In Brief

Black Teenager Wins At Ivy League Acceptance, Racism Abounds
You've probably seen the story already - the post showing the essay that got him…
NBA Donates Sales of Jason Collins’ Jersey to LGBT Groups
Well this is quite refreshing isn't it... First we've got Jason Collins of the Brooklyn…

In Depth

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Women of Sochi – The XWHY Ranking
Talk about Brits with grit - we've got some f***ing…
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India: Bootleg Booze, the Subtle Genocide
It was Mahatma Gandhi’s firmest belief that the prohibition of…

Features

  • How To: Make A Freakin’ Decision

    Mike's guide to tying your shoe laces and beyond... The first three decisions of any day tend to be the easiest. “Do I get out of bed now or snooze the alarm?." Times three. Itʼs once we get passed that that things start to get tricky. "Should I text her…
  • It’s A Razor Renaissance – Apparently We’ve Reached ‘Peak Beard’

    A new study reveals that we need to rid ourselves of facial fuzz immediately Every other wayfarer in Shoreditch has got one. In fact, this trends been so prevalent that even your bloody dad has caught on to it. Or maybe he's just kept that and the mutton chops since…

Fashion

  • New Era Heritage Series…Take Two

    With a history in sports that goes back over 90 years, Buffalo based New Era is in prime position to be talking heritage. After the initial release of itʼs heritage series, featuring reworks of the original wool caps worn by teams such as the Cleveland Indians in Major League Baseball,…
  • atmos x PONY Slam Dunk Hi Tops

    "New York State of Mind" PONY has its roots firmly lodged in New York, hence the inspiration for their latest collection with the Harlem branch of atmos NYC'. They've re-envisaged their vintage-feel Slam Dunk models to give them an appropriate Empire State makeover. The usual soft suede is ever present,…

Interviews

  • Dani Osvaldo: Inside the Mind of a Maverick

    XWHY's gets an exclusive with Dani Osvaldo - to talk about narcissism, Malcolm Gladwell and time-travel... For a footballer with enough talent, there will always be a manager who believes they can be tamed - football folklore is full of mavericks that have found their spiritual home. Cantona at United,…
  • Mr Frivolous: “I’ve Never Seen Titanic, That Film Looks Like Dry Paper”

    Mike Thomas chats to the mysterious facelessness that is artist Mr Frivolous Artists are those who have the ability to look at the same thing as the next man and see something different. Is it a trick of the mind or a symptom of madness? We’ll let you decided as…

Women

  • Style & Substance: Stephanie Filo Jones

    XWHY interviews Denver Broncos Cheerleader come Film and TV editor Stephanie Filo Jones... Name: Stephanie Filo Jones Location: Los Angeles, California Occupation:  TV/Film Editor Twitter:  @stephaniefilo Let's just say this: writing a dating profile for Stephanie Filo Jones would not be an easy task. A former NFL cheerleader, turned film…
  • Style and Substance: Alexz Johnson

    Musician Alexz Johnson talks through her sniffles about feather-ruffling, wine-drinking and not winding up with her mug on a t-shirt at Target… You might already recognise her face. And what an adorable little face it is. Even with nostrils reddened by “the worst cold of [her] life”, her big blues…