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June 2015

Disco Daze

A beauty throwback to the sizzling, ultra-glam days of Studio 54.

Proenza Schoulers New Direction

Proenza Schouler's Fall Winter 2015 campaign, shot by David Sims, marks the first time the label has featured more than one model. 

We're pleased to announce that indie-pop quartet Beat Connection recently signed with Anti Records and their sophomore effort will be released later this fall. Stream the first single here.

New Again: Flavor Flav

"Chuck, he's not much of a joker. And Flav—he'll drive you up the wall. Like the Raid to the roaches."

The Track
Of The Week

Exclusive Track Premiere: 'Pray for Rain,' Pure Bathing Culture

Casting Call: The Cartel

Fox has just purchased the film rights to Don Winslow's latest novel The Cartel for a cool seven figures.

Searching for a Gay Girl in Damascus

"There are a lot of catfish in the sea" is not quite how the adage goes, but it holds true for today's hyper-connected age of Internet.

The Lucifer Effect

Anyone with a cursory knowledge of psychology is familiar with Dr. Philip Zimbardo's experiment in the Stanford University basement. But Kyle Patrick Alvarez's riveting Sundance film The Stanford Prison Experiment, out today, brings the six-day period to life vividly and viscerally.

Through the Eye of Takashi Murakami

Speaking through a translator, Takashi Murakami thoughtfully admits that he's wanted to make a film for "a very long time."

Other Features


Idol Worship



Benn Northover

How are we to define someone who does not define himself by our traditionall understood titles? Artist? Curator? Actor? Performer? In the case of Benn Northover, check "E," all of the above.

Other Features

Many Lifetimes Ago

If novelist Susan Barker is to be believed, obsession never dies; it simply changes form. 

Weekend News Roundup!

Happy Monday! Here's our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

Billie Piper

In the late '90s, Billie Piper began her career as a Spears-esque, insouciant pop star, but it's Piper's work as an actress on stage and in television that has brought the now 32-year-old international acclaim.

Finding a Seat at the Table

Upon walking into Richard Taittinger Gallery on the Lower East Side, more than 50 two-dimensional works, by 12 artists who have African lineages, greet visitors in an exhibition titled "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" 

Stars Across Time

Hoping to bring newfound attention to Pollepel Island just north of New York City, Melissa McGill devised and executed the public artwork Constellation, consisting of 17 solar-powered LED lights on 40- to 80-foot tall poles.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Rachel Mason

Performance and multimedia artist Rachel Mason has finally come to terms with calling herself a musician. 

Learning Together

For the past year, three emerging artists—Sadie Barnette, Lauren Halsey, and Eric Mack—have participated in a residency at the Studio Museum in Harlem, which culminates this week with their group show "Everything, Everyday."

Other Features

Robert Pattinson

A former child model-he posed professionally from ages 12 to 15 ("when I stopped looking like a girl")-Pattinson has been dubbed "the next Jude Law" in the British press. "I don't really see the similarity," he says. One opportunity to break out comes via next year's Little Ashes, a Spanish drama in which Pattinson stars as the young Salvador Dalí.