Patti Smith and David Lynch talk Blue Velvet and Pussy Riot.
Here’s a little something I wrote about people who wear pizza onesies, amongst other things.
Street style is dead – kinda.
Robin Givhan’s precise analysis of fashion is always great. Here’s her take on the new fashion exhibit at the Met, which focuses on mourning dress – “A widow was also a potentially dangerous woman, one with sexual experience who was untethered from marriage. Mourning attire marked her and served as a visual reminder of her formidable, discomforting knowledge.”
Bonus Givhan! A look at the journalist’s attitude to life and work.
A very thorough look at Vivienne Westwood’s new biography in the LRB.
Are you listening to Serial? (I’m not, but only because I want to wait ’til every espide is done so I can binge listen.) Here’s two articles on the more troubling aspects of broadcasting an already-troubling story. Spoiler alert, obviously.
“And I’ve never been able to believe that peace is a good present to give a young woman.” We need more advice columnists like Colette.
A look inside the gay wing (actual wing name – K6G) of LA Men’s Central Jail.
Ta-Nehisi Coates on the foolishness of ignoring the Bill Cosby rape allegations.