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One Band, Two Guitars, Countless Amounts of Amazing

Eyes saucer-wide, ears tingling with incredulous joy, I watched the finale of Rodrigo y Gabriela‘s recent Pittsburgh performance. Their fingers were racing across the frets of their guitars, moving so fast that I was sure their instruments would rip …

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Sound Bite

You know a music video is gonna be good when it starts off in in a spaceship navigated by three bearded dudes in a turban, samurai kabuto, and combat helmet. After a four year hiatus, UK band the Archie Bronson

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Grandpap Vic’s Risotto

In many families, the matriarch rules the kitchen. However, I daresay that my grandfather is the best cook in my family — just don’t tell my grandma, okay?

My 100% Italian grandfather’s risotto is super delicious and fairly simple to …

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Enter Our National Reading Month Contest!

All of us here at ModCloth are big readers. So, to spread our love of literature and help promote National Reading Month, we’re giving away five copies of our book of the month, Malena Watrous’ If You Follow Me (Harper …

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This is My Kind of Little Pony

When I happened upon this clip, I had only one word for it: magical. People may indignantly ask, “Didn’t you play with those ponies as a child? Doesn’t this sully your pristine memories of them?” Sure, I had a collection …

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Ooh La La Roux!

If you don’t get to talk to or see long distance friends very often, send each other love songs! Okay, you don’t have to compose them yourself, and they don’t really have to be about love, but sending an e-mail …

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Vintage Sexism: Laundry Edition

My mom, a wife and a mother of four, has her college diploma framed and mounted above the washing machine as a joke. Its place of honor is, in a way, apt: the time she has spent doing laundry, added …

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Gig Posters!

Have you ever seen a flier for your fave indie act and thought, “That is too awesome to throw away”? Then you’re already familiar with the artistic allure of gig posters!

The 60′s spawned some of the first fantastic fliers, …

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Pool Party!!!

We love Sally Seltmann, and if you enjoy Feist, Regina Spektor, Kate Nash, or any cute chanteuse that gets thrown your way, you will, too! This video is colorful, charming, and it couldn’t possibly be any more ModCloth-y if …

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New England Clam 'Chowdah'

Why is it that the colder it gets, the more we want to eat? With winter dragging on, I find myself cooking more than ever. My latest kitchen obsession is the new slow cooker my mother sent me from Massachusetts, …

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Fun-A-Day and Tiny Sweaters!

Another January has come and gone, and another Fun-A-Day project is completed! Here in Pittsburgh, Fun-A-Day is in its third season, a success with 20+ contributors! At the end of last year, I wrote a blog post to spread the …

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I Think I Like You: Casey Hanner of Donora

Click on the “play” button for the music video above. Go ahead. I’ll wait…

Did you find yourself bobbing your head along to the infectiously catchy tune? Maybe you smiled as the chanteuse cutely crooned “I’d go for Thai …

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The Museum of Modern Celebrity Tweets

Forget the Guggenheim, MoMA, and all those other museums of contemporary art. If you make only one museum visit this week, make it to the Museum of Modern Celebrity Tweets. Run by illustrator Odessa Begay, this Tumblr-based …

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Holy Cow!

Making musical discoveries is just about my favorite thing on earth. I get quite a thrill digging up rare gems on YouTube, such as this video from Aussie band, the Sacred Cowboys, whom I found buried deep down in …

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