There are plenty of opinions out there about trends that are played out. People are sick of small plates. Down with communal tables. Recently, there was even an internet screed against bar food (what's up with that?). All of this is basically a backlash against trends in dining in general -- a way f ... More >>
7-Eleven is introducing a new low-calorie, sugar-free Slurpee at its stores nationwide this week. The offering targets women in their 20s who have bought into the whole "skinny girl" hoopla.
Right off the bat, we see a couple of problems with this move. One, we weren't aware that anyone over the ag ... More >>
We at West Coast Sound love little more than good tunes and good booze. So, when Drinkify dropped earlier this month -- an Internet app that suggests cocktails to sip while listening to your artist of choice -- we were intrigued. So much so that we bought a whole shopping bag of elixirs and got to d ... More >>
Flickr/MGSheltonhigh school classroom
In our spare time, we teach -- nothing too crazy, just six periods a day, most days a week. Our students -- 9th graders -- are caught in that weird, fuzzy maelstrom of very early adulthood, a liminal period to be sure. They are full of bravado. They re ... More >>
Some of the art currently on display at Corey Helford looks so good, you might be tempted to peel it off the wall and eat it. Maniacal Jell-O molds tromping through the blood of their deceased compatriots. A flirty cowgirl with a glistening Jolly Rancher for a head. A translucent puppy digesting a ... More >>
BuzzFeed via YouTubeYou're gonna need the strong stuff, BudWhat's the fun of getting Loked, really, without the thrill of clutching that gorgeous ghetto can -- wrap-around camouflage backdrop, diarrhea font combo smeared down the side -- and the satisfying crack of aluminum tab?
But if you'r ... More >>
In honor of rapper T.I.'s arrest last night, which may be sizzurp-related, we've assembled a selection of videos by artists celebrating the illegal purple drank (a combination of soda, codeine-rich cough syrup and, occasionally, Jolly Ranchers).
There's so much lean-inspired music out there that w ... More >>