Robot Day



How a 1965 Italian Sci-Fi Movie Inspired the “Austin Powers” Fembots

The bullet-firing bra was brought to life in Elio Petri's “The Tenth Victim.”

Emma Specter

Aesthetic Horoscopes: The Signs as Robots

Are you a C-3PO, or more of a Janet from “The Good Place”?

Courtney Perkins

Why Are Female Robots Missing the Backs of Their Heads?

A strange robot trope explained.

Erin Schwartz

Sex Scenes: Why Do Robots Have Titties?

From Fritz Lang's “Metropolis” to Hajime Sorayama’s paintings of chrome pinups, robot boobs are an enduring fascination.

Rachel Rabbit White

David O’reilly’s Animated Worlds are Filled with Existentialist Horses and Sad Robots

The Irish animator behind the video game in ‘Her’ talks online subcultures and 'Adventure Time.'

Dean Kissick

Lil Miquela Shows Us the Future of Fame

With the rise of AI personalities like Lil Miquela, who can be anyplace at any time, the future landscape of fame is here. So where do humans fit into it? Lil Miquela herself weighs in.

Nora Khan

Lil Miquela Poses with Courtney Love, Prince Charles, and the Olsen Twins

Miquela Souza, aka Lil'Miquela, can inhabit the past, present, or future. For GARAGE Issue 15, she photobombed some of the most iconic paparazzi moments, begging the question: has she been here all along? Fashion Editor: Gabriella Karefa-Johnson.

GARAGE Magazine

Why Are Robots So Badly Dressed?

GARAGE explores why the most terrifying thing about the creatures threatening world domination may be their poorly-tailored suits.

Alex Beggs

Sex Diaries: The Hot Sex Robot Who Can’t Heat Up

A tender tribute to the beloved “New York” magazine column, Sex Diaries, which asks an anonymous person (or in this case, personage) to record a few days from their sex life.


A History of Electronic Dresses

From Alexander McQueen LED garments to poorly wired minidresses at Max’s Kansas City, GARAGE traces the history of clothes that lit up runways and red carpets.

Christina Cacouris

Humanoid Robot Bina48 Wants Cool Friends and Dreams of Pizza

Android Bina48 was designed to emulate a living person, but she has a mind of her own. Alex Ronan speaks to the enigmatic robot about coolness, loneliness, and her incredible, terrifying dreams.

Alex Ronan

Sex Scenes: Who’s Afraid of Federico Fellini’s Sex Robot?

In Fellini’s 1976 film “Casanova,” the granddaddy of all fuckboys meets his match in a seductive automaton.

Rachel Rabbit White