Articles by: Johnny Weir
Johnny Weir is a three-time U.S. figure skating national champion and two-time Olympic competitor.

Johnny’s World: The Ice

October 23, 2013 10:48 AM26 comments

Seventeen years ago, it was freezing. Seventeen years ago, they were all snowed in by a terrible blizzard. Seventeen years ago, in Amish country Pennsylvania, if there was a blizzard you weren’t getting out of your house for at least a week because the land was forgotten by snow plows […]

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Johnny’s World: Am I A Square?

October 17, 2013 8:22 AM11 comments

A recent obsession of mine is a new television program on Showtime, called “Masters of Sex.” It chronicles the work of a doctor/scientist in the ’50s conducting a “smut”-ridden project to learn about human sexuality and its affects on the body. In addition to being a show filled with personal […]

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Johnny’s World: Orange Birkin

October 10, 2013 8:34 AM33 comments

A short history: The Hermes Birkin bag is iconic. Featured and heralded as the second coming of Jesus in fashion circles since its invention, the Birkin bag is the be-all, end-all of secret luxury. Waiting lists reach into the years, the cost is outrageous, and the exclusivity is unparalleled. This […]

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Johnny’s World: Make-Up

September 26, 2013 9:46 AM10 comments

There’s something about the first time you look at yourself in the mirror in the morning that is so revealing. It isn’t something you necessarily think of as you’re staring at the wombat/black-eyed ghost creature that peers droopy eyed back at you after one too many “snoozes” on your alarm […]

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Johnny’s World: Popular

September 19, 2013 8:29 AM2 comments

New York Fashion Week is an event quite unlike any other. First and foremost, you have hard-working, genius artists and designers all converging in the same city at the same time. Following the collections of these artists are the world’s press, major editors and shop buyers who all want a […]

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Johnny’s World: LGBT

September 12, 2013 9:25 AM13 comments

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender. LGBT covers a lot of what the world doesn’t quite understand. In recent times I’ve heard the possibility of adding a “Q” for queer, and an “A” for ally, but it’s always been quite peculiar to me how this grouping came about and how it’s very […]

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Johnny’s World: Baby

September 5, 2013 7:58 AM6 comments

I was always taught that the American dream was to be a member of the home ownership club, to have babies, and to vacation regularly. Owning a home, for a Birkin bag obsessed person like myself, may be something that comes a bit later than normal. I already have a […]

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Johnny’s World: Champion

August 29, 2013 8:47 AM2 comments

So that we might succeed in life, there are rules set for us and boundaries explained to us from the time we’re young by the people who have come before us. The advisement usually comes from successful people who have used their wit and determination to achieve greatness in their […]

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Johnny’s World: The Gaylimpics, Part 5

August 22, 2013 9:32 AM11 comments

This is my fifth week in a row covering this topic as there is constantly new information to cover and drop an opinion on concerning Russia, its anti-gay propaganda law, and the Olympics. This week I would like to talk about the most recent events in Russia, the World Track […]

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Johnny’s World: The Gaylympics, Part 4

August 15, 2013 8:38 AM12 comments

This is a topic that just won’t quit. In the last week we’ve heard from several high-ranking Russian officials that they either will or won’t uphold the ridiculous anti-gay propaganda law. We’ve heard suggestions from Western media and fans of the Olympics of actions as outrageous as banning the host […]

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