Latest Articles


Review: Girl Model

The opening shot of Girl Model, the 2011 documentary exposing the exploitative modeling industry in Russia and Japan, scans a gray and cold Siberian cityscape.
The sad world of teenage exploitation
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 15, 2013

Not buying the Moss legend

In the January 11 Portland Phoenix, book reviewer Charles Taylor lauds Kate Moss — the notoriously waifish model — as the "most extraordinary photographic muse of our era."
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editors, February 1, 2013
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 01, 2013

SLIDESHOW: Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era

A selection of photos from Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era .

By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 05, 2012

A throwback to the bombshell

"Is this really my life?" LuLu Locks asks. "I'm waking up this morning to go play Barbie dress-up with grown women?"
Pretty Pictures
By PHILIP EIL  |  January 20, 2012

The dashing pirate of Providence

Casey Dorman of Providence was walking to work on the stone wharfs of Rockport, Massachusetts one day this summer when he crossed paths with Johnny Depp, fresh off another box-office conquest as Captain Jack Sparrow in the latest of the Pirates of the
Urban swashbuckler
By MALCOLM BURNLEY  |  September 02, 2011