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New song by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

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By Leah Piepgras in New Music on Friday 8 June 2012

I am in love with this new song from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. It reminds me of Johnny Cash in its low-slow-sweetness and summery spirit, and just makes me want to dance with my sweetheart.

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Giant table accessories for an absurdist dinner party

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By Leah Piepgras in New Design on Thursday 7 June 2012

Dutch designer Emilie Kröner conveys humor, beauty, happiness, mindfulness and a bit of absurdism with some giant table accessories. We love her for it.

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Map Bracelets: never get lost on the subway again

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By Leah Piepgras in New Fashion on Thursday 7 June 2012

I love these mass transit map bracelets made by Brooklyn designer, Tiffany Burnette. They are the perfect combination of form and function and they keep you from looking like a tourist.

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New art by Leah Piepgras

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By Leah Piepgras in New Art on Friday 1 June 2012

I have recently used sheets (Consummation Sheets) and pillow cases (Wanting/Pleasure Pillow) as surfaces for series’ of prints looking at love, desire, eroticism, and sex. .

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New music by New York-based band Phantogram

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By Leah Piepgras in Video on Thursday 31 May 2012

Words don’t do justice when describing Phantogram’s music.  I’ve been listening to their second album, Nightlife, all the time. Phantogram is an American indie pop duo consisting of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter from Saratoga Springs, New York.

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Gouache and marker Cave Paintings by Jennifer Muskopf

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By Leah Piepgras in New Art on Thursday 31 May 2012

I recently had the good fortune to find myself at the Oakland, California, studio of painter and sculptor, Jennifer Muskopf. She was working on a new series of Cave Paintings with gouache and marker on paper. They are introspective, mysterious and very beautiful.  They are not online yet, but here is a teaser. You can check out her other awesome work at her website.

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People’s Pops: frozen fruit pops in New York

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By Leah Piepgras in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 31 May 2012

I LOVE People’s Pops. I just had the most amazing frozen fruit pop ever in New York. I am not usually a fan of popsicles (overly sweet/sticky), but these were unlike anything I had ever had. They take fresh locally grown fruits and combined them with herbs and spices. For example, roasting the apricots before […]

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Claymore Challenge Flying Bikes video

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By Leah Piepgras in Video on Thursday 31 May 2012

When it is too wet or cold for my husband to ride, we watch biking videos. This is one of our favorites. This is a stellar video shot with a Phantom Flex high-speed digital camera at Highland Mountain Bike Park in New Hampshire, by Tom Guilmette of Boston, MA. The music by the Glitch Mob […]

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