Posts tagged "bjork"

The Album Art For Björk’s Vulnicura Is Insane

GIRL. Now that’s vaginal.

By: Megan Reynolds / March 3, 2015

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Black Mirror,” Rock Out To Sleater-Kinney & Make Origami

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone,

By: Megan Reynolds / January 25, 2015

Writer Engages Racist Twitter Troll With Surprising Results

Read how writer Ijeoma Oluo used love and patience to turn a racist Twitter troll into a friend. [Daily Kos]
Even Björk can’t get anything done in the music industry: “Everything that a guy says once, you have to say five times.” [Feministing]
The tampon scene was pulled from the “Fifty Shade…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 22, 2015

Watch Bjork Explain How Television Works

Most of us would look at the inside of a television set and see a mess of wires. But the rare, exotic creature Bjork looks inside a TV and sees a miniature city with houses and elevators. In this vintage video, the singer explains how television used to scare her because an Icelandic poet told…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 19, 2013

That’s A Lot Of Look: Bjork Hails A Cab Dressed For Multiple Seasons

You would think Bjork is committing multiple offenses with this outfit — a heady mix of winter wonderland + summer rave party with a splash of PTA mom. But this is Bjork, and generally the rules do not apply to her. I must take issue, however, with the horrible, beat-up sneaker-clogs she’s sporting. It’s not…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 7, 2013

Bjork’s “Mutual Core” Is Weird And Gorgeous, As You Might Expect

Icelandic singer Bjork is just a weirdo and I love her for it. She just released the video for her new song “Mutual Core,” which depicts a beautiful but terrifying natural disaster erupting all around her (donning a crazy blue wig, natch). Coral-like pieces rise up and cave in and slow-moving lava-esque sludge trudges, a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 13, 2012

Pussy Riot Found Guilty Of Hooliganism [UPDATED]

A judge found three members of Pussy Riot — Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich — guilty of “hooliganism,” while hundreds of people protested outside the courthouse, calling for “Russia without Putin.” The judge in the case, Marina Syrova, said the three defendants “committed hooliganism driven by religious hatred.”  The sentence has yet to…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 17, 2012

Unlikely Style Icon: Bjork

Yeah, everybody knows Bjork for her wackadoodle swan dress she wore to the 2001 Oscars, but there’s so much more to her.Take this outfit she wore to the Webby Awards earlier this week — a futuristic Iris Van Herpen dress paired with wild multi-colored locks. It’s totally not something that most of us could wear,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 23, 2012

Björk Is Back, And Ready To Attack

Raise your hand if you are excited for Björk’s new album, Biophilia, which will drop in late September. Luckily, she has cut the suspense, releasing her first video from the album, “Crystalline,” this morning. Not only is the song thorougly embedded in my head now, the video is also dope. Not that I should…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 27, 2011

Bjork Sings “Gloomy Sunday” At Alexander McQueen Memorial

At the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s memorial service on Monday, Bjork sang a moving rendition of Billie Holiday’s “Gloomy Sunday” for the glamorous gathered to mourn at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. For her performance, she wore a pair of “angel wings” created by McQueen, who took his life earlier this year…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 22, 2010

Another Magazine’s Next Issue Will Be Bjorkalicious

Another magazine goes full of love for Bjork, who graces the cover of the autumn/winter issue. Dressed, apparently, in an accordion. [Another Magazine]…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 7, 2010

Bjork Enlists Moomins To Star In “The Comet Song” Video

If you ever read Finn Family Moomintroll as a child, you’ll surely recognize the characters who populate Bjork’s latest music video, “The Comet Song.” The Moomins children’s book series was created by Tove Jansson and went on to gain worldwide popularity, primarily due to its main characters: soft, white, fluffy Mommin creatures that…

By: Susannah Breslin / August 24, 2010

PS22 Chorus Sings Björk’s “Jóga”—Cue Tears

Ready to start the day off with a little cry? Check out the latest from YouTube musical sensation the PS22 Chorus—this time, the kids are belting out Björk’s “Jóga.” Hearing little voices sing “State of emergency … how beautiful to be” will inevitably make you choke up. In a good way. [YouTube]…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 6, 2010

The Daily Ovulation: Baby Bjork

My favorite thing about this photo, which is seriously making my ovaries coo, is that Icelandic singer Bjork has had the same hairstyle since she was three years old. Same fierce unibrow too! [BuzzFeed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 6, 2009

Quickies!: Josh Hartnett Has A Major Tummyache

Josh Hartnett was hospitalized for some sort of gastrointestinal disorder. And, no, this isn’t another Hollywood excuse, like exhaustion. [Dlisted]
Bjork was spotted in one of her kooky outfits while shopping in New York City. Wait, she actually shops for those clothes? I thought she conjured them in a cauldron. [Perez Hilton]
Jennifer Aniston and…

By: Annika Harris / March 30, 2009

Fashion Slideshow: Fun (Non-Traditional) Fashion Icons

When it comes to fashion, most celebrities play it safe, wearing what is expected and what has been previously accepted. If Gwyneth needs to walk a red carpet, then her stylist calls up Giorgio Armani for a vintage gown that is sure to turn heads, but not ruffle any feathers. And what we end u…

By: Annika Harris / August 15, 2008

Rock-A-Bye Baby: Hookup Music For The Kiddies!

When it’s sexy time, it’s also time to take off your clothes and put on some sweet tunes — like the Pixies, right? Cause you know when I put on the Surfer Rosa record it is time to get busy. Sadly, now my hip, hot record collection favorites are being marketed towards new parents so…

By: Simcha / July 9, 2008

Get Your Rocks Off: The Frisky’s Single Gal Date Mix

Valentine’s Day was a big date night feast and some of us poor suckers starved to death. Sometimes the buffet of singles doesn’t look so hot, but eventually you’ll have to eat something. Whether it’s tonight, tomorrow, or sometime in the future, you will be showing off your feminine wiles all in the hopes that…

By: Simcha / February 15, 2008