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Faith itself is a mask some wear. It comes with answers, but also rules and procedures. Be it a dance or a prayer, its rituals call for adornments and the more garb that is layered on, the less of the individual remains. Those in its grasp feel false power and feign strength. They are willing to fight for this […]

The Dark Fields

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ALL CLOTHES:Loyd/FordALL SHOES:Jimmy ChooTEAM CREDITS:photographer  SHAYAN ASGHARNIAcreative director | stylist  VERONICA GRAYEhair SELINA BOONmakeup SARA TAGALOAphotographer’s assistants  JEFF MAKSYM;  TONY MINASmodel  MEGHAN MCLELLAN @ FREEDOM MODELS

Brighten the Corners

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While we’ve filled these pages with exposed flesh, candid quotes, controversial artists and the like, what’s often most censored from the end result is the process behind the images themselves. Whether employing Photoshop, or merely lighting and angles, most of the images seen here have been manipulated in some way to deceive the eye and perhaps the viewer all for the […]

Cindy Gallop: Unchained

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photographed in The Black Apartment
NYC - 07.11.14
Credit: Jonathan Grassi

“My aesthetic is much like my life—entirely accidental,” remarks entrepreneurand outspoken provocatrice Cindy Gallop sitting casually ona muted gray furcouch in the infamous Black Apartment. A polarizing featof interior design,Gallop’s monochromatic abode has been featured in numerous blog posts,editorials, and as the clubby backdrop for the 2005 posthumous Biggie Smallsvideo “Nasty Girl.”“You’re looking at my […]

Music Recap 3.24

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Music Recap 3.24.15By: Greg ManiaIs it a coincidence that the same week that Ted Cruz, possibly America’s first Canadian-born president, announces his presidential bid for the 2016 election is the same week that we get a nasty cold front from Canada? Only if you believe in coincidences/lowering corporate tax rates from 35% to 15%/making it […]

Music Recap 2.24

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Music Recap 2.24By: Greg ManiaTGIMRT! (Thank God It’s Music Recap Tuesday!)  Enjoy this week’s tunes and if you’re in NYC or surrounding area, stay out of this arctic cold! In the meantime, I’ll be releasing my YouTube vlogs that include, but are not limited to: “DIY Toboggans,” “Taking a Bobsled to Work: A Guide to Desperation,” […]