AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Ernest Hemingway

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

The #BullshitFiles: This rich New York designer couple have never been to Africa, but can smell it

The stuff rich white people say sometimes. The New York Times’ Style section is more often than not full of arse-kissing puff pieces that do little besides illustrating the genealogies of privilege stretching between New York, Hollywood, Paris, London, and Caribbean island tax havens. Lots of these people also claim to love everything “Africa” (read: going

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Louis Vuitton’s ‘Out of Africa’ fantasy

Using locations in Africa as backdrops to sell clothes and bags is nothing new – especially bags and clothes that certain class of travellers and outdoorsy people like to call “gear”. As in “stuff necessary to show...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

The Elephant in the Room

Will the “global” furore over GoDaddy CEO’s canned elephant hunt really lead to a boycott of his company? Last week when Bob Parsons, CEO of the Internet domain company boasted of his latest kill, and posted pictures...