Vespertilium Clothespegs

Posted on October 31, 2007 Under Design

I know we've been remiss when it comes to Halloween this year (despite Josh pinging me a link to a $500 Chewbacca costume, prefaced by the letters "OMG" yesterday), but these verspertilium clothespegs are way too badass to not point…

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Talk Shop Fridays: October 26th and Counting

Posted on October 26, 2007 Under Life

In general, I am not into Rachel Ray. I like Giada because she's pretty to look at, Emeril because he's feisty, and Paula because she makes me feel good about eating butter straight out of the tub. Rachel just giggles…

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Gin Weekend 10 Year Anniversary!

Posted on March 6, 2007 Under Life

Now in its 10th year of existence, I feel a deep sense of pride to have been privy to the very first Gin Weekend back in 1997. This year promises to be the most robustly and widely celebrated Gin Weekend…

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Bald Guy Greeting Cards

Posted on March 6, 2007 Under Design

I'm getting quite a kick this morning out of Bald Guy Greeting Cards. They have that morbid sense of humor that I have come to respect and love, and the design work isn't too shabby either. When you go to…

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V-day Best Gift: Chocolate Bath in Japan

Posted on February 13, 2007 Under Life

I've always known that giving chocolate is the customary and 'correct' thing to do for Valentines Day-- to the point where there are TV commercials telling me that if I don't get my girlfriend Russell Stover chocolate for V-day, she…

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Mimobot 2007 Artist Series and Love Advice

Posted on February 11, 2007 Under Gadgetry

The brilliants over at Mimoco are kicking of their Artist Series 2007 with three more limited edition additions to their flash drive family. Meet Gloomy Bear, a precious teddy prone to midnight bloodbaths; Ripple, an ice-creamy heart melter; and One…

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LELO Most Embarrassing Valentines Day Contest

Posted on February 8, 2007 Under Life

With Valentines Day less than a week away, we've decided to run a little contest. The prize: an Iris Pleasure Object by LELO. The challenge: to submit your most embarrassing Valentine's Day story-- you can redact or change names if…

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Be My Anti-Valentine

Posted on February 1, 2007 Under Life

"Valentine's Day is like herpes: just when you think its gone for good, it rears its ugly head once more. No wonder some people prefer to call it VD." That's the mantra of Be My Anti-Valentine, an online card service…

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LELO: NEA Valentine Edition

Posted on January 31, 2007 Under Design

I know Valentines Day isn't for 2 more weeks, but I had to give you a timely heads-up on the new LELO NEA Black Pearl Valentine Edition ($129). LELO is a Swedish company that specializes in luxury, design-forward pleasure objects.…

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Vodka 14

Posted on January 3, 2007 Under Food

On new year's eve, I chose to drink Vodka 14 martinis instead of champagne-- all thanks to our friends Mitch and Matt Baris, the father-son duo behind Vodka 14 (and my friend Jenna who was mixing the drinks). I actually…

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