You might remember The Elf from a little column she wrote here at Lost In a Supermarket called Bureaucracy for Breakfast, where she unloaded on the wolrd the various trials and tribulations of being an unemployed woman in the nadir of an economic recession. It made us laugh, a lot of people responded, and she’s [...]


10 Apr
The industrial shoegaze sounds of London

Binary’s EP Amber came out right before the vernal equinox on March 18, released through their own imprint, Echoplex Records. The music on this, their latest, engages as it builds. The confessional symbolism on the first track (and their first single) “You Need the Blue Key” establishes the London-based band’s place in the universe of industrial shoegaze — [...]


7 Jun
Archived photos of icons from the 1970s & 80s in their prime

Whether you’re a die-hard Andy Warhol aficionado, or simply a casual fan of his Campbells Soup and Marilyn Monroe pop art, you can probably appreciate his Polaroid shots of artists and celebrities — especially when the photos are from icons of the 70′s and 80′s. Warhol decided to snap a few Polaroids of his limitless [...]


As the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death approaches in 2012, Taschen has created a unique biography by pairing Norman Mailer’s 1973 bio Marilyn with Bert Stein’s intimate portraits of the actress from a Vogue photo shoot just six weeks before her death. The homage — simply titled Norman Mailer, Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe — [...]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering [...]


11 Nov
600 image/400 page hardcover look into artist's life & work

OK, I admit paying $200 for a book seems a little crazy. It’s not as crazy as buying a $35,000 alligator skin backpack from the Olsen twins… but still. But since this is a book about and sort of by the inimitable Spanish filmmaker (being the first book Almodóvar has ever written about all his [...]


27 Jun
History lessons never tasted so sweet

Stoyn, a Russian advertising agency, has introduced a line of popsicles based on iconic characters and items of historical magnitude. Treats include look-a-like Marilyn Monroe, Darth Vadar and Donald Duck popsicles that pair flavors to personality and context in a lighthearted and tongue-in-cheek way (pun intended). Formed from custom molds, the 3D popsicles — with [...]


In honor of this Sunday’s much anticipated True Blood return, we bring you everyone’s favorite vampire queen getting her goth on for the lens of ex-boyfriend Marilyn Manson. Manson photographs a very topless, at times naked, sometimes bloody Evan Rachel Wood for MQ magazine. Hit the Jump for the semi-bloody, semi-NSFW Evan Rachel Wood photoshoot…

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