Topic: Paper Magazine

Gallery: M.I.A. Shows Radical Chicks Dress The Coolest In Paper Magazine

Gallery: M.I.A. Shows Radical Chicks Dress The Coolest In Paper Magazine

On a day when Democrats are getting most of the Liberal Blogosphere’s love, I’d like to remind you that there are other options out there…sort of. While those with more radical views than “slightly left of center” are not currently represented by the two-party system, that doesn’t mean there aren’t tons of other things you can do outside of electoral politics to try to enact change. (More on that soon!) And as folks like Kathleen Hanna and Pussy Riot have shown, being a leftist doesn’t mean you have to be drab, boring, or humorless. Hence, I invite you to gaze upon some nice, new pictures of the oft-embattled M.I.A., a left-leaning artist who, despite her various shortcomings, is at least making a sincere effort to bring radical politics to a wider audience through her art and music. The accompanying profile, which focuses on M.I.A.’s politics as well as her visual art, is worth a read as well. More »

Gallery: Azealia Banks Shows Us Why She’s Karl Lagerfeld’s Muse In Paper Magazine

Gallery: Azealia Banks Shows Us Why She's Karl Lagerfeld's Muse In Paper Magazine

Reading about drug-addicted writer Cat Marnell all over the internet today sent me down an existential k-hole I wasn’t sure I’d ever crawl out of. As I tried desperately to focus on my work, I actually said “I need something fucking fun” out loud to myself. Luckily, Karl Lagerfeld muse, talented rapper, and all-around excellent pop cultural figure Azealia Banks was there to cheer me up with her colorful style and giant Mickey Mouse chain. (And unlike GQPaper didn’t water down her look.) I dare you to be bummed after looking at these pictures. Bitch is like human Prozac. More »