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Is Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Inspired, Or Copying Other Artists?

He might be the photographic equivalent of the Fat Jew.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
1.15.16
News

Hostel Owners are Exploiting Backpackers in Mildura

Backpackers in Australia can extend their working visas in exchange for three months of farm labor. But some backpackers are getting totally exploited, as they try, and fail, to find work.
Mimi LaMontagne
6.12.14
Travel

An Open Letter to the Worst Wax Museum in America

Some suggestions for the Hollywood Wax Museum.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
12.28.13
Stuff

Dear Children's Place, I'm Sorry

I'd like to take this opportunity to apologize to The Children's Place for designing one of their graphics a few seasons before they released it to the world. I'm really sorry, y'all. If I'd known that you were going to be using the same exact concept...
Michael Sieben
4.8.13
Fashion

Please Stop Making Those Ironic Fashion T-Shirts

If you still think it's funny to make fun of Chanel or Maison Martin Margiela with a forced pun embroidered poorly on a beanie or T, maybe it's time you get an adult sense of humor. These brand rips are getting dry, and they look like crap anyway.
Bobby Viteri
3.1.13
Stuff

The Summer Camp That Made Me a Commie

At 15, I attended a week-long summer camp devoted to the power and glory of free enterprise that explored both the philosophical arguments for capitalism as well as the practical reality of it. I came out of it with a realization of just how awful the...
Charles Davis
12.21.12