Pardon our puns, but we’ve named a winner from last week’s headline-rewriting contest over on Schmedlines. Below are some of our faves from the week and one super-duper final winner: Top schmeditor (who, we must admit, got extra points for a kick-ass user name) Punonymous! … Read More
More than 1,000 bands are playing the CMJ Music Marathon this year in NYC, at hundreds of shows from October 19-23. We love the variety, but it can be more than a little overwhelming trying to suss the massive schedule and figure out which bands to catch, and when. That’s where we come in. From the many, we present the select few showcases and artists that we are super stoked for this year. … Read More
At the end of March we presented you with a sneak preview of Todd Selby’s forthcoming domestic porn tome The Selby Is In Your Place, a photography book chock full of fabulous people and their even more fabulous interiors. We also promised a copy of said book to three winners who could ante up proof of their own photogenic, wacky, or exotic collections. (And for those of you who missed our giveaway, The Selby’s new book is now available for sale on Amazon.) Forthwith: we present our winners, after the… Read More
Todd Selby is to domicile photography as the iPhone is to cellular technology: he’s managed to democratize envy of cool things, and put a sheen on something that could otherwise come off commonplace. He’s shot gorgeous, otherworldly homes from Brooklyn to Tokyo, though it’s the detail shots that keep us coming back for more: prosthetic legs, backstage passes, Welch’s grape juice bottles, Marilyn Monroe’s prescription sleeping pills. We corresponded with Selby on the occasion of his first book, published through Abrams; click through for preview shots from The Selby Is In Your Place, plus an exclusive illustrated interview à la the man himself.
Bonus: We’re giving away three copies of the book to lucky readers. CONTEST CLOSED. Winner will be announced Monday, April… Read More
A couple of weeks ago we presented you with twenty rad presents suitable for giving and receiving on February 14, the day of Saint Valentine. We also pledged three of the aforementioned gifts to readers who could best other commenters in a contest recounting their most awful/funny Valentine’s experiences. We were kind of blown away.
With no further ado, we present the… Read More
We know you’re busy with holiday shopping for the other people in your life. That’s fun and all, but getting stuff for yourself isn’t half bad either. That’s why Motorola and Sound ID are offering three Flavorpill readers the chance to win a little something for themselves. Entering is easy: Just leave a comment on this post telling us the person you’ll call if you win the DROID by Motorola that we’re giving away as first prize, along with a sleek Endeavor headset. Bonus points for correct grammar and tugging at our heartstrings. Two second prize winners will score the Sound ID 400 Bluetooth headset, a $129.99… Read More
Congratulations to Jonathan G. from NYC, who took home the prize in our Monty Python: Almost the Truth giveaway. But the madness doesn’t stop there: We have yet more Python goodies to send your way. This time around, our first-prize winner will receive the massive 16-Ton Megaset, featuring every single episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus plus two discs of bonus material. Our second-place winner, meanwhile, will snag a copy of Monty Python: The Other British Invasion.
It’s all syncs up with Sillywalks for Hunger, a massive event taking place tonight in LA that will find hundreds of people transforming Univeral CityWalk into a modern version of the Ministry of Silly Walks, all in support of a number of food-based charities. To enter our contest, just leave us a comment detailing a time that something Pythonesque has crossed over into your real life. … Read More
How do you turn a 10-sentence story into a feature-length film? Heads on and We Shoot gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at work that went into Spike Jonze’s adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic kid’s book. There are forewords from Jonze and Dave Eggers, interviews with the cast and crew that delve into the creative process, and even early drafts of the… Read More
HobNob wines are all about bringing friends together and making you the “center of it all.” Now Flavorpill wants in on the action. Over the course of a night, snap three photos that show you and your friends hobnobbing the night away or get your pictures taken at Flavorpill’s secret Halloween party in Brooklyn. Upload the photos to HobNobWines.com and you could win a trip for two to Los Angeles — the city where everyone wants to be seen. Trip includes a Flavorpill-curated itinerary and three nights at The Standard… Read More
Whether you’re a die-hard romantic, a lit-nerd, or a fan of astute screenplays, we have a feeling you’ll dig Bright Star, the new biopic from writer/director Jane Campion (The Piano), which follows the tragic love affair of John Keats and Fanny Brawne.
To celebrate the film’s release, we’re sending one lucky reader and a guest across the pond to explore the poet’s past and legacy at teh newly reopened and refurbished Keats House in London. We’ve got your airfare, three nights hotel accommodation, and your Keats House passes covered — so prepare yourself for a whirlwind romance with London.
Enter to win a trip to… Read More