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"Anonymity is Freedom": @sosadtoday on the Internet's Urgent Sadness

Image by Avinash Hidaramani@sosadtoday, née Melissa, doles out Twitter missives like "self-hatred sent you a friend request" and "just a girl staring at her phone asking you to text it" to about 150,000 followers, including Katy Perry and Riff Raff....… Read Full Story

Glossed and Found's Graham Kostic On Chicago's Best Off-the-Map Shops

As editorial head of Chicago video magazine Glossed and Found, Graham Kostic knows a thing or two about style and about the city's secrets. The creative director and frequent figure about town runs a small but ambitious operation, whose... Read Full Story
Inside Creative Time's Insane Art Party Sleepover

Inside Creative Time's Insane Art Party Sleepover

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Vanessa Friedman On Bad Reviews, John Galliano and Fashion's Diversity Problem

A good review from Vanessa Friedman, the fashion director and chief fashion critic of the New York Times, is what designers pray for in the wee hours of the night. Before joining the Times this year, Friedman spent 11 years... Read Full Story

Kool A.D. Forecasts Your December Horoscopes

Trouble with love? Work problems? Mercury retrograde? Don't worry. Rapper, author of the forthcoming novel O.K. (Sorry House), and expert astrological navigator, Kool A.D. will safely guide you through the coming month. LIBRA (September 23 - October 23) You've been... Read Full Story

It's All About "You Time" With SNL's Thanksgiving Jam "Back Home Ballers"

The "(Do It On My) Twin Bed" squad is back y'all, and they've got things on lock in this bumpin' ode to becoming the regressed, succubus of an adult-child that you are whenever you're in your parents' house. You... Read Full Story

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

Worst Use of Our Kim Kardashian Cover of the Week: Jimmy Kimmel's. Maybe he could borrow some tips from Catalyst Prep and try again. -- Gabby Bess [Gawker] Dreamiest Interview of the Week: This chat between Patti Smith and David... Read Full Story

MC Luscious' "Boom I got Your Boyfriend" Is Just What Friday Called For

How about more Miami bass music to start the weekend? This week's oldie, "BOOM! I Got Your Boyfriend," became a hit almost overnight back in 1991, but it took an unusual path. The track was created by two students... Read Full Story
Scenes From Pratt Institute's 2014 Legends Gala

Scenes From Pratt Institute's 2014 Legends Gala

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Pics from the Out100 Party

Pics from the Out100 Party

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