Today is John Lennon's birthday (Oct 9, 1940). To celebrate, Lukas Wilson, his dad Willie, and Lukas' band, Promise of the Real, perform Lennon's 1981 track, "Watching the Wheels," from Double Fantasy.
I didn't watch a Monroe movie until I was well into my 20s. I figured that she wouldn't be able to match the feverish devotion that her name and visage conjured. Then I saw Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. In a second, I understood the hype. Lorelei Lee instantly became one of my favorite cinematic characters of all… READ THE REST
My wrestling obsession developed later than most, as I didn't fall in love with the WWE until my early teens. Before that point, I only knew about wrestlers from their cultural omnipresence. If a wrestler didn't transcend the squared circle and elevate themselves into the cultural zeitgeist, I didn't know about them. So, when I… READ THE REST
Mark Dery, author of the gorgeously written, highly recommended biography of Edward Gorey, Born to be Posthumous, posted a wonderful little tribute on social media to the late writer, artist, and designer: Happy Birthday, Edward Gorey, born this day in 1925. "The true artist is a man who believes absolutely in himself, because he is… READ THE REST
Going on vacation is supposed to help you take a break from your real life and relax. But if you've ever spent hours hunched over your laptop looking for flight deals, it probably didn't take long to reconsider. From confusing ticket prices to pages and pages of options, booking your next trip will make you want to take a… READ THE REST
Is your living space a little boring? Trust us — you're not alone. It can be frustrating to come home after a long day of work to a home that, well, lacks pizazz. Perhaps your style is a bit out of touch, or maybe you don't have all the money in the world to spend on… READ THE REST
Here's something every smoker knows: While the quality of the product you're enjoying is crucial, the item you're smoking out of also plays a vital role in the enjoyment factor. For many smokers, that means it's necessary to find the perfect tool. That's where the Twisty Glass Slim comes in. This tobacco smoking gadget isn't just sleek… READ THE REST