Posts tagged "heart"

Dropkick Murphys Continue Long Tradition Of Musicians Telling Politicians To Stop Using Their Music

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

Robyn Pennacchia / January 27, 2015

35 Decisions You Should Make With Your Heart And Not Your Head

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 gaySo, no thanks. Dee…

Shopping Guide: Heart Light City

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.

Julie Gerstein / February 5, 2012

A Totally Awkward ’80s Ad For Coffee

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…

Julie Gerstein / February 3, 2012

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Heart To Philip Selway

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…

Simcha / August 31, 2010

Wear Your Heart On Your Finger

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…

Bianca Posterli / February 11, 2010

Have A Killer Valentine’s Day

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…

Susannah Breslin / February 5, 2009

Heart Rules On “American Idol Gives Back”

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2008

Love Vandal: Heart On A Tree

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

Catherine Strawn / March 25, 2008

Crave: Sharpies, A Simple Heart Ring, And A Poster With An Important Reminder

If you need a gift for the person who has everything, personalize a Sharpie. Dirty words aren’t permitted, but we know you’ll find a way around that restriction. []
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 create…

Catherine Strawn / January 25, 2008