Party pigeon

It Isn't a Party Until a Pigeon Arrives with a Backpack Full of Pills

So, a pigeon was apprehended by Kuwaiti officials as it crossed the border from Iraq. Nothing out of the ordinary there, except this pigeon was sporting a small backpack — maybe more like coin purse, in the feathery colors of the pigeon — with 178 pills inside, presumably ecstasy. Instead of a carrier pigeon, maybe it should be called a smuggler pigeon.

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May 25, 2017 19:02:00
Madaew

The Thai Dovima

Apichet "Madaew" Atilattana is a resourceful Thai teen who, as the saying goes, has more dash than cash.

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May 24, 2017 18:52:00
Marlene Dietrich

Finally, a Marlene Dietrich Retrospective

An expansive filmic retrospective of the great Marlene Dietrich has begun at Metrograph. Adoring fans of the screen legend, smoldering chanteuse, and style icon — which the website lists in glowing detail: bi-amorous persona, brooding sex symbol, archetypal Berliner, ardent American antifascist, willful camp icon, paragon of feminine glamour — are sure to get their fill. 

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May 24, 2017 14:33:00

Weird and Wonderful Album Art

Some intentionally absurd, others seriously absurd, we bring you a selection of weird and wonderful album art of yore...

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May 21, 2017 10:23:00
Charlotte Gainsbourg for Saint Laurent

Charlotte Gainsbourg at Saint Laurent

Suddenly, Charlotte Gainsbourg is everywhere. Having just stepped out on the Cannes red carpet — in a daringly short, silver-studded Saint Laurent mini, no less — for the premiere of Ismael's Ghosts (Les fantômes d'Ismaël), the ethereal actress slips into a glittery one-shouldered number, a signature of designer Anthony Vaccarello, for the teaser video as the face of Saint Laurent for fall...

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May 18, 2017 16:41:00
Annie Jones

A Moment for Annie Jones

Annie Jones, the most celebrated Bearded Lady of the Victorian era, began her unexpected career in exhibition shortly after her birth in 1865, as her little chin was covered in a fine layer of hair.

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May 18, 2017 12:37:00
Awesome People Hanging Out Together

Awesome People Hanging Out Together

There is a Tumblr called Awesome People Hanging Out Together and it is the only celebrity worship we need...

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May 17, 2017 17:50:00
Photographer Hal

Plastic-Wrapped Love

Japanese artist Haruhiko Kawaguchi, aka Photographer Hal, packs people into futon covers, which he then vacuum-seals (without hurting anyone). He thus transforms loving couples into gruesome twosomes, like wrapped meat from a supermarket...

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May 16, 2017 15:26:00
When they were young

When They Were Young

They all had an adorable baby phase; many of them had a geeky phase; some of them even pulled off a dashing adolescent phase. Eventually they all did their part to shape fashion and culture as we know it...

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May 13, 2017 15:52:00

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