Politic

Trump asked Macron to quit EU for more profitable trade deal

Donald Trump asked Emmanuel Macron to leave the EU in exchange for quite a profitable bilateral trade deal with better terms that the one the union offered, the Washington Post reports, citing official European sources. The article titled “Trump is trying to destabilize the European Union” was written by Josh Rogin, an American journalist who […]

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Art+Culture, Photograhy, Utopian

Tish Murtha, The Photographer Who Captured Britain’s Social Crises

Tish Murtha, Karen on overturned chair, Youth Unemployment 1980 © Ella Murtha, All rights reserved. Courtesy of Ella Murtha and The Photographers’ Gallery In the landscape of British documentary photography of the latter decades of the 20th century, Tish Murtha’s is not a name that is often referenced. Image-makers like Martin Parr, Homer Sykes and David Meadows pioneered in […]

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Utopian

The fashion names with Big Dick Energy

Phoebe Philo doesn’t do interviews – she doesn’t need to prove herself to anyone, so big is her Big Dick Energy. If you think about it, the Céline Woman she invented – with her casual combo of dirty trainers with a £6000 silk gown – is pure BDE. IDEA IDEA doesn’t say a lot, but […]

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Art+Culture

Spice Girls back together after 18 years apart, ‘new opportunities’

All five Spice Girls members have officially announced that they’re working on “new opportunities” together after 18 years apart. The news comes after Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm reunited on Friday in London at Horner’s home. A spokesperson for the Spice Girls released an official statement confirming the women […]

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Fashion

Iggy Azalea eats Chinese food in a ‘super sexy’ way while in her pool

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea Insta-storied herself eating Chinese food while submerged in her swimming pool on Thursday night. The 28-year-old hip-hop star was goofing around with three pals challenging her to eat dumplings, noodles, orange chicken, and rice in a ‘super sexy’ way. At one point, the cell phone camera panned over far enough to capture four […]

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Fashion

Don’t call me white

Don’t call me white, don’t call me white Don’t call me white, don’t call me white The connotations wearing my nerves thin Could it be semantics generating the mess we’re in? I understand that language breeds stereotype But what’s the explanation for the malice, for the spite? Don’t call me white, don’t call me white […]

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Art+Culture

The perfect sense

tekst: Dorela Lazaj Me siguri në jetë ka shume lloje vetmish. Njëra më goditi derisa po shkoja të lidhja Internetin. Në darke rreth tetës kur dola jashtë, mbante një erë kaq  pranverore. Sikur të gjitha lulet e lagjes, të ishin pajisur me një nga ato  aparatet aromatiket që mbajmë ne shtëpi për erë të mirë, dhe […]

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Art+Culture

FAKE BOY

It’s been a tough year for Facebook. The social networking juggernaut found itself engulfed by controversies over fake news, electoral interference, privacy violations, and a broad backlash to smartphone addiction. Wall Street has noticed: The company has lost almost $100 billionin market value in recent weeks.

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Fashion

Saint Laurent homme printemps-été 2019

FASHION WEEK Après avoir organisé deux défilés devant la tour Eiffel, Anthony Vaccarello a choisi le Liberty State Park, dans le New Jersey, pour présenter, ce mercredi 6 juin, son premier défilé masculin pour Saint Laurent. Dévoilée devant une skyline new-yorkaise scintillante, cette collection printemps-été 2019 mêle l’esprit rock’n’roll de la maison à des influences venues du Far West. Blousons et sahariennes en cuir noir, bandanas […]

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Politic

‘This Is a Place That Just Sucks Your Soul’

It was the opening week of the 112th Congress, in January 2011, when Raúl Labrador, then a rookie congressman representing Idaho’s 1st District, joined 86 other Republican freshmen for a series of talks with Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team. Disruption was in the air. It was this group—the rollicking, swaggering, overflowing class of […]

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Politic

Donald dreams of dictators

In the three years since he first descended his golden escalator to announce his presidential bid, Trump has made clear he yearns for fealty along with authority. President Donald Trump reliably tells the truth on one thing: He likes the way dictators do business. “He speaks, and his people sit up at attention,” Trump said […]

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Art+Culture

SPLASH, SARAH BAHBAH

SPLASH, SARAH BAHBAH, LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY, LONDON The “you’ve probably seen my art on someone else’s account” artist, Sarah Bahbah, opened her first London solo show, Splash, last week at Lawrence Alkin Gallery. Featuring her dreamy photographs captioned with her signature commentary – which can range from heartbreaking to sassy in the space of a few grid posts – […]

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Art+Culture

Drawing A Blank

 DRAWING A BLANK, VARIOUS ARTISTS, LOCATION TBA, HARLEM Next week, art show Drawing A Blank will pop up in New York City for its third iteration. Featuring a long list of artists from Lotte Andersen to Tyler Mitchell, brothers Frank Lebon and Tyrone Lebon, Rosie Marks, Bolade Banjo, Hanna Moon, and Chase Hall, the show, which runs for […]

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Art+Culture

Robbie Williams is ‘selling his soul’ to Putin

Pop star Robbie Williams is “selling his soul” to “dictator” Vladimir Putin by performing at the World Cup, according to some of the UK’s leading Russia-bashers. ‘Party like a Russian’ singer Williams was confirmed earlier this week as one of the line-up to appear at the World Cup opening ceremony at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on […]

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Savoir-Vivre

Diplomatic delicacies: What was on the menu at the Trump-Kim summit?

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump enjoyed a mouthwatering lunch, complete with prawn cocktail, dauphinoise potatoes and vanilla ice cream, during their historic summit in Singapore. The political heavyweights met at the Capella Hotel island resort to bash out a deal to scrap nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula. The meeting was […]

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Economy, News, Politic

Nombreux obstacles

A l’ouverture du sommet, Kim Jong-un s’est félicité que Nord-Coréens et Américains aient réussi à « surmonter les nombreux obstacles » qui ont failli empêcher la tenue de la rencontre. Souriants et pouce levé, les deux hommes ont ensuite demandé à la presse de sortir pour un entretien en tête-à-tête qui a duré une quarantaine de minutes. « Nous allons travailler ensemble », a assuré le […]

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Politic

“Sleepless night”

The South Korean government is hoping for a success of the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, since it could lead to peace on the peninsula after almost 70 years. President Moon Jae-in and his cabinet watched the start of the summit before their morning meeting at Cheong […]

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Politic

G7 summit in a photo

The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, at the end of a fractious session that had threatened to rupture the Group of Seven rich nations alliance. U.S. trading partners have been furious over Trump’s decision last week to impose […]

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Art+Culture, Collector Covers

Anger is a byproduct of fear

Anthony Bourdain: Well, I’m often angry. I think some of Iggy’s best music was angry music. I think it’s a valid feeling. A lot of Raw Power and Fun House in particular, when I was an angry young man, those songs, some of those songs, I needed to hear those songs very, very badly. I was very unhappy, angry, frustrated. You’ve […]

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