Christine Carol Newby was born in Hull, England, in 1951. At 17, around the time she started dating a young avant-garde artist and occultist who called himself Genesis P-Orridge, her father threw her out of the house.
As Fashion Week died down and Valentine’s Day came upon us like a natural disaster, the stars — the good (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez), the bad (Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle) and the tattooed (Pete Davidson) — descended upon our city in full form. Though none caused quite the stir that one particular brazen pigeon did, derailing a bus on 14th Street.
There are plenty of songs to make you fall in love, but what about the songs for all the broken, and hurt, hearts? Queue Emily Vaughn’s new single, “Dead 2 Me,” from her upcoming EP Bitch Bops . If you haven’t caught the vibe yet, the message is loud and clear after watching Vaughn torture her ex in the music video , which is “really just a straight-forward concept.” She adds: “It’s basically our way of saying, you’re dead to me even though you’re still alive.” The Florida born-and-raised singer-songwriter has been making music her “entire life,” but Bitch Bops, coming later this year, is her first proper LP
If New York is a hell of a town, Fashion Week is its Fourth Circle. The week drew insiders and influencers aplenty for the Fall 2019 runway shows — and the the delightfully decadent chaos that surrounds them.
Photo illustration by Jack Vhay. Look around any bar in this city, and you’ll see it: two people, likely strangers, assessing each other’s romantic and sexual prospects.
Leonardo DiCaprio earned near-instant fame with the release of Titanic , that shipwreck epic romance that launched a thousand knock-offs. (We’re looking at you, Twilight .) Those of us just under the PG-13 cutoff eagerly awaited the VHS and used Leo headshots from Tiger Bea t as wallpaper, anticipating his rise to stardom with a string of critically lauded performances in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape , Romeo and Juliet , and Growing Pains . And so, what better time to relive our prepubescent longing and revisit Prince Leo , before his bear attack and series of model girlfriends, than Valentine’s Day? Then the Editor-in-Chief of Interview, Ingrid Sischy caught up with DiCaprio in 1994, prophetically declaring his imminent sex-symbol status to a 20-year-old actor reluctant to accept the praise
When she speaks, Jessica Pratt sounds like she’s reading instructions, or perhaps, like someone who used to do counter service. Calming and clear, the songwriter’s thoughts are laid out flat in conversation. In a rare moment, she’ll circle an opaque idea until she turns it transparent
With streaming platforms such as SoundCloud and YouTube creating a network of suburban ennui across the globe, loneliness has become its own communal experience.
After months of anticipation, and speculation, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is back.
The therapist and the film critic occupy a similar space in the culture. The latter cracks open the fundamental truths of our popular cinema; the former, of ourselves. For our series On the Couch , we ask New York therapists to pick the brains of the characters within their favorite films. 2019 may be the year of the pig, but 2018 was the year of the Panther . Black Panther , Ryan Coogler’s superhero film of epic proportion, broke several records, becoming not only the nation’s highest-grossing film of the year, but also the highest-grossing film of all time by a black director, and the biggest comic book superhero film ever released in the US. At the end of this month, the film will go head-to-head at the Oscars with critically-acclaimed dramas like Roma and A Star Is Born as the first superhero movie to be nominated for Best Picture — making it the perfect time to revisit all the reasons the film has become such a hit