This series of prescription necklaces suggests a few things: 1) somebody really knows their pharmaceuticals, and 2) somebody is not afraid to show off that knowledge. Only in Los Angeles.
At Mom 2.0, I asked Heather Armstrong if she saw the kind of multimedia expansion she’s currently doing with HGTV as being the future of blogging. Her response was to say that she felt that her move to HGTV was an “expansion of the platform,” and she did not elaborate beyond that on whether she […]
I feel like there’s must be an interesting story behind this cigarette butt necklace, like something that would merit an NC-17 rating, and feature a cameo walk-on by Slash from Guns ‘n’ Roses.
Here’s the thing: we are all creating characters, all of the time, whether we intend to do so or not. Swallowing the idea that the character of a blogger is a cultural construction is difficult — if not distasteful — for many readers. This was apparent last weekend, when Heather Armstrong (of Dooce) told the […]
Not sure about putting your cat in a plane? How about a tank, then?
Because cats need lots of toys, and what’s cuter than putting a cat in a plane?
Earlier this week, I wrote about The Mayflower Model for monetizing blogs through careful, highly specialized product placement. In the discussion that ensued, it became clear that, not only are people impressed and intrigued by this model for monetizing blogs, there is also a lot of confusion about how to go about trying to do […]
Furthering that design trend where you take something that is annoying, ugly, or banal in its regular (plastic) form, the Seletti Glass Water bottle attempts to elevate the basic water bottle into something that you’d like to show off. Doesn’t seem like it would be terribly convenient to take to the gym, though.
This morning I had to warn the preschool teacher about Mini’s swearing problem. This was a preemptive strike. I had hoped that the time that Mini repeated what I said in a moment of frustration had been just a one time thing, just a kind of slip-up. But as time has passed, it’s become clear […]
These Pick UR Pine Toothpick Holders are rather clever, if you ask me.