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  A few years back we wrote about how in 1974 Carol Buckley, then 20 years old, adopted Tarra, an elephant who quickly became her best friend. For 29 years, the duo worked as circus performers until Buckley’s realization that both she and her elephant were unhappy. She dreamt of a place where her elephant and others could live in peace without any prospects of commercial exploitation. In 1995 that dream became a reality. Fast forward to 2010.  The Tennessee sanctuary is world-renowned, home to previously captive and mistreated elephants and has over 85,000 donors. It is also the U.S. Read More
Anyone in the Brooklyn area lookin' to get a halloween tat on the cheap???  I mean, why not?  If you are, Lucky Wolf Tattoo in Bushwick is the place to go.  Starting at noon on Saturday, October 30th, Lucky Wolf will be doing $31 halloween tattoos.  I'm pretty sure that means you will pressured to choose from a set of monster-inspired flash images....but again, why not???  Just thought I'd give you guys the heads up! Lucky Wolf Tattoo 102 Moore St. Brooklyn, NY 11206 photo credits: http://www.needlesandsins. Read More
Make all your Lisa Frank fantasies come true with this Robot Unicorn Attack game from Adult Swim. It combines all your favorite freaky geekdom into one bright and mythical experience filled with rainbows, fairies, fierce galloping iron robot unicorns, and majestic flying sequences. You are the unicorn running and jumping from grass cliff to grass cliff, shooting through the air and collecting little rainbow pixies along the way, but beware for that big silver star. You don't want to collect that. Read More
Check out this fantastic clip of Amy Sedaris being as funny and charming as ever on Letterman last week. She talks about her new book "Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People" (out November 2nd), and even gives us a little taste of the kinds of crafty crafts we're in for. Lettermen is clearly in love with her, and she's in love with imaginary people, ghosts, and upper decks. Enjoy! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video   Photo source: www.agentlover. Read More
Through the entirety of this last twoish months I have been in my own world. Everyone is. It's what we do, as humans, as Americans. I have returned home post-internship, unemployed, driver's license-less, lacking health insurance, living with my boyfriend's family because I have nowhere else to go...pitying myself. It's true. I had completely forgotten, in light of all my bullshit, that there were 33 men trapped miles and miles below a desert in another continent, another hemisphere. Read More