Fun Bags

BY Emily Rems in General

This just in from the Girlie Girl Report:"Dubbed the No! Shopping Bag Bra, this lacy red undergarment has padded cups that when removed, transform into shopping bags that can be used to carry around your groceries, laundry, or other purchases, and reduce the consumption of plastic bags in the process.  How’d ya like those melons?"I feel like I should have cashed in on this idea a long time ago, since every time I try to eat popcorn at the movies, I end up coming home with two itchy cups full of crunch to enjoy later - but whatevs. Read More
 Painter Lucian Freud's life-size 1995 portrait of his muse, Sue Tilley, titled "Benefits Supervisor Sleeping," just broke the world auction record for the amount paid for the work of a living artist. Christies sold it yesterday for $33.6 million dollars, beating out the previous record-holder Jeff Koons, whose "Hanging Heart" nabbed $23.5 million last year. Read More
Hell to the yeah! My all-grrrl feminist super-group is having a sick house party at Royal Pink HQ with our buds Kissy Kamikaze this weekend. Read More
 I was intrigued by the CNN.COM headline this afternoon that read "Judge allegedly napped, made bailiff rub her feet." But when I read on for details of the misconduct allegedly perpetrated by Las Vegas judge Elizabeth Halverson, I kinda started to think she was, well, if not awesome, definitely hilarious. Among the complaints beng leveed against her are accusations that she made her bailiff "put her shoes on her feet, massage her back, cover her with a blanket for naps and make sure her oxygen tank was filled. Read More

Night Of 1000 Stevies!

BY Emily Rems in General

OMG! The 18th Annual Night of 1000 Stevies is THIS FRIDAY! Time to re-watch Gypsy 83, re-style your blond wig, and get mystical, because the MOTHER of all Stevie Nicks tribute nights is upon us once again. See you on the dance floor bitchez! Here's the deets:THE JACKIE FACTORY NYC PRESENTS NIGHT OF A THOUSAND STEVIES 18: "NIGHTBIRDS" FRIDAY MAY 9, 2008 THE HIGHLINE BALLROOM 431 WEST 16TH STREET NYC DOORS OPEN 9 PM - 4 AM $25 - Advance tickets strongly suggested 18 TO ENTER, 21 TO DRINK (I.D. Read More

R.I.P. Vampira

BY Emily Rems in General

B-movie scream queen and goth pioneer Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, has passed away at the age of 85. Best known for her terrifying turn in Ed Wood's cult classic Plan 9 From Outer Space, she was through with it before Morticia knew what to do with it. Read More
I got my arty party on Halloween night at the Moti Hasson Gallery where artist Jillian McDonald was launching her zombie-riffic interdisciplinary exhibit "Waking The Dead." With candy, drinks, and free zombie makeovers, the show was the perfect place to start fright night off right! Here I am (on the right) with Jillian right after getting the glamour-gore treatment. Read More
 Now THAT puts me in the holiday spirit! Don't forget, Jewish New Year is coming up on 9/13, so stock up on apples and honey, dust off your shofar, and prepare to get LOOSE! Big ups to Rosh Hashanah Girl for the semetic song stylings. Read More

Maggots Need Love Too

BY Emily Rems in General

Twisted toy lovers rejoice! DKE is releasing this lil' luv bug designed by Shane Geil from Purple Flavor just in time for the back-to-school blitz. Hello Maggot:$12. The look of joy on your new college roomie's face when she sees Hello Maggot perched on her pillow: priceless. Read More

Everyone's a Critic

BY Emily Rems in General

I love the fact that in NYC, you don't have to wonder what the general consensus is surrounding any new film. Just keep an eye on the glut of street advertising, and inevitably the writing will be on the wall... Read More