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 […]


1 Dec
Patchouli vs Prada. Let the battle begin...

The continuing saga of one girl’s quest to cut through the red tape. Read previous posts HERE. Confession: I’m not really sure what to make of this whole Occupy movement. It’s confusing. It’s like that loopy, unpredictable distant relative: I wanna love it, but it ain’t easy. You’d think a chick like me who bitches […]


2 Nov
Go-Kart sportiness & fun in MINI family's 6th model option

MINI Cooper is expanding its line-up to include the 2012 MINI Roadster — the first 2-door convertible in the brand’s history, and the 6th model option in its family. Using powerplants snatched from other models, the 2012 MINI Roadster’s naturally aspirated or turbo charged 1.6 liter inline-4 cylinder engine will offer between 122 hp (for […]


20 Sep
Oakland-bred White Girl Mob emcee gets her first cover feature

Everyone’s favorite/most hated white girl rapper Kreayshawn claims her first big cover story, which Complex can boast getting. If you want to know more about the Oakland-bred punk-guitarist-raised White Girl Mob emcee, peep the video below and hop on over to Complex for the full feature. She talks about the genesis of “Gucci Gucci” and […]


5 Aug
Learning to channel your inner Johnny Utah

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment… and now, she finally has to face her greatest fear: Swimming with Great White Sharks… Read previous posts HERE It’s cool to be an adrenaline junky, like Bodhi taught Johnny Utah to be in Point Break. Remember the look of pure ecstasy on Keanu’s sexy face […]


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 […]


29 Jun
Bullet-riddled sweatsuits, angel-wing adorned jeans, ruffled camouflage and panda-festooned jumpers... but of course...

Last night Jeremy Scott tweeted a preview of his new adidas Originals by Originals Fall/Winter 2011 line, and as can be expected there’s plenty of zaniness — mostly modeled by his LA muse, Charlotte Free. Say what you will, the man knows how to craft some attention getting gear. The Los Angeles-via-Missouri-via-Paris designer’s collection includes […]


14 Jun
The Italian Astoria Dual Espresso Machine

With the influx of coffee shops popping up like Anthony Weiner twitter pics, the quality of your lattes, cappuccinos and macchiatos seems to differ from shop to shop and from barista to barista. The original column espresso machine was a handcrafted piece of machinery made of brass and copper, featuring copious mechanical dials and switches. […]