Posts Tagged ‘features’

Notable Man of Size: Teddy Roosevelt
Apr 27, 2016
Notable Men of Size: Teddy Roosevelt
Men of size have been part of the fabric of history since the dawn of time. These gents have been our entertainers, musicians, athletes, and leaders. At Chubstr, call these badasses “Notable Men of Size”. Since it’s an election year, our inaugural installment honors none other than our 26th President, Teddy Roosevelt. Vice-President Theodore “Teddy”...
Mar 21, 2016
Zach Miko Talks Becoming a Plus Size Male Model, Dispelling Big Guy Myths
Last week, actor, comedian, and model Zach Miko became the first plus size male model to sign with IMG Models new Brawn division. I chatted with Zach about signing with one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world, becoming the face of the plus size men’s modeling movement, and dispelling one of the most annoying big guy myths. ...
Hopsy Delivers the New Best Thing in Beer
Mar 20, 2016
Hopsy Delivers The New Best Thing in Beer
We live in exciting times if you appreciate convenience. With just a few clicks or swipes, you can have dinner delivered, movie streamed, laundry picked up, masseuse at your door, dog walked, and kids picked up. The only thing missing from this most epic Netflix and chill night ever is a tasty adult beverage. Thanks to...
Win a pair of Vans custom shoes
Feb 18, 2016
Last week, we asked you what mattered most when shopping for clothes: high quality or discount prices. It turns out, there’s a pretty even split between the two, with those of you looking for higher quality taking a slight lead in our oh-so-unscientific study. You gave us a ton of comments and insight, and we...
Reggie Wade: A Big Man in NYC
Feb 03, 2016
Big in the City: My Life as a Plus-Sized Man in NYC
New York City: the city of dreams, and my hometown. As the largest city in the United States, many people would think it’s the perfect place for a man of size to set up shop – unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Don’t get me wrong, the shirt doesn’t lie—I Love New York, but it can be rough on...
James Murphy Reunites LCD Soundsystem
Jan 11, 2016
Man of the Week: James Murphy Reunites LCD Soundsystem
James Murphy is officially reuniting LCD Soundsystem – not just for Coachella, but for a new album and tour. This comes as a surprise to many, after their huge, “final” performance at Madison Square Garden in 2011. Apparently, not everyone is happy about forthcoming new music from the band, as you’ll read below. On Christmas Eve, LCD Soundsystem...
photo: Chrissy Metz
Oct 21, 2015
Chrissy Metz Talks Music, Acting, American Horror Story
Chubstr Crush features profiles of and conversations with women who inspire us. Most people know Chrissy Metz from her role as “Ima Wiggles” on American Horror Story: Freak Show, but she’s really a slashie – an actress/singer/comedian. With new singles out from her band Chrissy and the Vapors, we got the chance to get the...
Nick Frost - Man of the Week
Oct 05, 2015
Man of the Week: Nick Frost Writes His Memoir
Nick Frost probably should have been a Man of the Week a long time ago, what with his sheer awesomeness and body of work. We’re featuring him this week because he’ll be releasing his memoir in a few days, aptly named Truths, Half Truths and Utter Bullshit. It looks like Bullshit is being replaced with Little White Lies at...
Charley Koontz: The Chubstr Interview
Oct 02, 2015
Charley Koontz’s Style Renaissance
Actor Charley Koontz is feelin’ himself. And rightly so; since 2011 he’s starred in two hit TV shows, CSI Cyber and Community, and now he’s the US ambassador for the Be Real body positivity campaign. After several years in the public eye, Charley has prioritized developing his personal style. He sat down with us during a recent fitting at...
Kyle Mcintire defies gravity, expectations
Sep 24, 2015
Kyle McIntire Talks Epic Dance, Defying Expectations
Yesterday, we featured UK based MoneySuperMarket’s new commercial featuring Colin, the Epic Builder. The video took the internet by storm this week garnering hundreds of thousands of views and impressions. Like you, we love seeing people out there shattering the preconceived notions of how big men can be portrayed in the media, so we decided to try and track him...