15 Jun
The rapidfire Harlem emcee tops off a busy week

New York native, quintessential loudmouth, Iggy Azalea disser, rapidfire spitter, Twitter Hater and talented up-and-coming hip hop artist Azealia Banks had a busy week, premiering a video for her track “Liquorice”, which was directed by British fashion photographer Rankin (he of Dazed & Confused fame), and styled by Nicola Formichetti (fashion director and editor, also […]


23 Feb
Atlanta hip-hop producer remixes Australia-via-Los Angeles MC

21 year-old Atlanta-based beat machine and hip-hop hybrid producer ForteBowie decided to take on Iggy Azalea’s Ignorant Art EP — which you can download HERE in its original form — and remixed five of the tracks. Of course he opted for “PU$$Y” and “My World“, as well as 3 lesser know songs from the Australia-via-Los […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]


31 Oct
Taschen's collection spanning 15 years of photographer’s career

With models touting perfectly red painted lips, seductive stares and a playful sensuality, Ellen von Unwerth captures moments of sublime female sexuality in her new hardcover, Fräulein. In this collection of photos spanning fifteen years of von Unwerth’s work, women are portrayed as cute, assertive, overtly sexual, soft and contemplative to explore all expressions of […]


23 Aug
A vague, self-indulgent portrait of a pop icon

Ah, Serge. The type of sex God only France could create: gangly, skinny, big nose, bulging eyes, and looking like a cross between Mr. Burns and Roman Polanski with a lit cigarette hanging from his puffy lips. Despite his crazy appearance, Serge Gainsbourg wooed Brigitte Bardot and wedded Jane Birkin and had women all over […]


19 Jul
Friendship, Quantum Physics, loss and the afterlife

In the novel The Summer We Came to Life, three lifelong friends unite for their annual summer journey of discovery. What has changed with this trip, however, is the death of their fourth friend, Mina. The protagonist, Sam, battles hardest with the loss in the wilds of Honduras where she has temporarily relocated, and through […]


30 Jun
Bitch you ain't no Barbie, I see you work at Arby's...

You can tell right off the bat that Oakland’s Kreayshawn is gonna be a very polarizing artist. First off, she’s a white female rapper — that’s two strikes out the gate; you’re not gonna invite a lot of love from either hip hop purists or haters. Second, her look couldn’t be more painfully hipster if […]


29 Jun
Sure to make you a big hit on the bus, you sexy charmer

Do you spend a lot of your time alone, perusing Adultfriendfinder in the hopes of locating some female human desperate enough to actually communicate with you? Do you long for the supple touch and comforting gaze that only the fairer sex can provide? Well if you want to make yourself infinitely more appealing and attractive […]