Jonathan Ames is the next big thing. There, we’ve said it, and probably jinxed his career from this point forward. But seriously, ask anyone. Okay, ask anyone who’s read The Extra Man. Ask anyone who’s been to his readings, seen his one-man show, or read his columns way-back-when in the New York Press. Ask them, […]
There are three things you’d rather not learn on vacation. Tear gas lingers for thirty minutes. Burning tires make effective roadblocks. And words, when followed by sticks and stones, can indeed hurt if they’re words of warning shouted in a language you don’t understand. Considering I’d never been closer to civil disorder than a television […]
Everyone has a fetish. This is ours. Furniture and Naked People is an ongoing project in which we ask our favorite photographers to pair naked people with icons of modern design. Our first installment was photographed in Paris by Richard Kern. Designers featured above include Jean Prouve, Charlotte Perriand, Serge Mouille, and Geoges Jouve.
In 1967, Malcolm Bricklin made his first trip to Japan. This was no vacation, mind you, he was riled. Lambretta had pulled its Italian motorscooters from the U.S. market, and just when Bricklin had found a replacement in a Japanese scooter called the Rabbit, he was informed that Fuji Heavy Industries was about to seize […]