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13 Feb 2015

Love/Sick: 13 Songs To Get Drunk & Ugly-Cry To For Valentine’s Day

Part 2 of Freddie Cosmo’s “Love/Sick Series” running all month long.   When you crack open that bottle of wine vodka whiskey… Mary J. Blige – I’m Going Down (Welcome to the pity party.) Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart (Misery has RSVP’d.) Kelis – Caught Out There

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virgin-diaries
18 Dec 2011

Virgin Diaries: TV’s Awkward Creep-Fest

It was the promo video heard ‘round the world. Look at that awkward couple getting married. Is he feeding her momma-bird style? Oh wait, their first kiss was at the altar? And they’re going to have sex for the first time later that night?? This is just one of the

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megan-slankard
06 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Megan Slankard (Sat @ Swedish)

Attention, attention! Local house concert impresario KC Turner presents an evening with singer-songwriter Megan Slankard this Saturday, December 10th, at the Swedish American Music Hall. A few years ago, Megan’s band secretly submitted an application about her to TLC’s What Not to Wear. Now not only is she an excellent

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selena-pop-diva
02 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Style: 99 Cents Store Treasures That Will Transform You Into a Pop Diva

Last weekend, I spent my Halloween dressed as Selena (a costume which– thanks to procrastination and an extremely ill-timed thunder/snowstorm– turned out looking more like an alcoholic 90s-goth-chola in snow boots, but whatevs).  I’ve always had a special place in my kinky-cop-hat-and-bustier-wearing heart for that quick-stepping ranchera, and would probably

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Extreme-Couponing
26 May 2011

Extreme Couponing: a (mostly) Grim Review

Have you ever fantasized about checking out at the supermarket with four carts filled with free shit? Yes? Well, have you ever heard of Extreme Couponing? Extreme couponing is the practice of meticulously gathering excessive amounts of coupons in order to bring the balance of one’s grocery market purchases as

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30 Sep 2010

Rockwood Music Hall: Like Having Your Own Private Show

Being the live music headquarters of the country, New York certainly has no shortage of music venues. From Madison Square Garden to the House of Yes, there’s a venue for every taste. Being an avid show go-er, I’ve pretty much seen them all. But there’s one little venue that tends

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
16 Aug 2010

The Future of 3-D

This country loves a good gimmick. And that’s what 3D technology feels like to me. Tech trends come and go, but rarely does a fad of the past make such a strong comeback as 3D movies have. One of these days I’m just waiting to walk by an Urban Outfitters

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1