Note to self:

BY Laurie in General

Never marry a politician. ... Read More

SXSW was a Hott Mess!

BY Laurie in Music

I got home last night after the craze-o fun of SXSW, and I was only there for two days, I dont know how these kids do it! Mommy's is tired. Anyway, there were alot of tatoos, tube socks, beer, bands, spandex and booze. Here is a brief recap of what I saw: Started at the Kemado showcase and watched Children and the Sword, then headed over to the Kill Rock stars showcase and caught Telepathy. Next door was the amazing Does it Offend You Yeah at Elmos, and caugt the ... Read More

I-Pad from Apple

BY Laurie in General

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Revolution Girl Style Now!

BY Laurie in Music

Today Girl's Rock, The Movie opens in theaters. The trailer made me tear up a bit, how cute are these kids? I'm definitely going to take my girls to see it this weekend. Below is the review that ran in the current issue of BUST. Girls Rock!Directed by Shane King and Arne Johnson(Girls Rock Productions)    Tearjerker and rockumentary are two genres that don’t generally go hand in hand. But you’ll need a hanky and your Joan Jett lighter ... Read More

Ferosha Coutura

BY Laurie in DIY

Forget the dems, my vote last night was for Project Runway winner CHRISTIAN SIRIANO. I love him! So glad he won. Fierce.  ... Read More
No matter who you end up voting for, you can't deny there is some serious hatred for Hillary out there, and it's scary. One of our writers sent this post in, and I agree with her. It also made me hungry for a sandwich. --------------------I'm stunned by the amount of offensively sexist anti-Hillary groups that exist on Facebook and their enormous memberships. Regardless of whether one supports her presidential campaign, shouldn't alarm bells go off when a ... Read More

Bjorking Out

BY Laurie in Music

Our favorite elfin wonder, Bjork was riling up the kids over in China, where she performed her song "Declare Independence" and then inserted the chant, "Tibet! Tibet!"In response to the offended fans, Bjorks says this:“The urge for declaring independence is just one of them but an important one we all feel at some times in our lives. This song was written more with the personal in mind but the fact that it has translated to its broadest ... Read More
I've read several stories on the Gulabi Gang, basically a bunch of pink sari wearing female vigilantes from one of the poorest areas in northern India, and here is another one that appears in this months Vice magazine. The story includes interviews with the gang members, like founder, Sampat Pal Devi, "First we go to the police and request that they do something. But since the administration is against the poor people of our country, we often end up taking ... Read More

Latest product craze

BY Laurie in General

We get alot of prods sent to us here at the office, but my latest obsession is this rad toning spray from Aguacate & co. I just have to squirt it on my face 5 times a day! Not exactly sure what it does for me, besides smelling delicious and fresh, but it seems to give me a little zing every time. Must be all the organic goodness in that bottle! Actually all their stuff is made from organic all natch ingredients, as well as being certified vegan. Good stuff. ... Read More

Calling all shutterbugs!

BY Laurie in General

Hey you photographer types! There is a new international photo festival in town and they are looking for entries. The New York Photo Festival will take place in Dumbo on May 14-18, and you will have a chance to have your work judged by some of the best eyeballs in the business. The Jury includes:Elisabeth Biondi (The New Yorker), Bill Hunt (Hasted Hunt Gallery), Jody Quon (New York magazine), Benjamin Trigano (M + B Gallery), and Charlie Melcher (Melcher Media) ... Read More