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Gaga Sweeps the Brit Awards

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15. Philip Johnson's Glass House

Most architects struggle to satisfy clients; Philip Johnson, wealthy and self-assured, lavished his best work on …

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19. Paul Lynde

'I'm Liberace without a piano,' Paul Lynde once said. It could have been on one of his TV specials, or a '70s talk show …

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36. Meeting James Baldwin

In 1979, Delacorte Books -- publisher of best-selling authors like James Clavell and Stephen King and literary authors …

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America Runs on Thom Browne

Thom Browne has always been disciplined. But his discipline has a touch of mania about it. From the age of 9 through to …

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68. The Ballad of Sexual Dependency by Nan Goldin

In the 1980s, to this alienated kid from Kansas, New York City promised a glamorous escape. Media representations of the …

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Rostam Batmanglij: Interview with a Vampire

In the spring of 2006, Columbia University senior Rostam Batmanglij was entertaining literary society parties with his …

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75. Divine

To err is human, but to be big, boisterous, and funny is Divine. Fatty Arbuckle crossed with Liz Taylor, Divine peppered …

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79. The Cockettes

Crazy as it seems to suggest that a ragtag bunch of acid-head hippie queens affected the course of American culture, …

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Need To Know: V V Brown

V V Brown's debut album topped the charts in France -- and came close in her native England -- but, as she recently …

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Ke$ha in Concert

Ke$ha is a hot mess. And she loves it. …

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First Look: Gaga's "Telephone" Video

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Filthy and Gorgeous: Ewan McGregor Takes to the Cover of Out's March Issue

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Making Borscht for Mailer

In the midst of winter 2004, Norman Mailer decided he wanted borscht. Not any borscht, but a borscht he remembered from …

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