Why so glum? Is your uptight landlord cracking the whip with his no-pets policy? Are you teetering on the fine line between childhood and adulthood? Do you just want somebody to hug? Fluffy Goodness has an answer to all these problems: adopt! No, I’m not suggesting you go the Brangelina route and actually scoop up a little one to fill the void loneliness has left you. Instead Etsy shop owner and BUST  Magazine Craftacular vendor Adam Levine will stitch ... Read More
This past weekend I watched Hoarders for the first time. It was uncomfortable, disturbing, painful at times, watching these people lose their lives in, often, to their stuff. Their junk. Whether you call it collections or memorabilia or memories or garbage, it's stuff. Out-of-control stuff. I had a moment or two of satisfaction knowing I'm the opposite. I love to purge. There are constantly give away bags in my bedroom, full of clothes to drop off at Housing ... Read More
While listening to Melissa Czarnik's Raspberry Jesus, her second album on Milwaukee based label Hyperdrive Motivator Productions, I found myself repeatedly picking up the CD cover and looking at her picture in amazement. Perhaps this is a controversial statement, but I needed to remind myself that the soulful hip-hop jams I was hearing were indeed coming from this little fresh faced hipster looking girl. Czarnik is a native of Milwaukee and her first album ... Read More
Lady Gaga has something to say about the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy and she wants all of America to hear it. Not only has she been tweeting her opinions and pleas, she has made a video that is over 7 minutes long and directly addresses the U.S. Senate.  Responses have varied. Some question the pop-queen's credibility in issuing a public statement expressing her personal stance on the controversial DADT policy, while others applaud her for taking ... Read More
Recently I received a press release from a publicist asking me to share the following clip from a movie called "ITW Pathway." The film boasts a ridiculously amazing cast — including  Terrence Howard, Temple Grandin, Rufus Wainwright,  Famke Janssen, Will Shortz,  Moby, Kent Cullers, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Jorgen Leth,  Dave Matthews, Alan Cumming, Rosie Perez, Aimee Mullins, Bob Mankoff and Will Oldham — and the ... Read More