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10.11.10 Lauri Apple

The “rape-rap nix” is neither a new dance move nor a form of anti-rape hip-hop—it’s simply the latest in headline magic by those alliteration alchemists at the New York Post, makers of the sext blitz (seen here), Surrender Monkeys, STAB BABY, and other catchy phrases. […]

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08.26.09 Will Sherman

The Standard doesn’t just encourage guests to bare it all in front of the hotel’s floor to ceiling windows overlooking the High Line. Staff members are also encouraged to join in the publicity stunt, “stripping down and posing provocatively” for the crowds and cameras. |NYP| […]

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08.24.09 Will Sherman

Months after blogs were buzzing about exhibitionists at the Standard Hotel, the Post files an “exclusive” report on the nude window displays. Cautioning parents, the tabloid reiterates what a good vantage point the newly opened High Line park makes for watching hotel guests get undressed and having sex. However, the Standard has backed off their […]

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06.10.09 Will Sherman

While hell is rife with Nazi rallies, titties and lightning, heaven is inhabited by Michael Jackson, Lassie and dead presidents. Somewhere in between it’s just chorus lines and public transportation or so suggests an intriguing new video installation in the Standard Hotel, looming over the Highline. The video, “Civilization,” was installed last week and is […]

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