“Good evening Poppy, still alive I see,” says Ollie Klublershturf to his elderly grandfather, calmly taking his place at the dinner table in his sweater vest and glasses, every bit the classic child nerd. This cute short is directed by Skot Bright and written by Damon Lindelof (Lost). Ollie’s older brother Dade has brought home a new girlfriend for dinner to meet the parents, but Ollie quickly captures everyone’s attention with his boy ... Read More

How to Live Forever review

BY Laurie in General |

Have you ever worried about getting old? I’m pretty sure everyone over the age of 10 has, and director Mark Wexler certainly does. He thinks about it so much that he set out to find some answers about longevity, and his new documentary film, How To Live Forever is an interesting look at aging in our society. I asked my pal, Ari Seth Cohen who created the inspiring blog, Advanced Style to check out the movie with me. While some of Wexlers concerns about aging ... Read More
With Mother’s Day approaching this weekend, if you’re in need of a great gift idea look no further than the new book My Mom, The Style Icon for the style appreciative parent. Blogger Piper Weiss came upon a pleasant discovery when she dug through old family photos of her parents, finding that her mother was not only a babe, but a très chic one at that. For the past two years Weiss has been collecting photos of mothers from around the world and ... Read More

Gaga Almighty

BY Eileen Milman in Music Stuff |

   The Music Video for Lady Gaga's new single has leaked! Thank God for the internet. This song, is like some bizarre fan-fiction that Stefani Germanotta wrote while she was in her bible studies class at Catholic School. It's real weird.  In the video Gaga plays Mary Magdalene, one of Jesus's homegirls. Now, I have no religious upbringing (thank you, overeducated, liberal parents!) but I learned about this repentant prostitute in an Art History ... Read More
If you're a devotee of Depeche Mode, New Order, and The Cure, Wesley Eisold is your man. If you're not, well, he may still be your man. Cold Cave, Eisold's musical nom de plume, is quite a departure from his past endeavors. Having fronted hardcore and noise rock bands Give Up The Ghost and Some Girls, with Cold Cave Eisold dives head first into '80s electronic synth-pop. The opening track, "The Great Pan is Dead," is a high energy Franz Ferdinand-style assault ... Read More