What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?


Etsomnia™ 116: Wigging Out

Sia would love this! Of course, she has a driver...

Sia would love this! Of course, she has an assistant to keep her from crashing into things…

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.

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The 30-Second Face

3D makeup printer MODA by Foreo

MODA by Foreo

I held off on writing about this technology because it seemed too good to be true. I assumed it was an April Fools Day prank, but three plus weeks later, Foreo is still keeping a straight face and even giving interviews, so I think it’s safe to assume it’s real. Continue reading


Painted Ladies

tattoo 3

©Jessica Harrison

Lydia, oh Lydia, say, have you met Lydia?
Lydia the tattooed lady
She has eyes that men adore so
And a torso even more so
Lydia, oh Lydia, that en-cy-clo-pedia
Lydia, the queen of tattoo
On her back is the Battle of Waterloo
Beside it the Wreck of the Hesperus, too
And proudly above waves the red, white and blue
You can learn a lot from Lydia!

– Harold Arlen

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