Posts tagged "elvis"

Girl Talk: On Being The Black Girl At Rockabilly Events

As sometimes happens, I came to it — rockabilly — for the clothes. I started collecting vintage clothes from the 1940s through the early ’60s when I graduated from college and was entering the working world, because I wanted more than black pants and a sweater for business casual. I clicked away hours on my…

Desiree Browne / August 19, 2014

Elvis Musical Canceled For Being Too Sexy & A “Downton Abbey” Spoiler!

A Utah school district cancelled a high school musical based on Elvis Presley’s music because a concerned parent fretted that “All Shook Up” had too much “sexually explicit language” and “cross-dressing” in it. When this parent discovers MTV, MINDS ARE GOING TO BE BLOWN.[Raw Story]
Another Golden Globes promo, y’all: here’s Tina Fey…

Jessica Wakeman / January 5, 2013

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Elvis Presley

On this day 35 years ago, the world lost the king of rock and roll. Elvis Presley’s tragic death at 42 shocked the nation and, as then-president Jimmy Carter made clear, irreparably changed the face of American pop culture. Elvis’s most celebrated tracks, not to mention his heartbreaking slow-motion fall from grace, may be seared…

Rachel Krause / August 16, 2012

The Real March Madness: Lindsay Lohan Vs. Paz De La Huerta

Celeb ladies be craaaaa-aaazy sometimes! Take for instance, Lindsay Lohan. No really, take her. First, there were all of the legal troubles that plagued her from 2007 through 2011. And then, there was telling the world she wanted to bang pervert/photographer Terry Richardson. No one ever tries to bang Terry Richardson, they just accidentally fall…

Julie Gerstein / March 19, 2012

The Ghost Of Elvis Gave Paz De La Huerta An Orgasm

“I was with my ex-boyfriend [Scott Weiland] and had to beg him to go to Graceland. I felt like he was jealous of Elvis because I’ve always been infatuated by him, which is hysterical because he’s passed away. So I went to his recording studio because sometimes the sensitive people feel him in this room,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 18, 2011

Face-Off: Jay-Z Trounces Elvis’ Record For #1 Albums

Now that Jay-Z’s new album, The Blueprint 3, has reached #1 on the Billboard chart, a whole huge deal is being made about how Jay has surpassed Elvis’ long held record for the most #1 albums. Guess that was definitely worth coming out of retirement for. But, uh, how does Jay-Z stack up to Elvi…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 18, 2009

Rod Blagojevich Does A Mean Elvis

In a few days, disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich will head to court to work out his plea deal. But first, he has important things to take care of. Over the weekend, he made an appearance at a Chicago block party to sing a little Elvis ditty called “Treat Me Nice” along with hi…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 10, 2009

Quick Pic: Viva Jon Gosselin?

Jon’s got the blues, whether or not the kind that comes with rhythm. While visiting with his accountants, he looked so lonely, baby, he could die, or afford to check into the Heartbreak Hotel. But with those sideburns, a pompadour, and that snarl, he’s definitely trying to rock the rockabilly style of The King. [Reading,…

Simcha / June 16, 2009

Best Bad Boys Of Every Decade*

1950s James Dean as “Jim Stark” in Rebel Without A Cause
In this classic flick about a troubled teenager with a drinking problem, James Dean makes everything look sexy from low self esteem to his red windbreaker. Too cool for school, his character, Jim Stark, fights with his teachers, bullies, his dad, hi…

Simcha / October 7, 2008

Personalize Your Smile

There are a long list of inventions we wish we thought up: Post-Its…the completely backless bra…the Sharpee. One we’re glad we were smart enough not to think up is the tooth tattoo — yeah. K Art Dental Studio is reaching out to dentists around the world with their super special patented technology which can tattoo…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 3, 2008

Billboard Charts The Apocalyspe

Mariah Carey’s latest single, “Touch My Body,” has given her a whopping total of 18 number one hits. This has enabled the songstress to even surpass Elvis. Mimi, who is wearing nothing but rags on the cover of her album E=MC2, is now number two on the list of artists with the most number one…

Simcha / April 2, 2008

John Mayer Presley

John Mayer is sexy, good with his hands, and looking more and more like Elvis everyday. And Perez Hilton has got the photo to prove it! The manly Mayer recently rocked the boat by holding a concert on a cruise ship. Shirtless in the sunshine, John wooed fans and friends wearing some jumpsuit-era shades, showing…

Simcha / February 6, 2008