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Sponsored Giveaway: revv coffee goodies

Posted on April 28, 2010 Under Food

The attitude of revv coffee is more "snap into a Slim Jim!" than Juan Valdez hauling beans on his donkey. But that's fine, because most everyone we work with needs a decent caffeine jolt in the middle of the day. Revv uses…

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Bodum Colorful Toasters

Posted on August 25, 2009 Under Gadgetry

First it was candy-colored iPods, then Dell came up with a line of Willy Wonka inspired laptops, and now Bodum (who also made my French press) has a line of cheeky toasters. For those who believe that they have enough…

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Slim PS3

Posted on August 25, 2009 Under Gadgetry

If you were one of the ones that waited patiently for a crack at a PS3 a few years ago, chastising your easily swayed friends who opted for an XBox 360 or Wii -- suckers. If you only held out…

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SparkLife: Blogging New Moon

Posted on August 25, 2009 Under Books

We're neck-deep in a vampire renaissance. First, there's True Blood, the Alan Ball created series that imagines Bon Temps, Louisiana as a place where strange and supernatural creatures aren't just a result of second cousins marrying. And then there's Twilight…

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Stiletto Spy School

Posted on August 13, 2009 Under Travel
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MWM Opening Reception Saturday

Posted on August 12, 2009 Under Art

What are your plans this Saturday? If you're a fan of MWM like we are, then they should include seeing some new work at the Chorus Gallery in Somerville, MA. On tap is his signature canvas work, a small series…

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Stay app

Posted on August 11, 2009 Under Gadgetry

I know it seems like iPhone app day here at JS, but this is a neat little post-lunch nap, pre-early happy hour time waster. Longtime reader Pete Anderson (aka Anthropophagy) sent us a note about his new iPhone game called…

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Watch Shepard Fairey @ Studio No. 2

Posted on August 10, 2009 Under Art

Since Obama is now in his second hundred days (or twentieth business week, twelfth fortnight...) and people aren't flocking to buy Hope related merchandise, you'd think that Shepard Fairey could take a nice summer vacation. But Arktip found the artist…

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Studio Roxas's Chiba Warrior

Posted on July 27, 2009 Under Fashion

Being the "favorite uncle" isn't as tough a job as, say, being the father, but there's still a responsibility to bring my new nieces/nephews awesome gifts. For instance, I spotted Isabel Roxas's Chibi Warrior branded merch at the Brooklyn Flea…

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Stone 13th Anniversary Ale

Posted on July 27, 2009 Under Food

It's not often that someone throws a birthday party and gives you a present. Checking in with my local beer wholesaler last week, Stone's 13th Anniversary Ale is now widely available on the East Coast. Like most of Stone's best…

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