Writing a long, long time ago in a papercut delivery mechanism called “a magazine,” Susan Sontag pointed out that our culture has a double-standard when it comes to aging. That is, dudes are allowed to age into grizzled old wrinklepusses, while women are required to either maintain the skin tautness of a porcelain…
After a critic panned his movie, and cruelly joked about his looks, Justin Long derided her on national television. But when the critic wrote back, Long left her what must be the kindest, humblest comment in an Internet fight, ever.
So, how exactly did Annie Leibovitz, one of the most iconic photographers of our times, end up going broke? And why does this feel especially tragic and infuriating?
Sara Ziff — an outspoken Sasha Pivovarova double — started modeling at 14, and deferred college to model full-time. After 12 years in the industry, she's co-directed a documentary about the working lives of models.
Recently, the New York Times and other sources reported that photographer Annie Leibovitz had been borrowing money. The truth is, she's been saddled with what Salon's Nancy Goldstein calls "the gay tax."
Italian Vogue had two outstanding issues this year. First, in July, came the amazing all-black issue.
Do you have a diary, a place you write things you don't or can't tell other people? And after you die, would you want that diary published?
So we don't know who made the decision to style Johnny Depp's hair for the movie version of Sweeny Todd but we do know that his 'do is channeling the late Susan Sontag. It's her iconic streak! Maybe Depp is trying do pay tribute to the New York intellectual? Click the picture to see the cover shot. [EW]