By Katie Bain
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s ... More >>
Free slurpee day is coming up next week. 7-Eleven will be giving away free slurpees Wednesday, May 23, between 11 am - 7 pm in their 7.11 oz size only.
The deal comes in the wake of the convenience store's new low-calorie Slurpee line, which is set to roll out later this week. Though it doesn't ha ... More >>
It's hard to get to the end of even the headline of this New York Post story about a former Staten Island minister who embezzled $84,000 from his parish to keep himself in plastic surgeries and Botox treatments, who got busted...and who's now been arrested for drunk driving. Whew, dude's got ... More >>
As a young reporter for the old New York Newsday, Dan Morrison was one of those who smoldered under a double yoke. Stories were crammed into tight tabloid inches. And even at that liberal daily, he had to hold much of his fire about what he saw and thought during the often comic-book reign of ... More >>
alvazer/FlickrAll heil Fanta.Ever wonder why Fanta is so popular in other countries? It has a huge following in Europe, Latin America, and Africa, where it's second only to Coke. But here, it's eclipsed by more than half a dozen more popular brands. Slate has an interesting piece on the hist ... More >>
Diabate and the Symmetric Orchestra, elsewhere.One of my favorite listening moments of last year came at the tail end of kora player Toumani Diabate's stunning solo display, The Mande Variations. After an elaborate showcase that wound through a classical piece commemorating Alexander the Great and a ... More >>