A gruesome crime in Guyana has threatened a tightly knit immigrant community in Queens, pitting Hindu against Muslim, rich against poor, and cousin against cousin.
The title "One of Us" cuts deeply, in two directions. This documentary by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady zeroes in on three individuals who were once part of a tightly knit community of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn, New York. All three eventually left the tribe, as it were, because they found its conditions for membership suffocating, even abusive. Show More Summary
Move over, summer. Your sunny, popsicle-like colors and cheerful patterns are no longer needed. Now that the weather is forcing us to happily take out our chunky knits and massive blanket scarves, most of us are in the mood for deep hues, rich textures and classic fall elements like gourds and leaves spilling out of every corner of the house. Show More Summary
This looming holiday season marks a major shift for Google, already one of the world’s most valuable and influential companies. After years of pushing technologies that run on lots of different companies’ hardware, including phones and...Show More Summary
There I was, at the front of the line, putting together arms and armor for a mighty battle, when it occurred to me, as the puzzled but willing leader of this loosely knit band of tramps, humans, humanoids, and various alien species, that I had no pep talk at the ready. No rousing oration to […]
Happy f-ing holidays, readers. High priestess of neo-soul, activist, and holistic healer Erykah Badu has just been announced as the next in a series of artists to personally curate a vinyl box set of recordings by the legendary Nigerian musician, public figure, and political activist Fela Kuti. Show More Summary
It’s finally sweater weather, which means coziness is key this season. From chunky knits to comfort foods, the fall is the perfect time to warm up to something special. Turn your home into the ultimate cozy oasis with the Eight Smart Mattress, an innovative mattress that can heat up your bed on chilly autumn nights. [ more › ]
Socktober is still a thing over here. I had a brief dalliance with the beginnings of a shawl at Knit City, but it didn’t quite take hold, though it might have stood a chance but for Megan. My mum loved … Continue reading ?
This was one of the more egregious bits of corruption during the Obama years, where the EPA was tightly knit with environmental groups, who used “friendly lawsuits” to force regulatory
It’s finally that time of year when the summer clothes are stored away and the heavy knits and warm coats make yet another appearance.... The post The Idle Man’s Halloween Top Picks appeared first on The Idle Man.
Marian spent the day at a knitting and quilting show with some friends, so I headed off by myself. There aren’t a lot of obvious tourist attractions in London that I haven’t been to, but I’ve never been to Little Venice and I’ve never walked along Regent’s Canal. For that matter, I’ve never really been […]
Marian is spending the day at the Knitting and Stitching Show at the Alexandra Palace—aka Ally Pally, the People’s Palace. So what should I do all by myself today? While I was asleep, the Dodgers won. USC won. And Donald Trump didn’t start a war. Surely that calls for something celebratory? Perhaps the Churchill war […]
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Although Fashion Month has come to an end, there were a ton of standout trends we can see lasting well into the new year. From novelty knits to pink and red ensembles, this season has provided us with plenty of ways to reinvent our wardrobes. One trend that we can't get enough of? Velvet. Show More Summary
The latest in adidas’ collaboration with environmental awareness group Parley. Like all the shoes in the series, the EQT Support ADV Parley has a knit upper that’s made of yarn produced by recycling plastic that was reclaimed from coastal communities.
Housekeeping Note: I'm taking over Pajiba Love on Thursdays because Lainey is busy knitting sweaters. Also, our Lainey is not the same Lainey as the Lainey Gossip Lainey. OK? Clear? Let's do this. As a signal of cooperation, Trump's lawyers...
The Next Evolution of Lightweight Waterproof Knit Glove and Socks Now Available Monday, October 2, 2017 — PORTLAND, OR – Showers Pass – www.showerspass.com – continues their product innovations that protect outdoor enthusiasts against foul weather with the latest release of the Crosspoint Waterproof Gloves and Socks. Show More Summary
Firebox is featuring a cozy Mermaid Blanket, knitted from super soft polyester, that will turn your ordinary human limbs into a glorious mermaid or merman tail. The blue and pink blankets are available to purchase from the Firebox shop. Cozy Crocheted Star Wars X-Wing Fighter BlanketsA Crocheted Wearable Mermaid Tail Towel That Cleverly Transforms Into...