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The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week
Coolest Mean-Teens in Paris: Kanye and Lorde! If this isn't "let's go smoke cigarettes in the parking lot of Dennys and pretend we like Echo and the Bunnymen" then we don't know what is. P.S. We see your turtleneck, Lorde....… Read Full Story

There's Now a Drake Keyboard For Your Phone

It's been a banner day for using other people's art to speak for us via text because we're all dead inside. In addition to the new Cindy Sherman emojis we told you about earlier, we bring you news of a... Read Full Story

50 Cent's Toddler Is Making More Money Than You

A photo posted by 50 Cent (@50cent) on Feb 5, 2015 at 1:47pm PST In a recent interview on Power 105.1's The Angie Martinez Show, rapper 50 Cent revealed his youngest son Sire's new job: a model for an... Read Full Story

Why Fashion Peoples' Pets Are Becoming Their Spirit Guides

(Photo courtesy of Isaac Mizrahi; graphic by Avinash Hirdaramani)Recently my parents took my boyfriend and I to a weekend retreat in the village of Lily Dale in upstate New York, a hamlet that has the largest congregation of mediums in... Read Full Story
art Claudia Comte's Art On Ice

Claudia Comte's Art On Ice

Ice rinks are usually reserved for large men in helmets, petite dancers in sparkles, or Disney characters singing songs, not usually for giant art games. But in 31-year-old Claudia Comte's world, art is meant for more than gallery walls.... Read Full Story

Jay Electronica Shares a New Track "Road to Perdition"

The elusive Jay Electronica was thankfully forced to share a new track, "Road to Perdition." The song leaked last night and the rapper hopped on Twitter this morning to share a higher quality version. "Road to Perdition" is the type... Read Full Story

Albert Maysles On His New Projects, Making His "Dream Movie" and Grey Gardens

Photo by Paul Porter/BFAnyc.com3/6/15: We at Paper were saddened to hear of the death of pioneering documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles today. In celebration of his life and work, which included the seminal Grey Gardens, we're re-publishing some of our interviews... Read Full Story
art Kurt Vonnegut's Original Artwork is Up For Sale

Kurt Vonnegut's Original Artwork is Up For Sale

Robert Weide has been attempting to make a documentary about his longtime friend Kurt Vonnegut for 33 years. Thanks to Kickstarter, a documentary about the literary idol, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck In Time, is finally happening. With the goal of $250,000... Read Full Story
Artist Pierre Gonnord Transforms Punks and Gypsies Into the Stars of Regal Dutch Master Portraits

Artist Pierre Gonnord Transforms Punks and Gypsies Into the Stars of Regal Dutch Master Portraits

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Watch Rihanna Preview Another New Song, "American Oxygen"

Listen for @rihanna's song "American Oxygen" from her upcoming album during March Madness on TBS, CBS, TNT + truTV. https://t.co/um7HrJkOCS-- March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV) March 6, 2015 In advance of her new album, Rihanna has been torturing us with seconds-long... Read Full Story