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08.28.14 Marina Galperina

Apparently, a mouthless 40-year-old British girl had been posing as a friendly feline for several decades. The revelation was recently highlighted by Carolina Miranda at the Los Angeles Times, who interviewed anthropologist Christine R. Yano in light of the upcoming retrospective of Hello Kitty merch/art at the Japanese American National Museum and the first-ever Hello Kitty Con at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Yano says: Hello Kitty is […]

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03.14.14 Marina Galperina

If you’re confused about the health code status of those shiny roasted duck carcasses hanging in the windows of your favorite Chinatown joints in Manhattan, so is the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, according to a recent report in Open City. Ten years ago, the DOH deemed the ducks in violation because the […]

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