Archive for February, 2010

chatroullette is a totally creepy and momentarily fascinating development in communication.

(Feb 28, 2010) The internet was created for military communication (see arpanet) by acid taking harvard and MIT grads who were as much cyberneti...

iPad brings hope

(Feb 28, 2010) It wouldn’t be too disengenuous to say that the iPad presentation has been widely discussed among local media circles as i...

Uniqlo arrives, finally

(Feb 28, 2010) There is only one word you might coin when it comes to mass fashion in Moscow and the word is ‘slow’. Brands come an...

Florence and her Brit

(Feb 27, 2010) Congratulations to Florence Welch and her manager Mairead Nash for winning the Best Album thing at the Brit Awards.  They are a g...

New music from Jenny Wilson Rules!

(Feb 27, 2010) Here’s a pic of the awesome, catchy and talented Jenny Wilson…she rocks! With a voice like a cross between Luz Elena ...

Local Bars not Megadisco clubadromes

(Feb 27, 2010) The poster above says it better than I can. Clubs are a waste of life. Drinks are expensive, they’re full of kids who sho...

Dungarees are a cute look!

(Feb 27, 2010) I was at 2 parties in Brooklyn recently: first was populated with the 30 something house crowd at Market Hotel to see the amazin...

Swansea

(Feb 26, 2010) The most recent film in VBS.tv’s Rule Britannia series, made by Vice magazine editor Andy Capper (and London Scout) and direct...

Peter Gabriel Returns, Is Amazing

(Feb 26, 2010) Peter Gabriel‘s been pre-streaming a few tracks off Scratch My Back, his new cover album. So far, my favorite track’...

Brunch + Brunch = Brunch

(Feb 26, 2010) Hoof Cafe Torontonians seem to love brunch and the number of brunch-centric places continues to grow and grow around town. In th...

The Booty Hunt

(Feb 26, 2010) American Apparel is officially out of control. It started with 70s porn kitsch in their store, models in increasingly compromisin...

Dive Gourmet: Mission Street Food

(Feb 26, 2010) Chevre tostada w/ blistered shishito peppers, and pickled cherry tomatoes ($6.) Broccoli rabe w/ garlic confit, maitake, macadami...

Feminine, fancy hats and headbands

(Feb 26, 2010) I am happy to see hats, headbands, fancy and lacy bobby pins, and twenties-inspired headbands are in the mix again. As someone wh...

Indie music steals show at the ‘Big Game’

(Feb 26, 2010) Last month I wrote about mainstream artists scoring points with the indie crowd. This month the roles are flipped, and back to a ...

Leave it in the Playground(mag.net)

(Feb 26, 2010) I’m not a fan of music websites (pitchfork bores me) but playgroundmag.net is a madrid based, spanish language page that ha...