Director Liz Garbus on Nina Simone's Life, Legacy & Lauryn Hill

What Happened, Miss Simone?, which premieres on Netflix this Friday, is a masterpiece. Directed by Oscar-nominated documentarian Liz Garbus, whose storytelling skills are uniquely sensitive to the complicated tales of women and men grappling with fame and internal demons, it presents Nina Simone unlike we’ve ever seen… »6/25/15 2:30pm6/25/15 2:30pm


Max Mara Conjures Marilyn Monroe at the Beach

There's been a lot of soul-searching in recent years about what a fashion show even means in the internet era, and whether we even need them. This video from the ever reliable Elle España makes a compelling argument pro: there's something intangible about a designer's intent with her clothes that's missing when you… »2/26/15 7:10pm2/26/15 7:10pm

Dear Lana Del Rey: You Are Not a Latina Gangsta Girl, So Cut the Shit.

Sadcore singer Lana Del Rey recently released “Tropico,” a 27-minute art film/music video, and the first image I saw was of the white artist dressed as a woman bearing many of the stylistic hallmarks associated with Latino gangster culture (right down to the teardrop tattoo). Now, was that a polite way to start my day? »12/10/13 7:40pm12/10/13 7:40pm

In never-letting-this-woman-rest-in-peace news, some 1962 X-rays of Marilyn Monroe are up for auctio

In never-letting-this-woman-rest-in-peace news, some 1962 X-rays of Marilyn Monroe are up for auction next month (she'd taken a tumble; docs were looking for broken bones). Along with the images are notes from plastic surgeon Michael Gurdin, pointing out that the 1950 cartilage implant in Monroe's chin was dissolving. »10/10/13 3:10pm10/10/13 3:10pm

Marilyn Monroe Assembled Drones During World War II

It seems every six months or so these photos of Marilyn Monroe from World War II make the rounds on the good ol' internet machine. At the time they were captured in 1944 she hadn't yet taken the name Marilyn Monroe, nor had she dyed her curly locks blonde. She was simply known as Norma Jeane Dougherty and worked in a… »7/26/13 12:33pm7/26/13 12:33pm

Here's Drunk-Ass Justin Bieber Pissing in a Restaurant Mop Bucket

A little dingleberry hanging from the butt of humanity named Justin Bieber peed in a restaurant mop bucket in New York earlier this year because he is an ingrate, and there's a video. As previously evidenced by shenanigans at that Vegas indoor skydiving place, El Beebo and his posse continuously target the employees »7/10/13 9:00am7/10/13 9:00am

Marilyn Monroe Might Have Been a Dirty Sexy Commie

Much to the excitement of your sexually frustrated, conspiracy theorist uncle, the FBI has recently found (sure) and reissued (doctored) their previously missing (uh-huh) files on beautiful film actress/dead person Marilyn Monroe. While the other FBI files on Monroe have been heavily redacted, the newest release is… »12/28/12 3:10pm12/28/12 3:10pm

Chris Brown Deletes Twitter After Making Vile Retorts to Female Comedian

That thing called A Chris Brown that crawled out of the bottom of a septic tank in 1989 has deleted his Twitter after a particularly nasty showdown with a comedian named Jenny Johnson, which began like this. »11/26/12 9:00am11/26/12 9:00am

and visited UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles to discuss harvesting her eggs for a surrogate…

Naked Prince Harry's Royal Jewels Take World By Storm

The Ryan Lochte/Prince Harry Vegas bacchanal news continues, now with additional cavorting! Undoubtedly under the spell of jeah, England's prodigal son Harry played a game of strip pool in Las Vegas that ended with him butt-naked, freaking with the girl next door (see above), and Wales lawyers were undoubtedly like,… »8/22/12 9:00am8/22/12 9:00am