Behind The Photo That Changed The Boston Marathon Forever

Everyone knows someone who’s run the marathon. Today’s big-city races—in places like Boston, New York, Berlin, and London—draw Olympic hopefuls competing for hundreds of thousands of dollars and hordes of weekend warriors raising money for their favorite charities or just hoping to check off “complete a marathon” on… » 4/20/15 10:00am Monday 10:00am

Being Photographed By Annie Leibovitz Sounds Terrible

Sofia Vergara is on the cover of this month’s Vanity Fair in a photograph shot by Annie Leibovitz, or as I call her, Anne Geddes But For Adults. In a behind-the-scenes video, Vergara tells everyone what it’s like to work with the esteemed photographer. Out of context, Vergara’s description sounds a lot like a Russ… » 4/08/15 10:10am 4/08/15 10:10am

Photographer Captures Marriage Proposal by Hiding in a Garbage Can

Because the wedding industrial complex aims to involve itself in every little detail when it comes to your special day, we've got wedding photos, engagement photos, and proposal photos (in reverse order). And in the quest for sentimental perfection, some photographers are prepared to go really far. Maybe too far. » 11/04/14 11:50am 11/04/14 11:50am

This Picture of a Dog Pooping On the Street Can Be Yours for $50,000

Congratulations, collectors of fine scatological art (and gifts), you can still purchase a print of a dog shamelessly shitting on the sidewalk for the low price of $50k. The print, which the seller says is "one of a kind" and will never (ever) be reproduced again. Not even if you ask politely. » 8/08/14 4:05pm 8/08/14 4:05pm

Couple Uses Raging Wildfire as Backdrop for Wedding Photos

Having everything ruined by a wildfire is probably at the top of the list of things that can go wrong on your wedding day — right above some guy screaming "Cassandra!!!" at you as you're exchanging vows or Julia Roberts just taking the fuck off before you say "I do" — but one Oregon couple made the best of it by… » 6/09/14 5:30pm 6/09/14 5:30pm

Creepy Yet Gorgeous Portraits of Purity-Pledging Daughters and Dads

Photographer David Magnusson is not American, nor is he Christian, nor does he have a daughter who has pledged her virginity to him in one fringe tradition that nearly unanimously squicks mainstream America out. But that didn't stop him from traveling cross country to assemble images of fathers and daughters who have… » 6/06/14 7:00pm 6/06/14 7:00pm

This Is the Best Body-Positivity Image You'll See Today

Denise Jolly is an artist and an activist. She's also a woman who wants to empower others to embrace themselves and their own beauty at any size. And to further her message, she stepped out onto the streets of Brooklyn and recreated Madonna's iconic hitchhiking photo, the one from the singer's 1992 Sex book to show… » 6/01/14 5:43pm 6/01/14 5:43pm

Girl Crushes and Fashion's Discomfort With Authentic Lesbian Sexuality

Fashion magazines are filled with pictures of extremely hot women. That is literally their business model. And yet — even though they're ostensibly marketed to women, by women — the idea that those pictures might be sexually appealing to women is something our culture is surprisingly resistant to. » 3/11/14 4:30pm 3/11/14 4:30pm