Posts Tagged ‘features’

Amzer Crusta iPhone 6 Plus case
Mar 22, 2015
Hands On With the Amzer Crusta iPhone 6 Case
I love my iPhone 6 Plus. It’s the perfect size for someone like me, who spends a lot of time working and taking photos on the go. Though I haven’t dropped it yet, I feel like it could happen at any time. The simple translucent case I picked up the day I got it is...
Chubstr Crush: Alysia Angel
Mar 13, 2015
Chubstr Crush: Writer Alysia Angel
Chubstr Crush features profiles and conversations with women who inspire us. Alysia Angel’s Twitter profile description sums her up better than we ever could: Published queer femme writer with grit in her teeth and pearl handled guns in her pantaloons. Lambda Lit Fellow. Hair twirler. Day dreamer. We talked to Alysia about her upcoming book Holy Roller:...
Man of the Week: The Dancing Man
Mar 09, 2015
Man of the Week: The Dancing Man
Many of us have had to deal with body shaming and ridicule on the internet. We’re unfortunately aware of the trolls and the fat-shamers – two of the downsides of this amazing tool we use daily to stay connected and share our lives. Last week, photographs began circulating online of a big guy dancing in a crowd...
Matthew Simko takes a spin (class)
Feb 05, 2015
Matthew Takes a Spin (Class)
Spin class. Not exactly what you would expect to read about on Chubstr. But when Marshalls asked me to participate in a blogger spin session at Flywheel Sports, I apprehensively said yes. We’ve written about fat guys on bikes before, so that was encouraging, but to be honest, it was a daunting idea to be...
Lesmouches: plus size male model
Oct 18, 2014
Rikard Olsson Talks About Baring it All for Art
One of the biggest complaints we hear from readers about big and tall clothing is the lack of representation in models. Most of the brands selling this type of clothing use models that don’t exactly reflect their big and tall customer. You’ll often see the tall side of big and tall, but not the big side....
Help fund the Pudge PDX Pinup Calendar
Oct 15, 2014
Only a Few Days Left to Help Fund the Pudge PDX Pinup Calendar
Remember the Pudge PDX Body Positive Pinup Calendar campaign we told you about a few weeks ago? The end date is near, and they need your help to meet their goal. If you missed our article about Pudge PDX, here’s what it’s all about: In 9 months, 100+ volunteers, 69 models, 10 hair stylists, 6 makeup...
Scott Spolverino Talks Spirits
Sep 29, 2014
Scott Spolverino Talks Spirits, Style and Blogging
Few people love spirits as much as Scott Spolverino. After earning his Masters Degree in Brewing and Distilling, he picked up a job at a top New York distillery, began writing for industry magazines, and started the blog In With Bacchus. We talk to Scott about his favorite drinks, starting a blog, and what exactly one does...
Markus Persson, Man of the Week!
Sep 15, 2014
Man of the Week: Markus ‘Notch’ Persson
This morning Microsoft confirmed plans to acquire Mojang, the studio that created the sandbox indie game Minecraft for a cool $2.5 billion. By the end of the year, the deal will be done, and the founding members of the game studio will step down – including game creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson. Persson originally released an alpha version...
Curves and Chaos
Sep 12, 2014
Curves and Chaos Chooses Chubstr as a Favorite Resource
Thanks to Monique from Curves & Chaos for naming Chubstr one of her 7 Favorite Resources for Plus Size Fashion! There aren’t a lot of options out there for bigger gents who want to cultivate their style, so it’s always awesome to see someone spreading the word. If you’re unfamiliar with Curves and Chaos, it’s time...
Surfer Jimbo Pelegrine
Aug 30, 2014
Saying Goodbye to Summer with Surfer Jimbo Pellegrine
The end of summer is fast approaching, and we’re trying to make the most of these last few weeks of warm days and comfortable nights. We’re inspired by these photos of surfer Jimbo Pellegrine to get out there and do the things we enjoy, whatever they might be. Considering taking up surfing? Here’s what Jimbo has...