Dirty Clothes: the Quest for Cheap Fashion

Last week it was reported that a fund is being set up to compensate victims and victims’ families of the Bangladesh garment factory collapse….but that some notable retailers whose garments were being made there were absent from the meeting. Like Walmart, for example. But you already knew that Walmart is a giant dickhead among retailers, right? Low wages, union busting, decimating locally-owned businesses, obvious disregard … Continue reading Dirty Clothes: the Quest for Cheap Fashion

Back to School in 80s Style

On Saturday night I was hanging out with my nephew who was discovering vinyl records for the first time, so we were going through some dusty crates of records in the basement, trotting out some weird old stuff like Bauhaus, Jesus & Mary Chain, and Nina Hagen. What’s a kid’s musical education without a little Nina Hagen? LOL. Anyway, it seems fitting that I suddenly … Continue reading Back to School in 80s Style