Calling all scenesters who only know of Jem and the Holograms from Tumblr: now’s your chance to make famous a cartoon made famous before you were even conceived. The guy behind the Justin Bieber documentaries is joining forces with Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun — along with the fella who
As anyone who has suffered from acne knows, it’s the pits. Not only does it always crop up at the absolute worst time, but it saps your self-esteem, makes you want to hide your face from the world, and generally proves nigh on impossible to treat in a quick and painless fashion. Like we said, it’s
Success can be a truly beautiful thing. A killer job title, widespread acclaim, and personal gratification are just a few rewards for straight-up hard work and ingenuity. But, just as inspiring? Everything leading up to it. We firmly believe that it’s actually those small slipups, doubts, fears,
By now even toddlers are familiar with those skin-care ads that show a split portrait of a person who used a product on one side of their face and not the other. That’s been the beauty standard for many companies on how best to demonstrate the efficacy of their products. A tester slathers one
Beautiful arches, like the art deco skeletal system of a lost urban era, can be found throughout New York City, from Grand Central Terminal to bars and restaurants. Created with tiles by the Spanish father-and-son duo, Rafael Guastavino and his junior namesake, these structures were also marvels of artistic engineering, combining intricate brickwork with functional arrays of vaults and pillars, all leading to a kind of Mediterranean dreamworld of colonnades “hidden in plain sight,” as a new exhibition suggests, around the city.
I have a confession: My brother and I destroyed my Easy-Bake Oven. I had the 1981 Mini-Wave model, the boxy, yellow microwave style, which was, in my 7-year-old mind, the only kind of Easy-Bake there was. One day, my 4-year-old brother had a brilliant ideaâto “cook” a green plastic steak from our 1972 Mattel Tuff Stuff Play Food set. After all, we should be able to cook a steak, right? It fit into the slot perfectly, and for some reason, I didn’t try to stop him. The plastic steak, of course, gave off a noxious odor as it melted inside the machine. Goodbye, Easy-Bake Oven. Goodbye, little round chocolate cakes we loved to bake and eat.