Archive for December, 2008

R.I.P.: Earth Kitt

The Divine Eartha Kitt

The voice behind one of the best holiday classics ever went silent on Christmas day.

Eartha Kitt–whose sultry, sophisticated "Santa Baby" always put the swellegant and swing in an otherwise mad cap season–died yesterday at 81.

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Happy Holidaze!

Blanca, Rose and Kris Kringle, circa 1974

This morning I wake up grateful. Grateful for a slammin' season at A+R (I wrapped thousands of presents these last couple of weeks but am not grumbling.

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Hot Freedamn! Don’t Miss Rin Tanaka

Inside Volume 7 of My Freedamn!

Slaves to fashion, sociology and pop culture live by the My Freedamn! series, a growing anthology of oversized books painstakingly chronicling the clothes, ephemera and other visual references of revolutionary chapters in Americana life.

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Loving Bettina Hubby to a T

As Seen in T: Artist Bettina Hubby

It's always gratifying to see those who are so talented and work at their passions so diligently get the props they deserve, and such was the case with the marvelous profile on multi-media artist (and pal) Bettina Hubby in the latest issue of The New York Times T Magazine, which dropped yesterday.

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