September 2013

Posted on September 30, 2013 by

Bertolli Goes For Barilla In New Pro-Gay Pasta Ad (PHOTOS)

The latest salvo has been launched in The Great Gay Pasta War of 2013. Rival pasta maker Bertolli Germany, after Barilla Chairman Guido Barrilla vowed his company will never run an ad with a gay couple on Italian radio last week, published an ad in support of gays on Facebook. An international call for boycott Read More

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Posted on September 30, 2013 by

HTC Sued By Nina Simone Estate After Song Jacking (PHOTOS)

A $1 million copyright infringement lawsuit has been filed against electronics maker HTC by the estate of soul singer and jazz pianist Nina Simone after the activist and artist’s song “Sinnerman” was jacked by HTC for its YOU campaign. “Sinnerman”, a staple of movie and TV films, and recorded by scores of musicians, is one Read More

Posted on September 30, 2013 by

M.I.A. Versace Collection Due In October (DETAILS)

Paris Fashion Week 2013 is the gift that keeps on giving. It gave us bare breasted protests by FEMEN, a diverse, moving and political Rick Owens Ready To Wear Spring 2014 collection and now M.I.A. who, while responding to an asinine NFL respectability politics lawsuit against the Sri Lankan and British singer, casually revealed at Read More

Posted on September 29, 2013 by

New Pharrell & Moncler Ad Inspired By The Jacksons, Pink Floyd (VIDEO)

The first series of print and online ads featuring  Pharrell’s eye-wear collection for Moncler’ were teased a few weeks ago. Now heads can see the entire collection and grab a flawless pair of Lunettes at Moncler’s new flagship store in Paris. Pharrell’s Lunette’s collection for Moncler was designed for men and women, and was inspired Read More

Posted on September 28, 2013 by

Miss Philippines Crowned Miss World Amid Muslim Anger (PHOTOS)

Miss Philippines was crowned Miss World 2013 in a glittering finale Saturday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, amid tight security following weeks of hardline Muslim protests. Hundreds of Islamic radicals held a prayer session in a mosque near…

Posted on September 28, 2013 by

Rick Owens Steps His Game Up At Paris Fashion Week (VIDEO)

Designer Rick Owens took racial and body diversity to another level on Thursday in Paris when he presented his Ready-To-Wear looks for SS2014. The adidas collaborator recruited US black women of various figures and hues who were also university step team rivals. Owen’s move sent a signal to the fashion world about inclusion as well Read More

Posted on September 27, 2013 by

Topless Protesters Crash Nina Ricci Show In Paris (PHOTOS)

The Nina Ricci presentation at Paris Fashion Week was the site of a protest staged by FEMEN, the all women, European based organization protesting patriarchy world wide. FEMEN members stormed a busy runway dressed in black tights and the words “FASHION FASCISM and MODEL DON’T GO TO BROTHEL” written across their breasts in an attempt Read More

Posted on September 26, 2013 by

Victor Cruz’ Bumps J.Cole & Jay Z On iTunes Radio (DETAILS)

Pepsi has tapped NY Giant wide receiver Victor Cruz and over a dozen NFL players to create playlists on iTunes Radio for its #FanEnough campaign. On Cruz’ playlist are J Cole, Jay Z, Drake and other artists. “It’s what I listen to on a daily basis, before a game, when I’m in the car, going Read More

Posted on September 26, 2013 by

Steve Obbayi Wants To Be The First Kenyan To Climb Everest (DETAILS)

When we first heard about the American Express #PassionProject we erroneously thought of it as a type of Kickstarter for the wealthy. After close inspection, we learned the project is kinda cool: help make dreams and passions come true. One passion that impressed us was 38 year old Toby Storie-Pugh’s Expedition Everest campaign to support Steve Read More

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Posted on September 26, 2013 by

Marissa Alexander To Get New Trial In Florida Stand Your Ground Case (DETAILS)

Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother sentenced to 10-20 years in prison in 2010 because she fired a warning shot into a wall, will get a new trial. A Florida jury took only 12 minutes to convict Alexander after testifying that she chose the lesser of two evils: a warning shot or kill the father of her Read More

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