On Wednesday night, Cardi B started trending on Twitter because the rapper posted an Instagram video about the on-going government shutdown in her signature Cardi style — irreverent, unapologetic, and littered with expletives.
Margaret Kilgallen, photographed by Deanna Templeton in 1998. Margaret Kilgallen wasn’t afraid to have fun. In the late artist’s expansive, color-saturated murals, cartoonish women tower alongside lollipop trees and glide through a landscape of skater-surfer lexicon — “Cheater Five,” “Let It Ride” — rendered in carnivalesque typography.
Perhaps no characters in the history of television carried drama through their nails like the ladies of HBO’s The Sopranos. Whether it be an angrily-pointed claw, a sloping come-hither acrylic, or a set of French tips nervously twisting around a telephone cord, the nails shown in the six seasons of The Sopranos were their own expressive mood. The show’s manicurist, Maria Salandra, was responsible for developing these delicate subplots, often working until the wee hours of the night making extra press-ons for some of the show’s most violent scenes — a fact she recalls fondly.
Robbie Williams resorted to a very creative form of torture to get the upper hand in his long-running feud with celebrity neighbour Jimmy Page. Page, the former Led Zeppelin guitarist, and Williams have been at loggerheads over the development of Williams’ new £17 million home. Page objected to Williams’ request to add a basement gym and pool to his home, citing his feat that excavation work would damage his mansion that has stood since 1875
Image courtesy of Alice Chater. Hi, my name is Alice.
The artists’ message to kids everywhere is simple: social media is not all its quacked up to be. Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles of Australian dance duo Peking Duk have achieved so much this year
A photograph has surfaced on social media showing members of three of the most successful rock bands of the last 40 years having an epic jam. This Frankenstein of rock ‘n’ roll featured guitarist Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden, Alcatrazz guitarist Howie Simon, Metallica’s Robert Trujillo on bass, The Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins and multi-instrumentalist Richie Kotzen known for his participation in Mr Big
Mahershala Ali, the only good thing to happen to “Green Book.” With a slew of Golden Globes under its belt after Sunday night’s ceremony, Green Book seemed to many a feel-good story about battling racism and overcoming differences. The film, which stars Mahershali Ali as a black pianist who befriends an Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) as he escorts him through the Deep South in 1962, is supposedly the true story of Dr
Glenn Martens, photographed by Arnaud Lajeunie. Glenn Martens is good. He’s so good, in fact, that most of the fashion world hardly saw him coming until he’d arrived.
For many years experts in the field of drug policy in Australia have known existing policies are failing. Crude messages (calls for total abstinence: “just say no to drugs”) and even cruder enforcement strategies (harsher penalties, criminalisation of drug users) have had no impact on the use of drugs or the extent of their harmful effects on the community. Whether we like it or not, drug use is common in our society, especially among young people.