Bertie Brandes

feminism

How to Write a Best-Selling Feminist Book

With all these empowering books on the literary market, two millennial girl bosses are sharing their guide to bringing modern feminism to the masses.
Hannah Ewens
Bertie Brandes
11.22.18
The Daily Mail

Why You Shouldn't Let the 'Daily Mail' Get You Down

Don't let the paper overwhelm you with its skewed vision of reality.
Bertie Brandes
3.29.17
2016

Some of the Most Terrible People from the Internet in 2016

Between the Alt-Right Sis and the vlogger's boyfriend, it's been a particularly dire year online.
Bertie Brandes
12.29.16
Stuff

It's Time for Women to Rethink Naked Protests

At a recent protest against the Pamplona bull run, a British woman used her boobs to draw attention to animal rights. But when the cause is totally unrelated to gender equality, is getting your nipples out actually counter-productive?
Bertie Brandes
7.9.15
Stuff

Things You Only Know When You've Worked in Retail

If you've never worked in a clothing, books or record store, you have no fucking idea what real life is.
Bertie Brandes
7.3.15
Fashion

Womenswear Designer Christian Cowan-Sanluis Has More to Offer Than the Selfie Hat

We met up with Christian shortly before his London Fashion Week presentation to talk about tacky influences and what it's like to be a rising star while you're still in the middle of your fashion degree.
Bertie Brandes
2.23.15
News

Everyone's Losing Their Shit About a Nail Polish That Detects Date Rape Drugs

Rapists will always exist. Equipping people with the tools to better look after themselves is not the same as victim-blaming or advising them to take “preventative measures.”
Bertie Brandes
8.29.14
Stuff

'Mean Girls' Was Nothing Compared to 'Heathers'

Ten years later,'Mean Girls' is still the tamest of the great teen girl movies.
Bertie Brandes
4.30.14
HI Shredability

Clark Little

We remember looking at photos of him surfing Oahu's Waimea shorebreak as a kid and wondering what the hell he was thinking. Now, several years later, he's taken his once-novice photography skills to the gallery level.
Bertie Brandes
10.24.13
Fashion

What Not to Wear This Halloween

For those not smart enough to use all three digits of their IQs, we've brought you a guide on what not to wear on Halloween, so when you only pick up your sexy pizza-slice costume off the floor the next morning and not also your dignity.
Bertie Brandes
10.23.13
Stuff

It's Slut Night in London! Follow On Our Live Blog

A night of slutty confessions in a bid to undermine the word "slut," covered live from London.
Bertie Brandes
10.3.13
Pretty Girl Bullshit

Twitter Thinks Angelina Jolie Is Nothing Without Breasts

Unfortunately, there are lots of stupid and insensitive people on the internet, and they're all tweeting the same gag about feeling sorry for Jolie's fiancé, Brad Pitt. I'm fully aware that the internet's capacity for idiocy far exceeds whatever energy...
Bertie Brandes
5.15.13
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