According to a new game on Facebook, America 2049, social networking can be socially conscious! The new game is centered on such topics as forced sex work and prostitution, racial profiling, segregation, abortion issues, LGBTQ injustice, marriage inequality, and general disillusion of government. Created by global human rights organization Breakthrough, the game proves that we can use social media to generate actual social change.    ... Read More
Model, Coco Rocha, a fan of tumblr and a blogger herself, recently came in contact with photographer, Jamie Beck, through Tumblr’s fashion director, Richard Tong. As a part of Tumblr’s fashion week collaborations, Coco and Jamie came together to create these gorgeous cinemagraphs, or as Coco describes them, “Beautiful images that are more than a photo, but not quite a video.” Wearing Oscar de la Renta and set in Coco's apartment the ... Read More
OK, seriously, what is happening? The nineties are back; at first I had my doubts about this becoming no bigger than some fair-weather trend. But, as of lately it appears that 2011 is the new 1997.  Several artist that were huge back in ye olde 97’ are releasing new albums that are surprisingly, killing it. One of which is, Da Brat. She is back with vengeance (braided hair aside) and collaborating with another 90’s mega-producer/rapper Jermaine ... Read More
Sometimes I really hate feeling so much. As a recently divorced lady, I don't want to feel a goddamn thing right now. No, thanks. I'd rather work. That's it. So when I took my seat at Radio City Music Hall to see Explosions in the Sky on April 6, I had no idea that for the next hour and 15 minutes the past several years with my ex-huz would flash in my mind like a dusty old film projector spinning reels of the good, the bad, the end. Yes, Explosions' ... Read More
Using methods of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lisa Fortin of the Brooklyn-based Placenta Healing Arts provides new mothers in the NYC area with placenta encapsulation, tincture, and art print services. After the birth of her second child, Lisa Fortin decided to seek out placenta encapsulation services, but instead taught herself how to do.   As an alternative to the ancient ritual, Fortin provides a less threatening technique by processing the placenta ... Read More