Kanye believe it? Can u? Kanye see him as Jesus Christ?

A life-size statue of Kanye West depicted as Jesus appears on Hollywood Boulevard. Does he deserve it? Read More

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Live at 10:36 pm | Times Square abuzz with New Year’s Eve cops — and full bladders

Snapshots from tonight’s Times Square revelries where people are bound to not find any bathrooms. (They did pee on 42nd Street.) Read More

Christmas in the Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS |  Pictured below is Breezes Bahamas on Christmas Eve 2016 on New Providence isle.  It’s where we are spending the holiday weekend. One of the newest all-inclusive resorts here, the property has a bright, colorful, open-air lobby and reception area.  It’s adorned with vibrant, hand-painted tiles and suntanned naked bodies. It’s set on… Read More

GPS | AZERBAIJAN | Puppets from around the world raise hopes for the future in Baku

Why was the opening ceremony of the second international puppet theater festival in Azerbaijan so damn solemn an occasion? Probably because the organizers have put so much hope in it. In November 2011, when the first international theater festival opened in Baku, the Azerbaijan State Puppet Theater turned 80 years old. It is a venerable institution. It was the first time such a large-scale international festival was organized in the history of Azerbaijani theater. Read More

GPS | TACLOBAN | Filipino writes message on basketball court: “Help SOS!!! We Need Food”

How can you help this man asking the world for help? In this post, I outline the latest information I can gather, as of November 12, 2013, about relief assistance for the victims of super typhoon Yolanda (aka Haiyan in international circles).
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GPS | RUSSIA | In protest of the Kremlin, Russian performance artist nails his scrotum on Red Square cobblestones (NSFW)

Pyotr Pavlensky’s bodily public actions “involve the actual power mechanisms.” His performances of sewing his mouth closed in protest against the arrest of Pussy Riot, or lying naked in barbed wire to protest harsh laws, have had wide international resonance. Read More

GPS | OUTER SPACE | Watch live: Russian cosmonauts take the Olympic torch on a spacewalk

Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky took the unlit version of the silver-and-red torch through the hatch of the International Space Station. While gripping the torch in the gloved fist of his spacesuit, Kotov crawled out of the hatch and waved it triumphantly 261 miles (420 km) above the planet Earth. Read More

GPS | CZECH REPUBLIC | A church of bones in Kutna Hora

This is not Tolkien’s Mines of Moria. This is not an image from Peter Jackson’s upcoming Hobbit film sequel subtitled The Desolation of Smaug. This is Sedlec’s Church in the city of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic. Read More