Archive for May, 2011

The Bizzaro TV That Made Me

(May 31, 2011) Twin Peaks: iconic, artful television. I don’t know how or why I came to love Northern Exposure in sixth grade, but I did....

Blue is the new black, following black actually being the new black

(May 31, 2011) In New York this Spring I have noticed that everyone is wearing shades of blue, either monochrome outfits or just bold blue accen...

What Will Become Of Ace Restaurant?

(May 30, 2011) I walked by this place on Roncesvalles Ave about a week ago and my jaw dropped. I started snapping photos through the window of ...

Mondrian’s Mod Impact on 60’s fashion!

(May 30, 2011) Truly a case of life imitating art, this 60’s mod shift dress by Yves Saint Laurent is a direct representation of a Piet Mon...

Pusha T still pushing rap forward

(May 27, 2011) I have been writing about internet stars like Lil B, and producers like Clams Casino quite a bit over the last year, and it woul...

Glove Me Tender!!

(May 27, 2011) Want a fun way to add a little color or kick to your wardrobe? Introduce some fabulous vintage gloves! This super-mod 60’s p...

For the Grown Up Sassy Reader

(May 26, 2011) As a young tweeny-bopper I waited on pins and needles for each month’s Sassy magazine to arrive in the mail.  It brought t...

San Francisco comes to Los Angeles

(May 26, 2011) Maybe I don’t need to go to San Francisco … ever again. The best coffee roasters from the Bay Area all have found the...

Phoenix makes finding new music satisfying!

(May 25, 2011) Certainly everyone seems to find new music, fall in love with it, over-play it, and then divorce it for a time. I have been carefu...

Pint-Sized Pleasures: MIDI on the Go

(May 25, 2011) Some people say that every year technology accelerates at such a rate as to enable humanity to produce machines that are twice as ...

Ralph Zavadil: The Original Jackass

(May 24, 2011) The Hot Docs film festival has come to a close, leaving documentary lovers full up on some of the best films that the genre has t...

Summer Hoops

(May 24, 2011) photo from Refinery29 I just bought myself an open cable sweater kind of like the ones above, but long sleeve. It’s perfect ...

Travel on a Shoestring

(May 23, 2011) Yonaguni-Jima - Okinawa, Japan Who says you need triple digits in your bank account to go on a vacation?  Thanks to VISA and th...

An Indie Cowboy Rides Again

(May 23, 2011) He rides again, that honey-voiced veteran indie crooner, Bill Callahan. And he sounds better than ever.  Bill Callahan has had ...

Festival Season: Yawn.

(May 20, 2011) Nowhere is the idea that 21st century youth is a borderless celebration of cultures and diversity exposed as a myth more than at ...