Have you ever rooted for the villain in a movie? Disney’s evil queens scared the crap out of me when I was a kid (true story: my first movie was Sleeping Beauty and I lost my shit and had to be removed in the first ten minutes), but now that I’m older and no longer threatened by strong female characters and loud noises, I think they’re kind of bad ass. I mean, who sounds more interesting: a dim bulb of a girl who keeps letting strangers into her house and using the poisoned things they give her, or a seasoned sorceress who knows how to make weapons and has probably fucked a lot of people?
In honor of this fact, artist Justin Turrentine has created a series of prints depicting what the endings of Disney movies would look like, had the woman-hating animators allowed the villains to achieve their goals. Spoiler alert: the villains look very happy More
“It’s Midtown today, but maybe it won’t be Midtown. Maybe it’ll be Brooklyn. Or maybe it’ll be, um, err — across the bridge there, the place there, uh —” She seemed unable to bring to mind the word “Queens.” “New … More
Prince Harry and some of his mates board a ferry for Robben Island Prince Harry’s tour of Africa is almost over. The British prince has been spending time with members of his Blues and Royals regiment. While in Africa, they … More
Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, with Iceland’s President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson and his wife Dorrit Moussaieff, on a visit in May 2008 Another princess which I missed on my first list of Vanity Fair’s Best-Dressed Women was … More
I feel like such a dork. I posted about Kate Middleton and a number of royals making it to Vanity Fair’s International Best-Dressed List this year. I didn’t realize, until Frank pointed it out, that I missed several other royals. … More
Kate Middleton is not (yet) a royal. But she is as well-dressed as any of them, according to Vanity Fair’s 2008 International Best-Dressed List. Kate joins the following blue-bloods who are being recognized for their fashion choices: Crown Princess Mathilde … More
Prince William’s girlfriend Kate Middleton is one of today’s fashion icons. She made the 2008 International Best-Dressed List compiled by Vanity Fair. Joining her in the fashion list are Ivanka Trump, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Daniel Craig, Matt Lauer, … More
The Spanish royals have been enjoying the sun and the water off Palma de Mallorca in Spain. Their visit coincides with the 27th Copa del Rey Mapfre Audi Sailing Cup, also known as the King’s Cup. King Juan Carlos skippered … More
* Kate Middleton to meet Prince William in the Caribbean (via PA) * Britain’s Prince Charles to star in TV documentary (via M&C) * Japan’s Prince Naruhito sees off Japanese Olympians (via Royal Blog) * Monaco’s Princess Stephanie and Charlene … More
Prince Charles seemed to channel his inner James Bond at the recent Cartier International Polo Day. The Prince of Wales was an image of coolness despite the sizzling weather. He wore a cream sports jacket and trousers and the requisite … More
Prince William and his crew mates on the HMS Iron Duke continue to help clean up the drug route in the Caribbean. On Saturday, they encountered a speedboat with suspected drug smugglers onboard. The speedboat was disabled by marksmen aboard … More
* Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Maxima to attend Beijing Olympics (via Royal Blog) * Jordan’s Queen Rania takes on stereotypes (via BBC) * Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito returns from Spanish expo (via Japan Times) * Norway’s King … More
Zara Phillips opened an exhibit, ‘Portraits of Adventure’, at London’s Royal Geographical Society on July 23, 2008. Among the images in the exhibit is this four-meter high portrait of the 27-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth.
In front: Princess Anne the Princess Royal, and her brother Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex; behind them, Autumn and Peter Phillips (Princess Anne’s son) Much is being made of the dress that Princess Anne wore to last weekend’s wedding … More