This weekend, the Dropkick Murphys (whom, full disclosure, I once ate late night tacos with at a Mighty Taco in Buffalo, NY) continued a long and storied tradition of musicians pulling the rug out from underneath a politician attempting to use their songs for campaign purposes.
On Saturday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker used… More »
You’ve probably heard the term “follow your heart” way too many times, especially in reference to your love life, especially during Valentine’s Day season. By now you’re probably like, Thanks, but following my heart led me to dump my really, really (too) nice boyfriend for the guy who turned out to be gay. So, no thanks. Deep… More »
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and whether you’ve got a boo or not, it’s clear you’re about to be inundated with tons of hearts and flowers. So why not beat the holiday at its own game and don a heart-covered sweater or bangle? V-Day, you’re about to get served. … More »
Coffee! It’s the completely safe stimulant of choice of marathon runners, football players … and the band Heart. This totally bizarre ’80s commercial from the National Coffee Association tries to convince us that rockers were mainlining coffee, not cocaine, before shows. As if! “Because coffee gives you the serenity to dream it, and the vitality… More »
It’s T-T-T-Tuesday! And if you like chicks who rock, then you’re going to be super psyched because the badass sisters of Heart have finally released new jamz. It’s quite possibly the best album name ever too: Red Velvet Car. That’s a whole lot I want! Also, Jenny Lewis and her boyfriend, Johnny Rice, make beautiful… More »
Instead of waiting around, hoping for the perfect present from your significant other or flowers from that mysterious secret admirer, celebrate yourself. Here’s not one, but three ways to show yourself some appreciation on Valentine’s Day. Cynthia Rowley created a trio of rings in silver, vermeil, and copper in a simple heart design, which provide… More »
I’m already a fan of the strange creature art made by LA-based artist Liz McGrath — and I love this weirdly special, customized Valentine’s Day gift that she’s selling in her online store. If you want to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day in a totally unique way, McGrath’s four-inch, mini-butcher knife with your… More »
Last night was American Idol’s “Idol Gives Back” show, in which a ton of celebs show up to encourage viewers to donate money to Idol’s charity, which distributes the funds to various amazing organizations around the U.S. and in Africa. Seriously, some of the footage shot in Africa and in some of the… More »
Spray painting a heart onto a tree is kinder than carving one into it.
Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at firstname.lastname@example.org. … More »
If you need a gift for the person who has everything, personalize a Sharpie. Dirty words arenâ€™t permitted, but we know you’ll find a way around that restriction. [MySharpie.com]
You can barely tell that this ring has a heart hidden on it–perfect for a secret lover. [DesignBoom]
Getting involved with a roommate usually creates… More »