Virgins for sale – Aleexandra Khefren and Giselle, etc.

Arab and Chinese dudes love to buy virgins  Another millennial vixen has reportedly sold her virginity for millions on the infamous site Cinderella Escorts. Back in April, a Hong Kong businessman paid $2.5 million for 18-year-old Romanian lingerie model Aleexandra Khefren’s virginity (that’s her above). She was financially distressed, of course. In fact, millions of…

Björk and the Blockchain – Fetishizing Virtual FX

Crypto-Anarchists, Crypto-Libertarians and Björk Björk is offering up cryptocurrency when you purchase her new album. Rad. In the wake of Hotel-empire heiress Paris Hilton’s endorsement of Lydiancoin, and Dennis Rodman’s Potcoin, and rapper The Game’s Paragon Coin, and everybody on your Facebook feed talking up Ether, comes Björk’s embrace of AudioCoin — a cryptocurrency that…

‘The China Secrets’ at Amazon.com

Security Breach – ‘The China Secrets’ Sensitive intel docs surface on Chinese espionage, PLA subterfuge and classified MSS materials. Move over Wikileaks! Currently at Amazon.com’s self-publishing marketplace, a growing volume of essays exposing China’s darkest, most classified secrets is seeing the light. Six books with colorful covers and catchy titles, which comprise the fascinating ‘China…

Fashion Obsession – SHUSHU/TONG

Fashion Obsession – SHUSHU/TONG   ‘Teamwork makes the dream work.’ Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang are the big guns behind Shanghai’s most sizzling brand. Cutting their teeth at Gareth Pugh and Simone Rocha and snagging MAs from the London College of Fashion, design twosome Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang established their frontline label, SHUSHU/TONG, a…

Hybrid Warfare and Spec-Ops – ‘The calm before the storm’

‘The calm before the storm’ Delta Force operators and SEAL teams are headed to the Korean Peninsula to ‘decapitate’ the North Korean leadership. Today, the South Korean and U.S. navies kicked off massive combined drills on the Korean peninsula amid escalating tensions, a training exercise which North Korea has warned may prompt another ballistic missile launch…

Harvey Weinstein – Trouble In Tinsel Town

Did Steve Bannon basically destroy Harvey Weinstein? Random thoughts on Harvey Wein-stain, warped power structures and other Hollywood weirdos. The biggest open-secret in Hollywood was that Harvey Weinstein was a world-class perv. And his ‘coming out party’ this week is incredibly intriguing, totally appaling and very viral. Tinseltown is a dirty place. It’s Chinatown, squared.…

90s Nostalgia – “Drew Jarrett 1994”

90s Nostalgia – “Drew Jarrett 1994” Drew Jarrett’s fantastic photo book pays homage to an era of unbridled creativity. As we age, we tend to look back on earlier decades’ culture with smugness, superiority and sometimes chagrin. The decade that brought us NIN, Tupac, John Galliano’s epic fashion spectacles and the FACE Magazine’s inspiring editorials…

Thom Browne – SS18

Thom Browne – SS18 Hypnagogia at the Hôtel de Ville. After a month-long gush of presentations, parties, marketing events and edits, fatigue was kicking in and the ‘fashion flu’ was going viral. Then, all of a sudden, Thom Browne, the American Einstein of the avant-garde, enlivened us with a theatrical thwacking that involved ballerinas, unicorns,…

Paris Fashion Week – SS18

 Fashion Faves from Paris – SS18 VIVISXN keeps you up to scratch from PFW. Comme’s cartoonish and kitsched-out candy confections Comme des Garçons’ conceptual crackerjack Rei Kawakubo combined kawaii kiddie toys, anime and digital themes into a groundbreaking collection full of deconstructed patchwork, spray-painted graffiti art, cool ruffles, contoured red PVC raincoats, and Hello Kitty charms…

Hugh Hefner – Hegemon, Hedonist…Our Fucking Hero!

Obituary – Hugh Hefner (1926-2017) Icon, iconoclast, dream weaver and cultural achiever, Hef died at the age of 91. He was a gentleman hedonist and real-deal feminist! “Women have traditionally been either put on pedestals or damned as the source of all sexual temptation and sin. These are two sides of the same coin, since…

Fashion that doesn’t suck!

Fashion that doesn’t suck! Emerging brands – NewGen Supernovas and Experimental Master Blasters As New York Fashion Week continues apace with celebs like Kim K., Rihanna and Nicki Minaj stealing the headlines, we stop, drop and sniff out some of the coolest disruptors in the game. From Parsons MFA grads and reclusive DIY rogues dwelling…