Two months — that’s all it took to transform a 1920’s-style black gown into a shimmering, salt-covered piece of art.
Israeli artist Sigalit Landau submerged a dress — a replica of the traditional Hasidic one worn by the character Leah in the seminal Yiddish play “The Dybbuk” — into the Dead Sea in 2014 and captured its evolution over time in photographs. The sea’s salt-rich waters crystallized the dress, changing it from a “symbol associated with death and madness into the wedding dress it was always intended to be,” in the words of a press release describing an exhibition of her photos.
Those of you still going bananas over the 80’s-tastic Netflix original “Stranger Things” may be familiar with the fan theories buzzing around the internet about the show. There are speculations about who the monster really is, about the fate of Barb, and about what’s going to happen next season, if there is a next season (which we will link to, but not explain, because spoilers).
Amy Schumer is making the press rounds for her new autobiography “The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo,” and treating her fans to some hilarious, painful and juicy tidbits along the way.
Sarah Jessica Parker came out on Instagram today officially announcing the end of her relationship with Mylan, the company that produces the EpiPen. SJP—whose son, James Wilkie, uses an EpiPen for his peanut allergy—had been involved in an initiative with Mylan to raise awareness for anaphylaxis, potentially life-threatening allergic reactions that the EpiPen (and the medicine it delivers, epinephrine) are designed to combat.
Irving Fields—composer, pianist and lover of life— died on August 20th at age 101. He thought he would live and be at the keyboard forever, as did his friends and fans. His performance portfolio ranged from concerts at Carnegie Hall to gigs at The Plaza, Miami Beach, the Catskills [Fallsview] and—amazingly—the marble and gilt abode of ** Ivana** and Donald Trump.