David Beckham, global poster-boy for metrosexuality, sporting an Edwardian beard, had a hot date with Obama at the White House today. Though he had to bring his team-mates along as LA Galaxy were being honoured with a reception after winning the… Read More »The Perfect Mandate: Obama & Becks (& the Media)
English author and journalist Mark Simpson on love-hating the metrosexual, why bromance lacks balls, and why women are strapping on Captain Kirk. By Elise Moore (Suite 101, May 6, 2010) If you could copyright neologisms, Mark Simpson would be a… Read More »Metrosexual Daddy Mark Simpson interviewed by Elise Moore
A profile on the truck driving Republican Presidential hopeful from Boston Scott Brown in Vanity Fair caused a few chuckles last week with his wife’s cheeky revelation about the pink leather shorts he wore to his first date with her… Read More »Republican Great White Hope Scott Brown’s Pink Leather Past
by Mark Simpson (The London Times, April 16, 2009) It died a death during the Bush years in 2005, but it’s back. I’m talking of course, about the American Dream. Rebooted. In kinky boots. The first teasing trailer for the… Read More »Star Trek Boldy Goes Into the Obama Era
As camp comic Kenneth Williams might say: ‘ark at ‘er! An entertaining, often incisive, if rather, er, campy, Huffington Post article ‘The Diva’s Camp’ about Hillary’s diva power (and why this turns off ‘Obama-colytes’) compares Hillary Clinton to Joan Crawford… Read More »Who’s the Diva? Hillary or Obama?