Topic: 50′s

1950′s Dating Video Marriage For Moderns Will Help You Land A Man

1950's Dating Video Marriage For Moderns Will Help You Land A Man

Oh, my goodness, 1950′s dating videos. Marriage for Moderns will help you land a man, goddammit, and it will do it by getting you to suppress everything else about your personality. Behold the story of Eve and her cousin Mary. Eve has needs and desires, and Mary helps her crush them, by “changing herself first” before trying to change men. That is impossible. Here More »

Love Books, Be Sexist

Love Books, Be Sexist

You know those times after the end of a relationship when you’re out of the “going on a bender” phase, and you’re not going to go traipsing through God knows where with well meaning friends. No, not you. No, you’re going to stay home and take a bath and drink goddamn milk. You’re going to rest up and recuperate from all the outrageous fortune. It’s going to be a blast. Maybe you’ll read a book. Maybe some Cormac McCarthy or something. Or maybe a book called “What A Body” by Alan Green! Maybe that’s what you’ll do. Yeah, that sounds like a good idea.

Dude, we get it, but you don’t have to be such a dick about it. More »

Gallery: (Some Of) Amy Winehouse’s Final Collection For Fred Perry

Gallery: (Some Of) Amy Winehouse's Final Collection For Fred Perry

Although we’ve speculated in the past that Amy Winehouse‘s fall 2011 collection was the last one she designed for Fred Perry, it turns out there’s one more. The British fashion house released 14 items from Winehouse’s spring 2012 collection for sale online today to coincide with with the release of her posthumous album Lioness: Hidden Treasures. (The rest will be released closer to, you guessed it, spring 2012.) Much more colorful than the fall collection that came out shortly after her death, these pieces are inspired by “Amy’s love of 50s Americana and art deco Miami” and include lots of pinks, blues, and whimsical prints. The portion of the proceeds that would have gone to Amy will go instead to her posthumous foundation to help young people struggling with addiction. Out of respect for the recently dead, I will present the teaser collection sans my usual rough-and-tumble japery. More »