Topic: hurricane sandy

Vogue Prints Hurricane Sandy Themed Editorial: How Do You Feel?

Vogue Prints Hurricane Sandy Themed Editorial: How Do You Feel?

Hurricane Sandy was undeniably bad. It left thousands without food, water or power, and knocked a bunch of people on their asses who were already clinging to a precarious existence. Thankfully, the good folks at Vogue are here to pretty up all that unsightly damage with top models in thousand dollar ball gowns. No, really! Vogue‘s February issue features a beautifully shot Annie Leibovitz editorial consisting of well-dressed young women hanging out with various first responders. I’m glad Vogue helped raise money for hurricane relief, but does that give them license to do something this gross? Or maybe I’m wrong, and expensive fashion and poverty stricken disaster areas are just two great tastes that taste great together. How do you feel? More »

Red Carpet Rundown: The 12-12-12 Concert To Aid Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

Red Carpet Rundown: The 12-12-12 Concert To Aid Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

Last night at NYC’s Madison Square Garden, many famous people gathered for a good cause: the 12.12.12 Concert, which benefited victims of Hurricane Sandy. Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Kanye West, the Who, Alicia Keys and more performed (Keys–apparently without irony–prompted concert-goers to raise their cellphones in the air).

Here’s what attendees wore on the red carpet. More »

Single Paragraph Reviews of Board Games (For A Rainy Post-Hurricane Day)

 Single Paragraph Reviews of Board Games (For A Rainy Post-Hurricane Day)

So I’ve been pretty bored these past couple days, what with the hurricane. I have some serious cabin fever.  Yesterday, though, I did have a couple of friends who braved the storm and walked two blocks from their apartment to mine, in order to play board games with me and my boyfriend. This is why I love board games; they bring people together (as long as everyone has the right attitude). So here’s a review of some of my favorite games, as well as my all time least favorite game in the world. More »