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July-August 2011

Kristin Nelson’s artwork re-humanizes pop icon Pamela Anderson

Whitney Light

Surfing the internet for a Grey Cup art project in November 2008, Kristin Nelson landed on a saucy image of Pamela Anderson. It immediately provoked a spark of inspiration that she couldn’t explain but also couldn’t deny. Thus emerged the seed of a body of artwork called My Life With Pamela Anderson that documents, in […] More »
July-August 2008

Girls Gone Wild. So? Sometimes being brave means being bad

Megan Griffith-GreeneWebsite

With Amy Winehouse, Lindsay Lohan, and Britney Spears splashed across tabloid covers, racing toward early graves, it’s easy to think they’re stupid or sick. But there’s something irresistably subversive about women who won’t behave The website “When Will Amy Winehouse Die?” reads like a macabre count-the-jellybeans contest. How many days does a junkie have left […] More »
July-August 2004

Stuart Ross interviews Jason Anderson on celebrity encounters

Stuart RossWebsite@MrRazovsky

Stuart Ross chats with Jason Anderson about celebrity encounters and giving up his Xbox for the love of writing More »
July-August 2004


Jason AndersonWebsite@jandersonesque

1. I have always been fortunate to exist in two worlds: the grey, maudlin one into which we are all born, and that place where names are spelled out in lights. Though my origins are unspectacular, fate has periodically placed me in the role of ambassador between these realms. The first such incident took place […] More »