Sorry, but if you need to find me next Valentine’s Day — I’ll be on the Boyz II Men Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas. That’s right: Motown-Philly singers Boyz II Men are hosting a frickin’ LOVE cruise Valentine’s Day 2011, featuring a live performance, formal prom night and Boyz II Men singles mixer. And the opportunity to renew your wedding vows onboard with Boyz II Men. Because true love often comes accompanied by a cheesesteak and in matching sweater vests!
The first hundred passengers to sign up get $50 off. I’m so there. [Carnival] Keep reading »
AIDS activists have filed a workplace safety complaint against Hustler honcho Larry Flynt over the amount of condom-less sex in all of his skin flicks. On Thursday, activists descended upon Los Angeles’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health office with 100 DVDs to show that only one scene in one porno showed a performer using a condom. Condoms, of course, help protect against the spread of HIV. Keep reading »
Think drug trafficking is reprehensible? Get a load out of tiger trafficking. When a 31-year-old Thai woman arose suspicion at the Bangkok, Thailand, international airport recently, authorities ran her luggage through the X-ray scan to take a look. Turns out, she was smuggling a tiger cub inside a suitcase of stuffed animals. The poor little guy was doped up on more drugs than a Deadhead. Keep reading »
This clip from a 1922 Kodak color film test is one of the earlier color films in existence. Watching it, I can’t help wondering about the actresses shown. What were their lives like on the heels of women’s suffrage and the cusp of the flipper era? Were they married? Did they go on to have families? Did they leave this world with dreams fulfilled? One thing I know: They looked lovely in 1922. [via Kottke.org
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