The Serbian Warlord Who Led His Club to the Champions League
Serbian warlord Željko "Arkan" Ražnatović led FK Obilic from the second tier to the domestic title and a place in the Champions League qualifying rounds. But their story was never going to end happily.
How a Homophobic Country Became a Go-To Spot for Gender Reassignment Surgery
Serbia's cheap medical tourism industry has attracted trans people from across the world—but local trans people find themselves left out in the cold.
How Football Explains Capitalism
As football becomes increasingly corporatised, certain phenomena in the game begin to reflect some of the fundamental functions and theories of our planet's dominant economic system
In Defense of Economic Migrants
You should be allowed to flee poverty as well as war.
The Fashion Issue 2014
Scally Lads Are Gay Brits Who Like to Smell Stinky Socks and Have Sex in Tracksuits
One guy who tried to cruise me requested that I don’t shower for a week before our meet, telling me that he loves “stinky socks” and a “cheesy cock” because it’s “fucking manly."
I Went to Porn School and It Was a Disaster
Some of the people who show up to Porn Weekender are aspiring porn-industry professionals; others are simply people for whom the experience of sitting at home watching porn is too lonely, remote, or unfulfilling.
'Yomango' Is Barcelona's Ideological Shoplifting Movement
The world's economy is still fucked. And ever since the West went into an economic meltdown in 2008, anticonsumerist sentiment has been steadily on the rise. While proletariats in the US have largely settled for memories of Zuccotti, the Catalan civil...
Ted Sterchi Paints Portraits of Grindr Users
Ted Sterchi, a London-based web developer and the guy behind Grindr Illustrated, started painting some of the inanimate faces he saw on Grindr in an attempt to soften the otherwise hard, sexually aggressive profile pictures he was confronted with every...
How Would Sex Workers Design a Perfect Condom?
Bill Gates's plan to make safe sex more enjoyable than sex without a layer of rubber separating the fun bits sounds pretty far-fetched. To brainstorm ideas that could help him, I called up some sex workers to see if they could come up with a design...
Australian Prisoners Are Giving Themselves DIY Penis Implants
Turns out that a sizable chunk of the inmate population in New South Wales, Australia, is getting inventive with their wangcentric entertainment and performing DIY penis-implant procedures on themselves with rusty razor blades and bits of scrap metal.
Hail Seitan: Cooking with the Vegan Black Metal Chef
And offering up sacrificial tofu.
China Is Engineering Genius Babies
It’s not exactly news that China is setting itself up as a new global superpower. While Western civilization chokes on its own gluttony like a latter-day Marlon Brando, China continues to buy up American debt and lock away the world’s natural resources...