Saudi Women Mock Trump, Beg God to 'Rid Us of Men' in Gorgeous Viral Music Video

The music video for “Hwages,” roughly translated as “concerns,” has been viewed about 3.2 million times since its December premiere, and for good reason—directed by Majed al-Esa of Saudi production company 8ies Studios, the incredibly catchy video shows a trio of Saudi women in niqabs overtly mocking the dystopian…

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Is the Observer Enabling the Observer Writer Who Called Jezebel 'Gender Conflating Skanks'?

Observer freelancer Jacques Hyzagi’s “Elle on Earth” piece was a quite fascinating, entertaining piece as a standalone—a drunken bar brawl of a curio. As a curtains-up, jabby and somewhat fantastical piece of media criticism, it invited criticism of its own across the fashion and media internet, including here at…

Goodbye, I Live Inside the Petra Collins Video for Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Boy Problems' Now 

Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Boy Problems,” a song that is ostensibly about annoying your girlfriends with too much boy talk but is actually (according to me) a beautiful treatise on the frisson of gay self-discovery, almost didn’t make it onto CRJ’s album but immediately declared itself as a crowd favorite upon Emotion’s…

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