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Hipster Grifter, Busted

BY Laurie in General

So apparently the Hipster Grifter aka Kari Ferrell turned herself in to the cops in Philly on Sunday night. I know a lot of people are fascinated with this girl, but really, what is the big deal? She's a cute Asian girl that happens to also be a really good liar. I do like that freewiliamsburg.com made a foldable doll, and promises to make a 'new Williamsburg foldable celebrity' each month. Who will be next? via gawker ... Read More
Shu Okada has lived in Tokyo, studied at Central St. Martins in London and is now living it up as a Brooklyn artist. Her illustrations have an eerie sophistication beneath a childlike mask. She uses a unique white-line style which creates strange, fragmented tension and adds to the mystery of her work. In addition to being an illustrator, Shu is also a photographer. Her photographs and watercolors both portray the contained, luminous energy captured in still ... Read More
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It's Buy Indie Day!

BY Web Intern in General

It's like May Day, but with more books and fewer poles. Probably less dancing, too. OK, so, nothing like May Day. May 1 has been declared Buy Indie Day by IndieBound.com. Go to your nearest independent bookstore and buy at least one book! The day is supposed to be for books, but why stop there? Go out and support your favorite indie artists, clothing designers, jewelry shops, record stores and whatever else you want, too. -Liza (Photo via ... Read More
Michelle L'amour and the Chicago Starlets will take the stage at the Music Box Theater in Chicago tomorrow night. It's their annual benefit for the Burlesque Hall of Fame. It's a special edition show of ''Belles and Whistles'' that will feature Nadine Dubois, Ophelia Flame, Tatah Dujour and Fannie Spankings. They will also be raffling off items worth over $3000. ... Read More