Queer News

Beastie Boys Book Coming This Year

  Stereogum have reported — The two surviving Beastie Boys members, Ad-Rock and Mike D, have been working on a memoir since at least 2013, and though there have been some vague updates throughout the years, not much concrete information has come out. Until now, that is. In a new interview with Beats 1 (via […]

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Book | Vintage Tattoo Flash: Volume 2 Out October 17, 2017

  Vintage Tattoo Flash: Volume 2 By Jonathan Shaw In Vintage Tattoo Flash: Volume 2, Jonathan Shaw unearths more gems from his extensive and world-renowned collection of traditional American tattoo art. Comprised entirely of previously unseen and unpublished work, Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off—contributing a new and important body of […]

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New Book | “Feminism From A to Z” Introduces Teens to Feminist History

  With women’s rights under continuous attack, it has never been more important for teen girls to learn the history of the brave women who fought for equality and justice before them. Magination Press, the children’s and teens’ book imprint of the American Psychological Association, is making just such a resource available with a new […]

Fashion

“Denim Dudes” Photo Book | Street Style Vintage Workwear Obsession

www.laurenceking.com Denim Dudes is a street style book with a difference. As well as featuring key players in the global denim business, such as Jason Denham (Denham), François Girbaud, (Marithé + François Girbaud), Adriano Goldschmied (Diesel, 7 For All Mankind) and Kenichi and Kenji Shiotani (Warehouse Japan), it also explores the very best and latest denim […]

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Book | “Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir” by Alan Cumming | Must Read!

This months must read selection: Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir by Alan Cumming In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career. A beloved star of stage, […]

Hair Ball of Day

Facial Hair Compilations The ‘A Book of Beards’ Documents Bold, Bristly Male Looks (Dazzling Blk/Wht Photos)

‘A Book of Beards’ by author Justin Muir documents a series of brazen facial hairdos. Scraggly and meticulously coiffed strands have all been taken note of here with 86 black and white portraits. The men seem to speak through the photos, as if saying that their appearances took time, effort and dedication. The proceeds derived […]

Queer News

Book: “Brilliant Ideas I Had While Stoned Notebook”

Brilliant Ideas I Had While Stoned Notebook Some of the greatest creative minds in the world can credit some of their success to a little inhaled inspiration—including Stephen King, Tarantino, and pretty much every musician ever. It’s pretty well known that there’s a link between creativity and cannabis, but unfortunately the same can be said […]

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Book: Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation

 What causes a child to grow up gay or straight? In this book, neuroscientist Simon LeVay summarizes a wealth of scientific evidence that points to one inescapable conclusion: Sexual orientation results primarily from an interaction between genes, sex hormones, and the cells of the developing body and brain. LeVay helped create this field in 1991 […]

Hair Ball of Day

“Gay Men Don’t Get Fat” by Simon Doonan Served Me Some Humble Pie

Forgetting one of the fundamental rules of living life as an enlightened and open-minded person, “Don’t judge a book by its cover (or its title)!” I was served some humble pie this weekend. We published a negative review and cast a a dark cloud over Simon Doonan’s new book, Gay Men Don’t Get Fat. The […]

Art Queer News

“Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities” Book

Selectism featured Vahram Muratyan’s work a while back. He continues the series with a new book, Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities featuring 105 colourful illustrations poking fun at two idiosyncratic cities. As Cool Hunting“Muratyan presents his unique observations in this delightful book, featuring visually striking graphics paired with witty, thought-provoking taglines that celebrate the special details of each […]

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‘South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913′ Book

Although it’s a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story of life and boundless bravery unknown to many. Featuring a collection of stunning black-and-white photography alongside entries from Scott’s harrowing diary, this volume starkly presents this well-documented journey.  (Assouline)

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Has Barbie Gone Gay For Ellen DeGeneres? “A Fairy Secret” Book Cover (Video)

This image on the cover of the book “A Fairy Secret,” is a spitting image of Ellen DeGeneres with Barbie, but with Bieber hairdont’s going around, many dudes look like Ellen. I say good for Barbie, even if she is just going through a lesbo phase. Let her have her Girls Gone Wild moment. Though the “Earring […]

Hair Ball of Day

Accidental Bear Picks His #1 Christmas Gift for 2011: “Gay in America” by Scott Pasfield

And the winner is… Being a professional consumer, this was a tough task at hand, picking the number one item for 2011 Christmas and Hanukkah holiday gift giving season. Like a Christmas miracle in itself, I had a chance to experience the power of photographer Scott Pasfield and his enormously successful book Gay in America, […]

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(Book) Public Sex in New York City ” Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public”

Fascinating! An activity happening everyday, yet not talked about and definitely not sketched out or drawn from memory. But talking about public, anonymous sex would take the excitement away, no? This is where many LGBT kids learn the birds and the bees. Mike Enders Public Sex in New York City In Petite Mort: Recollections of a […]

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Gay Mormons? | Book

Blog Entry by  MY BLAHG I just wanted to let people know about this book. About a year and a half ago, my brother-in-law, Brent, realized he is gay. He’s an active LDS guy, so for a long time he didn’t even consider that he might be gay. (He just wasn’t interested in girls because, you know, he […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]