Simpson's bastard child with perfect skin terrorising-sashaying the globe
For the latest Simpson writings on his metrokid visit his new blog
Mark Simpson on the so-called 'death' of his love-hate child the metrosexual and why UberMummy hates his MetroKid's post-feminist independence. Dec 2005
Mark Simpson on the metrobacklash - and how it is just delivering more metrosexuality.
Dutch Playboy, May 2004
From the American Dialect Society
'January 9, 2004: 2003 Words of the Year. Here are the final vote tallies for the 2003 Words of the Year from the American Dialect Society at its annual conference, held this year in Boston. These are the words which most colored the nation's lexicon, or otherwise dominated the national discourse.
WORD (OR PHRASE) OF THE YEAR
This is the word or phrase which most signifies 2003.
In an interview (with himself) Mark Simpson, the man who has been blamed for the "metrosexual" explains why it conquered the culture, bemoans his own "lesbosexual" style, and critiques "Queer Eye," Howard Dean and Schwarzenegger -Salon.com Jan. 5, 2004
Watching the media's love-affair with its 'new' buzzword Mark Simpson has a strange case of deja pense - Independent on Sunday 22/6/03
He's one of the most famous humans who has ever lived -- even though he's not that cute, not that smart and not that great a soccer player - Salon, June 28, 2003 (According to WordSpy this article is where Simpson coined the metrosexual antonym: 'retrosexual')
He's well dressed, narcissistic and bun-obsessed. But don't call him gay. Mark Simpson on his bastard child. - Salon.com, July 22, 2002 (the article which started the current bout of metrosexmania)
The original article from the Independent in 1994, which seems to be the first appearance in print of the term 'metrosexual').