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The 10 Weirdest "Celebrities" Of Yesteryear

The 10 Weirdest
You think there were no weird, offbeat celebrities before reality shows came along? You think Honey Boo Boo and the Kardashians are the height of bizarre? Well, that's a weird way to think. Let me take you back to the...… Read Full Story

Premiere: Scout Willis Goes Exploring with Ex-Pro Era Beatmaker Lee Bannon

Though he's primarily known for his drum-n-bass production and work as Pro Era's former beatmaker, Lee Bannon has been exploring decidedly more ambient territories as of late. The latest example of which is his two-fer video for both "DAW In... Read Full Story

A/S/L: Exploring Web 1.0 with Arabelle Sicardi

The internet has been part of our lives for long enough that a generation of writers and artists has come of age with it, and used it as a tool to construct their creative and professional identities. But that... Read Full Story

Kendrick Lamar is Defying Gravity in His Confrontational Video for "Alright"

Today, Kendrick Lamar continues his 2015 streak of making aggressive, dense art that's difficult to parse at first look (or listen), with the video for To Pimp a Butterfly's "Alright." The video, directed by Colin Lilley and The Little Homies,... Read Full Story

U.S. Girls Tackle the Burden of Beauty in the Haunting Video for "Woman's Work"

U.S. Girls's Meg Remy makes feminist, pop-tinged gems that are both haunting and unusually alluring in their lush, lo-fi dissonance -- and if the eerie, self-directed video for "Woman's Work" is any indication, her film skills are just as admirable and... Read Full Story

"I'm Not Even Trisexual": More From Our Miley Cyrus Cover Story Interview

Miley with creative director Diane Martel; photography by Paola KudackiThe cover story of our Use Your Voice issue focuses on the Happy Hippie Foundation and the inspirations of its founder, Miley Cyrus. Here, we dive into the long transcript of... Read Full Story

Let's Guess What Kind of Sci-Fi Movie Zadie Smith and Claire Denis are Making

Some of the most widely acclaimed movies of the year have been science fiction, a genre that is rapidly losing the stigma it once had when compared with supposed "cinema" or its ink-stained cousin, "literary fiction." So it's appropriate that,... Read Full Story

The New Royals: Kaya Stewart Debuts Her New Video Jonah

Photograph by Jiro SchneiderWelcome to our column The New Royals, in which we introduce you to the noteworthy youngsters we know are destined for fame. Some will actually be from royal or princely families, others will be the brethren of... Read Full Story

Grace Jones Will Finally Release Her Memoir This Fall

Famously known for saying in "Art Groupie" that she'd "never write [her] memoirs," disco-era goddess/perpetual queen Grace Jones has (thankfully) gone back on her word, as she's finally releasing I'll Never Write My Memoirs this fall -- which also has her... Read Full Story

Inside the Bizarre and Brilliant Mind of "Blurred Lines" / "We Can't Stop" Director Diane Martel

Sunglasses by Mercura NYCWhere do you begin with Diane Martel, the director whose era-defining videos range from Mariah's "Dreamlover" in 1993 to the 2013 double-play of "We Can't Stop" and "Blurred Lines"? NYC native, niece of Public Theater founder Joseph... Read Full Story