Archive for June, 2010

But Does It Float: A Less Precious Booooooom.com

(Jun 30, 2010) I like Booooooom, but I’m occasionally frustrated by the predictability of the site’s curation, which tends to focus o...

Gimme Eccentricity: An Ode to Jean-Pierre Jeunet

(Jun 30, 2010) I’m going to see Jean-Pierre Jeunet‘s most recent movie, Micmacs, this week. According to SF Chronicle reviewer Mick ...

Jean Jacket Renaissance

(Jun 30, 2010) About six years ago everyone and their mom was sporting jean jackets, so much so that the general consensus for the rest of us w...

Places of Interest I’ll Probably Never Visit

(Jun 29, 2010) Since I’m visiting New Jersey right now, my thoughts inevitably turn to Weird New Jersey, that wonderful little journal of th...

Livestock: Not Just For Farmers Anymore

(Jun 29, 2010) There will always be something or someone out there trying to pimp hard to the sneaker freak in you. You know it’s there in...

Vietnam – A Case for the Retro/Modern Style

(Jun 29, 2010) Lukas Huynh Age: 26 Nationality: Chinese Vietnamese Occupation: Sales and Marketing Executive Retro is a style that evokes a prev...

Classic Films to Beat the Heat

(Jun 28, 2010) There’s nothing better than sitting in a dark, old movie theater on a brutally hot evening. It’s just so…decade...

It’s All in the Bag

(Jun 28, 2010) Fine, it’s a little funny to talk about knits in summer, but I’m convinced that my Salt Water Sandals need a blended ...

Watching Party Down will make you laugh a lot

(Jun 28, 2010) This catering team is not exactly the type anyone would really want in charge of a professional event.  They touch the food, hav...

G20 Summit Grinds Toronto to a Halt

(Jun 28, 2010) Toronto is beginning to feel like it’s under martial law as hundreds of police officers file into the city, helicopters fl...

Moved by a Mammoth

(Jun 25, 2010) This movie is beautiful. Starring Michelle Williams as a dedicated wife, mother and surgeon, and Gael García Bernal as a busines...

Highlander Fashion

(Jun 25, 2010) Meet Olga Szynkarczuk - she’s a young Polish designer thats rediscovered traditional Polish highlander shoes called “...

Revenge of the Lazy Ass

(Jun 25, 2010) Thanks to the Internet, you can do just about anything without ever having to move your ass.  You can order groceries from Antid...

Revisiting the Arcade Fire has left me blissful.

(Jun 24, 2010) Yeah, so I know the Arcade Fire’s album Funeral came out a while ago, but it’s taken me a while to get into it. Everyo...

If I Can’t Be In South Africa, We’ll Make Do With This

(Jun 24, 2010) Every four years, June slows down, time stops and the world puts aside its differences to spend the majority of the month in fro...