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Meet Our Favorite Nightlife Movers and Shakers

Meet Our Favorite Nightlife Movers and Shakers
If these photos proves anything, it's that the best way to get your picture taken is to go all-the-fuck-out. Play your cards right and Roxanne Lowit just might be there to make you a nightlife immortal. Lowit has been documenting...… Read Full Story

A Downtown Boutique Wishes Death Upon Taylor Swift

A Lower East Side boutique, La Petite Mort -- which comfortably sells overpriced vintage clothing to gentrifiers who only want to look poor -- has it out for NYC's Welcome Ambassador Taylor Swift. Yesterday, the New York artist Clayton Patterson,... Read Full Story

Get Spooky WIth Holiday Classic "Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?"

Guess you millennials out there could call this an "oldie" since it was recorded waaaay back in 2005 -- and the rest of us can just settle for "holiday appropriate." Lots of musicians contributed to this now-classic penned by... Read Full Story

Happy Ending: Pharell Williams

Unless you've spent the last year living under a big dumb rock, you know that Pharrell is an expert on all things happy. With a simple R&B backbone, an irresistible vocal and a shoutout to everyone who feels "like a... Read Full Story

Arcade Fire Released a 21 Minute Horror Film

In the spirit of Halloween, Arcade Fire has released a 21-minute-long horror film called Festi. It begins with a soundcheck in the rain but quickly amps up the creepy factor. The plot revolves around Will Butler trying to escape the... Read Full Story
art The Tao of Dustin Yellin

The Tao of Dustin Yellin

Photo by Kaan HiiniSpend 5 minutes with artist Dustin Yellin and you'll feel like you've fallen down the rabbit hole.The 39 year-old-artist, best known for his large, dystopian-themed sculptures, has a way of speaking that's equal parts coherence and confusion.... Read Full Story
Inside Sleep No More's Halloween Party

Inside Sleep No More's Halloween Party

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Watch Kool A.D.'s Trippy Double Video For "Look" and "Jose Canseco"

Astrological expert Kool A.D. has shared an "epic double video" for "Look," a track from his recent mixtape WORD OK, and "Jose Canseco," from Peaceful Solutions. The first half of the video features Kool A.D. in front of a... Read Full Story
Pics from Hood By Air's Awesome MoMA Party

Pics from Hood By Air's Awesome MoMA Party

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Katy Perry Wins Halloween as a Giant Flaming Hot Cheeto

IDFWU *drops mic*A photo posted by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on Oct 10, 2014 at 1:13am PDT In the best possible career move, Katy Perry assumed her final form -- a Flaming Hot Cheeto -- at Kate Hudson's annual Halloween party... Read Full Story