Right, When Cat’s Fly! Only in Amsterdam.

Macabre, or just plain gross? We aren't sure what to make of a recent 'art' piece that made its debut at the KunstiRai ArtFair in Amsterdam which takes the artist's pet Cat and converts the fluffy friend into a Hell of a helicopter. ¬†The blogosphere has ignited with opinions as to whether converting one's deceased …

Donna Summer Tribute: Where Do Disco Goddesses Go?

Earlier today, after battling cancer, the 1970s/disco icon Donna Summer passed. There is no doubt, she is up there playing for the Big Man. This is a woman that knows "She Works Hard For the Money". Summers was born December 31, 1948, and after doing background vocals for legendary rockers Three Dog Night throughout the …

Vidal Sassoon, Dead at 84.

Known for revolutionizing the fashion and hair industry with his styling wizardry, British hair stylist and business magnate Vidal Sassoon was found dead today at his home in Bel Air of natural causes. Credited with the creation of the simple geometric¬† wedge haircut for stars such as Mary Quant. With a "wash and wear" philosophy, …

Wide-Open Artists imagined for MASP

From advertising company DDB Brazil, comes a truly awe-inspiring campaign for the MASP Art school/museum in S√£o Paulo. ¬† The advertising giant dissected the 3 well known artists, Salvatore Dali, Vincent Van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso, via illustration to imagine and expose the inner workings of each's body. We're particularly¬†tickled ¬†by the pinstripes on Picasso, …

Ventriloquy: That, Dummy, Ain’t Funny!

Sometimes the thought of a porcelain doll could make us jump into our bed and hide under the covers. ¬†But today we want to bring attention to the forgotten art of Ventriloquy. Yes, once upon a time, people didn't just use dolls to instill¬†fear in small children and grown up alike. ¬†There was a time …

Commercial Break: Inferno (1980)

By acclaimed director¬†Dario Argento, this is a story that takes every turn you can imagine. ¬†Following two sisters, one in Rome and the other in ¬†New York, investigating a series of killings all linking to two covens¬†of witches! From swimming with the dead to being tackled by dozens of black cats, we'd hate to be …

The Late Great Valentino: For Rent!

Tragedy came too soon, in the form of Rudolph Valentino's death. Suffering from unexpected appendicitis and gastric ulcers, Valentino spoke optimistically to his doctors about his future, while the doctor's knew the inevitable grim fate of the iconic actor. Passing away August 15 1926, at a young 31, hysteric female fan's threw themselves off buildings, …

Mermaid Muses

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2008. Study of a Naiad(1904-1905) by John William Waterhouse. Vogue March 1999, Jean Paul Gaultier Mermaid Dress. Whether its the mystery or the whimsy, the mermaid seems to constantly have a hold. It's great to see many incarnations in so many ways. Paul Delvaux, Village of the Mermaid (1942). Whether sideshow …

Be. Wear. Scorpio!

Happy Birthday Scorpio! From Johnny Carson to Marie Antoinette, Scorpio's can be dynamic individuals. ¬†But avoid being on the receiving end of that sting! Ever hear about the turtle who gave the scorpion a lift across the river? Not only are Scorpio's passionate, perceptive, and resourceful, they can be Psychological, prowling, probing, and focused. ¬† …