by Mark Simpson (Originally appeared on Out.com, 26 July 2012) Looking forward to the London Olympics this summer for all the wrong reasons? Wishing that they were still conducted in the manner of the ancient Greek Games—naked save for a light basting… Read More »The Sporno Guide to the London Olympics
Out magazine have run a tribute to my work for them over the years here. I’m very touched. And it’s richly deserved, of course. But I can’t help but wonder: did I die?
The Gaga backlash, which recently found itself a leader in Camille Paglia, was inevitable. It’s also misguided, argues Mark Simpson (Out Magazine, Sept 24 2010) My bitch is better than your bitch! And she wore that dress before yours did!… Read More »That Lady Gaga backlash is so tired already
Just in time for the World Cup the July issue of the re-launched OUT features an essay by yours truly on the post-metrosexual pornolization of sport – or what I dub ‘sporno’. Here’s a (breathless) taster: ‘Sportsmen on this side… Read More »Sporno: where sport & porn meet & produce a spectacular money shot