Movie Shot On iPhone, Snuck Out Of Iran In A Cake, Will Screen In The US

I am kind of fascinated by the movie “This Is Not A Film,” which screened at the Toronto Film Festival and has now been picked up for release in the US. The film is by Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who has been sentenced to six years in jail for allegedly making “propaganda against the Islamic… More »


The 7 Types Of Friend Everyone Needs

Cracked / September 17, 2011

Just like a superhero team or jewel thief gang needs each member to specialize in a different skill set, a good circle of friends also needs a wide range of useful skills. While a superhero team might need a guy who is superstrong and a guy who has a lot of gadgets, your friend team… More »


Model Inner Monologue: What Happened To My Pants?

Julie Gerstein / September 17, 2011

This poor chap at the Rochambeau show needs our help! Anybody see the crotch of his apparently very drop crotch pants lately? Anybody? More »


Shopping Guide: 10 Perfect Plum Pieces

Julie Gerstein / September 17, 2011

Now that the temperature’s dropping, we’re craving winter-y colors, too. Plum appeals because it’s a romantic, sort of sexy take on purple. After the jump, 10 plummy pieces to fall for this fall. More »


“Martha Marcy May Marlene”: Crazy Title, Crazy-Looking Movie

The Stir / September 17, 2011

I love a trippy psychological thriller full of raw talent even more than I like mint chip ice cream on a hot September day, and that’s saying a lot. And in this regard, the upcoming film “Martha Marcy May Marlene” looks right up my alley. I’m ready to gobble it down.

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Do Not Want: A Bracelet With Bite

Julie Gerstein / September 17, 2011

A single animal tooth, sure. A tiny cast bronze animal skull replica even, that’s fine. But I draw the line at wearing human teeth — real or otherwise. And frankly, while I know I’m into some weird stuff style-wise, I have no idea why someone would want to wear another person’s dientes. Nevetheless, if you… More »