If you've got a design nerd in your life, you probably know that Pantone, the self-proclaimed “world-renowned authority on color,” announces a "color of the year" annually. Essentially, the company predicts what color will be dominating home-goods, design, and cosmetic stores the following year. And “Tangerine Tango”, a dramatic red-orange, will apparently be THE color of 2012--you should expect to see it on everything from throw pillows to ... Read More
“Shit Girls Say,” a short comedy vid by Kyle Humphrey & Graydon Sheppard, is a little ridiculous, mildly insulting, completely hilarious, and terrifyingly accurate. The montage of--you guessed it--"shit girls say," includes things we *may* or may not have uttered within the last month ("What's wrong with my computer?" and "Twinsies!" come to mind). Cringe if you want, but how many times have you wondered aloud if you unplugged the hair straightener ... Read More
If you love animals, greeting cards, and all things cute, you’re in luck! Enormouschampion will be at the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2011, with its line of  adorable assorted greetings, notecards, and various objects. Here's a sneak peak of what this shop has on offer. Illustrated Notecards: They just might make you get back into snail-mail. ($5)Holiday cards:The Kingdom Animalia
: These incredible wooden Animal Silhouettes ... Read More
Christmas is only weeks away, and most of us are in the throes of gift-hunting and buying. But if you haven't yet found the perfect present, this guide can help you find *just* the right thing for your mom, sister, boss, or girlfriend. Ranging from spendy to the cost of a cup of cocoa, these options will help you cross all the ladies in your life off your list.  COSMETICS: Some of the best gifts are what I like to call "handy candy"; useful, cheap, but ... 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