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If you've ever browsed the novelty t-shirt selection at, say, tourist trap booths in Soho or on the Atlantic City boardwalk, you'll know that through some strange accident of marketing, American iconography, and the widespread availability of photoshop, there's a lot of merch featuring a specific, posthumous iteration of Marilyn Monroe: tatted up, tits out (more than usual), guns blazin'. And if you've ever tried your hand at holiday shopping, you'll know that it's super stressful!
Unclear how this story didn't immediately come to our attention when it started circulating earlier this week, but better late than never: the company behind Archie Comics has inspired one of the better lawsuit filings I've ever read, claiming that co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit consistently harassed male employees by referring to them as 'Penis' instead of by their actual names.
Well, that was fast: following last weekend's in-store performances by Television, the newly-opened Williamsburg branch of Rough Trade has canceled and re-located several upcoming shows in response to neighborhood noise complaints.
Allure, lore and lures in these art picks from our 12/4 issue.
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I like to do very bad things, and I like to do them with very bad boys.
Well, at least that's one way to romanticize my latest bout of hedonistic behavior. By blaming it all on my inner “wild woman,” I know that I'm essentially letting myself off the hook, when in reality what I've done is really, really bad.
elvis costello perfomance link (the published one here is not working) http://videos.mediaite.com/video/Elvis-Costello-Radio-Radio-1977
I need a sweet baby
Here's another good drinking song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1CULMYgUfc