It seems obvious at this point, but Kacey’s certainly tapping into the Cher nostalgia of the moment. I mean, *waves towards shiny sheet of hair*. She’s no entertainer like Cher was on her own shows, and though that’s okay, I’ll admit she has the vision, but maybe not the range. You ever watch a Sonny & Cher Christmas Special just to soak up that holiday wistfulness, cast in the grainy amber of ’70s film? Is it the texture that makes it? The throwback outfits? The classic songs? Kacey’s trying to access this mood, no doubt, but nostalgia’s mysterious algorithm of aesthetic and age is elusive to a production so shiny and new. Advertisement … [Read more...] about An Energetic Journey Through Kacey Musgraves’s Magical Amazon Christmas Special
Strikes were planned for this weekend as well as Dec. 15 and 30, a UNI Global Union representative told Gizmodo by email. UNI Global Union, which works to facilitate alliances between unions that represent Amazon workers, said that it would be taking a supporting role in both the German and Spanish strikes being organized by Verdi, a union working with Amazon workers on a collective bargaining agreement with the company. … [Read more...] about Amazon Workers in Spain and Germany Announce Strikes Ahead of Christmas: ‘Change Must Come Now’
This isn’t Amazon’s first rodeo with disturbing and highly-yanked books that encouraged the use of fringe, potentially life-threatening “autism cures” for children involving bleach, among other horrific abuses. It also pulled bath mats displaying Islamic religious text earlier this year after CAIR said the mats “would be stopped-on or otherwise disrespected by customers.” Many times, Amazon sellers are algorithmically concept for … [Read more...] about Amazon Yanks Auschwitz-Themed Tree Ornaments From Its Marketplace
Everyone has raved about weighted blankets all year. If you haven’t gotten one yet, now is your chance. And you can get one for the entire family! Weighted Idea has a variety of blankets on sale, you can get a blanket for adults for as cheap as $38 right now. … [Read more...] about Get a Weighted Blanket For Every Family Member This Year For Christmas
Give Santa a talkin’ to You’ve covered your bases on reducing waste, now what about the people who so rudely insist on showing their love for you and giving YOU presents? Have a talk with your loved ones (or send them this article!) before they buy you something and let them know what you really want for the holidays is a planet that isn’t covered in more plastic than trees. Sommerville says she will tell family members to invest in fewer but better gifts— a sturdy wood toy over several breakable plastic ones, for instance. … [Read more...] about How to Create Less Waste This Holiday Season
You just got the word that the world is in the early stages of the zombie apocalypse. What are you going to bring as your only pair of footwear? Part of me says a nice pair of leather boots (tough, lasts long, etc.). However, those would slow you down if you were sprinting away from zombies. The other part of me says to wear some running shoes because you’re going to be faster, but they risk wearing down faster than boots, plus they might not withstand a zombie bite. This question keeps me up at night. … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Birthday Month?