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I was not aware that the popular St. Patrick’s Day slogan  “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” has an unspoken footnote: "only if you're the opposite gender." Well, that was the message from the organizers of the St. Patrick’s Day parades in Boston and New York City. Both have controversially maintained the ban against marchers carrying posters identifying or celebrating queer sexual orientations.In response, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ... Read More
If you’ve been having a bad morning, fret not my friend. Your complaints of not enough sleep and too many tasks have been heard, and the gods of the internet have provided a solution: zen mood music fueled by Wikipedia contributors in an amazing live graphic that reminds us that we are all connected (by the internet).    "Listen to the sound of Wikipedia's recent changes feed. Bells indicate additions and string plucks indicate subtractions. ... Read More
I can’t even go into detail about how much I hate Terry Richardson. If you have somehow missed the seemingly endless list of allegations of sexual assault, you must live under a rock of denial. This guy is a grade-A creep and gives such a bad name to fashion photography, it taints the whole industry in my opinion. His photos also exhibit little to no technical skill or actual taste. Models Rie Rasmussen, Jamie Peck, Jenna Sauers and Charlotte Waters have all ... Read More
Last night when I saw a tiny girl in a miniskirt and heels, slumped over in the arms of a guy, I had to stop and at least ask what was going on. At first, the guy had a startled look in his eyes, and was definitely sweating--maybe from the strain of carrying her, or because he was so damn suspicious. His first response to me was that her friends told him to take her home from an event, but I knoooow that gals travel in packs, especially when going o-u-t for real, ... Read More
Given the high likelihood that you are nursing a wicked hangover (or maybe still drunk?) this Monday morning, here is a dose of zen cats, to remind you to desire for nothing, and that this too, shall pass away.  Maybe they're just napping - but we like to think they are emptying their minds of all thoughts and attachments to their kitty ... Read More
If you are in the Austin area, please donate blood to aid the victims of the publicized crash which occurred Wednesday at SXSW.  Blood products are in dire need of replenishment after a drunk driver intentionally drove through a barricade, severely injuring several people and killing two. The deceased have been identified as 27-year-old Jamie Ranae West from Austin and 35-year-old Steven Craemehr from the Netherlands. The suspect is Rashad Owens, charged with ... Read More
Thanks to her starring role in the girl-powered sci-fi epic Divergent, actress Shailene Woodley is quickly becoming Hollywood’s next “it” girl. Here, she opens up about sisterhood, sound bites, and staying hippie-dippie.Dress: Meskita; Slip: Johnny Was; Bracelets: Dream Collective; Ring and Necklace: Gabriela ArtigasThe first thing I notice about Shailene (pronounced “Shay-LEEN”) Woodley is her feet—they’re bare. She’s just arrived at ... Read More
Pee-Wee Herman enthusiasts found something new to covet today thanks to an enterprising eBay seller. For the low low price of $25,600, you can ride in style just like the comedian himself — though you'll have to piece the bicycle together before you can get your hands on it. “It's in pieces now, but everything is there,” promises the seller.    Regardless of Pee-Wee's adamant refusal to sell the Beach Cruiser for any price back in ... Read More
It’s only natural that nonconformist and writer Lena Dunham is on to the next one-- comic book style! After reaching further acclaim at this year's Golden Globes, and successfully dishing out another season of Girls on HBO, Archie Comics approached Dunham with an offer to pen four issues of unconventional Archie stories after she, “publicly expressed her affection for Archie Comics last November during a Q&A event with J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst in ... Read More
UK artist Joseph Begley has taken on a comedic and artistic venture: to interactively illuminate a room…and fulfill our innate need to touch butts. This ass-sential light fixture works simply enough, using materials such as silicone and pressure sensors to brighten your libido and the room every time you touch a butt-shaped sculpture.The functionality of this lamp is accentuated by the array of gestures that will stimulate the light. This fixture will only ... Read More