God love my Amazon Kindle. I got it back in August for my birthday from my brother-in-law and his girlfriend and boy do I love it. Nothing beats holding a lightweight, sleek reader that can download a book in under a minute. Well, now maybe something can.
The Amazon Kindle 2 has just been announced and it promises to be faster, leaner and… Continue
Alice Hawkins is one of the hottest fashion photographers in the world, and by looking at her photos, you can see why. At 29, Alice graduated from Camberwell Arts College in 2002 and started working with the most prestigious fashion titles including American Harper's Bazaar and Russian Vogue. She also worked on ad campaigns for Topshop and Agent Provocateur.
When Hawkins gets a commission or an idea for a project she rounds up her…
Who doesn't love miniature, edible art? During New York fashion week, the Bergdorf Goodman will launch its version of Prêt-à-Portea, an afternoon tea originally launched by the Berkeley Hotel in London. The girls’ club will feature confections inspired by the latest collections. We're talking cookies, petits fours and layered desserts based on designs from Christian… Continue
This Thursday one of our very own Met members is having a book signing in Silverlake! I met Kaz back when theMET was a wee little baby, we were introduced through John B, who I met at a play. Kaz and I have remained friends ever since and I cannot be more thrilled that she's having an… Continue
If an alien spaceship landed on Earth, this is how I would imagine it would look. Austrian architecture firm, Coop Himmelb(l)au won a competition to create the Dalian International Conference Center. The center is designed to “reflect the promising modern future of Dalian and its tradition as an important port, trade, industry and tourism city.” The design incorporates a public zone with shopping at ground level, a 1,900 seat theater, and a 2,500… Continue
It's almost here! (braaains) Now, I'll admit I've never read the original, but now that it's received a (braaains) delectable redux I think I'm going to give in and flip the script. Zombies, is there anything they can't do? (braaaains) Pride and Prejudice and…Continue
Added by E on February 9, 2009 at 11:34pm —
Here’s Lucy Pinder posing for some Valentine’s Day photoshoot. Turns out that more than half of all Brits will not be celebrating Valentine’s Day because of the poor economy, so this is for some kind of “Save energy and money and stay at home” type thing. Makes sense if your girlfriend is Lucy Pinder, but the last thing you want to do with your fat wife on Valentine’s Day is have sex with her. So don’t be cheap, take her out to dinner, get her drunk, and put her to bed early. Then go watch some… Continue
Added by goagrass on February 9, 2009 at 7:00pm —
The best kinds of speeches are the ones that not only capture your attention but make you think outside yourself. Check out this inspiring and amazing talk from Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love . If you haven't seen Amy Tan's talk last year (Where does creativity hide?), check… Continue
I guess none of us just took the time to really contemplate how expensive it is being an exec in New York City before.
$35,000.00 a year for gowns.
$16,000.00 a year for vacations.
$45,000.00 for a nanny.
$75,000.00 - $125,000.00 a year for a driver.
So even if they're doing a terrible job, we have to keep paying them tons of money. Who else would be motivated to run their bank into the ground if we didn't? Could… Continue
The state of Victoria in southern Australia has recently been hit with hundreds of bush fires during a record-breaking heatwave with temperatures well above 100°F (38°C). Unfortunately, these fires have proved to be the deadliest in Australian history, with at least 166 deaths reported so far. Most of the fires appear to have been started by lightning, however a few appear to have been arson, and are currently under investigation. Entire towns are being declared crime scenes. Twenty-four fires… Continue
Haven't had a chance to see any of the Oscar nominated movies? AMC is hooking you up on February 21st. They day before the Oscars are telecast, they'll be showing all five movies at select screens nationwide for $30. Bottomless popcorn bucket included. Come and go as you please.
Nicole Kidman and Baz Luhrmann - Moulin Rouge! and Australia.
As a big movie fan, I really appreciate dynamic chemistry between great actors and directors. Some of these actor-director teams have a history together while others hooked up just last year. In this set, Annie Leibovitz photographs 10 partnerships that helped generate more than… Continue
As you guys know, we're on a platform called Ning. They gave us a shout out back in October about our awesome community. I was checking out their blog today and it looks like we just got MORE LOVE! To be selected as one of now 740,000 social network to… Continue
Brock Davis' illustrations are really fresh. Some of his works make me laugh, others make me pause to figure out what's really going on. Brock is a graphic designer from Minneapolis whose designs can be found on t-shirts at threadless. He currently serves as a creative… Continue
Liv Tyler graces the cover of the March 2009 issue of Wonderland Magazine. The 31 year old Lord of the Rings actress doesn't have much going on with her career at the moment, but at least she's lookin' good! Props to photographer Miguel Reveriego who did a great job in making these shots look really artsy.…