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Expat Kanye and Honda’s Enormous Robot

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Going East: Kanye starts lobbying for a spot at French Vogue. We hear French Playboy has a few spots too…[Men.Style]

Ad Rock: None of the most irritating tv ads of the year come close to HeadOn. [Gawker]

No Quarter: Barneys clears the 75% mark on holiday markdowns. Watch your head. [Racked]

The Rise of the Machines: Honda unleashes a 50-foot robot to rampage/parade down Pasadena’s main drag. [Mediabistro]

Kemptress: Lily Cole

  • Jared Paul Stern

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Flame-haired Brit model Lily Cole is the latest testament to the indisputable superiority of French *Playboy* over the *frommage*-filled American original. Her *Lolita*-like cover pose - and the 14-pg. spread inside - is inspired by style icon Serge Gainsbourg's 1971 concept album *Histoire de Melody Nelson*. In a nutshell, the plotline involves Gainsbourg plowing his vintage Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost into a teenage nymphet's bicycle as a prelude to seduction.

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