Archive for January, 2016

PETA: Turn ‘Silence of the Lambs’ house into animal museum

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, Scott Lloyd stands on the front porch of his home which is the house used as the home of psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film "The Silence of the Lambs" in Perryopolis, Pa. An animal rights group wants to convert the western Pennsylvania house into an empathy museum, where visitors could wear the skins of slain and abused animals. The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says in a release that it’s written to the real estate agent handling the sale and wants to turn it into a museum. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)PERRYOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) — An animal rights group wants to convert the western Pennsylvania house used in the film "The Silence of the Lambs" into an empathy museum, where visitors could wear the skins of slain and abused animals.


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Photographer Gray Malin and his husband aim for a picture-pretty but comfy home

Just a few years ago, their renovated 1940s Spanish home in West Hollywood also served as a showroom for Malin’s popular works: aerial views of beach umbrellas and ocean waves or exotic animals and inflatable objects shot on South American salt flats and Antarctic glaciers. “When I shoot a series, it always starts with one thought: Is this something I would hang in my own home?” says Malin.

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Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul: report

Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo PicassoTurkish police have recovered an original painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in an undercover operation in Istanbul, state-run Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday. The operation targeted alleged art thieves attempting to sell the painting "Woman Dressing Her Hair" which was stolen from a collector in New York, Anatolia said. Turkish police, posing as potential buyers, met the prospective sellers at a hotel and then at a yacht in an Istanbul marina, the report revealed.


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Elena Dorfman’s ‘Sublime’ photography imagines a more scenic L.A. River

An image in photographer Elena Dorfman’s new series on the Los Angeles River shows a magnificent landscape with quintessential Spanish-style, red-tile-roof L.A. homes nestled in green hillsides, a glassy blue stream in the foreground lined with verdant foliage. “It’s a snapshot of L.A. that existed in my memory,” Dorfman said of her interpretations of reality.

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Pepper Nerds, Get Ready: Tabasco’s Museum Opens Next Week

Pepper Nerds, Get Ready: Tabasco's Museum Opens Next WeekHaving already created a restaurant based on the idea that people love hot sauce, iconic Louisiana brand Tabasco is going one step further. The McIlhenny Company, which produces the famous pepper sauce, is almost ready to launch its new museum, a spokesperson tells Eater. Officially dubbed the Tabasco Sauce Visitors Center, the new venue "will feed fans' curiosity with an inside look into the world of Tabasco — from when the sauce was first created over a century ago, to how it's made today and how it has impacted the culinary world." The formal opening is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2.


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