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Vanity Fair Magazine

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Lady Gaga, will you please put on some pants?

    Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.When Lady Gaga first hit the scene, no one was indifferent about her. You either loved her or hated her, and usually to a large extreme. But now, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Legs McNeil on Joey Ramone, punk in 2012, and not trusting music critics

    Legs McNeil is a legendary rock music historian, author and journalist. He co-founded and wrote for Punk Magazine back in the mid-'70s, is a former senior editor for Spin, and founder/editor of Nerve magazine in 1992. He is renowned as co-author of Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    St. Vincent at the McGuire Theater, 10/02/2011

    ​St. Vincent October 2, 2011 (Early Show)McGuire Theater at the Walker Art CenterWith a light show more fitting for a venue five times the size of the 385-seat McGuire Theater, St. Vincent captivated the sold-out crowd with an artfully arresting flurry of both sight and sound. Frontwoman Ann ... More >>

  • Movies

    August 24, 2011

    Paul Rudd in Our Idiot Brother

    Long-haired dreamer has profound effect on his siblings

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Bon Iver Day declared in Milwaukee as band kicks off tour

    Photo via the Milwaukee Bucks​Aside from a few late-night TV stops, Bon Iver has yet to christen their sophomore album, the much lauded and hotly debated Bon Iver, Bon Iver, with a proper live show. That will all change this weekend when the band takes up a two-night residency at the Riverside The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Bon Iver set to release new record in June

    Photo by Ben ClarkJustin Vernon performing with DeYarmond Edison at SXSW​Justin Vernon has kept mostly quiet about his next Bon Iver record until this week, focusing his energy on his side projects (Gayngs, the recent DeYarmond Edison reunion), and -- oh yeah, collaborating with one of the most fa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    A handful of music's best gender-benders

    ​Lady Gaga's recent spread in the Japanese edition of Vogue was an exercise in tongue-in-cheek banality, posing in a suit and dyed eyebrows as Jo Calderone, explaining how he/she took him/herself out on a date and maybe got it on: "She's fuckin beautiful, and funny, and interesting. I was a little ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2010
  • Calendar

    August 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Is Snooki the next Elizabeth Taylor?

    ​Was being featured in a high-fashion spread for Harper's Bazaar the start of a lucrative career in fashion? Oddly, the answer may be yes. 

  • Movies

    July 21, 2010

    Restrepo exposes the lives of American soliders

    Film wins documentary prize at Sundance

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Minneapolis is not the "Manliest City" in America

    Photo: GoldbergGetting our man on​Damn. We're not as manly as Milwaukee, so we'll let you notch one up there, cheese heads. But Minneapolis still broke the Top 20 in Sperling's annual "America's Manliest Cities" survey. The biggest hunk of American manhood can evidently be found in Nashville, ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2010

    Naked News

    Forging a fast track to the front page

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2010
  • Calendar

    August 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Zimmern takes another shot

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    Artist wants you to know that Zimmern possibly ate your balls ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2008
  • Feature

    January 2, 2008

    Artists of the Year

    We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.

  • Feature

    January 2, 2008

    Artists of the Year

    Christopher Hitchens

  • Books

    May 30, 2007

    Mistakes Were Made

    Heather McElhatton isn't a morbidly obese concubine with a thing for primates. How's that for free will?

  • Movies

    March 21, 2007

    Culture Clash

    The immigrant experience meets the generation gap in Mira Nair's 'Namesake'

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2006

    12/12 Morning Communiqué

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    Man sends pigs across the counter at a Holiday Inn Express, State Dept. denied info from CIA finds it using Google, Mariah Carey fight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2006

    5/18: Morning Communique

    Children's author turns up the sizzle, DARPA wants gigantic surveillance blimps, thick bra strap saves woman's life, Oliver Stone's 9/11 movie, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2006

    3/10: Morning Communique

    Frist flies the friendly skies, talking God with lap dancers, Kirby's kidney, the Top 10 strangest Lego creations, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Movies

    February 1, 2006

    The Revolution Will Not Be Published?

    Swarming with Paparazzi, Sundance Wonders, 'Where's the Media?'

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2005

    9/15: Morning Communique

    American Idle has the exclusive first photo of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline's new baby boy. Aww, he's got his daddy's drooling problem!

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2005

    Maybe pictures of Linda Lovelace would have helped

    Sales of Woodward's Deep Throat book go limp After reaching No. 4 on its best-seller list, the New York Times is now reporting Bob Woodward's book about Watergate mole Deep Throat, "The Secret Man," has only sold about 61,000 copies in five weeks of release. What appeared to be a slam-dunk for book ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2005

    8/5: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Senator Norm Coleman has submitted a statement into the Congressional Record denouncing a final report issued by the United Nations' Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the U.N. assume global governance of the Internet. Raw Story has a piece on a forthcoming Vani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2005

    "Through cowardice we shall all be safe"

    In the March Vanity Fair, James Wolcott wrote an engrossing appreciation of the subversive 1964 anti-war film, The Americanization of Emily. Owing to contractual disputes, the movie has been virtually impossible to rent, steal or borrow for years now. Recently, however, my wife managed to obtain the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2005

    6/10: Morning Communique

    [CITY PAGES BLOGS] Paul Demko has a Minnesota Thunder update at Live Nude Weblog! Britt Robson has an NBA Finals Preview at Balls, City Pages' new sports blog. Do you have what it takes to be in a City Pages cover model's band? Find out at Culture to Go. [THESE DAYS] Media Matters compares a Vanit ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Lost in the Deep Throat Media Blitz: Carl Bernstein's Kid Tabbed Felt in 1988

    Last week a former high-ranking FBI official outed himself as the most famous anonymous source of all time--17 years after Carl Bernstein's young son told fellow summer campers on Long Island that W. Mark Felt was DT

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2005

    Deep Throat's identity revealed;
    Bernstein the younger vindicated

    Believe the children: Notorious Watergate source was former FBI official W. Mark Felt--just as Carl Bernstein's kid assured fellow summer-campers back in 1988! MSNBC today reports that Deep Throat, the anonymous government official who provided leads to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein at the heig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2005

    Rain Man-ager

    Rain Man-ager Bissinger on La Russa: best bad baseball book ever? I'm reading the new and amply hyped Buzz Bissinger book about Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, 3 Nights in August--and yes, you can bet the cheesy echo of Seven Days in May is wholeheartedly and unironically intended.  I haven't seen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2005

    Rain Man-ager

    Bissinger on La Russa: best bad baseball book ever? I'm reading the new and amply hyped Buzz Bissinger book about Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, 3 Nights in August--and yes, you can bet the cheesy echo of Seven Days in May is wholeheartedly and unironically intended.  I haven't seen any reviews b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2004
  • Movies

    September 1, 2004

    A Passage to India

    'Vanity Fair' remembers the UK empire while Bollywood strikes back

  • Music

    May 5, 2004

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Hughes kisses the devil, Wainwright flirts with activism, and Houston makes out all right

  • News

    November 26, 2003

    The Invisible Recovery

    Author and economist Doug Henwood on jobless recoveries, the two Americas, and the "Wal-Mart effect"

  • Books

    October 15, 2003

    Never Mind The Sex Pistols, Here's Neal Pollack

    A snarky writer thinks he's America's greatest living punk

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Bring 'em On!

    The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism

  • Books

    December 19, 2001

    Barbs and Ken: A sleazy celeb funhouse

    A Critic's Diaries Spank His Subjects

  • Movies

    August 23, 2000

    Vanity Fare

    With The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, director Luis Buñuel served the have-lots their just deserts

  • Books

    May 10, 2000
  • Movies

    June 2, 1999

    Seeing Stars

    Notting Hill chuckles at our mere mortal desire to get up close and personal with the rich and famous

  • Feature

    January 1, 1999

    The Prodigal Son

    A Revisionist View

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    September 9, 1998
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    April 2, 1997
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    November 22, 1995
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    November 22, 1995
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