Questlove’s Other Drumsticks
The Roots' drummer Questlove recently supplied both beats and wings at Bon Appétit's new kitchen/party space to celebrate the launch of his locally sourced buttermilk fried chicken catering startup, Quest [...]
The Blanding of America
One of the most indelible and enduring images of the 2008 presidential campaign was candidate Barack Obama's logo: a simple, clean, blue "O" rising like a sun above a prairie [...]
Bands vs. Brands
Music-driven tension has enhanced countless commercials and trailers on-screen. But off-screen? Far too often, when artists, advertisers, and creative executives all get in the same room together, no one wants [...]
The Next Great American Consumer
Jenny Gill was in New York’s Cornell Weill hospital earlier this year for the birth of her son, Jack, when a photographer stopped by to take snapshots of the mother [...]
Data Points: Media Rich
Traditional media may have a little life left in it yet, despite anything you may have heard online.
Ever wondered how the dishes featured in food magazines always look so good? We did. So we asked Hunter Lewis, food editor at Bon Appétit, for a behind-the-scenes tour of [...]
American Apparel Snubs Contest Winner
American Apparel is throwing some weight around. The hipster fashion house concluded a plus-size model search titled "The Next Big Thing" last week but is refusing to grant a contract [...]
A Plus-Sized Model Search Gets Punk’d
When American Apparel launched its plus-sized model search (with the somewhat tone-deaf title “The Next BIG Thing”), it got more than it bargained for in Nancy Upton.
Fast Chat: Steve Stoute
How did hip-hop specifically rewrite the rules as you see them?
Data Points: What, Me Unplug?
Turns out we're a nation of workaholics.