Warby Parker: Sparing Pockets, Saving Style

February 25, 2010
Introducing Warby Parker, the new eyeglasses manufacturer promising cool prescription glasses for under $100. Launched by four MBA students at UPenn’s Wharton School of Business, Warby Parker offers hipster spectacles, synonymous with the large, boxy frames that have lately become popular courtesy of Ray Ban, Oliver Peoples and the likes. Models such as Fillimore, Huxley »

Ed Banger’s seventh anniversary brings beats, exhausts many

February 19, 2010
There are few things worthy of getting me out of bed with swollen lymph nodes and a missing voice on a Friday evening. One of them is the Ed Banger Seventh Anniversary Show, which took place last Friday at Terminal 5 in New York. The concert featured a strong line-up of electro greats from the »

WANTED: Freshman Screw date

January 23, 2010
Wanted: Dark, Handsome and Funny (m) seeks Fun-loving and Athletic (f) Name: Lee Kennedy-Shaffer College: Ezra Stiles Year: 2013 Age: 18 Eyes: Chocolate Hair: Dark brown Zodiac sign: Scorpio Hobbies and interests: IMs (all of them), the Liberal Party, tutoring, Frisbee, soccer Favorite TV shows: “The Office” & “30 Rock” Fun fact: 1. Was two »

“An Education” in dating disasters

October 23, 2009
Although 16-year-olds probably shouldn’t date men twice their age, it does make for a great film. “An Education” centers around the story of Jenny (Carey Mulligan), a 16-year-old prep school student in Twickenham, London, who dreams of “reading” (American translation = studying) English at Oxford. She is bright, beautiful and witty, bringing with her all »

Meet Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia

October 9, 2009
He has a Wikipedia entry about himself. But that shouldn’t be surprising — he’s the co-founder and current “de facto leader” of the Wikimedia Foundation. Born in Huntsville, Ala., Jimmy “Jimbo” Wales is a captain of the Internet industry. His youthful ambitions to earn his first million before the age of 40 led him to »