailey's Stardust at the National Portrait Gallery and Matisse's Cut-Outs and the Richard Hamilton retrospective, both at The Tate Modern. Bailey's Stardust at the National Portrait Gallery I know I don't need to tell you who David Bailey is, he's the Brits answer to ... See the Rest

Forgotten New York: Leee Black Childers on the Lower East Side Bar Belonging to Jackie Curtis’ Grandmother

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Underground photographer Leee Black Childers (1945-2014) describes Warhol Superstar Jackie Curtis' grandmother "Slugger Ann," who ran a working class bar of the same name on New York City's Lower East Side (in the days when it was a slum). Fascinating bit of forgotten New York ephemera ... Watch Now