• Origami Vs Latex – Condom Warfare

    Condoms are great, but they also totally suck. They protect you against HIV, weepy, open herpes sores (as long as they’re on the shaft and not the general groin area, obviously) and arguably most importantly, a lifetime’s worth of child […]

  • Queer as Folk: Ernst & Young Rebranding Bungle

    Most companies – be it to re-boot after a lawsuit, to avoid unflattering connotations or to be more down wit da kidz – will, at some stage, have a go at rebranding. Remember when Norwich Union became Aviva? Better yet, […]

  • #WF Musical Education + Playlist

    Sceptics retire your sneering glares. Seven days of progressive dance and electronic music in a tiny fishing village in the south of France might sound like a match made in musical hell, but with Gilles Peterson behind the trawler wheel, […]

  • No More Royal Babies: Another Kind of Pushing

    As the world descends into blubbering, incoherent madness over the Duchess of Cambridge squeezing out a small, short-sighted, potato-like creature who will, one day, maybe become King, we’ve decided to focus on another sort of pushing altogether. If you’ve ever […]

  • Deus Ex Machina

    If you’re familiar with Greek tragedy, you’ll appreciate the tongue-in-cheek name of this brand. “God from the Machine” (the translation) traditionally referred to a plot device wherein the poet, philosopher or playwright introduced a new character, God or plot twist […]

  • The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

    A delicious blend of spiced Caribbean rums, presented in a delightful jughandled bottle, complete with the legend of the Kraken on the label. Granted, most of the appeal of this product is novelty value. However, it makes for an unusual […]

  • Style & Substance: Danielle

     Name: Dani Doporto Age: 26 Location: It depends what challenge she’s most recently taken on. Ibiza, America, the Middle East… Don’t be fooled by charm and smiles. Behind her eyes, Danielle Doporto is a powerhouse of activity. She’s seriously attractive, […]

  • Style & Substance: Alessandra

      Name: Alessandra Rocchi   Age: 25   Location: Currently China, but while her heart might love every place equally, her eyes are always looking for the next adventure.     Firstly, Alessandra is Italian, which gives her about a […]

  • How to…Be the Ultimate Wingman

    A Cynic’s Guide to Getting People Laid Your single friend is embarrassing himself. While you’re busy charming women into disrobing in taxis and leaving you messages in lipstick on your perineum, he’s back at the bar trying to convince anyone […]

  • How to…Get a Payrise

      A cynic’s guide to cheating salary   The problem: You enjoy your job (it beats deep-frying potatoes while Ronald McFatty spit-shouts orders at you); the bars near your office are decent (they’ve not once chucked you out for throwing […]