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NYC Nightlife Stars Get "Cunt"-y In New Hercules & Love Affair Video

NYC Nightlife Stars Get
"'Cunt' is basically like the highest compliment you could get -- if you're 'Cunt,' you're the shit," explains rapper Cakes Da Killa in Hercules & Love Affair's music video for the pulsing electronic track, "My Offence." The video, which is...… Read Full Story

Model Jamie Bochert On Moroccan Eggs, Internet Commenters and Kim Gordon's Pickles

In our new series, Ladies Who Lunch, cook, co-founder of catering company bigLITTLE Get Together and Marc Jacobs' personal chef, Lauren Gerrie, will be whipping up lunch -- and conversation -- with some of our favorite New York City gals.... Read Full Story

Mac DeMarco's Oddball New Video Is Not For High People (Or Maybe It Really Is)

Our favorite Brooklyn-by-way-of-Montreal singer/guitarist/art punk party prankster, Mac DeMarco, has a new music video out today for his Salad Days track, "Chamber of Reflection." The '80s synth-heavy jam gets sludged up and zoinked out here, which works, we guess,... Read Full Story

A MTV China VJ Tells Us Where to Party In Beijing

Name?Nik WangAge?23Where do you live?BeijingWhat do you do there?I'm an MTV VJ and a blogger.What Chinese bands or DJs are you obsessed with right now?I like Reflector, Gala, Omnipotent Youth Society and DJ Wordy. Reflector is punk, Gala and Omnipotent... Read Full Story

The 13 Best NYC Clubs In History

I've been to a lot of nightclubs in my time -- and my time ain't over yet. So I've thought back on all the pomp and revelry and compiled a glittering list of the 13 greatest nightspots I've ever known... Read Full Story

Lana Del Rey's "Ultraviolence" Video: Wedding Dresses and Finger Sucking

Never one to stray from her nostalgic fantasies and grainy daydreams, Lana Del Rey's new video for the title track off her latest album, Ultraviolence, follows the heartbroken songstress in a wedding dress, as she walks through a lush garden... Read Full Story
Hot Damn: Backstage with 2015 Pirelli Calendar Girls

Hot Damn: Backstage with 2015 Pirelli Calendar Girls

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Janelle Monáe Is the Coolest Sorority Girl We Know In New "Electric Lady" Video

Finally the title track off of Janelle Monáe's latest album, The Electric Lady, gets a video and in it, we see the singer like (almost) never before: in casual separates. She gets rid of the pompadour and suit in... Read Full Story

The Roots React To the 50 Shades of Grey Trailer ... With an Extra Scene Added

The Roots react to the Fifty Shades of Grey trailer....with a very special surprise added to it. [Uproxx]  Someone removed all the jokes from Seinfeld, Friends and the Big Bang Theory and just left the plot. Here's the Junior... Read Full Story


Do you know Jim Boonie? [via F You No F Me] [via Afternoon Snooze Button]Excellent Ramones Fan Club letter. [via Rats Off]This is our new Summer Friday crop top. [via The Clearly Dope][via Trill Adam Clark]... Read Full Story