Monthly Archives: October 2015

Field Notes: The Stepfather and the Wedding: A Family’s Viral Story Still Hits Home

“It’s not about me. It’s not about him. It’s about her,” said the father of the bride after he made a gesture to her stepfather that touched so many.


‘NPR Voice’ Has Taken Over the Airwaves

With the rise of amateur broadcasters comes a plague of pregnant pauses and off-kilter pronunciations.


Kesha Asks Court for Injunction so She Can Record New Music


There’s more news in the ongoing legal battle between Kesha and her producer, Dr. Luke, who the singer has accused of abuse and sexual assault. On Friday, Kesha’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, sought a court injunction that would allow her to record new music without Dr. Luke or his label, Kemosabe, … More »

Night Out: Jeff Koons Lends a Hand and a Name

Gus & Al, his wife’s jewelry brand, gets a boost from his artwork.


Acne Fetes New Flagship in Berlin’s Gallery District

The Swedish brand chose an off-the-beaten path neighborhood for the sleek unit.

Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton Builds an Empire in D.C.

Half of an influential electronica collective, Eric Hilton has helped transform Washington’s night life through his restaurants and hot spots.


Back-to-Back Fashion Weeks in South Africa

The two fashion weeks mean Africa Fashion Week was canceled at the last minute.

Not on the List? 8 Tips From Party Crashers and Gatekeepers

Brush off your embarrassment and find a way in to the party you were not invited to.


The Game Is a Sensual, Seductive Instagram Poet


The Game posted a highly impressive thirst trap last night.If your attention was focused elsewhere, I don’t blame you, but I do feel bad for you because the real magic of the Game’s #eggplantfriday tribute shot: the pure erotic poetry that he wrote as the accompanying comment. Perhaps inspired by … More »

Why Are Celebrities So Obsessed With Halloween?


Every year on Halloween, families and friends alike gather ’round to tell spooky stories, scary urban legends, and that one piece of fiction with the punch line "humans can lick, too" that will remain the most effective work of art committed to print in history. But while all of Halloween’s … More »