49 posts categorized "VANITY FAIR MAGAZINE"

Jun 15 2015
25 Years ... That's An Interesting Age Comments (0)

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I vividly remember when Dick Tracy was released (25 years ago today) seeing it in in Chicago at the Biograph with my cheesy T-shirt announcing I'd been first in line (not literally, it was a hand-out for those who were among the first).

I think it's an underrated gem (as does Vanity Fair), but not exactly a thrill ride. Director Warren Beatty gave the movie a leisurely pace that made it feel a little stilted at times.

Madonna, who at the time had been bad in more films than she'd been good, was quite good in this one, looking and sounding fantastic and jiggling away with most of her scenes.

It made over $100 million but is still considered a flop, but it did manage to persuade a lot of fans' moms that Madonna wasn't so bad after all.

 
Jun 03 2015
Need To Know: Universally Attractive + Strip Maul + On The Outs + Grand Revelation + Transparent Motives + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureUniversal Studios announces The Wizarding World of Harry Potter for Spring '16.

*widget boy cultureChanning Tatum gives an incognito lap dance!

*widget boy cultureTom Hanks has a son who LOVES the N-word.

*widget boy cultureIan Reisner's being sued by former employees.

*widget boy cultureStill rich as sin, Reisner drops $7.5 million on CPS apartment.

*widget boy cultureBut will Lisa Kudrow say, “ello, ello, ello!” when you call?

*widget boy cultureKim Richards = back to rehab.

*widget boy cultureSteve Grand's latest vlog.

*widget boy cultureBritney did have an affair with Wade Robson. (Did Justin?)

*widget boy cultureBiggest revelations from Caitlyn's Vanity Fair Q&A.

*widget boy cultureKathie Lee Gifford mourns Bruce Jenner.

*widget boy cultureMike Huckabee wishes he'd used being trans as a way to shower with girls.

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Jun 01 2015
Bruce Rebranded: Call Me Caitlyn Comments (0)

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Vanity Fair has the exclusive cover, photo shoot (by Annie Leibovitz) and interview with and of Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce. She's really going for it in that swimsuit. Lots of Photoshop, which is, I guess, a sure sign that she's become a woman!

 
Apr 23 2015
All Of Him Comments (0)
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Alex Belli for Italian Vanity Fair (April 15, 2015). Tits, pits and everything in-between.

 
Feb 04 2015
Need To Know: How To Get Away With Spring Outfits + Schocking Truth + MAGIC MIKE XXL Struts Its Stuff + IMITATION Insincerest Form? + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureHow to Get Away With Murder's Jack Falahee covers Out.

*widget boy cultureNot-gay Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) looooves Downton Abbey.

*widget boy culture21st annual Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue cover is here!

*widget boy cultureJeremy Renner outed as a gun nut.

*widget boy cultureShocking images of plane as it's crashing.

*widget boy cultureMagic Mike XXL teaser trailer after the jump below...

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*widget boy cultureDid you find The Imitation Game cowardly and timid?

*widget boy cultureVivica A. Fox hates Kenya Williams. A lot.

*widget boy cultureNew sexy book by Maurice Heerdink.

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*widget boy cultureAmerican Sniper is dangerous propaganda...says an American sniper.

*widget boy cultureEven Gwen Stefani knows her marriage lasting has been miraculous.

*widget boy cultureThis seems like a good use of your money.

*widget boy cultureThe right wing is anti-vaccination and also against clean hands.

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*widget boy cultureCool set of gifs for all of Madonna's new songs.

*widget boy culture“We have waited 10 years for new Madonna music...”

*widget boy cultureDifferent versions, covers for Rebel Heart.

*widget boy cultureA review of Britney Spears's new, um, blow dryer...after the jump...

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Dec 11 2014
Supermodel Beverly Johnson Accuses Bill Cosby Of Drugging Her Comments (0)

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This brings the number of women accusing Bill Cosby of similar behavior into the mid-twenties.

 
Sep 15 2014
On The Cover Of A Magazine: Madonna's 200+ Greatest Magazine Covers Comments (0)
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Above: A gallery of 30 more, unranked Madonna mag covers! 

Unlike any star since—and unlike only a precious few before—her, Madonna has made the act of being on the cover of a magazine into an art form. A gung-ho participant in creating a visual record of her beauty, her aesthetic, her political and quasi-punk challenging of social norms and her status as a visual icon, Madonna has always taken her covers seriously, in some cases as seriously as other rockstars take music videos or even albums.

As a rabid collector of Madonnabilia, I specialize in ephemera, especially in magazine covers. I would hate to be presented with a calendar and shown exactly how many months of my life I've spent tirelessly pursuing new, old and new-to-me old magazines with Madonna on their covers, valuing some for their uniqueness (she posed specifically for the cover!), some for their status within her career (it was her very first time on a cover!), some for the exotic nature of their home countries (Japan! Japan! Japan!), some for being totally weird (ugliest Madonna cover ever!) and some just for the sake of fulfilling my desire to have one of everything.

Song Hits May 87 copyChoosing Madonna's best covers took forever, and it will take another forever for us to duke it out in the comments over my rankings, over which ones I forgot, over which ones I personally detest and excluded on purpose...these kinds of lists are a recipe for dissent.

But if you're into this shit, you're into it, and the time spent is as good as the time spent inhaling and exhaling oxygen.

V Summer 2014Madonna's still causing a cover commotion in 2014...

Please enjoy this list, and please comment on it. If I have forgotten any major ones, I'll happily amend my list. And if you have Long Island's Nightlife and/or Hamptons '85, I'm all ears and am ready to buy them.

Each entry contains the magazine's title, the country (it's the United States unless otherwise specified), the date of publication and then a credit for the cover photographer. In cases where I was unable to quickly determine the ID of the shooter, it's listed with a question mark. If you think you have info on any of who any of these photographers may be, I'm all ears for that as well.

One more thing: This 32,000-word post is my gift to you. But I would appreciate it if you would consider contributing any amount to my Kickstarter so that I can produce a 20th anniversary edition of my book Encyclopedia Madonnica. Click here! Tell your friends!

Thanks! Now, on with the list...

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Sep 02 2014
Need To Know: GUIDE Post + Bacall Girl + Puppy Lust + Copycatfight + My VANITY FAIR Laddie + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureThe ultimate gallery of vintage TV Guide covers.

*widget boy cultureLauren, Katharine, Lana, too...

*widget boy cultureChris Meloni is a walking boner.

*widget boy cultureBrian Sims is even cuter with a dog.

*widget boy cultureMadonna vs. Gaga: Part 11,000.

*widget boy cultureSurvivor lead singer Jimi Jamison dies @ 63.

*widget boy cultureBritney Spears references her cheater ex in concert.

*widget boy cultureJamaican gay activist folds, fearing violent reprisals.

*widget boy cultureA lawyer in the year 2014 sent an email calling AIDS “the gay plague.”

*widget boy cultureThis is what ever happened to “Mikey” from the Life TV commercials. 

*widget boy cultureGorgeous Roberto Bolle for Vanity Fair.

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