Stories

Who Is Bang Bang? Meet the Tattoo Artist That Is Marking Hollywood in Ink

While most of you might not recognize the name of tattoo artist Keith McCurdy, the chances that you have not seen his work are slim to none. Known to the world by his self-appointed nickname, Bang Bang, Keith McCurdy has earned his title of the tattoo artist to the stars. With regulars such as Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Justin Bieber, the New York-based artist has had the honor of creating some of the most iconic tattoos to grace the red carpet.
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Art & Fashion

Yeezy 2020: The Hottest Footwear We’re Anticipating From Kanye and Adidas Next Year

Kanye's certainly created something of a running meme with his controversial fashion line Yeezy, and his footwear collaboration with Adidas has been no exception to public scrutiny. In light of Paris Fashion Week, people are ever-more curious as to what lies in store for his line. You'll be all too familiar with the Adidas Yeezy Boost sneaker and it's signature textile fit, but you'll likely not be aware of the leaked information about what's to come! At Popular Everything, we're bringing you the 2020 prospective for Yeezy footwear - sure to be accompanied by a hefty price tag!
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Lifestyle

Rolling Homes: The Families, Couples and Nonconformists Who Shun Convention and Live in Vans

Dismissed by some as simply a millennial's pipe dream, there are people of all ages opting for alternative living in a tiny space on wheels. For some, it's their answer to a rise in house prices; to others, it grants them the freedom to travel. Regardless of their reasons, more and more individuals, couples and families are finding that life on the road is perfectly suiting their needs. Internet accessibility has led to a degree of connectivity among owners of traveling homes like never before. Now, people are able to share, swap stories, and advise fellow van dwellers, in a community that grows day by day. Take a look at the resourceful people who have thrown themselves into this alternative lifestyle!
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Art & Fashion

Celebrating Heritage Through Sci-Fi: Everything You Need to Know About Afrofuturism and It’s Importance Today

You might not know it yet, but you've likely had many run-ins with the concept of Afrofuturism. At Popular Everything, we're bringing you a necessary overview of the philosophy and aesthetic whose growing interest sees it further represented across the spectrum and acknowledged as important. Music, fashion, art, and film - Afrofuturism has exploded on to the scene of mainstream media and we're grateful it's being seen. Today, it defines conversations or depictions of the African diaspora in a futuristic context. But more than just representing Black people in science fiction, it imagines a future where African/Afrodiasporic culture is celebrated.
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Lifestyle

This Halloween Took a Not so Unexpected Feminist Turn and We Cannot Get Enough of These Costumes

If you're looking for the most progressive, forward-thinking costume to hit the Halloween party this year, you needn't look no further than what we've got in store for you here! Popular Everything is taking you through some of the most feminist-inspired Halloween costumes over the years. Believe us, you'll gain the respect of everyone in the room if you show up to the October 31st party in one of these outfits!
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Art & Fashion

A Black Panther Project for the People: The Tattoo Parlor Offering Self-Healing on a Deeper Level

Brooklyn based Doreen Garner is a tattoo artist, performance artist and contemporary sculptor who is using her talents to facilitate community and inclusion. In her tattoo parlor, Invisible Man Tattoo, she has created a platform that specializes in catering to the black community. "I had always felt uncomfortable in most tattoo shops," she admits. The lack of representation in the inked community became her catalyst for creating a Black-friendly, as well as female-friendly, space where people of color would feel welcome and safe.
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Around the World

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?: Photo Series Encourages Refugee Children to Pursue Their Dreams

Vincent Tremeau is a photographer like no other. This man's remarkable imaged are used to spark global change to humanistic issues, and we couldn't commend his hard work enough! One of the cameraman's biggest projects is named the "One Day, I Will" mission. In an attempt to get refugee children looking at life more positively, he captures these children dressed up for their desired profession. Here's a look at the impact his photographs have made over time.
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