by Xan Holbrook When Werner Herzog said that Los Angeles had the most substance out of any city on Earth, he talked of the mass of contradictions that comes in a city which “manufactures dreams.” This sentiment, grand as it already is, hints at a larger truth (or series of
by Xan Holbrook There’s a wonderful phrase that the idiot-savants at the British Army Rumour Service, or ARRSe, love to employ to describe something truly invincible. That term is squaddy proof. The thinking goes something like this: you can build something, spend billions testing it in civilian circles, and claim
by Willem Frankenfort With her sophomore album, Hot Pink, Amala Zandile Dlamini is poised to be the next big name in hip hop. You may know her better by her stage name, Doja Cat. She came to the attention of the public at large in 2018 with her viral video,
So, I’m sitting on a hospital room floor last night visiting my uncle when my cousin suddenly says she’d seen an advertisement for a kegel exercise video game, one where you shoot asteroids by squeezing your vagina muscles. My mom and uncle thought the the concept was pretty great. I
Welcome our new weekly column, “Ask a Grown Up” in which you can ask and have your most burning questions answered by a supposed grown up. Welcome back, broke asses! It is remarkable to me that the year 2019 has become the year that the most serious attack on Roe
Welcome our new weekly column, “Ask a Grown Up” in which you can ask and have your most burning questions answered by a supposed grown up. I’m baaaaacccckkkkkk! Hello young, broke, and beautiful readers! It is I, Kate the Supposed Grownup, back from the archives of this site to answer
Sex work is the world’s oldest profession, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Often shrouded in a haze of stigma, judgement, and misunderstanding, it’s history and present is often sensationalized, marginalized, or completely silent. However, in the age of FOSTA-SESTA, silence is no longer an option we can accept.
I live on the top floor of a building constructed in 1914. To put that in context, Russia still had a Tsar when my building went up. Because it’s old and wooden, it shakes and sways. When a big truck goes by I can often feel the rumble. When they were drilling for some new construction across the way, I could feel that too. And when one of my roommates is having sex, I can most definitely feel it.