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What is the true source of artistic inspiration? Is it divine or mystical? Does creativity come from nature, or from your subconscious? It seems the God of Unbearable Boredom breathed inspiration upon artist Nina Katchadourian on a flight two years ago. After spontaneously snapping a shot of herself with a toilet seat cover on her head in the airplane bathroom and noticing its uncanny resemblance to 15th-century Flemish portraiture, Katchadourian decided to create a whole series of these portraits. She says, I decided to add more...
The end is nigh, my friends. After Monday's episode of the sequined acid carnival that is RuPaul’s Drag Race, we are down to the final three, a final three that I find completely unacceptable. Allow me to copy and paste my notes on last night’s elimination for you here: "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO." A lot of O's, I know, but it was an involuntary reflex that could not be suppressed. But before that happened, this episode was a great one, because it had dogs!  As the winner of the mini...
It's the moment we've all been waiting for. Last week we told you how spectacular she is at giving presents, but this week she's taken my excitement level from a 4.5 to an 11. Betty White, that sassy spitfire who's enjoying a second wave of fame (maybe third? fourth? fifth at this point?), has joined Twitter. Let the celebrations commence! Two hours after joining, she was already nearing 40,000 followers. And, in true Betty White fashion, her third Tweet was a flirtatious wink at the one and only Ryan...
Winter is finally over, but after months of harsh winds, low temps, and limited sunlight, our face, body and hands could use some serious spring rejuvenation.  That’s where Anthesis Organic Skincare comes in.   Anthesis refers to the state when a flower is in full bloom and at its most beautiful. Anthesis Organic Skincare is a Brooklyn-based company, started by Anna Almiroudis, that creates handmade, organic products for face and body-- so you can see your skin at its most beautiful, too. The folks at Anthesis also...
Award-winning news magazine "In The Life" recently aired an ep entitled “Becoming Me," which featured eight families with transgender and "gender non-conforming" children ranging in age from 5 to 25.  The show approaches the subject with sensitivity and honesty, documenting the day-to-day lives of these families. As you can imagine, it's not a cake walk: they confront transphobia and misconceptions at every turn, making difficult choices while trying to help their families thrive. Riveting stuff, and you can watch the full episode below: [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxzKlPVceWg&feature=relmfu 425x344] ...