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6 Personal Style Tumblrs We're Currently Obsessed With

6 Personal Style Tumblrs We're Currently Obsessed With
Forget about normcore. Let's face it -- selfies are just so much more fun when you can show off your individual style. Whether they're inspired by futurism or vintage pastiche, the bloggers behind our favorite fashion Tumblrs are on a...… Read Full Story

Artist Genevieve Belleveau's Experiment in Urban Asceticism

Artist Genevieve Belleveau outside her mobile monasteryLast Fall, NYC artist Genevieve Belleveau started an indie-gogo campaign to fund a project she calls the "Mobile Monastery." Bolstered by promos like this crazy telethon, the campaign raised nearly $4000 and so... Read Full Story

ICYMI: A Bunch of Celebrities Did an Excellent Live-Reading of Space Jam

ICYMI: A potpourri of celebrities like Blake Griffin, Seth Green, Paul Scheer and Nick Kroll did a live reading of Space Jam. [via Funny Or Die] Nodfidohsdf. [via Knusprig Titten Hitler] Denny's FTW. [via F You No F Me]OMG... Read Full Story

Chet Faker's New Animated Video for "1998"

This track is from Mr. Faker's debut album, Built On Glass; but before we go any further, let's acknowledge that his real name is Nick Murphy, he's from Australia, he covered "No Diggity" for this Super Bowl ad and... Read Full Story

12 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week

 Ai Weiwi. Photo by Gao Yuan.There's a lot to see out at the Brooklyn Museum of Art (200 Eastern Parkway) including Swoon's "Submerged Motherlands," an exhibition of early works by Judy Chicago and the official opening of Ai Weiwei's "According... Read Full Story

Actress and Producer Fallon Goodson Is On the Verge

Dress by Cynthia Rowley"I do the biggest blonde moves of all time," actress Fallon Goodson tells me, admitting that just today she'd already tried to go through a revolving door the wrong way and put all of her outfits... Read Full Story

Red Bull Music Academy Returns With Dance-a-Thon Bounce Ballroom

VoguingThe Red Bull Music Academy returns to NYC this May, kicking things off with a dance-a-thon dubbed "Bounce Ballroom." The party, which goes down on May 1st at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar, highlights four different dance styles popularized in... Read Full Story

Kim Hastreiter's Reasons to Be Cheerful: A Rap Video for the Ages

For the past 10 years, I've devoted a column each spring to celebrating "reasons to be cheerful." Inspired by the crazy 1979 song by Ian Dury and the Blockheads, the title of my spring series always draws blank stares from... Read Full Story
tv Orange Is The New Black's Season Two Trailer Is Herrrre

Orange Is The New Black's Season Two Trailer Is Herrrre

Woo hoo! There's a new trailer for season two of Orange Is the New Black and shits gets (stays?) crazy. From what we can tell, all of our favorite characters from season one are still in the slammer and... Read Full Story

Chloe Sevigny Wishes You a Happy E-aster

Chloe Sevigny tells us how she'll celebrate E-aster.  Kermit and Fozzie have an improvised existential debate during a 1979 Muppets screen test. [LS] Dream keyboard. [Mlkshk] Abe-chan, a mynah bird, shows off his perfect Japanese. [TO] Cats DGAF. [TO]... Read Full Story