Monthly Archives: "April 2008"

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Greening on the Runway

April 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Sergio Dionisio/Getty Images – Frank Schwere/Getty Images Greening is everywhere. I can’t begin to name all of the products and companies that tout eco-sensitivity. Even media outlets as brash as Vice T.V. are focusing on...

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YOU, THE LIVING

April 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

I recently went to see ‘You, the Living‘ (‘Du Levande’) – an interesting and truly strange film by Roy Andersson – who was once quite accurately referred to as “a slapstick Ingmar Bergman“. It’s a...

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You Glo, Girl

April 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images M.I.A. performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend looking a teeny bit like an updated Jem character, in front of a projection of glitchy, primitive graphics. M.I.A. has...

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Kevin Mazur / WireImage/Getty Images In the celebrity media’s desperate craze to find a superstar trainwreck even younger than Britney Spears or Lindsay Lohan, the blogs have been afire today (oh, and by ‘blogs’ I...

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Taking It Way Back To 1985-ish

April 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic/Getty Images – Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images Kanye West wore one of his many crazy frames to the BAPE STORE opening on Wednesday. While these “nerd glasses” might be reminiscent of Urkle’s, they are...

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Late Night With Barry Gibb

April 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

George Pimentel / WireImage/Getty Images Because the world apparently adores Barry Gibb impressions and the unparalleled piece of modern cinema that is Fever Pitch, Jimmy Fallon will be taking Late Night reins from Conan O’Brien...

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Ron Galella / WireImage/Getty Images Tuesday, April 29, 2008 is a big day for a lot of folks. But there’s no presidential primary, it isn’t Mariah Carey’s birthday, your Mom is still not giving you your...

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Several Quantums of Solace

April 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Eamonn McCormack / WireImage/Getty Images The new James Bond film appears to be cursed. Perhaps the Bond franchise will replace Shakespeare’s Macbeth as the most commonly euphemized popular narrative troubled by ghostly apparitions. While Macbeth...

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John Moore/Getty Images RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN – DECEMBER 27: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto addresses thousands of supporters at a campaign rally minutes before she was assassinated on December 27, 2007 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The...

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Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge

April 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Over the last 30 years, I’ve done over 60 books, most with a strong environmental message. I realized that if this work translated in a compelling way to television, I could reach, in one episode,...

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Picture courtesy of Lorena Ros – Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography winner – February 2008 Calling all photojournalists interested in winning one of five $20,000 grants – please apply by May 15, 2008. Getty...

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Neuroses Still Good For A Laugh

April 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Bobby Bank / WireImage/Getty Images Skimming through the lovely WireImage website today, I discovered an amusing gallery of on-set stills from Woody Allen’s new flick. It seems the neurotic aging Jewish man paired with twentysomething...

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Green Me Up Scotty – It’s Earth Day 2008

April 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Matthias Clamer/Getty Images Beijing has raced to improve its air quality before August 8, crude oil just hit a new high at $117 a barrel, and a huge chunk of Antarctic ice just fell off...

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10 Million Theoretical Dollars

April 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

sb10062686e-001 Dougal Waters/Getty Images It’s predicted that in three years we will be watching so much TV and videos on the internet that bandwidth will run out. Most of the networks have their shows on...

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