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Friday, Jun 23, 2017

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Prada is selling a $185 paperclip. Excuse me, what?

Prada is selling a $185 paperclip. Excuse me, what?

Prada is selling a $185 paperclip. File that (with regular office supplies) under things you don't need. Barney's is selling the $185 sterling silver "paperclip-shaped money clip" with "Prada" embossed on one side. Not that anyone would be able to ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Watch: Gorilla dances like a 'maniac' in kiddie pool

Watch: Gorilla dances like a 'maniac' in kiddie pool

How to make Friday even better? Watch a gorilla spinning and dancing in a kiddie pool. Up the ante and add "Maniac" from the "Flashdance" soundtrack.Then watch it again and again and again. The original video, posted by the Dallas Zoo, has become ...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bar review: Les Partners Lounge goes old-school in Clearwater

Bar review: Les Partners Lounge goes old-school in Clearwater

There are some local places that I'm shocked aren't more well known, and I think that's the result of a general aversion to stepping out of one's comfort zone. I make regular concerted efforts to step outside of mine, which often leads me to strange ...
Published: 06/22/17
John Green will publish a new novel in October

John Green will publish a new novel in October

It's a Nerdfighters dream come true. Almost six years after the publication of his megabestseller The Fault in Our Stars, John Green has announced a new YA novel, to be published on Oct. 10 by Dutton. Turtles All the Way Down is the story of 16-y...
Published: 06/22/17
Aubrey Plaza smokes marijuana with the

Aubrey Plaza smokes marijuana with the "Weed Nuns" (w/ video)

Aubrey Plaza just got high with a little help from these nuns. The Parks and Rec actor smoked marijuana with the Sisters of the Valley, otherwise known as the Weed Nuns, in a promotional video for her upcoming comedy, The Little Hours, which is se...
Published: 06/22/17
80s acts dominate lineup of 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

80s acts dominate lineup of 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Oh, yes. Christmas is coming early this year to ‘80s fans in Florida. Disney’s Epcot Center has announced the lineup to its “Eat to the Beat” concert series that coincides with their annual International Food & Wine Festival. ...
Published: 06/22/17
Celebrate Pride with this playlist of LGBTQ musicians

Celebrate Pride with this playlist of LGBTQ musicians

I first came out over a decade ago, early in the torments of middle school and deep in the cornfields of suburban Indiana. To say I was lacking classmates who were out and local queer role models — let alone national ones — feels like an ...
Published: 06/22/17
Women of 'GLOW' talk heart of cheesy '80s wrestling and their favorite moves

Women of 'GLOW' talk heart of cheesy '80s wrestling and their favorite moves

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are back this summer, this time as a fictionalized dramedy on Netflix. GLOW was originally a ladies wrestling show that gained popularity in the last 1980s. Netflix, riding on the fervor for nostalgia, brings back tha...
Published: 06/22/17
Han Solo movie now in the hands of ... Ron Howard?

Han Solo movie now in the hands of ... Ron Howard?

Dear god, I love Ron Howard movies. All of them. Especially Cocoon and Night Shift in the '80s. Particularly The Paper, which is the most accurate comedy I've seen about the newspaper biz. And even Rush, which I was sad to learn was not about the ban...
Published: 06/22/17
Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

Tarpon Springs' Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to wild ale brewing, utilizing an open brewing approach involving uncovered fermenters in order to brew beer with local ambient microbes, reminiscent in some ways to th...
Published: 06/22/17