There was a time, dear reader, when I loathed Duane Reade. The store seemed to have a knack for not having what I needed. Were I a conspiracy theorist, I’d have believed their buyers broke into my apartment and took inventory of every drugstore product I use, so they could […]
[Originally posted to my old blog on September 11, 2009. Inspired, in part, by Colson Whitehead’s excellent essay, published in the New York Times Magazine on November 11, 2001.] I built my New York in much the same way Colson Whitehead built his: On the elevated train in Queens; each […]
As regular readers of my blog know, I am a fashion expert. I also attend more concerts than anybody I know. (Full disclosure: Except for this fucking guy.) And so I thought who better than me to weigh in on Fabsugar’s recent post, 10 Rad Pieces to Get Concert-Cool This Spring? Are the […]
Recent Events Roundup: While you were reading about Japan and Libya and Syria, I was reading about fashion.
As some of you know, I’ve given myself until my birthday to continue sucking as a human being. Then I’m going to make some changes! Just you wait: I expect to be a brand new and really pretty fucking amazing person by around April 15th. Until then, though, I’m going […]
Welcome to my newest feature: The Weekly WTF, where we examine the week’s most perplexing story in entertainment news. In this week’s WTF, we take a look at perplexing developments in Hollywood casting; specifically, the decision to cast Tom Cruise in a a comic role. So, first of all, mini […]
Recent Events Roundup: Let’s cover a bunch of stuff I haven’t had time lately to address specifically, shall we?
Work has let up a bit, but not enough for me to read enough to write about anything properly, so I’ve mostly resorted to Twitter as my outlet for every fucking thing that’s crossed my mind over the last few weeks. (I’m @imsiobhan. Follow me!) Some of it is worthy […]
Here’s What the LCD Soundsystem Ticket Line Looked Like (via the Village Voice Sound of the City blog) Don’t take this the wrong way, but I’m sort of working under the impression that most of my readership is even more out of touch than I am. As such, I’m going […]
NYC’s Hottest Subway Routes: 36 Saucy Snaps (via Refinery 29) Admit it: If you saw this Refinery 29 post, and you spend any amount of time riding around the NYC subway system, you clicked through the slide show to see if maybe, by some miracle, it included a photo of […]
A Day in the Life (via GOOP Newsletter) So, one of the extreme pleasures of maintaining a blog is that I can hide behind the relative anonymity of my computer and hurl criticism, insults, and snark at people whom I’ve never met. Some of the people have it coming. Others […]
In my last post, I gave you my uneducated opinion about Simon Doonan, and I’ll be damned, but it appears the experts are in agreement with me! Or I’m in agreement with them. Whatever. Semantics. So since I’m feeling sage, let’s have a chat about bedbugs, shall we? Because, I […]
Barneys Names New Creative Director, Promotes Simon Doonan (via Racked NY) I have been living in quiet fear for the last two months. No, I’m not talking about bedbugs again. I’m talking about the executive shake-up at Barneys. In late November, new CEO Mark Lee ousted a pair of long-term […]