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THE CUTTING EDGE ISSUE: MAY 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS

FEATURES

REWRITING THE RULES OF GAME
SAMHITA MUKHOPADHYAY
On Sexism in the Self-Help Section

By Meaghan Coffey

THE WILD CARD
A Conversation Between
COURTNEY LOVE and PATRICK MCMULLAN

By Anita Marie Antonini

ROCK AND ROLL WILL NEVER DIE
A Conversation with Legendary
Rock Photographer MICK ROCK

By Lori Zimmer

PARADISE REGAINED
Returning to Paradise with
Recording Artist SAM SPARRO

By Tyler Malone

SPOTLITE

AN OPEN BOOK
Artist BRIAN DETTMER Opens Up about Art, Books, and Their Intersection

By Tyler Malone

DIGGING FOR LAUGHS
Talking Honesty, Inspiration, and
Fart Jokes, with Actor REID SCOTT

By Jonathan Metzelaar

BIG FLAVORS
The Lowdown on New LES Restaurant The DL
And Their Chef WESLEY WOBLES

By Jonathan Metzelaar

ONE DAY: A SIMPLE WAY TO BRACKET TIME
A Look at TIM HAILAND’s Newest Installment
In his “One Day in the Life of…” Series

By Tyler Malone

DARLING DIARIES

GIRL TALK
Sitting Down for a Chat with AMANDA
LEPORE, The #1 Transsexual in the World
By Darian Darling

ON THE ROCKS

AMERICAN INK
Talking with Tattooer and Painter
BECCA ROACH

By Brian Newman

THE REEL DEAL

MOONRISE KINGDOM,
THE DICTATOR
, & BATTLESHIP

Quick Takes on Three Films

By Tyler Malone

THE AVENGERS, THE RAVEN,
& THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT

Quick Takes on Three Films
By Tyler Malone

ART SCENE

RUNNING AROUND THE ART WORLD
A Conversation with the Gallerists and Art Print Company 1xRUN

By Lori Zimmer

NEW YORK NEEDS CHERYL
A Conversation with the
Performance Art Group CHERYL

By Lori Zimmer

MARNE’S MANDWICH
A Look at MANDWICH REDUX:
A New Exhibition by MARNE LUCAS

By Lori Zimmer

FASHIONATION

TRENDS: FANCY FEET
Step Into Summer With Our Favorite Shoe-Stunners

By Eden Herbstman

IMPOSSIBLE CONVERSATIONS /
IMPECCABLE STYLE

The Best Looks from the
2012 COSTUME INSTITUTE GALA

By Eden Herbstman

FOTO FIX

MAY 2012 PICS OF THE MONTH
A PMc Photo Round-Up
By Jillian Mercado

RYAN MCGINLEY’S OPENING FOR
ANIMALS & GRIDS

An Art Show Round-Up
By Jillian Mercado

PICS OF THE WEEK: APRIL 28- May 4
A PMc Photo Round-Up
By Jillian Mercado

WHO AM I ?

THOMAS PATRICK MAGUIRE
An Introduction to THOMAS PATRICK MAGUIRE

By Jillian Mercado

MARNE LUCAS
An Introduction to MARNE LUCAS
By Jillian Mercado

MICK MAVERICK
An Introduction to MICK MAVERICK

By Jillian Mercado

BOBBY ATOMS
An Introduction to BOBBY ATOMS

By Jillian Mercado

BRIAN MAVERICK
An Introduction to BRIAN MAVERICK

By Jillian Mercado

CHARLOTTE BIBBY
An Introduction to CHARLOTTE BIBBY

By Jillian Mercado

MANNY CASTRO
An Introduction to MANNY CASTRO
By Jillian Mercado

MIK BELTRAN
An Introduction to MIK BELTRAN
By Jillian Mercado

SONNY SHOTZ
An Introduction to SONNY SHOTZ
By Jillian Mercado

ALEXANDER MENDOZA
An Introduction to ALEXANDER MENDOZA
By Jillian Mercado

SASHA BROOKNER
An Introduction to SASHA BROOKNER
By Jillian Mercado

STREET FASHION

KELSEY SMOTZER
A Look at the Street Fashion of
KELSEY SMOTZER

By Eden Herbstman

ANIMAL MAGNETISM

BLAZE
An
*ADOPTION PROFILE* of BLAZE
The Domestic Short Hair Cat
By Marie Havens

NOW & THEN

MATT DILLON
A Look at MATT DILLON Now & Then
By Marie Havens

May Covers:

Cover 1:

Amanda Lepore at the Patrick McMullan Studio, NYC, April 2012, Photography by Leandro Justen
See DARLING DIARIES here.

Cover 2:

Courtney Love, COURTNEY LOVE Press Preview and Interview For PMc Magazine, “And She’s Not Even Pretty” Exhibition, Fred Torres Collaborations, NYC, May 1, 2012, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com
See FEATURE here.

Cover 3:

CHERYL, Downtown Brooklyn, New York, April 2012, Photography by Jonathan Grassi
See ART SCENE here.

Cover 4:

Mick Rock at his exhibition space, NYC, April 2012, Photography by Coco Alexander.
See FEATURE here.

Cover 5:

‘Adam, Mantel’
Photography Courtesy of Marne Lucas (©2012 Marne Lucas Photography)
See ART SCENE here.

Cover 6:

Sam Sparro Live Show, Highline Ballroom, NYC, April 21, 2012, Photography by Marie Havens
See FEATURE here.

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