As an Autistic Woman, My Biggest Barrier to Care Is Sexism

As an Autistic Woman, My Biggest Barrier to Care Is Sexism
Photo of Laura James by Tim James.I learned I was autistic in 2015, when I was 45 years old. I had been autistic my whole life, of course—why did it take so long to find that out? From age five, I knew I was different from my peers. I couldn’t understand how other girls spoke or…

How One Artist Turned a Highbrow Meme Account Into a Collaboration With Young Thug

How One Artist Turned a Highbrow Meme Account Into a Collaboration With Young Thug
By Rae Witte The “get you a man who can do both” meme originated from a 2016 Valentine’s Day tweet featuring two images of Drake: one of him in a suit and one in a bomber jacket and cap. Nearly three years later, it lives on as a sentiment of appreciation for individuals capable of…

‘Black Mirror’ Bandersnatch Isn’t the Future of TV, It’s a Microcosm of Netflix’s Current Business Model

‘Black Mirror’ Bandersnatch Isn’t the Future of TV, It’s a Microcosm of Netflix’s Current Business Model
“Bandersnatch,” the new choose-your-own adventure episode of Black Mirror, is rightly getting lots of attention for its inventiveness and branching story arcs. Within hours of its release, redditors and Black Mirror superfans began mapping out all the possible ending, and how the viewer’s inputs would alter young programmer Stefan Butler’s descent into madness. There have…

the bizarre world of the true crime youtube influencers

the bizarre world of the true crime youtube influencers
At first glance, Georgia Marie appears to be a fairly typical lifestyle vlogger. With over 88,000 subscribers, she sits somewhere in the crowded middleweight division of YouTubers, offering guides to the best lipstick remover, peeks into her Primark hauls and tutorials on how to sculpt the best Double Dutch Braids. But it’s not product recommendations…

Datamining suggests emulated Super NES games could be coming to Switch

Datamining suggests emulated Super NES games could be coming to Switch
Super power — NES Online files include references to dozens of 16-bit classics. Kyle Orland - Jan 14, 2019 4:02 pm UTC Seb Anthony Dataminers have discovered references to numerous Super NES games in the files for the Switch's "Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online" subscription emulation service, suggesting that the company could be…

Content Rules Everything Around Me: Bob Johnson Speaks On C.R.E.A.M

The thought of BET can bring a sense of nostalgia to anyone who grew up with it in the early 90s to late 2000s. From watching 106 & Park everyday after school, witnessing the special musical moments of the BET Awards or even catching reruns of The Parkers; BET was one of the first pieces of media that I...

Did Wix Just Pimp Spike Lee?

The internet and its trends come and go as fast as a check when rent is due in a couple days. We went from basic blogs published through Blogger and LiveJournal to social media platforms like Myspace, Facebook and Twitter being the windows to our digital souls (Remember profile songs on Myspace and actually liking when people poked you...

If You’re Into Subtle Asian Traits, You’ll Love ‘Kids Table’

If You’re Into Subtle Asian Traits, You’ll Love ‘Kids Table’
“Kids Table” is one of the newest entries in the stable of Asian American-centered online entertainment, a five episode series that follows a group of Chinese American friends and their conversations over dinner at the “kids table.” They fight, they make up, but most of all they eat while dishing about what it means to…

second generation designers are shaping the future of the british fashion industry

second generation designers are shaping the future of the british fashion industry
ASAI. Photography Alexandra Leese. This article originally appeared in i-D's The Superstar Issue, no. 354, Winter 2018 Why aren’t there more brown designers? A question that’s often asked but rarely answered. The truth is it’s less to do with racism, more to do with internalized cultural stigma. There’s a phrase, for example, that most first…

Augmented Reality and Coachella Go Hand & Hands Thanks To The Bose Frames Sunglasses

The Bose Frames are priced at $200, and they use the data from your smartphone The 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California is proving to be an ideal location for Bose to showcase the augmented reality (AR) audio platform, Bose Frames. These smart sunglasses, which debuted in March, are opening up a completely new AR platform. At...