The Cult Of Jared
There is something about a man who carries around a prosthetic of his own head at a gala while dripping in Gucci. It’s not just me, is it?
What Is Anti-Pop, Really?
Spotify might’ve legitimised anti-pop for the sake of inventing it. You might ask what anti-pop is. An easier answer might be what it isn’t. Fans quibble, yet they seem to locate a genre that embraces popular tastes while dismissing them.
Behind The Veil Of Godspousing
Tumblr page Heavenly Wings & Heart reveals that one spouse tapped into their past lives and discovered they had two children with Hermes centuries ago
Still Animal: Francis Bacon
Bacon in his studio, Jane Bown ,1985
On an airless white soundstage, shutters scream up. A man steps in. He walks with brass dignity, a hand in his pocket, wearing the colours and contours of Berlin; black turtleneck, grey blazer; mouth ajar, as always, like the eyes above it have found something tasty in a trap. Another man waits for him, suited, with the aspect of someone who would wait fore...
The Rise of Analog Horror
Note: contains spoilers for web series Local58I hate opening with statistics – unless of course, they’re jaw-dropping. In its first month, a recent found footage video called The Backrooms hit a staggering 15M views after its upload to YouTube. That’s a reach of roughly half a million hits every day. And let’s bear in mind, this isn’t the latest drop from Ariana Grande, or MrBeast putting main...
5 Artists Defending Ukrainian Identity
A screenshot from Marynka Dovhanych's animation. The blue symbols that double as the soldiers' eyes also double as the Ukrainian trident.The culture war between Russia and Ukraine has been playing out for decades. As always, one of the key battlefields is language. Russian was the de facto official language of the Soviet Union and it wasn’t until 1989 that Ukrainian was declared the official l...