Originators of the term 420 launch a Retro Style Waldos Vape Pen

Every year on April 20th, the story of “the Waldos”, five former San Rafael High School students who are responsible for the origin of the pot smoker’s term 420, spreads across all media. It’s been 47 years since the group of guys from my own high school first coined the term. This year they collaborated with Chemistry, a Berkeley-based vape pen cartridge company in Oakland, to launch their own called “1971: A Vintage Cannabis Experience.” Read more

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Gay Bunny Book Mocks The Pence Family Version.

It’s war. And John Oliver is beating VP Mike Pence with his tolerant version of Bunny love. Read more

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Nico Tortorella and Bethany Meyers’ Breathtaking Wedding Photos

The heart wants what the heart wants. Actor Nico Tortorella and his longtime partner fitness instructor Bethany Meyers tied the knot on March 9 at the city clerk’s office in Manhattan. Far from a traditional wedding, the self-proclaimed pansexual Nico and polyamorous Bethany opted for a small courthouse wedding but still wore white and posed for pics. Read more

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A Look Back At The Life of Hubert de Givenchy

He founded one of the most famous fashion houses in France, Audrey Hepburn was his muse, inspiration and lifelong friend, and no one embodied gentlemanly elegance more than Hubert de Givenchy. The legendary designer passed away at age 91 on March 10th after a forty-year long career that leaves behind a legacy of sartorial style and heritage. Read more

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Poetry In Motion: 2018 Winter Olympic Athletes In Action

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea (which at present has Norway in the lead in terms of medal standings), has been exciting and inspiring like the Olympic Games that have come before it. But, unlike the others before it, advances in technology and social media have increased the quality and the number of available imagery, respectively, to unprecedented proportions. Because of this there are a glut of fabulous photos from such events as skiing, snowboarding, figure skating, bobsledding, luge, hockey and more.  Read more

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The Obama Presidential Portraits By Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald

Former US President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, like those before them, have had their portraits formally painted to hang at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The two refreshingly contemporary depictions of the Obamas were unveiled this morning. Read more

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Nissan Self-Parking Slippers For ‘Smart’ Hotel

When it comes to hotel amenities, these rank up there with the most unique. Nissan self-parking slippers utilize the automotive brand’s ProPilot Park technology. The slippers are set with tiny wheels in the undersides and were created for a traditional Japanese Inn or Ryokan* in Hakone, Japan. Read more

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Inspiring Photos from the 2018 Women’s March.

Yesterday, Saturday January 20th marked the 2018 Women’s March and all over the country earnest and passionate men, women and children… even dogs, joined in the nationwide event protesting for the rights of women and other oppressed minorities. Read more

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Happy 96th Birthday to Living Legend Betty White

Who doesn’t love Betty White? The six-time Emmy winner has been working in show business consistently for more than 75 years, and hers is the longest television career of any female entertainer in history. And today she turns 96. Happy 96th Birthday Betty White! Read more

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What You Should Have Read, Listened To, Watched and Eaten Last Year.

It was a busy year, as it always is. Which means you didn’t get around to those reading those books, listening to those albums, watching those TV shows and eating at all those restaurants that were going to make you a far better rounded individual in 2017. Don’t fret, you can still start off the New Year by resolving to get to them and we’ve made it easier by posting lists and links from the top publications in each genre. Get ready for the Best Books, Music, TV and Food of 2017. Read more

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