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02.14.13 Julia Dawidowicz

The early sixties were a pretty sexy time in the US. A decade after Alfred Kinsey conducted his sexuality studies, Americans were enthralled by the steamy affair between JFK and Marilyn Monroe, everyone wanted to get invited to a Playboy Club party, and the Free Love movement was rapidly subverting the prudish “values” of the […]

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05.29.12 Marina Galperina

This is Marilyn Monroe, ditching her full body stocking to plop around naked in the pool on the set of Something’s Got to Give, the film that never was. Because she died. The recently uncovered photographs are on view at the end of the month at the Steven Kasher Gallery. […]

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05.03.12 Marina Galperina

According to a Russian documentary Monroe in the Land of Dostoyevsky heading West this year, Marilyn had herself a fling with a Soviet Spy. “Vladislav Egorov,” now a former KGB agents, says Monroe has long been in contact with the Soviet Secret Service. In the doc directed by Lyudmila Temnova, “Vlad” recalls that time in 1960 when […]

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03.29.12 Marina Galperina

Algerian artist Philippe Parreno is filming a Marilyn Monroe P.O.V. art piece this week in New York. In her meticulously recreated Waldorf Astoria hotel suite, Marilyn shall come ali-i-ive with the help of robots trained to mimic her handwriting and voice. Parreno wants this to be a “séance” of sorts, the sorts being fantastical arty robo-necromancy. See through […]

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12.09.11 Tabatha McGurr

Well it’s not much of a shocker, but just a day after Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy cover leaked, the whole editorial has dripped right down the media cracks along with it. TMZ claims that Linds is “freaking out” over the unauthorized release, which was actually supposed to be in a week, but she really has nothing to bitch about, she still […]

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10.06.11 Marina Galperina

Here’s the freshly dropped trailer for My Week With Marilyn starring Michelle Williams. Nah, she doesn’t look that much like Marilyn (in the face), but she’s got the flirty acty bits down and the glassy stares.  […]

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09.26.11 Marina Galperina

Dig out your 3D glasses and ogle at the full glory of this greyscale portrait of Marilyn Monroe orbited by a colorful halo of pills, Bogart with his ubiquitous cigarettes launching out of the canvas and James Dean racing to his death thanks to some meticulous, painterly red-cyan/blue-splicing antics of artist and designer Stefan Da Costa Gomez. […]

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09.09.11 Tabatha McGurr

Sexually interchangeable model Andrej Pejic – who generally plays the part of a woman on set – just landed his greatest female role yet, starring as Norma Jean aka Marilyn Monroe in this video for Love Cat Magazine. […]

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08.09.11 Marina Galperina

There were zero bids for the so-called “Marilyn Monroe stag film” at its auction in Buenos Airies. The grainy, black-and-white 8mm clip shows a buxom blond smiling through a myriad of x-rated activities. Though surely Marilyn-esque, Marilyn she’s not. At least, not one of the prospected bidders thought so, after Monroe’s Estate has simultaneously cried […]

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07.15.11 Marina Galperina

A 26-foot tall sculpture of Marilyn Monroe frozen in the iconic leg-flashing pose from The Seven Year Itch was finished in Chicago today and already it’s been called “risque,” “controversial” and “a monument to sexism.” Welcome back to 1955, you hysterical whiners. […]

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