Metrodaddy Mark Simpson was recently email interviewed by Beverly Parungao for a Sydney Morning Herald piece titled ‘Are Men Becoming Too Metrosexual?’ . Below are his unapologetic, uncircumcised replies. BP: What is driving the metrosexual movement? MS: Self-love – and a certain amount of self-loathing – is certainly a powerful dynamo. But ultimately what we’re seeing here is nothing less […]
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Dan Osborne, the wonderfully, shamelessly tarty star of The Only Way is Essex and now beautifully brazen underwear model for Bang Lads, phởtographed deliciously by Darren Black. Write-up by the DM on the shoot here.
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I don’t have much to say about the much-discussed latest Beckham ad for his H&M pants, directed by fellow LA-loving Brit Guy Ritchie, in which he runs through Beverly Hills in his white slippers as the props and scenery conspire to remove his clothes, Cupid Stunt–like. Except: Those slippers must be really, really snug to stay on. And: […]
(I also quite like the song) Tip: Natty
Yours truly in today’s Guardian.
Last year metrodaddy declared the LMFAO dance hit ‘Sexy and I Know It’ an anthem for the Jersey Shore/Geordie Shore/The Only Way is Essex/The Hunks/Men’s Health Magazine generation of metrosexy young men and the metaphorical (and not so metaphorical) spangly Speedos they’re flaunting themselves in. But I have to say I was a tad ambivalent about the heavily ironic […]
English (unedited) version of Q&A with Mark Simpson by Michele Masneri for Italian cultural magazine Studio in which he talks about the Italian roots of sporno, the next stage of metrosexuality – and the Silviosexual What do you mean by the word “sporno”? The place where sport and porn get into bed while Mr Armani takes pictures. […]
Better order some industrial strength lip balm and practise suppressing the gag reflex. Shameless sporno star and über-metrosexual David Beckham is ramming his eye-popping lunchbox down our collective throats again. This time with a media ‘offensive’ for his own line of men’s undies – and strangely shapeless vests – from Swedish-owned high street fashion chain […]
Terrible news! Call off the Xmas Party at Men’s Health magazine! Cancel the male strippers and the buckets of (low-fat) blancmange! Self-love isn’t going to be rehabilitated after all. At least not by the shrinks. Professionally speaking, it will remain the love the dare not speak its name — even as the culture screams nothing else. […]