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03.28.13 Marina Galperina

“We lived together. I wouldn’t really call him my boyfriend. We did have relations but I don’t think that time was about girlfriends and boyfriends. We had multiple girlfriends and boyfriends. Sorry!” Alexis Adler is laughing. Yesterday, ArtInfo reported that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “ex-girlfriend” had been hiding a trove of previously-unseen artifacts for thirty years in the apartment […]

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10.10.12 Marina Galperina

It took all night to flag down Marcin Lodyga in Berlin, while his partner in Yellowism was being held in custody in London for calmly walking up to one of Tate’s precious Rothko’s and, with a black marker, writing “Vladimir Umanets ’12, A Potential Piece of Yellowism” on the canvas. What happened next was the strangest interview of my life. […]

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10.21.11 Marina Galperina

Kathe Kollwitz of the Guerrilla Girls tell ANIMAL: “We support all the Occupy groups and that includes Occupy Museums! We wish we could have been there yesterday.” While the Guerrilla Girls were busy with activist workshops in Chicago this week, we spotted this protestor at Zuccotti Park referencing the collective. […]

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10.10.11 Marina Galperina

After more than a year of covering the topless protest actions of Ukrainian feminist crew FEMEN, I have finally caught up with the girls on Skype and we got all cozy and contemplative, right before they got arrested for protesting Euro-2012 Soccer Games, again. Check out ANIMAL’s interview with Inna Shevchenko and Jenya Krayzman on […]

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04.06.11 Bucky Turco

Late last year, ANIMAL exclusively reported on the Travel Channel filming a bike messenger TV series and we can now give you a first look at Triple Rush, which premiers April 14th at 10PM. […]

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11.02.10 Marina Galperina

Chris Brown found an unlikely ally in Ron English, as confirmed to ANIMAL by Ron English’s wife, Tarssa Yazdani. News of Brown starting a “graffiti movement” of “Breezy Art” heavily hinged upon his association with the artist and surprisingly, it wasn’t invented by his reps. […]

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09.03.10 Marina Galperina

The merry yesteryear of NYC taxi passengers getting free, televised therapy or cashing in for guessing “it’s Darth Vader” is over. Nowadays, when cabbies get stabbed by Tea Party-liking bigots and get demonized by the press, the divide between driver and rider is vast. To talk partitions, we flagged down Amir Baradaran, taxi cab video […]

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04.21.10 Marina Galperina

This is the Deitch Wall this morning. Before Shepard Fairey left around 3am last night, he was good enough to answer a few questions on video about the new mural, Obama and Exit Through the Gift Shop. […]

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04.14.10 Bucky Turco

Ashley Dupre. Playboy photos. Banging. Enjoy (NSFW). **UPDATE**: If you came here looking for the naked photos of Ashley Dupre, sorry, but Playboy emailed and said they want all of them back, ASAP, or they will crush us: […]

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10.12.09 Bucky Turco

ANIMAL prison penpal and internet sensation Kari Ferrell wrote us recently, and said she was being sentenced on October 9th. And this time she wasn’t even lying. We contacted the Salt Lake City Correctional Facility and an official told us that she did appear before the judge and a warrant for the forgery charge has […]

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