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A/S/L: Exploring Web 1.0 With Leather Corduroys

A/S/L: Exploring Web 1.0 With Leather Corduroys
The internet has been part of our lives for long enough that a generation of writers and artists has come of age with it, and used it as a tool to construct their creative and professional identities. But that also...… Read Full Story

10 Trends I Was Ahead of the Curve On

[Photo of Michael Musto by Carly Erickson/BFA.com]It's not easy being a trendsetting icon who's launched phenomena around the globe with my visionary actions, but I'll manage. Here are 10 trends that I was way ahead on. See if you can... Read Full Story

Calvin Klein's New Sexting Ads Were Made Just for Generation Tinder

Calvin Klein has been known for its provocative ads for decades, from a 15-year-old Brooke Shields posing suggestively in their 1980 campaign to their controversy-stirring "heroin chic" ads of the '90s to those brain-searing images of Justin Bieber from... Read Full Story

Grimes Writes an Ode to Star Wars and C-3PO

Photograph by Eric WhiteWith the new Star Wars film coming out, there's lots of renewed issue in the film, from Amy Schumer's C-3PO/R2-D2 threesome for GQ to a recent much-circulated interview with the actor who played Jar Jar Binks (and... Read Full Story

Kim K Transforms Into Audrey Hepburn and Marie Antoinette In a Bizarre Energy Drink Ad

Kim Kardashian channels Audrey Hepburn and Marie Antoinette in a head-scratching new ad for Hype Energy drink. The clip first zeroes in on a close-up of her jumbo engagement ring (why not) before cutting to a shot of Kim-as-Audrey... Read Full Story

Paul Weller On His New Record, Getting Inspiration from Happiness and Writing the Perfect Song

[Photo by Julian Broad]Ahead of the release of Saturn's Pattern, Paul Weller told The Guardian that his twelfth solo record contained a perfect song. The third track, "Going My Way," the former Jam and Style Council frontman told the paper,... Read Full Story

If You're Reading This It's Too Complicated: Breaking Down The Latest in Meek v. Drake

Last time we looked at the Drake-Meek Mill Twitter beef/rap beef/somewhat confusing fight over Nicki Minaj, it was relatively small in scope -- Meek accused Drake of having other people write his rhymes (which was already kind of common knowledge),... Read Full Story

That Cara Delevingne Interview Is "Awkward" Because The Interviewers Are Assholes

photo by Alexa ChungSo everyone's abuzz about that "awkward" Cara Delevingne interview with Good Day Sacramento on upcoming movie Paper Towns. After watching this clip a few times all we can say is, sorry you had to deal with such assholes,... Read Full Story

Miami Horror's "Cellophane" Video Is Like Watching a Montage of Stock Photos On Acid

Austalian electro band Miami Horror have a delightfully weird new video out, "Cellophane," that we're excited to be premiering right here on PAPER. The song comes off the group's sophomore album, All Possible Futures, released this past spring, and features... Read Full Story

Alexander Wang Is Stepping Down As Creative Director of Balenciaga

[Photo via Style.com]After less than three years as Creative Director, Alexander Wang is officially ending his tenure at Balenciaga, WWD reports. Wang was appointed to his position after its longtime Creative Director, Nicholas Ghesquiere, ended his 15-year run at the... Read Full Story