Elektra Kotsoni

Fashion

How to Break Up with Your Boyfriend

If your boyfriend has become a shitty thing in your life, then it's time to tourniquet that creep. Here's how to do it in seven easy steps (each of them inspired by the good people at WikiHow).
Elektra Kotsoni
9.8.14
Stuff

What Celebrity Do These Wax Statues Actually Look Like?

I figured the best way to identify the waxworks was to run the images through one of those celebrity lookalike websites, but unfortunately the technology isn’t quite as advanced as I’d expected.
Elektra Kotsoni
6.2.14
Photo

New York Is Not a Paradise

When Atisha Paulson emailed a fresh batch of photos, asking if there was any way we could offer a "kinder, gentler perspective" on his hometown, we decided to run this.
Elektra Kotsoni
5.22.14
Travel

The Swedish Town Being Swallowed by the Earth

A long time ago, people in the arctic town of Kiruna were like, "Hey, let's mine a lot of iron ore!" Now they are like, "Uh oh, mining activity has led to a giant fissure opening up and threatening to swallow our homes!" This is bad.
Elektra Kotsoni
2.24.14
Rainbow Report: The Week in LGBT

Who Will Stop the Homosexual Dance Teacher of East London?!

Homophobes say the funniest things, don't you agree? Dr Mark Walcott is the head of dance and drama at Newham College in East London. He thinks a gay teacher should be fired.
Elektra Kotsoni
12.13.13
News

"They Are Filth": Greece's Immigrants Are Pretty Thrilled About the Golden Dawn Arrests

Last week 20 members of the Golden Dawn's top brass—including General Secretary Nikos Mihaloliakos and far-right heartthrob Ilias Kasidiaris—were finally arrested in Greece. The raids followed the murder of antifascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas by a man who...
Elektra Kotsoni
10.2.13
Photo

Atlanta's Drag Queens Don't Have Time for Your Drama

All this talk about human rights can get slightly boring, don't you think? I mean activism is important and all, but all the having to defend your community stuff leaves less to time to celebrate it. Legendary Children is such an attempt: a...
Elektra Kotsoni
8.24.13
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Si Barber Photographs the Reality of Britain's 'Big Society'

Is the UK's austerity program really such a terrible thing? Sure, in times of crisis people do tend to <a href=http://www.vice.com/read/the-battle-for-skouries-has-been-won-for-now>smash each other in the head</a> more often and <a href=vice-news/sisa...
Elektra Kotsoni
8.5.13
Photo

People Skateboard in St Petersburg, Too

Vika Mak photographs the shocking proof.
Elektra Kotsoni
4.25.13
Photo

Animals Keep Photobombing Henry Gorse

But he doesn't know it.
Elektra Kotsoni
4.11.13
Photo

Who Cares About Putin When You Have Islam?

The Russian republic of Chechnya has been undergoing an Islamic revival. Having existed under Soviet rule for 70 years before getting caught up in a war with the Russian Federation that lasted almost two decades, the tiny state has turned to Islam in...
Elektra Kotsoni
3.25.13
Photo

Give Shane Deegan a Job

His photos are great.
Elektra Kotsoni
2.28.13
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