Posts Tagged ‘features’

Bruce Sturgell from Chubstr
May 26, 2015
Bruce Talks Chubstr on the Big Curvy Love Podcast
Kelly from Big Curvy Love just released the first episode of her new podcast, and I was lucky enough to the the inaugural guest! We talked about the pains of trying to find clothes that fit, what big guys prefer to be called (chubby, big and tall, plump, fat, plus size – so many names!),...
Ask Bruce your Style Question on the Big Curvy Love Podcast!
May 19, 2015
Ask Bruce Your Style Questions on the Big Curvy Love Podcast
Kelly from Big Curvy Love is kicking off her brand new podcast, and I get the honor of being one of the first guests! We’re going to talk about a variety of things, including YOUR questions on style, finding clothes in your size, how to wear the things you already have, and how to dress for...
Noble Brewer
May 12, 2015
Is Noble Brewer the World’s Most Unique Beer Club?
Did you know there’s a beer club out there putting a spotlight on homebrewer’s best creations? Meet Noble Brewer, an Oakland, California based company with a mission sharing “high quality, single-release beers inspired by our homebrewers’ very best recipes” on a quarterly basis. Doing something like this is pretty tricky, partially due to laws that prohibit...
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...