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#AskLena: Lena Dunham Wants You To Stop Sleeping With Garbage Trash Men

#AskLena: Lena Dunham Wants You To Stop Sleeping With Garbage Trash Men
In a move that surprisingly didn't break the Internet, Lena Dunham unleashed a 12-part advice series to promote her new book, Not That Kind of Girl. With a bottle of champagne and an adorable paper backdrop looking out at the...… Read Full Story
John Malkovich Takes On Iconic Photographs in New Art Exhibition

John Malkovich Takes On Iconic Photographs in New Art Exhibition

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Say Lou Lou and Lindstrom Run Around Punking LA In New Video

The L.A. video collective known as Welcome To Cult (Flight Facilities, The Grates etc.) shot this clever clip for the latest track from Say Lou Lou. The girls are the twin daughters of Steve Kilbey, lead singer of Australian... Read Full Story

9 Fall Fantasy Must-Haves

Céline necklace, $1,200. 890 Madison AvenueLoewe knot keychain, $345. loewe.comIngo Maurer Toto Lamp, $950. 89 Grand Street. Hoorsenbuhs x Damien Hirst Pill Rosary, $72,500. othercriteria.comBuilding Block Stencil Bag, $465. building--block.comUnited Nude Float Shoe, $99. float@unitednude.comPaul Smith x Hans Wegner Shell... Read Full Story

Shia LaBeouf is Wearing Neon Spandex as Perfomance Art

We're honestly not sure if Shia LaBeouf is okay. Since he's stopped tweeting "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE," the former celebrity has been tweeting the definition of "flame" ("to burst forth with strong EMOTION"), doing the ice bucket challenge, and... Read Full Story

Azealia Banks' New House Track Is the Start of Her Comeback

The past three years have been a long, strange trip for Azealia Banks. The former PAPER cover girl went from being one of rap's rising stars to one of Twitter's most prolific shit-starters whose debut album's countless delays made... Read Full Story

Ryan Hemsworth Goes Back To His Emo Roots For "Snow In Newark"

From the looks of it, the anti-DJ Ryan Hemsworth is over the EDM scene's party music focus. "Snow in Newark," featuring Mad Decent's Dawn Golden, is a sweet and quiet love song that laments the tour life. "It's about trying... Read Full Story

Kirsten Dunst Stars in Aspirational, A Hilarious Short That Slams Selfie-Culture

In the age of Instagram, it's not what you know or even who you know. What's really important is who you stop for in the middle of the road and force to take a selfie. In the case of... Read Full Story

Working and Serving at the 24th Annual Latex Ball

Sure, some mark the arrival of fall with Labor Day barbeques or  unpacking their sweaters from storage, but we officially welcome this time of year with the Latex Ball. The annual late-August affair from the Gay Men's Heath Crisis raises... Read Full Story

Print Publishing Isn't Dying

Surviving 30 years in the media space as an indie publication is a remarkable achievement under any circumstance, and it's even more noteworthy given the disruption that has taken place with the arrival of the Internet and the ensuing print crisis... Read Full Story