Posts tagged "philosophy"

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

Smartypants Philosopher Intellectual Wants To Make Your Porn More “Highbrow”

Let’s talk about your taste in pornography. Is it highbrow enough? Pinkies up, chaps!

Philosopher and How Proust Can Change Your Life author Alain de Botton is deeply concerned about this issue. So he plans to take one for the team and meet with “leaders in porn and the arts,” according to the UK’s Telegraph

Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2012

Simon Doonan Doesn’t Suffer Haters

“I don’t hate anything in fashion. Everything is okay as long as you do it with enough conviction. Hating on stuff is what causes mediocrity and conformism. It makes people nervous and cautious and they start reining in their flamboyant impulses. So you could say ‘I hate hating.’”
– Stylish stylist Simon Doonan explains hi…

Julie Gerstein / March 17, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: Philosophy “The Present” Clear Makeup

I’m of the ilk that believes any and all makeup is ill-advised without the use of primer. On my fairly oily skin, I can’t go a day without applying a good primer before my foundation or tinted moisturizer, lest I lose my carefully applied face by midday. I’ve tried quite a few, including the highly…

Rachel Krause / March 13, 2012