I know how it is--every year, December flies by, and the calendar creeps closer and closer to Dec. 25th. Your palms sweat, and you get nauseated with anxiety, wondering “WHAT am I going to get for Molly for Christmas”? Don’t freak, because I’m here to help. This year, instead of the pony you would normally buy me, please head directly to the Curator website, and purchase these Burt and Dolly portrait t-shirts. The toughest part of owning ... Read More
The federal government has until tomorrow, December 7th, to decide whether it'll allow the sales of Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive directly on store shelves. Teva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the pill, petitioned the FDA to make it available on store shelves alongside condoms and other contraceptives. While technically Plan B is already an over-the-counter product for women 17 and older, it's still sold only at pharmacies and health clinics. ... Read More
BETTY, the alt-rock legends from NYC (whose tunes have appeared on Weeds, Ugly Betty, and The L Word), will be performing on their home turf over the holidays. They'll have shows on Tuesday, December 20th at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette St.) at 7 and 9:30 pm. The later set will even feature a Very Special Guest: Gloria Steinem! If you can’t make on the 20th, you don't have to weep into your eggnog--you can still have a BETTY New Year's Eve. The band will ... Read More
Kyrgyzstan is a small landlocked country bordering China where traditions run deep. Vice News presents one of this country’s oldest and most disturbing traditions in "Bride Kidnapping In Kyrgyzstan." Thomas Morton introduces this ancient custom, which has had a resurgence since the fall of Communism. Although the practice is technically illegal, almost half the rural marriages in Kyrgyzstan are a result of bride kidnapping. For their film, Vice traveled to ... Read More
At my place it's important to play Christmas music at all times to remind me to get in that holiday spirit! This year, The Raveonettes have dropped a dreamy Xmas ditty--appropriately titled "The Christmas Song"--to sum up everyone's mood about the "most wonderful time of the year." All I need now is a warm blanket and some hot chocolate... You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More