Blurred Nudie Lines

Hey, guess what male pop stars are putting in their video these days... Boobs! Hot on the heels of Robin Thicke's controversial Blurred Lines video, Justin Timberlake has put out an extra-long video for Tunnel Vision featuring, you guessed it, topless ladies. What I have to say about this is -- really? That's all you got? Let me start by stating that I have absolutely nothing against nudity. Whether in music videos, magazines, or on prime-time tv, I'm down with the human body. What I do take issue with is … [Read more...]

Kiki, Oui Oui! (Book Club, 5th ed.)

It fascinates and enchants me. Le Violion d'Ingres, a photo of a nude woman as a violin, draws me in like few other works of art. The artist, Man Ray, is a favourite of mine, but I never thought to find out who the model was. Imagine my delight when I saw there was a graphic novel (graphic biography?) about Kiki de Montparnasse … [Read more...]