Fashion capital New York City considers banning sale of fur

A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Joe

Detroit kicks off seventh annual Design Festival

As this dust settles in Chicago after the opening of the second Chicago Architecture Biennial, things are picking up in Detroit for the seventh annual Detroit Design Festival DDF. This year’s festival runs from September 26 through September 30 in venues all over the city. Named the United States’ only UNESCO City of Design, Detroit

Find out when iTunes movies, music, books and more go on sale

Hoping to score a deal on a movie or something else from iTunes? TunesGenie will monitor your wish-list for discounts. Apple You probably think that when you’re buying digital goodies from iTunes — books, music, movies and the like — the price is what the price is. It’s not like there’s some magical way to

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainmen and Hopscotch/eOne partners

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has partnered with HopscotchEntertainment One to increase product portfolio. The announcement: SYDNEYTORONTO – March 9th, 2012 –The Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment TCFHE and HopscotchEntertainment One HopscotcheOne partnership continues to grow with the announcement it will be home to one of the UK’s most successful pre-school brand’s Peppa Pig among

In the #MeToo era, US hotels are giving workers panic buttons

The #MeToo movement has brought to light all manner of horror concerning incidents of sexual harassment. Because many of these stories have concerned high-profile women in high-profile industries like entertainment and technology, less attention has been paid to service sectors of the economy. That’s why it’s notable that, last week, some of the world’s largest

Indie First Listens: Rock and the Unclassifiables

With the birth of the internet, it became very easy to have a music career. The inventions of streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify and Soundcloud offered more access than ever for musicians who wanted to get exposure. Even established record labels have been overwhelmed by the tidal wave of content emerging from their amateur

How TV on the Radio Influenced Popular Rock Music

After a half-decade of facing declarations of its total obsolescence, modern rock — specifically, the drifting, melodic, mid-tempo pop-rock that regularly appears on radio stations, streaming-service playlists, and advertisements — is everywhere again, and it’s more critically loathed than ever. Part of this negativity-laden phenomenon can be credited to the desire for a common enemy;