HBO’s wildly popular (and wildly controversial) Game of Thrones has sparked what seems like a million think pieces on gender roles and violence (notably rape) as a storytelling narrative. Drawing inspiration from a fantastic world inhabited by dragons and white walkers might seem dubious at best, misguided at worst. I am not going to unpack […]
There is an Italian saying ‘Nella vita ci vuole culo’, which translates to: ‘In life you need ass’ (ass in Italian slang is meant as a metaphor for pure luck). Simply put, it means in order to succeed in life you need a bit of luck. Sometimes we make our own luck through hard work, […]
At the risk of being accused of insensitivity or even worse, hyperbole I must confess I wrestled with this statement. I mean who am I to determine a feminist role model? But I am the author so self-appointed or not, this task falls to me. As I watched the 3rd season of Nickelodeon’s “The Legend […]
On Monday morning TMZ released a video in which Solange Knowles is reportedly attacking her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator of the Standard Hotel during a Met Gala after-party. In the video you see that as soon as Solange enters the elevator, she starts hitting and kicking Jay-Z while he tries to keep her at […]
I love to start my mornings with a good swim and while I was in the changing room today, I noticed a few older women (mid 60s) wearing awful lingerie. When I say “awful lingerie” I mean those white cotton shabby sets. One could argue that that bra and brief combo could have been one of […]
Last night the 2013 American Music Awards brought out some of our favourite pop artists, musicians and Hollywood celebs on the red carpet and on stage. From Rihanna to Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift, who do you think rocked the best outfit?
While everyone was glued to the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad, we took a break to watch the 65th edition of the Emmy Awards. After the recent weeks of covering New York, London and Milan Fashion Week’s, it was good to see some of our favourite celebs strut their stuff. Who cares who won or […]
In recent years we have seen a Hollywood revival of superheroes and comics characters. The Avengers, Spiderman, Watchmen, Batman & Catwoman and the soon to be released Superman are all evidence of this trend. I admit I have not been a comic book reader, but this recent wave on the big screen was the chance […]