Archive | August, 2010

WHO IS KEVIN KELLERMAN?

The Archie comics are as American as a Norman Rockwell painting. But like Rockwell’s paintings, they run the risk of becoming icons of a bygone age. Does including Kevin, the first openly gay character ever to appear in the strip, help make the 50′s-something comic easier to relate to? According to co-chief executive of Archie […]

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LINDSAY LOHAN AND VANITY FAIR: A GENIUS MARRIAGE OF HIGH-END AND JUNK FOOD?

Vanity Fair is an excellent magazine, but it’s also one of the world’s most brilliant con tricks. While it positions itself as blue chip high-end glamour, intelligence and great journalism, its greatest trick is that it is as voraciously and secretly consumed for it’s uber-tabloid, tatty content. Just like Playboy, in it’s heyday, it is […]

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KATE MOSS GETS THE CHOP

3 years and 14 collections later, it has been confirmed in London that Kate Moss’ range of “designs,” for TopShop will cease to be after October this year. What went wrong? 1) Did the customers come out of their coma and vote with their brains and wallets? Erm, yes. While the first “collection” sold out […]

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