Notoriously Slow Shippers

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With the success of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012, we’d wager that a lot of shoppers have gotten a head start on their holiday buying. But since it’s only the first week in December, there’s still time to find the perfect gifts at the best prices for all those on your holiday gift list. Just don’t wait too long to make your online purchases.There are a few stores whose shipping policies are likely to cut it close to Christmas. You should place your order this week, otherwise you’ll run the risk of your gifts not arriving in time for the holiday. But, as we get closer to Christmas and your purchases become more last-minute, it’s smart to avoid these stores entirely. So, who made the naughty list? Continue reading “Notoriously Slow Shippers”

Free $10 Credit at RueLaLa

Because FatHeadDog thinks you’re neat, I convinced RueLaLa to give you $10 free credit. Really, I growled and howled until they said, “Yes, we’ll give all new members* a free $10 credit.”

Yeahh, I realize they said “all new members” but I chose to read “FatHeadDog readers.” I have selective reading like that.

A Smorgasbord of Cool Stuff

Recently for the magazine, I interviewed Kim Kardashian about her branding genius. kim-kardashian-look-a-like-in-the-super-c-u-t-e-old-navy-commercialResearch for that interview got me buzzing on pop culture. And I’m not afraid to tell you how much time I’ve spent on lately. (The photo is the Old Navy look-alike.)

So, here’s my best Hollywood reporter shot at a “What’s Hot and What’s Not” column.

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amy winehouse deadAmy Winehouse, dead at 27, wasn’t always the train wreck she was cartooned in the media. It’s easy to forget that with the flashbulbs of paparazzi around her. Pictured here in 2007, this candid photo on stages shows an actually sexy Winehouse.

I actually thought of that while interviewing Kardashian, when she mentioned how her step-dad Bruce Jenner had once been featured in SUCCESS. Something about Kim saying, step-dad, struck me as very human and reminded me for all her caricatures in the media, she is a real person. (I think.)

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In lighter news, file this under that’s a new one: a Silent Disco. It’s apparently where everyone straps on a pair of headphones and raves to their own beat. The dance floor is completely silent. Here’s a video.

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If you’ve been feeling guilty about all those Gilt Groupe, Rue La La, Swirl and Beyond the Rack sales you’ve been shopping, not to worry.

In marriage by-law 7, article 1,paragraph c, the rule clearly states every three personal clothing purchases are neutralized by one clothing purchase for your spouse. JackThreads is a cool, guys-only flash-sale site to accomplish just that. Here’s a funny sneaker keychain.

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It’s a nerdy, girly thing, but join the Victoria’s Secret Pink Nation for these cute virtual post-it notes for Facebook. New members get a free gift.