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The coronavirus: Americans in panic mode for more supplies!

Self-Quarantine? Isolation? Social Distancing? What are these new phrases and lingo? and what do they mean? Simply put in laymens terms, Americans are in panic mode.

Here in the US, the following will be closed until further notice:

Shopping Malls, Movie theatres, Concerts, and Sporting events. Social Gatherings have been limited to 10 people. People have been avoiding outings at white tablecloth restaurants and dive bars, go for delivery and drive-thru instead.

Make sure you sure you have plenty of:

Cereal, crackers, pasta, canned soup, rice, popcorn, beans and legumes (dried or canned), grains (farro, couscous, rice, etc.), canned fruits or veggies, jarred tomato sauce, nut butters, trail mix, oatmeal, shelf-stable milks, jelly, plenty of water, or sports drinks.

Visit your local church and food pantry for extra supplies.

Stock up on Incense. Positive energy and karma can go a long way. Releasing good vibes. Stock up on Candles. This sets a relaxing mood and again, releasing good vibes. They also come in Handy during a blackout.

Grab your yoga mat and exercise at home. This comes in handy when they gym is closed. Do workouts like plenty of stretching, lunges, pushups, sit ups, squats. This will keep you active and busy for a few hours.

Wipe down all surfaces, and electronics on a regular basis. doorknobs, tables, desks, and handrails. Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning.

Limit food sharing. stock up ahead of time in preparation for a quarantine. Any dry (Non Perishable).

No hugs or shaking hands. Keep 6 feet safe distance away from people. Avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.

As for sellers and shoppers, there’s been a lot of “price gouging” going on. Noah Colvin, posted and upped the price of 300 bottles of hand sanitizer, selling them all for between $8 and 70$ each. to him it was “crazy money” to many others it was profiteering from a pandemic. The next day Amazon took off his listings and thousands other types of listings for sanitizer, wipes, and face masks. EBay soon followed with even stricter measures, prohibiting any U.S. sales of masks or sanitizer. More “Price Gouging” going on in Facebook too. They have banned medical face mask listings, and meanwhile they’re still littering the platform. As for Amazon, Currently, You can not order anything on Amazon it’s all sold out. And so Amazon is hiring 100 thousand new workers to keep up with demand during the corona virus outbreak.

Floridians who are used to getting prepared for hurricane weather have posted a list of things to get in case of a pandemic:

And  always remember that anyone can carry the virus without showing any symptoms.

The CDC Centers from Disease Control and Prevention: Warning about the spread of the virus to travelers. Countries that have a Level 3 Travel Health Notice (widespread, ongoing transmission): China, Iran, South Korea, Europe, United Kingdom and Ireland. Should You travel within the US? Depending on your unique circumstances, you may choose to delay or cancel your plans. If you do decide to travel, be sure to take steps to help prevent getting and spreading COVID-19. For the most up-to-date COVID-19 travel information, visit CDC COVID-19 Travel page.

(The search for Patient Zero)

The first COVID-19 case originated on November 17, according to Chinese officials searching for ‘patient zero’ A 55-year-old individual from Hubei province in China may have been the first person to have contracted COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus spreading across the globe. That case dates back to Nov. 17, 2019, according to the South Morning China Post. It is believed Coronavirus originated in a bat and somehow hopped to another animal, possibly the pangolin, which then passed it on to humans. COVID-19 is mainly spread person to person, The spread of the coronavirus came from the wet markets in Wuhan, China. The market where the current outbreak may have started, the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan. Wuhan authorities banned the trade of live animals at all wet markets there soon after, and China announced a temporary national ban on the buying, selling, and transportation of wild animals in markets, restaurants, and online marketplaces across the country as well.

This is devastating news. There is so much more than can be done to prevent these types of pandemics. Why are wet markets still a thing? I think its friggin gross to see what goes on there and this is where our food is coming from? Nothing to do with the virus originating. Well we can all do out part. Perhaps if more people went Vegan and had less contact with animals carcasses. We would be a more healthier community. Who’s to change your view or opinion on the matter? In the future I predict more vegan options and time for daily yoga at home. Don’t fall victim to this BS! Don’t go out to any restaurants period. People want their cake and eat it too? Only it’s not a friggin cake, it’s a pupu platter of insanity.

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Is Hollywood still relevant? Movies and events to look forward to in 2020 or skip alltogether.

Bill & Ted Face the Music 2020 Are cyberpunks still relevant? Keanu Reeves made a movie with Winona Ryder about a wedding, titled “Destination Wedding” in 2018. I am not interested in who these actors are dating in real life. And I am not interested in their wedding plans. What type of music will they play at their wedding? Cyberpunk something? He is always on Reddit promoting something related to the cyberpunk genre. a big accomplishment in his resume is walking to different music in the Always Be My Maybe entrance, an internet meme about his new show on netflix. Keanu Reeves is 55 years old Winona Ryder is 48 years old. Winona Ryder is the epitome and the embodiment of everything that sucked about the 90’s. Many 90’s songs were inspired by her because she dated various musicians. She goes on TV doing interviews and press junkets to promote movies when questioned about her life, she stays relevant by talking about how she is too cool to own a cell phone. Skip this movie.

Dane cook  and Louie CK. Is Dane cook still doing movies these days? Is he still relevant? All he talks about is the Patriots, his obsession with Mötley Crüe and talks about copying Louie CK’s jokes. He didn’t steal Louis CK’s jokes back in 2006. Or did he? Who cares? Are his hobbies relevant? Skip any live comedy shows by these guys.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard drama.  This guy is all over entertainment news, and people make YouTube videos calling him out. Nicholas cage literally gave him his career. He should be more thankful. Nicholas cage met him in the early 80’s when Johnny was an unknown actor, who was more interested in being a rock star than acting in movies. I would much rather watch nicholas cage in movies. Than watch another Johnny Depp movie. Action star vs Romance star. Wouldn’t you agree? As for Amber Heard , I just can’t believe she’s starring in “The Stand” a revival of the 1994 tv miniseries (which was four parts long). Along with Alexander Skarsgård, Heather Graham, and Marilyn Manson. Is Trent Reznor going to make the soundtrack  for this thing? kinda like the soundtrack for the movie about “Facebook” which was kinda dark and dreary. ya’ll remember that? the soundtrack for the original mini series in 1994 had the song “Don’t fear the reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult. PLEASE NOTE: The actors chosen for this miniseries are untrustworthy. Go support the book, not this new cast! Also note the controversy around this show. Josh Boone cast a hearing actor (Henry Zaga) over a deaf actor for the role of a deaf character, Nick Andros. This sparked a backlash from multiple well-known deaf actors. Skip this tv series at all costs.

Daniel Craig no time to die 2020.  No Time to Die becomes the first major Hollywood flick to be delayed as professionals work to slow the transmission of the novel coronavirus. In a recently published an open letter — “No Time for Indecision” — requesting that the film’s release be delayed. The release of the new James Bond film has been put back by seven months as coronavirus continues to spread. The producers said they had moved the release of No Time To Die from April to November after “careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace”. The announcement comes days after the founders of two 007 fan sites called on the film studios to delay its release. Ok, so some fans on message boards complained to the film studios. And they pulled out.  I have not seen any James Bonds flicks. I have not kept up with the series, although “Die Another Day” was a GREAT Song by Madonna, back in the day. This new movie looks misogynistic and sexist. Like when you call a girl a nickname to your liking without any permission. “Hey honey! hey babe! hey toots! hey sexy!”. Is it setting a good example for young women. I Will be skipping this flick altogether.

Halloween Reboot 2020 titled “Halloween Kills”. Not Another Halloween Movie! There is no hype, and it just looks like a cash grab. I am not too thrilled about the new installment to the series, written by comedian Danny McBride. I Don’t go to horror conventions. I Don’t review their movies on YouTube. Michael Myers is one of the lesser slasher villains from the slasher films era of the 70’s and 80’s. I celebrated Halloween this year and all I got was a stupid Halloween card. Remember those facebook gifts that were a roll of toilet paper. Yeah that’s how excited you should be about this flick. Don’t open your door to trick or treaters this year. Skip this horror flick. and skip celebrating Halloween altogether while you’re at it?

Joaquin Pheonix in “The Joker” 2019. Veganism is relevant.  They should re title this movie Vegans gone wild. Have you seen his outfit? Is he trying to be a Punk rock. or what with that goofy maroon suit and wearing those clown shoes. That is some of the weirdest dancing I’ve seen coming down those steps. might as well add some punk music in the background. Joaquin Pheonix won an academy award for best actor. Go see this movie, you will be entertained.

Once upon a time in Hollywood 2019. Brad pitt, Leonardo dicaprio, Margot robbie. nice outfits. really blinged out. They all look dapper. Random fact: The character of Bruce lee is in this movie. Brad Pitt won an academy award for best supporting actor. So go see this film and be relevant.

Mark Wahlberg and the Red Sox Fans. This is the guy who made a movie called “Boogie Nights” about a male stripper. No one cares if he bares all. It’s not attractive. Well I guess he’s still making movies and shows. I can’t keep up. It always sounds like there’s a party going on in Boston. They’re loud and they won’t shut up. Walk in the middle of the street like “they’re off to see the wonderful wizard of oz” echo their voice in the streets even when it’s not baseball season. Mark Wahlberg always puts low income places around boston under the spotlight. Its grimy and gross. Like red sox fans. Skip any red sox games in general.

Tim heidecker in Mr. America 2019. Tim heidecker goes on Twitter not to be confused with the comedian Tim Hawkins who makes jokes about his church and using plenty of sanitizer when going to church services. Go watch this political movie, but skip any political conventions.

Lights Out with David Spade 2019. David spade vs people under 30 yrs. He has a show, he laughs, makes sex jokes, invites guests under 30 on the show which I have never even heard of.  Some no names. A clip from the 1994 Reality bites movie where David spade was not hiring Winona Ryder at the wiener schnitzel.  That’s where I know David Spade from. That’s the fast food place that sells hot dogs, and weiners. Skip this stupid irrelevant talk show.

Parasite movie 2019. This is a Korean movie. A family Slowly manipulates and exploits another. The rich and the poor, and the poorer. The haves and the have nots. The movie is about Social hierarchy. A society composed of many hangers on competing for the minuscule leftovers and garbage of people. Like the definition of the word parasite, Benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense. Or in a more figurative way, a person who habitually relies on or exploits others and gives nothing in return. Parasite won an academy award for best picture. Go see it.

Candyman reboot 2020. Produced by Jordan Peele. Now this looks interesting. A vengeful spirit that killed anyone that summoned his spirit by saying his name five times while facing a mirror and openly denying his existence. If you are just starting to get intrigued by the horror genre then this is the film to keep you entertained. Go see it!

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Storytime – My experiences living in West Hollywood

Veganism and yoga, working out at 24 hour fitness, enjoying the nice warm and sunny weather and palm trees, being near the ocean. Manhattan beach is my favorite place to go. That is where my name for my blog comes from, since I like the ocean. and I also like melon smoothies. 
I would like to be a yoga instructor there one day. Need to take more yoga classes. Tibetan singing bowls are a type of bell that vibrates and produces a rich, deep tone when played. Also known as singing bowls or Himalayan bowls, Tibetan singing bowls are said to promote relaxation and offer powerful healing properties. Buddhist monks have long used Tibetan singing bowls in meditation practice. Maybe this is something you would enjoy. Very relaxing and peaceful for me.

Runyon Canyon is also in Hollywood, where I used to exercise. I have lived in Topanga Canyon, Long Beach, and also North and West Hollywood. Have visited Malibu, Venice Beach, Huntington Beach, Marina Del Ray (yes, the singer Lana del ray chose her stage name after this place), and San Diego. Never been to Big Bear yet.

My favorite places are Manhattan and Redondo Beach. I have some stories regarding musicians in Los Angeles. I met some musicians near Melrose Avenue and took selfies with them on my instagram). I was Roomates with a popular Hard rock band’s Bass player at one time though I will omit the name of the band for now. Saw Goo Goo Dolls at a concert in LA. Walked by the Viper Room all the time, and saw shows at the Whiskey a go-go.

One time, I even met Robert Downey Jr.  when he was promoting his film Ironman 3. He was very nice. Also, If you are familiar with the tattoo shop where “LA Ink” was filmed that is next to my apartment where I used to live. Hollywood has given me enough writing material to want to express myself in music. And I am grateful for that. I myself am not a rocker, nor do I wear leather. I have traded in my leather jackets for Vegan friendly clothing. And that’s what I truly believe in.

Walk by the Sunset Strip and you will hear people always say phrases like “That’s so crazy”, “basic bitch” “lit”, “savage”, “killin it”, “bae”, “yas” or yaaaas”, “we stan”, “yeet”, “goat”, “ya basic”, “so fire”, “sus”, “snatched”. “that’s the tea sis”, “spillin the tea”, “throwin’ shade”, “go ghost”, “thot”,”mood”, “goals”.

Back in the day it was more like “wassuppppp”, “what’s poppin?”, “so bomb”, “dope”, “bounce”, “peace out”, “stoked”, “owned”, “aiight”, “boo”, “word”, “trashed”, “tipsy”, “crunk”, “dime”, “bling”, “what’s good?”

Singing lessons and music lessons are on my agenda this year.
Veganism motivates my desires to write (I am a writer at heart) to be able to reach a core audience, and spark their interests. Maybe writing stories, blog posts, or songs that inspire people to go vegan, shop for more ethical clothing brands, and environmentally friendly causes.

Documentaries about veganism show me how to be more environmentally aware. and eco conscious when it comes to choosing clothing brands and brands in general.

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The Viper Room is closing forever

Hey there, and welcome to today’s video. If you’re new here please subscribe, click the bell for notifications, like and share this video, leave a comment, and check out my merch! So back to today’s topic. The Sunset Strip club, The Viper Room, a legendary Los Angeles rock club, has been sold and could be closing its doors for good. The Viper room was a place for celebs to chillax in the 1990’s. Acts who have performed there include Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, who played on opening night. And, River Phoenix tragically passed away here.

As well as being one of the most important cities in the world, in the film industry, Los Angeles, California, is also one of the most iconic places in the world for the recorded music industry. with landmarks in L.A. such as Capitol Records, and A&M Records studio off Sunset Boulevard.

L.A. has some of the most iconic rock n’ roll venues in the country. From the 1960’s rock bands to sparkly glam rock. The Roxy theatre, Rainbow bar & grill, Whiskey a go go. The viper room opened in 1993. and was owned by Johnny Depp until 2004. The Viper Room isn’t the only club that’s closing,

The house of Blues, on the sunset strip also officially closed down in August 2015, after 21 years in business. founded by the co-founder of Hard Rock Cafe, and Dan Aykroyd, co-star of the 1980 film The Blues Brothers.  What was once the center of the universe, thanks to lovely scenic areas like the  hollywood hills and paparazzi fueled events at the nearby chateau marmont: Where Jim morisson climbed up a roof injuring himself in the process, John Belushi passed away, Led Zeppelin’s drummer John Bonham rode a Harley Davidson down the lobby of the Chateau Marmont, completely destroying the carpet in the process, and James Dean jumped out a window to impress the director of Rebel without a cause Nicholas Ray. With recent celebrity scandals and antics that are less than impressive people have moved on from this scene. 

The sunset strip featured performances by artists like the Beach Boys, the Byrds and Sonny & Cher in the early 60’s. rock fans were protesting efforts to enforce a 10 p.m. curfew and to close nightclubs like Pandora’s Box, at the corner of Sunset and Crescent Heights boulevards. Hollywood historian Marc Wanamaker Said and I quote “Everyone called them hippies just because some had long hair,” “But they weren’t the flower-power types from San Francisco, just rock ‘n’ roll fans, mostly students.” In the late 1960s the Sunset Strip was a pretty groovy scene for American rock bands like The Doors. Ya dig? Post cerfew riots, as drug culture took on a darker turn, and rock ‘n’ roll became corporate, the Strip of the ’70s and ’80s would make the Strip of the mid-’60s and sunset strip curfew riots look unimpressive in comparison.

In the early 90’s Glam metal and Grunge were famously duking it out. Out with the leather street tough look and in with the ripped denim.

Glam metal a.k.a. hair metal which officially ended in 1991. Right before grunge started becoming popular. And whats left is now, is what the music video generation left behind. And artists who have crossed over to be youtuber sensations with youtube success and fame, who combine music videos with videos of life in general. Some musicians have beauty lines to keep them busy these days. Music has had a huge shift recently, people are over- critical of live shows and some shows have lost their decadence.

Too much time and effort is being mismanaged into over analyzing artists personal lives and celeb drama shows. that it takes away from any real music or art with real substance or meaning that is being produced.

Its no wonder LA is remodeling the sunset strip. With lackluster and snooty celebs. Movie theatres and concert venues are simply not what they used to be.

When the paparazzi craze started like a real life soap opera unfolding or tabloids trying to catch unusual celebrity moments –

Hollywood is long removed from the days when covering the business meant gloss and glamour.

The paparazzi’s lurk from parking lots and places like the viper room in LA or wherever celebs congregate.

In the mid 1990’s George Clooney once complained to Paramount about this. Never again should anyone underestimate him in Hollywood. He complained about the paparazzi which back then were called stalker-azzi

the “ER” star threatened to boycott “Entertainment Tonight” after “Hard Copy” aired video footage of his lovelife. Both programs are owned by Paramount, and Clooney had a written agreement from the company stating that he would not be featured on “Hard Copy.” In return, Clooney promised to continue talking to “ET.”When the agreement was violated, Clooney didn’t just get mad, he got even. In his letter to Paramount he wrote, “Maybe other actors will join me. Maybe not. That doesn’t matter. It’s about doing what’s right.”

Others thought Clooney was right, too – and he was backed by such stars as Madonna, Steven Spielberg, Rosie O’Donnell, Dean Cain, James Garner, Whoopi Goldberg and the cast of “ER.”

Usually TV stars are asking for more money, or threatening to hold out and getting replaced. but not clooney. he spoke up to hard copy in a very professional manner.

Within a week, Paramount promised to respect Clooney’s privacy removing all “Hard Copy” footage- and “stalkerazzi. footage” In a statement, Paramount said, “Although celebrities have chosen a profession that puts them in the public eye, we feel that coverage of their lives should not extend to other than public venues.”

obviously Paramount were not suddenly overcome by benelovence or feeling a sudden urge to quit their hethonistic behavior and sinful bad business ways to head into a church for prayer. and a desire to stop their wicked tabloid ways.

They recognized that Clooney’s threat – and his support by other stars – was too real to ignore. “ET,” the syndicated entertainment program, sustains itself with ooey-gooey celebrity fluff, and cannot afford to be on Clooney’s bad side.

Back then he was on a hit tv show and pre-poor reviews of the 1997 movie batman and robin.

“Clooney did what only big stars can do – he held Paramount’s feet to the fire and got them to yell `uncle.’ That’s a sign of serious clout, the kind of power only movie stars once had,” said Michael weinstein said, who writes about hollywood.

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The back to the future 2015 Nike Air Mag sneakers

‘Back to the Future Part II’ Self-Lacing Sneakers are up for Auction . Marty mcfly wore these in back to the future 2 released in 1989. as seen in the 1989 classic sequel and released in a limited quantity to the public in 2016,

The sneaker, is part of a collection of 100 of the world’s rarest sneakers. The Stadium Goods: The Ultimate Sneaker Collection bidding closed for this collection on July 23rd 2019.

The Stadium Goods x Sothebys ‘Ultimate Sneaker Collection Auction’ was accessible via, or just want to check out the collection on display, it was at Sothebys New York Galleries on 1334 York Ave.

The Nike MAG ‘Back to the Future’ 2016 sneakers are Considered one of the greatest innovations in sneaker history. These sneakers could be looked back on as a unique pop culture goodie, Sneakers can increase in value over time. Limited releases and mega collaborations can increase the hype, and demand. the Nike Mags first caught everyones attention as a movie prop, developed by designer Tinker Hatfield and Nike CEO Mark Parker almost three decades ago, when  director Robert Zemeckis’ requested a futuristic sneaker to use in the 1989 sequel, set in the year 2015.

30 years later, the shoes are still popular, and it’s the concept of the future. The innovation in sneakers; they have a mechanism that recognizes your foot to tie the laces itself.

the auction collection was created by gathering extremely rare sneakers. The Nike Mags, which took 10 years to develop before being made available to the public, first in 2011 without the automatic laces, and then in 2016 with them, which were hard to get. Only 1,500 pairs of first-generation Mags went on sale in 2011, and only 89 pairs of the self-lacing shoes were created and released in 2016.

Sneakerheads know these shoes are for sale on various sites and avenues online, but Wunsch believes this auction, done collaboratively with Stadium Goods, offers buyers authenticity. “They’re art collectibles, but they’re also utilitarian items, so the less people use these shoes increases the value, because the scarcity increases. These Nike Mags are in pristine condition; they’ve never been worn, so they are extremely rare,” says Wunsch. “Most likely some of the people who bought the extremely limited pairs that were issued have worn them and may continue to wear them so, in that way, finding a pristine condition version will only accrue interest so long as they’re kept in that shape.”

Wunsch can’t reveal where the shoes come from, but they are being kept on display in two individual cases at Sotheby’s in New York, along with the other 98 pairs, which include five sets of unreleased versions from the Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 “Friends & Family Collection,” designed by the multiplatinum rapper himself, as well as a pair of Adidas sneakers Pharrell Williams designed for Chanel, worn by Karl Lagerfeld.

Courtesy Sotheby’s

“To think about Karl Lagerfeld owning these sneakers and keeping them in pristine condition, that’s incomparable,” says Wunsch. “I’m also unbelievably excited to see what happens with the historic Nike ‘Moon Shoe,'” he says, referring to the never-worn handmade shoes that are one of only 12 pairs ever made, with treads resembling those of the Apollo astronauts, designed by Nike co-founder and track coach Bill Bowerman for runners at the 1972 Olympics trials. 

Shoezeum is selling the original.

The OG self-lacing shoe—one of only a handful made for the 1989 film—launched a bidding war between 220 sneaker collectors.

As reported by Sole Collector, eBay seller shoezeum hosted the auction after securing the sneaker from the personal collection of a longtime Nike employee.

There is no word on whether the film’s star,Michael J. Fox—actually wore this specific shoe. While the Nike Swoosh and triangular cutouts are just about right, the strap curiously crosses the laces; Marty McFly’s kicks featured a strap at the top, around the ankle.

In 2011, Nike auctioned 1,500 pairs of replica Mags (which light up but don’t have self-tying laces), raising funds for Fox’s charity dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

The formerly fictional footwear, however, became a reality a couple of years ago, when Nike made a working pair of self-lacing sneaks, auctioned off in Hong Kong.

The manufacturer in 2016 released the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0—legitimate self-lacing shoes.

This modern adaptation is the most high-tech pair of shoes any sportswear company has developed; not just a gimmick, the sneakers feature advanced athletic technology, and require a power source.

These are two articles from sotheby and shoezeum.

I wish I could add these to my sneaker collection!

I’ve had worn many sneakers in my life and collected them. All different kinds of sneakers, converse, adidas, nike, reebok, puma, fila. I been thinking to post my favorite brands on my blog and on my channel as well. I am obsessed with sneakers as you can tell.

You can find other kinds of sneaker collections online as well. I will post more when I see something new.

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Madonna’s too faced makeup collection

Too Faced founder, Jerrod Blandino, revealed on Instagram that he and Madonna partnered to create two makeup kits based on the upcoming looks she’ll be wearing on her Madame X tour.

The first makeup Kit is called the ‘Medellin Set’, and consists of a vibrant red shade of Too Faced’s Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Lipstick called “lady-balls”, eyeshadows Ray of Light, bitch-I’m Madonna, Like a Virgin, Dark Ballet, Into the Groove are the shade and highlighter colors. ranging from matte peaches to red shimmers and a baby pink blush. The set also includes the brand’s new Damn Girl! waterproof Mascara and Better Than sex easy glide waterproof Liquid Liner.

The second kit is called “I Rise,” is Madonna’s take on a bronzy glam makeup look. It features a blush and eyeshadow. The Shadows are: Lucky Star, Material Girl, Dress You Up, I Rise, and The Blush is called- “come alive” with golden and mauve powders, a Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick called Sell Out which is a soft brown, and the Better Than sex Mascara.

The kits are available for a limited time only at the Madame X pop-up shop at 430 West 15th street in New York City.

So why did it take so long for Madonna to release a makeup collection?

Lots of Celebrities have launched their own makeup collections lately. People have been striving to look like their favorite celebrities with celeb inspired makeup tuturials on youtube. Her 80’s and 90’s looks are iconic. A Pioneer in this beauty collection trend, Cher’s 1990’s Lori Davis hair-care products infomercials, which may or may not have been a cringe worthy moment in cher’s career. Well, if anyone knows the secret to beauty its these two who have invented their own styles and paved the way for so many other artists.

The last time I saw her circa 2015 with Madonna’s celeb filled

Music Video wearing a pink studded leather jacket.

Katy Perry, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West

Moschino leopard-print dress and hot pink studded jacket by Discount Universe. Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers. “Threat” hat by SSUR, custom T-shirt dress by Tom Tom Fashions and Prada shoes.

Too Faced Co-Founder and CEO Jeremy Johnson started his career in fashion and cosmetics in his early 20s. In the late ’90s, Jeremy teamed up with business partner Jerrod Blandino.

Too Faced, not one to shy from controversy recently, amongst beauty guru youtubers.

Although they should focus less on the packaging on more on the product. Their main focal point is the packaging. They want to incorporate the importance of aesthetically pleasing objects in a girl’s life. They do have vegan products which is a plus, However, it should be noted that Too Faced is owned by Estee Lauder, a parent corporation still testing on animals in 2019. Too Faced was bought by Estee Lauder in 2016.

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Forever 21 is filing for bankruptcy

Forever 21 is filing for bankruptcy, according to their website they’re not officially going out of business, although forever 21 will be closing many of its stores across the US of its as part of its bankruptcy proceedings. currently there are hundreds of Forever 21 stores worldwide. Forever 21 was founded in 1984, The first location, originally called Fashion 21, was 900 square feet and stocked merchandise purchased at wholesale close-out sales.

Court papers show its plan to reel in higher spending customers, with targeted advertisements on social media platforms to reach out to customers who used to shop at the store but don’t anymore. Forever 21’s instagram has 16 million followers which is more than Gap, J. Crew and Abercrombie & Fitch combined.

But with more success comes more mismanagement . Ariana grande is suing forever 21 for copying her style.

Forever 21 and the beauty store Riley Rose is being accused of more than just  using an Ariana Grande lookalike. The lawsuit alleges that they posted actual photographs of Ariana, infringed on her trademarks, and used her music and lyrics to promote its products despite not having her permission. This apparently happened after plans of an endorsement deal between Ariana Grande and Forever 21 never ended up happening.

Earlier this summer, forever 21 sent Atkins diet bars to its shoppers as an extra gift. This is for people on a low carb low sugar diet. This had some customers outraged for fat shaming them.  in a statement Forever 21 apologized and said the promo went to all customers, not just plus sized women.  Forever 21 had sent these bars as a free gift, and has since stated they will not be sending out any more freebies.

So what was Forever 21 like in its heyday? It seems to be all outfits appealing to generation y (millennials) and generation z (post millennials), lots of boho chic and bohemian mini dresses, jeans, and graphic tees. Forever 21 has been around for years, most notably due to their popularity with achieving the celebrity look with basic everyday outfits. The bobo (bourgeoisie bohemian) style was having a resurgence, thanks to celebrities. People felt like they were dressing just like their favorite celebrities. Oversized cardigans, oversized scarves, boho chic bag or purse, oversized hats, oversized sunglasses, distressed and ripped boho jeans. Their popularity grew during the Great Recession, when shoppers were interested in fashion bargains. But Forever 21 went on an aggressive expansion just as shoppers were gravitating towards more online shopping.

In the early 2010s, Forever 21 started having celebrities promote limited-edition collections. Then menswear lines came out. and finally, it launched its plus-size line, which was later relaunched again.

Its next big trend was festival wear for events like Coachella. the festival styles first appeared around 2014.

this is when consumer sentiment began to change and shoppers began to turn away from fast fashion. Millennial who increasingly turned away from malls headed to trendy online sites. They’re also interested in buying eco-friendly fashions, like clothing items made from recycled materials. Forever 21 was Growing rapidly alongside Fast fashion competitors Zara and H&M. And Forever 21 was more popular than older staples from the Malls like The Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch and American Eagle.

In the last decade, a bunch of online-only fashion retailers have popped like Fashion Nova, Nasty Gal and Boo Hoo.

These sites are more fun for millennial and are more social media friendly. Also, Each have on their website info regarding working conditions at factories and other environmental info. Asos says that this year, it will completely remove materials like cashmere, mohair, feathers, down, silk, bone horn and shell from their websites. By offering more eco-friendly fashions, These stores can upgrade alongside with the more modern times. more sophisticated branding, better use of social media, and a better understanding of design trends is what gives these online stores the advantage.

On a final note, I’m going to miss Forever 21 for its clothing that supposedly makes you look and feel like a celebrity,  I even wrote a song and posted a video about the FOREVER 21 HOT CHEETOS COLLECTION / I don’t think it will be the final edit, now. its still in its pre- recording stages.

I would definitely write more songs like this if given the opportunity.

Forever 21 has to go big or go home. If the name of the brand is forever 21 and you want to make people look younger or feel like celebrities, as your brand suggests then use more sustainable eco friendly materials. Follow in Asos’s footsteps and upgrade your style. Regardless if you are just going to copy celebrity styles or copy music festival fashion.

So check out my other videos on the Forever 21 hot cheetos collection. For a more in depth look at bohemian styled clothing, and why millennials prefer online shopping and the future of malls, be sure to subscribe to my channel for all things fashion, high fashion, and vegan fashion. if you’re new. click the bell for notifications, leave a comment, share this video, and like this video. Your support means a lot to me. Thanks so much and cya next time!

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Halloween costume ideas for 2019

Hey there and today i’m gonna talk about halloween. costumes for 2019. Theres a lot of videos you can check out titled 100 costume ideas for halloween, usually these costumes are movie characters, superheros, historical figures, or cartoon characters. but honestly who preplans what they’re going to wear each Halloween for the next hundred halloweens and why do you need 100 Halloween costume ideas, are you going to be celebrating that many halloweens? well some people celebrate halloween or all hallows eve and now there’s 30 days of halloween which can be vlogged. so that’s at least 30 costumes you need. Can you imagine the preparation and dedication that goes in for that. So these videos are good if you also go to horror related movie conventions where the fans are really excited and enthusiastic about the movie characters, or if you’re going to a halloween party. Personally I would not wear any of these costumes especially outdoors or if your’e over 30. I prefer seasonal halloween clothing or loungewear and you can feel comfortable wearing it all day. with classic halloween graphics and designs. it doesn’t have to be affiliated with a movie theme or character. Wildfox has all the classics like pumpkins, ghosts, bats, black cats, witches, warlocks, skeletons, vampires, frankenstein, mummies, jack-o-lanterns, clowns, in a cute and whimsical way. nothing too outlandish. Or if you’re looking for something more unique you can make your own costume. And you can wear these costumes while reviewing celebrities costumes cuz thats where the tea is.

Here are some inspiring Costumes to get you in the mood for halloween in 2019.

The Plant based based burger

The Beyond Burger costume, complete with a “plant-based” flag hat and “Not Grade A Certified” stamp on the side. Fake meat brands like Beyond and Impossible are shaking up the fast food game, and now you can turn your Halloween party on its head by dressing up as 2019’s hottest — and hottest — plant-based meat alternative sandwich.

Old School Rapper Accessory Kit

Old School Rapper Costume Kit! Rapper Costume Kit features a large gold chain necklace, large black rimmed glasses, and a durable black stiff black hat. which is like a bucket hat. So you can theoretically make this outfit at home if you have something vintage or maybe from the 1980’s.

these are pretty clever are original. Like Rita Ora dressed as post malone for Halloween, last year, in 2018.

Lots of vegans sometimes dress up as their favorite vegetables and fruits. You can go as an avocado or banana or even a melon. a smoothie or siracha bottle. Or you could go as your favorite vegan athlete.

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Saturday night live Fires New Cast Member and some other hipster related drama

I watched snl a couple times in the early 90’s, when the musical guests were on.   The show Saturday night live is supposed to be a live variety show with comedy sketches and political satire, and lately has come under scrutiny for its racial controversies. Shane gillis is The comedian Snl fired. videos of the comedian surfaced of him using racial slurs toward asians. Like I mentioned before I was never really into watching snl, but I did watch shows like the simpsons which also had some of the same writers from snl.

The simpsons has also seen some controversies surrounding its character of apu nahasapeemapetilon, which is considered to be racist against indian people. So the writers have decided they’re going to write the character apu out entirely from the show. I liked to watch the simpsons when  the treehouse of horror episodes would be on. But over the years The simpsons lost a lot of its original writers,  and its become this computerized version of itself. I prefer the hand- drawn animated years. The treehouse of horror episodes were  more original. and based on stories from books that everyone knew or at least heard about. there was more effort involved. the stories were parodies that people understood. if you try watching the treehouse of horror episodes nowadays its all homage to movies and tv shows where you might not catch the reference because their pace is out of control. and kind of like, automatic even if they’ve run out of original material or not. The simpsons went digital in season 12, by the way. though I’m not sure since now that I look back on it some of the subject material is pretty outrageous. I personally preferred the show futurama over the simpsons but futurama officially ended in 2013 after being cancelled several times on various networks. Other SNL related shows are portlandia, community, and rick & morty.


Portlandia is a sketch comedy television series set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon. which features hipster comedy parodies, or you can call it hipster satire and also has lots of musician and band guest stars. In Other Words is the setting for the fictional Women and Women First bookshop, one of the recurring sketches on the series. A blog post from the bookstore stated an incident during filming, when the shop was left in a mess and neighbours disturbed. without offering further details. Another time, The production crew asked the bookstore to remove the Black Lives Matter sign on the window. and they refused. This post suggested the show has had a negative impact on the neighborhood and portland as a whole. opposed to its vision of society they’re organizing to realize. portlandia white progressives and liberals, Portland might be a quirky, liberal city but it also has a shocking history of racism and white supremacy. Portlandia seems more straight edge and pop punk, rather than hipsterish (indie and alternative music). Theyre just a group who need to reconnect with beavis and butthead and pop punk bands who perform for Spring Break.  They should steer clear from storylines involving a nonchalant mayor. The store’s blog has claimed “Tourists and fans of the show come to our door to stand outside, take selfies, and then leave,” the statement reads. “The vast majority of them don’t come inside.” The store offically cut ties with the show in 2016. a volunteer placed signs on the window. That sign accuses the comedy—in which Armisen and Brownstein portray the storeowners—of various transgressions, like “Transmisogyny – Racism – and Gentrification.

Rick and Morty

this strange sci-fi animated comedy show, from the same creator as community-Rick and morty, famous, for its clips of mulan szechuan mcnugget dipping sauce. and parodying back to the future. Co-creator Dan Harmon has described the series as a cross between Matt Groening’s two shows The Simpsons and futurama, balancing family life with heavy science fiction. *HEH* I just don’t see the connection.The animated short the show is based on is titled The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti starring Doc smith and Mahrty mcdonalds which came out in 2006 and and features obscene content; As this is an adult cartoon, so you can expect a lot of swearing. the short doesn’t appear to be a comedy satire at all. Instead it looks like it was drawn on ms paint by an adolescent or pre-teen. Later,

In 2009, Harmon made a two-part satire — briefly posted to his Channel 101 website — titled “Daryl,” which spoofed the Showtime drama “Dexter.” Last week, video resurfaced online from Harmon’s five-minute parody. Harmon has since apologized and taken down the video. Harmon’s Twitter account, which had more than 670,000 followers, was deleted soon after the video began to go viral.



Audiences of the cancelled tv show Community are familiar with the show’s drama centered on former star Chevy Chase. In 2012, the comedy icon was forced to issue an apology after he made racial slurs during an argument with series creator/writer Dan Harmon, an incident that caused a halt in production. Donald Glover, who was also on Community, has now shared more about his racist interactions with Chevy Chase. “racial cracks between takes,” one of which was the following: “People think you’re funnier because you’re black.” Glover told the publication that he interpreted Chase’s racist cracks as the comedian “trashing in the water” and didn’t take them too personally.

You might be wondering well what does any of this have to do with a fashion vlog? In 2015 Old navy partnered with the stars of portlandia to do some commericials. Which has Fred armisen  dressed as a teenage girl doing clothing haul videos.More About the Old Navy TV Commercial, ‘Alexandra Gert’ Featuring Fred Armisen. Fred Armisen, dresses as Alexandra Gert, a video blogger who shares her haul from after the holidays at Old Navy. she is interrupted midway through taping when someone opens the door. After acknowledging the interrupter, she continues taping, posing with the old navy items.

Well you won’t be seeing any CLOTHING HAUL videos on this channel anytime soon. So there’s my contribution. and you can also choose to not take any part in the brands they are representing or promoting.

Before cancel culture, People thought comedians being accused of Plagiarism was worst that could happen to a comedian. Joke theft means taking credit for comic material written by another person without their permission. This is a form of plagiarism and can, in some cases, be copyright infringement. In contrast that seems like a better time to be a comedian than what’s happening to comedy at the moment with all this cancel culture.

On a final note—-If you feel insulted, offended or uncomfortable with any of the subject material that some of these Generation x (mtv generation) and generation Y millenial comedians and don’t want to support the brands they are promoting then feel free to check out my merch there is a link in the description for shirts featuring my logo. support real causes like veganism, and environmental awareness.Thanks for watching my video, leave a like, comment and subscribe to my channel. click the bell for notifications and cya next time.


Tim and Eric are on tour

Hello peeps. If you are in your 30’s like me, then you probably have heard of some shows on Adult Swim. As of 2019 Adult Swim has 1.4 million followers on Instagram, roughly 700, thousand followers on Twitter, and almost 4 million viewers on Youtube. They are the late-night , night-time adult oriented programming block of a kid’s network called “Cartoon Network”. which aires adult animation, mockumentaries, and sketch comedies and has content with sexual themes, strong language, and graphic violence. . Many of its programs are aesthetically experimental, transgressive, improvised, and surrealist in nature. some say that Adult Swim is too controversial, and others praise the level of surrealism and experimentalism.

This is not like any show you will find on other places like comedy central, or say fox animation. or animated shows on MTV, or even nickelodeon.

I personally have not watched most of the shows on Adult Swim, lately. I have mentioned the sci-fi animated show in another video of mine which critiques some comedians for being too controversial.

The first time I heard of the show was when I was living in Los Angeles around 2011. And I met David Liebe Hart around that time I didn’t recognize him from anything but he approached me and told me about his show. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! This was right after their 5th season. And that’s what he talked about. Not sure if the show is recently had a resurgence or revival. You will have to tune in to see it.

Currently, David Lieb Hart writes his own music mostly about Religion, Aliens, and trains. He promotes abstinence from smoking, alcohol, and drugs. He is a musician, actor, ventriloquist, train enthusiast and Christian Scientist. 

As for the stars of the show, Eric Wareheim directs music videos. Tim Heidecker is also a musician. The music sounds college radio-esque, college rock, Pre indie music Like Ben folds Five. and some of it parodies folk bands like Simon & Garfunkel.

Heidecker’s left-leaning political views and criticism of far-right figures has caused people to troll him on twitter. For celebrities on Twitter these things are likely to happen.

I am new to twitter, have not posted anything regarding politics or religion. Besides phrases like “Happy holidays, etc.” People ask me online and I simply reply that I am agnostic, and libertarian.

Agnosticism, a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God or of anything beyond material phenomena; a person who claims neither faith nor disbelief in God.

Libertarianism, or libertarism, is a collection of political philosophies and movements that uphold liberty as a core principle. Libertarians seek to maximize political freedom and autonomy, emphasizing freedom of choice, voluntary association and individual judgement.

If you are looking for something to do this year, please check out

their tour dates schedule. The “Tim and Eric Mandatory Attendance Tour!” They will be touring  California, Texas, New York, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and more.

tim and eric mandatory tour tickets go on sale now

tour dates are from January 27th, 2020 till March 6th, 2020. So please check out their live show.