Archive for December, 2010

The Yes Men Save the World!

(Dec 31, 2010) The Yes Men: Freedom Fighting Comedy Terrorists They have been called Comedy Terrorists and Freedom Fighters.  Their mission is s...

Putting on the Ritz

(Dec 31, 2010) Sparkly party dress from J. Crew As for New Years Eve, I haven’t committed to a party. I have, however, started to dream up ...

Dude Naw – The Awkwardness of Autocorrect

(Dec 31, 2010) I’ve had a few embarrassing texting mishaps but none quite as amazing as the ones found on Damn You Autocorrect. Reading t...

Black Swan: the Soundtrack

(Dec 30, 2010) Easily one of the most harrowing and psychologically tense movies I’ve ever seen, I immediately left Black Swan feeling lik...

Buck Rogers Led Me to the 25th Century

(Dec 30, 2010) Buck Rogers. A show my boyfriend watched as a boy, and was nostalgic over, so I sat through two seasons (at least 80% of the epis...

Le Comptoir: Ultra Modern Wine Bar

(Dec 30, 2010) They very well may have stolen their name and basic identity from a rather famous restaurant of the same name: Le Comptoir du Rel...

Christmas film but maybe not for the whole family

(Dec 29, 2010) It’s time for a new film to add to my guilty Christmas film viewing of Elf, Bad Santa and Trading Places. But this time it&...

A Holiday Season Without Shopping on Foot

(Dec 29, 2010) I bought boots like these on Zappo's after ordering four pairs and returning three, guilt-free; image via Zappos.com While som...

More Useful Apps, But More Distractions

(Dec 29, 2010) Cyclists have always embraced technology even when they are reconnecting with nature. We wear Lycra jerseys and shorts to wick aw...

Classic Screen Type

(Dec 28, 2010) via The New York Times The New York Times, in the past few years, has put together some awesome features. Their One in Eight Milli...

Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

(Dec 28, 2010) Photo via BLKOUT Photos I’m Julian (pseudonym Caesar Schultz), the newest member of the Scout Network Blog. Just wanted to ...

Tashi Wada on Record

(Dec 28, 2010) I’ve heard several performances of Tashi Wada’s work before, and it is always beautiful. The forms he works with are always...

Human Centipede II: The Full Sequence

(Dec 27, 2010) Theatrical release poster from the first Human Centipede... If you have the same reaction I did seeing the title of this entry, ...

Jean Jacket Come Back

(Dec 27, 2010) via Refinery29 I’ve been spotting a bunch of  jean shirts under heavier outerwear lately. I’ve also seen jean jacket...

Trash: Coming Through the Airwaves

(Dec 27, 2010) Sometimes you get wrapped up in a television show even though you find it totally idiotic. Later, when you re-encounter it, you t...