selfie sticks


Our Favorite Art at ‘The Present in Drag,’ the 2016 Berlin Biennale

Here's what touched our minds and hearts at the DIS-curated Berlin Biennale.


Photos from the Hottest Christmas in NYC History

NYC was a ghost town on December 25 this year. There were even puddles in the middle of the ice rink in Rockefeller Center.


The Russians Are Learning How to Defend Themselves With Selfie Sticks

Moscow’s M-Profi martial arts center is teaching tourists how to fend off would-be thieves with the selfie stick.


A Teenager Has Accidentally Shot Himself Dead While Taking a Selfie

Is this the first person who has died taking a selfie? Not even close.


The Unholy Selfie Sticks of Rome

For a while, tourists' smartphones were pointed at Rome's beautiful antiquities – just like their cameras used to. But in 2015, people point the camera at themselves.


Art Insta of the Week: Jay Z and Beyoncé at Wes Lang's Art Show

Jay Z's Warhol-covered halls might soon host some Langs.


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Selfie Sticks

Selfie sticks are fine. They really are. And besides, if you're using one and anybody gives you grief about it, at least you've got a nice, blunt object to hit them with.


Should Venues Ban the Selfie Stick?

UK venues have already started banning The Stick. Should the US do the same?


My Year of Being a Drunk Balding Loser Homo

Photographer Dan Allegretto's 2014 sucked. He bounded from job to job, gained weight, fucked a handful of "mediocre dudes," and lost his hair.


I Spent a Day Pretending to Be a Tourist in London

I wanted to see what it's like to be a stranger in my own city.