August 26th, 2014

A psychological and emotive advertisement from Dolce and Gabbana

Two men , in stripes, grey, slate navy suites represent two designers behind the look, possibly attempting to subliminally communicate the sadness they share for the 18 month sentence for tax evasion check out the link
from reuters

The portrait of the two men is romantic , it displays heartbreak and understanding, it makes me think of a quote by Diana Vreeland ” “I think when you’re young you should be a lot with yourself and your sufferings. Then one day you get out where the sun shines and the rain rains and the snow snows and it all comes together.” ― Diana Vreeland

Which lead me to Lykke Li Complaint Department
Check it out :


August 23rd, 2014

Juicy J - Low (Explicit) ft. Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, Young Thug


August 21st, 2014

just sad….Transgender Woman Fights Dude In NYC Subway For Talking Ish! “Adam & Eve, Not Adam & Steve” | New Video

August 21st, 2014

Nicki Minaj - Anaconda


August 21st, 2014

Watch NYPD Stand Directly In Bike Path On First Day Of NYPD’s Bike Crackdown


August 21st, 2014

Cop In Ferguson Says To Protesters “I Will F**king Kill You” - Video

August 15th, 2014


Birth of Venus - Fritz Zuber-Buhler


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August 15th, 2014



Background : A lot of folks recognize this image from our latest editorial SLUMFLOWER with the dapper young kid, and gentleman all well dressed in the projects (low income housing) well those images are from an actual film we’re in the process of shooting and completing.
The story revolves around a 10 year old kid who is an aspiring botanist and finds beauty in the midst of “chaos” 
If you’re in the New York City area, have an hour/ or two to burn on a beautiful Saturday, A SUIT and would like to make history with us by partaking in the film. 
Email me at for confirmation and details.
Date : Tomorrow! 8/16/14
Gender : Male
Ages : 16 to 45 years old
Ethnicity : Black/African American, Hispanic, Asian, etc
 Thanks for all the support on spreading the word about the short film editorial, if you haven’t seen it you can view it here at SLUMFLOWER
August 15th, 2014


"One day I drove into the city to buy goods for my shop. I repaired antennas and satellite dishes, so I needed some replacement parts. But on the road there was a checkpoint for the Syrian government, and two soldiers came up to my car. They began to argue with each other. ‘Let’s take him,’ said one of them. 

'Let him go,' said the other. And they went back and forth, and back and forth. But finally the first man won the argument, and they took me out of my car, put a blindfold on me, and took me to jail. When I got to the jail, they began beating me with a cord. They asked me if I supported the rebels. I kept saying 'No,' but they kept beating me. They took off all my clothes. They said: 'We are going to whip you 35 times, and if you say 'ouch,' we will start from the beginning. They whipped me and kicked me and broke 3 of my ribs. 
They said: ‘Tell us how many soldiers you’ve killed.’ 
I said: ‘None.’
They said: ‘Tell us how many soldiers!”
I said: ‘None. I haven’t killed anyone.’
But they kept beating me and they ripped off my toenails and I screamed: ‘Eleven! Eleven! I killed eleven soldiers!’ So they put me into prison. But I never killed any soldiers. I never fought anyone. I’m a good person. I have a very sweet heart. You believe me when I tell you this, don’t you?”
(Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan)

Reblogged from Humans of New York
August 15th, 2014


Our seventh chapbook finalist is DANEZ SMITH, for his manuscript, bare & plenty. Check out and share a poem from the manuscript, (first published in Bloom Literary Journal) above!

Danez Smith is a proud Cave Canem Fellow, 2-time Pushcart Nominee, Best New Poets Nominee & avid twerker from St. Paul, MN. Danez, as a poet, performer & playwright, has taken his work across the country to schools, community centers, poetry venues, and theatres across the country, as well as aboard in places like the UK, Mexico, Switzerland, and Panama, where he co-founded a bilingual education program with the US Embassy. Danez came into writing through poetry slams, and placed 6th in the world at the 2011 Individual World Poetry Slam and is the 2013 Rustbelt Midwest Regional Slam Champion. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Gertrude, decomP, The Cortland Review, Anti-, Southern Indiana Review, PANK as well as other journals and anthologies. He is an assistant editor for Muzzle Magazine and edits the Line Breaks Chapbook Series for First Wave. He thinks you look good today, now werk!

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