Topic: Marilyn-Monroe

Is It Better To Be The Mistress Instead Of The Wife? Here Are 10 Famous Mistresses Who Apparently Thought So.

Is It Better To Be The Mistress Instead Of The Wife? Here Are 10 Famous Mistresses Who Apparently Thought So.

After this season of Mad Men came to an end and we, once again, witnessed a whole slew of cheating, I declared to my mother that I’d rather be a mistress than a wife. As usual, there was a long pause, followed by a sigh then her questioning exactly where she went wrong in raising me. I asked her in response: “where did you go right, woman?” More »

Jesus, Marilyn Monroe, & Other Pop Culture Icons As Hipsters

Jesus, Marilyn Monroe, & Other Pop Culture Icons As Hipsters

If there are a few major lessons we’ve learned in our time at TheGloss, it’s that people 1) hate hipsters 2) no one can agree on what a hipster is and 3) despite the hate, they fucking love hipster versions of regular things. It’s a study in contradictions, really. Illustrator Fabian Ciraolo trades in the public’s weird, amorphous hatred of the great white pejorative by imagining historical figures (Marilyn Monroe, Che, Dali) and pop culture icons (Captain Planet, Dorothy, Edward Scissorhands) in band shirts and suspenders and tattoos. More »