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Lady in Red is Scarlett Johansson in Harper's Bazaar Feb 09 Issue

Those full lips and that bodacious body belong to non other than Harper's Bazaar's February cover girl, Scarlett Johansson. Recently married to Ryan Reynolds (aka Van Wilder) Scarlett professes her admiration for another man in her life, President… Continue

Added by alice on January 12, 2009 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

The Ultimate Sacrifice: Are 10 Friends Worth a Burger King Whopper?

Leave it to Burger King to make us choose between our friends and food. In their latest viral marketing campaign, Whopper Sacrifice, Burger King asks you to delete 10 of your Facebook Friends in exchange for their signature burger, the Whopper.



Each friend will be notified that… Continue

Added by alice on January 11, 2009 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

The Most Spectacular Sports Photos are Taken By Bo Bridges (8 Total)

An awesome set of photos by one of the most widely respected sports and lifestyle photographers in the world, Bo Bridges. After graduating from Miami University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography, Bo moved to Vail and then Hermosa to pursue his passion for outdoor photography. From skiing and snowboarding to surfing and swimming, no one captures sports… Continue

Added by alice on January 11, 2009 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

The Korean Taco Truck That's All the Rage: Kogi BBQ Reviewed

Me, Chef Roy, Eugene and Annie

Last night, Eugene, Annie, Sam and I set out for our latest adventure, to search for the Korean taco truck that's taken LA by storm. After first having heard about it from our favorite panda bear, jU, we had to see from… Continue

Added by alice on January 10, 2009 at 1:00pm — 11 Comments

The Ultimate List for the World Traveller in 2009

If you need a dose of inspiration to plan out your next trip, check out 44 Places to Go in '09 by the New York Times. This year why not plan on saving your vacation days and dollars for an unforgettable safari trip to Zimbabwe or instead of… Continue

Added by alice on January 10, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Cutest Socks in the World Make Me Want To Have Babies (Almost): Trumpettes at Harper Lane

There's something about these socks that make me giggle in glee. Sure I'm not a mommy-to-be but watching my sisters raise their kids gives me a sneak peek inside that world. Grace (sis) tells me that you shouldn't even think about bringing your kid to daycare if they aren't sportin' Trumpettes. Damn!



The above… Continue

Added by alice on January 9, 2009 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Some Fun With "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"

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I just couldn't resist the opportunity to poke a little fun at my brother by creating my own "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" question on Remixito. Though it's a French site, you'll be able to quickly maneuver through it and create your version in no time. Found through… Continue

Added by alice on January 9, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Mamma Mia! Shocking New "Legos for Adults" Ad Campaign

Alright, Legos, if you wanted to shock me this morning with some crazy ass (no pun intended) campaign, I have news for you, you've succeeded (holding up white flag as I'm typing). Not since the Nikon S60 ads has advertising made me feel like the ad world is constantly… Continue

Added by alice on January 9, 2009 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

The Most Expensive Privately Funded Construction Project in U.S. History Scales Back

We knew Las Vegas would be hit. The $11 billion construction project, CityCenter Las Vegas, is feeling the pain of this economic slump. Good news is that it's still set to open at the end of 2009, according to developer CityCenter Holdings, a joint venture between… Continue

Added by alice on January 9, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

2012 The Movie Wants to Scare the BeJesus Out of You.



Is the end really near? Should we trash our computers, leave our desk jobs, and run for the hills? Better yet, maybe we should bust out the Jagermeister and party it up till December 21, 2012 really hits! Sony pictures has an idea of their own - how about watch their movie, so aptly named 2012, coming out on July 10th and get scared out of our minds?



Though their trailer didn't make me want to pee in my pants, I've got to give it to them for conjuring up an… Continue

Added by alice on January 8, 2009 at 2:19pm — 4 Comments

Artist Spotlight: James Jean Showing at Jonathan Levine Gallery NYC Jan 10-Feb 7

James Jean is a Taiwanese-American award winning artist and illustrator who lives in Los Angeles. Educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Jonathan lived in Manhattan and Brooklyn before moving to Los Angeles in 2003. James works evoke an unique mix of art historical and modern design references that play out beautifully. You may recognize the commercial work… Continue

Added by alice on January 8, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Travel+Leisure Names the World's 500 Best Hotels. Who Makes the Cut?

One of our favorite travel magazines, Travel+Leisure, releases their famed list of top 500 hotels in the world. The list, which appears in full in their January issue, doesn't have too many surprises - I mean really, how many Four Seasons can the list hold? Regardless, it's great to see some new guys, particularly our lovely little Viceroy in Santa Monica making the… Continue

Added by alice on January 8, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

theMET Minute - Entertainment

* Brad's Transformation: How Digital Domain, a special effects company based in Venice CA, pulled off Benjamin Button with Brad. Interesting slideshow. - NY Times



* Ba-Rock Show! HBO will televise Barack Obama's inaugural kickoff… Continue

Added by alice on January 7, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Set Your Tivos! Planet B-Boy, a Badass Breakdancing Documentary, is Premiering on MTV This Sunday.

Thanks Charles for letting us know that Planet B-Boy is coming to MTV this weekend. You may remember that we posted about this back in August. You can check out the promo for this movie below.



Compelling personal stories, awesome… Continue

Added by alice on January 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Jay-Z + Radiohead = Jaydiohead, Like it or Hate it?

Alright people, you know we're all about mash-ups and collaborations but how do we feel about Jay-Z and Radiohead songs being mixed together? It wasn't too long ago that we remember Jay-Z and Linkin Park collaborating - now that was fresh. Can lightening strike twice?



Got to give it to whoever came up with the name - silly but straight to the… Continue

Added by alice on January 7, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Fantastic Desktop Wallpapers That'll Take You Away to Another World

The Park: For the Days You Just Want to Go Outside and Get Some Sun

What better way to brighten a day than by seeing some interesting desktop wallpaper? We get to transport ourselves into another world for a few brief seconds - where life is simple and workloads are non-existent. So we hope you enjoy these ten we picked out from the website Desk City. The… Continue

Added by alice on January 7, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

theMET Minute: Bite Size News Updates



We're introducing a new segment today called The Met Minute where we'll aggregate some of the best news stories we think you'll like and give them to you in one nice little bundle. Enjoy!



This one's on tech:



* At Macworld this morning, Apple announced that iTunes songs are now DRM free. Song pricing will also be offered in three tiers… Continue

Added by alice on January 6, 2009 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

My Modern Met is in Print! KoreAm Article On My Modern Metropolis.

As our social network grows, we love to take moments like this one to thank all of our members for their love and support. It's been a wild ride these past seven months and we couldn't have gotten here without you.



We're excited to announce that My Modern Metropolis just received its first magazine article titled, "Worth a Click" in KoreAm Journal's December… Continue

Added by alice on January 6, 2009 at 3:30pm — 8 Comments

Honey, We Had a Baby! VW Shows Us What Our Offspring Will Look Like with BabyMaker3000

And here is our little bundle of joy!



If you ever wondered what your offspring might look like and you have the guts to find out, look no further than VW's microsite, BabyMaker3000.com. As part of VW's marketing of their minivan, the Routan, they've partnered up with a… Continue

Added by alice on January 6, 2009 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

Indulge Your Inner Foodie! dineLA Restaurant Week is Coming!

Alright friends, it's that time again! A time when some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles and Orange County come together for a two-week dining event that'll knock our socks off!

When is dineLA Restaurant Week?

dineLA Restaurant Week takes place January 25 to 30, 2009 and February 1 to 6,… Continue

Added by alice on January 6, 2009 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

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