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Amish Romance Novels?

BY Web Intern in General |

Everyone knows the typical formula of a harlequin romance novel-man and woman meet, they are met with an obstacle they must overcome, a solution is found, they finally do the deed and live happily together for the rest of their lives. What happens when you throw the Amish community in the mix? Apparently a whole lot of swooning... Imagine pastoral settings, the simplicity of the Amish community and a forbidden love between a member and an outsider. Now, throw ... Read More

Rockabilly Goddess

BY intern Amber in General |

Get ready to grease your hair with pomade and strap on your suede shoes; Imelda May is bringing rockabilly blues back to the airwaves. A stripped down blend of heavy bass and guitar riffs 'Love Tattoo', her debut album, will satisfy any retro-palate. I dare you not to tap your feet and shake like Ann-Margret when you hear the opening track 'Johnny Got a Boom Boom' or twist your hips to the vibrant rhythms of 'Smokers Song'. You can probably skip slow and steady ... Read More

It's Claw Money Time!

BY Web Intern in General |

I can't say I'm a Mountain Dew drinker, but if you are, or just love artsy packaging (that's me!), you're in for a little surprise. The Dew just announced the forthcoming release of Green Label Art, Volume III, which is a series of aluminum bottles featuring custom designs from six amazing artists. The diverse set of artists include Pushead, Nathan Cabrera, Jeff McMillan, Stephan Bliss, UPSO, and Claw Money, who happens to be the first female artist to ... Read More

fashion week block party

BY Laurie in General |

It's fashion week in NY, and that means tons of parties and shows. Did your Marc Jacobs invitation get lost in the mail? Yeah, mine too, but never fret, there are plenty of fun things to do and see, even if you are not attending any shows. One such event is a Block Party hosted by the stores on Centre Market Place, (that weird little street just west of Little Italy- googs it). Built by Wendy , No. 6  (amazing vintage!) Pipino Salon, and others are throwing ... Read More

Hail Mary!

BY Web Intern in General |

Mary Wollstonecraft, it looks like you'll be getting your own stamp, you lucky lady! The Royal Mail of the UK is releasing a set of stamps called Eminent Britons, which will be released October 8th. To refresh your memory, Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was a pioneering feminist in many respects--she helped her sister Eliza escape an abusive marriage by keeping her hidden until a legal separation was arranged, established a school at Newington Green, asserted that ... Read More