The Dame with Damn Fine Pipes: Ivy Levan

The Dame with Damn Fine Pipes: Ivy Levan

IVY LEVAN is the truculent pumpkin ripping the music rule book into itsy bitsy shreds. Some call her Ivy, some just call her the Dame; [...]

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Artist Halley Zien Unleashes the Beast

Artist Halley Zien Unleashes the Beast

Looking at Halley Zien’s art, you might not expect the petite brunette with girl-next-door looks and a seemingly happy-go-lucky demeanor to be behind the visceral, [...]

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This Will Be Your Summer Soundtrack

This Will Be Your Summer Soundtrack

Summer 2013 has just gotten underway and has already seen the release of two albums that are clear contenders for seasonal domination: Daft Punk’s Random [...]

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Staying Soft in a Hard City: ‘Occupy Love’

Staying Soft in a Hard City: ‘Occupy Love’

In 2010, in the wake of his last film Fierce Light, Canadian award-winning documentary filmmaker Velcrow Ripper had a burning question. In what he saw [...]

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HENRY: The Site Transforming How We Experience Literature

HENRY: The Site Transforming How We Experience Literature

The idea behind HENRY is so simple it’s revolutionary: bring the act of narration — a private, emotional experience between author and audience — to [...]

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Fleet Jewelry: Kate Power’s Badass Jewelry with Purpose

Fleet Jewelry: Kate Power’s Badass Jewelry with Purpose

Kate Power is one of those rare breeds, embodying the best of seemingly opposing worlds. She’s a dreamer and doer, artist and entrepreneur, intellectual and [...]

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David Gensler – Being Human

David Gensler – Being Human

There’s an old Spanish saying that I found tucked inside a pack of matches: “Tell me who you run with and I’ll tell you who [...]

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Natalie Off Duty

Natalie Off Duty

Natalie Suarez is the impossibly chic lady behind the highly addictive “Natalie Off Duty,” her blog that four years ago began quite literally in her [...]

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“Pretty Vacant”: Assessing The Met’s Flippant Look At Punk Aesthetics

“Pretty Vacant”: Assessing The Met’s Flippant Look At Punk Aesthetics

In 2010, The Guardian’s Paul Lester wrote, “Pop was once a home for misfits and weirdos, troublemakers and problem children, anxious, paranoid individuals who skulked [...]

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