11 Sep
Selena Gomez & Vanessa Hudgens lose their Disney contracts

Kids is one of those movies that’s a total anomaly, in that as great and seminal as it is none of the creative forces behind it ever did anything else worth a damn. Sure it gave the world Chloë Sevigny and Rosario Dawson (for which we’re grateful), but the duo behind Kids — director Larry Clark […]

15 Apr
Simple leather plimsolls for spring

These plimsoll style shoes from Rachel Comey are more (and less) than what you wished for: a simple sneaker design made of leather, with a navy blue top stitch panel, black laces and black suede trim. All on top of a flat yellow sole. New for the spring season collection, the Coonan shoe is available […]

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment…(read vol I,  vol II, vol III, vol IV, vol V,  vol VI, vol VII, vol. VIII vol IX, vol X and vol XI) Over the last month a few people have started to ask me things like: “When’s the new Bureaucracy for Breakfast coming?!” or: “Where’s the new blog? I’m waiting!” I’m sure […]

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment…(read vol I,  vol II, vol III, vol IV, vol V,  vol VI, vol VII and vol. VIII) Last week my dad gave me some career/life advice. It went something like this: Dad: Honey, I’m real proud of your writing. Me: Thanks dad! Dad: How’s the job […]

7 Jun
Planting Santa Cruz psych rock back on the map

Sleepy Sun, the fuzzed out, neo-psychedelic rock band from San Francisco (actually, from parts of California far-flung), is resuscitating a sound that hasn’t been quite the same since the transitional mid-70s, when peace signs were no longer cool, tie dye was forced to the back of the closet to make room for leathers and steel, […]

19 Feb
JAK brings you the best of New York's Winter show

Looking back at this week’s collections, for FW10 many designers looked to opposite sides of the spectrum for inspiration, whether it be a thin 1930s waify film star with perfectly parted and frizz-curled hair in florals and suits, or a bombshell dominatrix with a baby bang draped in nothing but noir. If you are more […]

23 Dec
New Year's Inspiration for the Uninspired

It seems as though the holiday season always extrudes a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ in most wardrobe collections. Whatever notion of the holiday spirit you’d want to blame it on, it’s surely a time for a sparkly something or another with charming accents to follow. Nonetheless, the certain fear of playing twins with a […]

21 Dec
Big stars. Big budget. Big concept. No soul.

It sounds like a genius idea: Reinvent stuffy, intellectual Sherlock Holmes as a depraved, brilliant, rakish, martial-arts expert, cast Robert Downey Jr (Chaplin meets Iron Man!) and hire an actual actress, instead of a hot chick who can recite lines, to play the love interest! Finally, hire Brit Guy Ritchie to turn this puppy into […]