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 7:10pm 2/26/15 7:10pm

Marilyn Monroe's 1955 New Year's Resolutions Were Hardcore

It's New Year's Day and, if you're anything like me, you were supposed to go to the gym and start eating healthier. If, instead, you ate fifteen pancakes and are now watching TV, never fear — even the famous had flaws they wished to fix. Marilyn Monroe's resolutions? "Turn her life around." » 1/01/15 5:15pm 1/01/15 5:15pm

Lawyers Are Fighting Over a Hologram of Poor Dead Marilyn Monroe

Here is your surreal legal fight of the day: "Virtual Marilyn LLC," a company which owns " a computer-generated virtual actress adopting the persona of Marilyn Monroe," is suing The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, essentially demanding they shove off and quit interfering with their hologram. » 10/02/14 5:40pm 10/02/14 5:40pm

Jared Leto Has a Bad Case of Lupita Fever

Jared Leto won the Independent Spirit award for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, and proceeded to thank (among others) his "future ex-wife Lupita." He then added "I'm thinking about you," furthering the confused speculation into their maybe romance. Yeah, well I don't care if you used your Independent Spirit award to… » 3/02/14 11:30am 3/02/14 11:30am

Here's an Ad Encouraging You to Look Up Marilyn Monroe's Skirt

Charged with promoting Marilyn: Intimate Exposures, a new book of photographs of the star, ad agency Preuss und Preuss decided on a rather sketchy approach. They slapped Marilyn's legs on poles around the city, attached a flapping skirt at the waist and waited for curious passers-by. » 2/10/14 5:45pm 2/10/14 5:45pm

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 7:40pm 12/10/13 7:40pm

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 3:10pm 10/10/13 3:10pm

Zooey Deschanel Hates Judgmental Shithead Internet Commenters

Zooey Deschanel, who I often forget is pretty cool, spoke truthy words about how horrible the Internet can be in this month's Marie Claire. (After all, noted Zooey Deschanel 1.0 Mary Louise Parker quit over it.) » 8/06/13 9:00am 8/06/13 9:00am

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 12:33pm 7/26/13 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 9:00am 7/10/13 9:00am

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock Plagued By Working Mom Guilt

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock interviewed each other for Parade and it was hella cute. "If we had a beer den, with Barcaloungers—but our version of that—it’d be great." "There'd be fabric swatches everywhere. And reclaimed wood." » 6/07/13 9:00am 6/07/13 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 3:10pm 12/28/12 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 9:00am 11/26/12 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 9:00am 8/22/12 9:00am

Coroner Who Handled Marilyn Monroe's Body in 1962 Quotes Poetry When He…

From an interesting profile on Dr Thomas Noguchi of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, who also did autopsies for Robert F Kennedy and Sharon Tate: » 6/25/12 6:45pm 6/25/12 6:45pm

Andy Samberg Ambles Jovially Off Saturday Night Live To Rubber-Face…

After a seven year stint on Saturday Night Live, his main contribution being the Interwebizing of the archaic, yet occasionally (rarely) still legit great sketch comedy mainstay, professional silly person and Digital Shorts pioneer Andy Samberg is leaving for greener pastures, spurred by Kristen Wiig's recent… » 6/02/12 11:30am 6/02/12 11:30am

The Night Belongs to Marilyn Monroe (Of Course)

Okay, so Marilyn Monroe doesn't really need an open thread shoutout, since there are more than enough books, movies, television shows, statues, and Vanity Fair articles that honor the famously beautiful and doomed star. But it is her birthday — she would have been 86 today — so here's a clip from my favorite Monroe… » 6/01/12 6:45pm 6/01/12 6:45pm

Marilyn Monroe is on the Cover of Vanity Fair for the Third Time in…

The only thing Vanity Fair loves more than dressing current starlets like olde-tymey silver screen sirens is poor dead Marilyn Monroe. The actress passed away in 1962, But here she is again, on the brand-spanking-new June 2012 cover. This time, the story is about some "lost" nude photos. The photographer, Lawrence… » 5/01/12 4:40pm 5/01/12 4:40pm