punk

Debate This: Are “Mohawk” Or “Mohican” Hairstyles Kinda Offensive?

This morning, my girl friend, who is a beauty writer, sent me an email with a link to a Stylist UK post about the hair and makeup on the models…

Jessica Wakeman |

Gather Round Children, And Let Gwyneth Paltrow School You On Punk

Many people don’t know this, but there was a time, in between filming “Shakespeare in Love” and “Sliding Doors,” that patron saint of GOOP, Gwyneth Paltrow, was in a punk…

Julie Gerstein |

Predictably, Punks Are Protesting The Met’s Chaos Into Couture Show

The Met Costume Institute’s Ball last week was clearly just a harbinger to come — the tone deaf outfits and embarrassing displays of total non-punkness were simply pre-cursors to fairly

Julie Gerstein |

Evening Quickies: Anna Wintour Nixes 40-Foot Sculpture Of Naked Vivienne Westwood

Anna Wintour has reportedly banned a nude 40-foot sculpture of designer Vivienne Westwood from the Metropolitan Museum Of Art’s upcoming punk exhibit. Wintour said the naked, styrofoam Westwood would…

Jessica Wakeman |

TV Talk Show Flashback: All The Punks, Goths & Club Kids Your Parents Were Afraid You Might Become

Talk shows in the ’80s and early ’90s were obsessed with sussing out the latest subculture and parading it on display for the entire world to gawk at. Whether goth,…

Julie Gerstein |

German Court Rules Insurance Must Cover M-To-F Transexuals Breast Implants

A German court has ruled that male-to-female transsexuals have a legal right to have their breast implants covered by health insurance if their hormone therapy does not give them…

Jessica Wakeman |

Pussy Riot Book To Raise Money For Feminist Punk Band’s Legal Defense

A who’s-who list of indie musicians and artists are contributing to a new e-book of essays published to help raise money for the Pussy Riot legal defense team. Three members…

Jessica Wakeman |

“From The Back Of The Room”: New Documentary On Women In Punk Music

It’s been a kickass couple of years for women in music alternative scenes. Last year two books that dealt heavily with the Riot Grrl movement were published —…

Jessica Wakeman |

Girl Talk: I Dated A “True Love Waits” Christian

I grew up in a small town. It was in the “heartland”– the middle of the country, yet everyone had twangy Southern accents. The town didn’t have much money or…

Rachel White |

A Punk ‘Paca

OMFUG! No one rocks a punk ‘do like an alpaca. Break out the Manic Panic, put a safety pin in his ear, and this dude is ready to go. [BuzzFeed]…

Ami Angelowicz |

Mommy’s Little Anarchist Has Her Own ABC Book

A is for Anarchy
there’s really no rules,
If you’re a punk rocker
you think this is cool

This is the first page of Never Mind Your P’s and

Jessica Wakeman |