Monthly Archives: July 2014

Four Ways To Ease Your Financial Burden and Your Mind

Cutting corners is usually bad — constructing a playground, mass-producing lawnmowers, paying taxes, (God forbid) running around a track — the list goes on and on. But when it comes to your weekly expenses, slash away!   Unless you are Jennifer Aniston and have “Friends” money or are some type of wizard, you know what it’s like… Read More

Get On Up And Groove: James Brown Ultimate Influence

Prince famously once announced that, “you can always tell when the groove is working or not.” For musicians, a groove is the lifeline, the blood pressure level that reads average, weak, or skyrocketing to an attack. James Brown was having a heart attack for most, if not all, of his groove-induced coma of a career.… Read More

Bands To Listen To: Tune-Yards, Metric, Spoon

Ever get bored of songs you hear sounding the same? If you do, then check out these bands that have that experimental flare you have been looking for. These bands harness their own unique sounds, that cross genres and capture listeners with their unique innovations. They master the art of taking the old and making… Read More

Socio-Economic Effects of The TOMS Shoes Charity Model

TOMS shoes have grown in popularity over the past few years, slowly gaining more and more traction. They can be found in almost all department stores from Nordstrom to Zumiez. Starting out with just one product, a simple canvas slipper, the company now manufactures sandals, boots, high heels, eyeglasses and even coffee mugs, all under… Read More

Essential Oldies Playlist: Rusted Root, Pixies, Elliott Smith, Biz Markie, Salt-N-Pepa

Remember back in the day, when everybody bought music by the album, listened to it on their primitive Walkmans, and shared their feelings through making each other mix-tapes?   Those were the good old days. Music used to be an activity; it was interactive, because people would actually listen to it, hear the message behind… Read More

Entrepreneur Spotlight On Caroline Stanbury, Luxe Gift Librarian & Ladies of London Star

This summer, Bravo TV fans had the chance to meet their newest girl crush. Caroline Stanbury, star of the network’s hit series, “Ladies of London,” debuted not simply as a British socialite, but as a savvy businesswoman.   Oozing sass with a bit of steely edge, Stanbury stepped through the screen and into viewers’ hearts.… Read More

Christian-Centric Brand, Forever 21, Under Fire For “UnChristian-Like” Practices

Forever 21 (F21) is a popular department store for young women and men, offering thousands of fashionable clothing at reasonable prices. However, what many of these young patrons may not realize, is F21’s evangelical religious affiliation. In addition to F21’s founder, Do Won Chang, being a born-again Christian, printed on the bottom of every F21… Read More

#WomanCrushWednesday: A Special Salute To Bossypants Tina Fey

It’s safe to say that Tina Fey is one of the most perfect human beings ever created.   For starters, she is an absolutely hilarious comedian, Emmy award-winning writer, actor, and mother of two. Besides that, she is just cool. Fey gets it. She is a strong, confident, honest, female role model and the person… Read More