For fashion editors, all roads lead to September: this month’s rag mags, engorged with advertisements, represent the triumph of the hypercapitalist ethos, the huge and the loud.
Do you hear those sleigh bells ring-a-ling too? Every year we think we’re going crazy when the radio starts playing Christmas songs the moment the organic Whole Foods turkey has turned to Thanksgiving leftovers. (It’s been especially unnerving this year, considering the temperature has us repacking our winter sweaters.) We’re happy to get an early jump on the shopping—er—giving this year, as long it means that we can stuff our stockings with toys from Lady Gaga’s workshop at Barneys. Only $95 for an Alexander McQueen shoe replica made out of chocolate? That’s less than we paid at the Met to see the reel heel!
Another holiday treat has been the silence on Wall Street. Maybe everyone made peace on Thanksgiving … you know, just like the Pilgrims and Indians did before the former wiped out the indigenous culture with smallpox.
Tom Cruise must miss the 1980s. The star, who spent the decade playing straitlaced prep types, is in talks with New Line Cinema to star in the hair-metal Broadway adaptation Rock of Ages–which features the music of Bon Jovi and Poison, among others. Cruise is to play Stacee Jaxx (a far cry from Read More
Miley Cyrus has apologized for smoking salvia on tape–though perhaps for the tape more than for the salvia. “[F]or me it was a bad decision, because of my fans and because of what I stand for,” she told Marie Claire, while on the set of her new film So Undercover. Cyrus’s Read More
“You’re gonna shit a brick when you see this,” a girl with a camera says to Miley Cyrus, who has just taken a large hit, from a bong, of the legal hallucinogenic salvia. The “this” here refers to the video we see before us — obtained and posted today by TMZ — of Read More
At her 18th birthday party the other night, the barely legal Miley Cyrus was caught in a compromising position with Avan Jogia, a fellow teen star (from a competing network, no less!). Of course, going bad has become something of a cliché for former Disney stars. Uncle Walt has a lot to answer for, Read More
Head to Head
Thinking of joining the herd and seeing Clash of the Titans 3D this weekend? Here, five pieces of information that may make things a little more interesting.
3D or not to 3D?
Trying to capitalize on the boon of 3D releases—the only non-3D films to lead the box office in 2010 are Dear John, Shutter Read More
In Case You Missed It
The iPhone has been gobbling up the smart-phone market once dominated by the BlackBerry—and if it’s made available on the Verizon Wireless network, as rumored, it’ll get another big bite. But which gadget is really better?
Any idiot can use an iPhone—and we know, because we’ve seen it happen. BlackBerry gets a Read More
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