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Thursday Me Time: I want to Society6 my life

Phrase of the day

 

This week I’ve become particularly obsessed with Society6 (www.society6.com), a website where thousands of artists have their work reproduced into prints, iPhone covers and t-shirts – to name a few of their products. It’s all reasonably priced and I have gotten lost in the millions of different types of art available, as I imagine where it would all go in my house. Having no money has presented a small problem, so I’ve had to settle for mentally buying everything rather than physically procuring anything for myself. But rest assured, once I have a job I will be placing a rather large order and decking myself out in Society6 head to toe to wall to phone.

The art ranges from pop culture such as Sherlock‘s Irene Adler to abstract prints, humorous cartoons (as seen above) and stunning photography. My particular favourite is the print below, entitled Leo, and I fully intend to get the whole set once I can afford it. What is the point in buying something that even the local department store produces by the bulk a la Andy Warhol style Audrey Hepburn prints, when you could support an independent artist without breaking the bank? Very much up my street.

Love this. So. Much.

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Thursday Me Time: It’s All About Rosi Golan

Today I’ve been going crazy for Rosi Golan’s music. Ever since the Israeli-American songbird’s single “Can’t Go Back”appeared on Perez Hilton’s website (my longtime homepage), admittedly only a matter of hours ago, I have downloaded both of her albums and listened to them on repeat. In the porcess I’ve also discovered a Family Records (www.thefamilyrecords.com), an artist managed company which helps musicians to “cultivate fruitful careers with artistic freedom and longevity”. Yes, it does sound a little airy-fairy, but they sent me a free mixtape along with my purchase of Golan’s album ‘Lead Balloon’, so I’m all for it.

To prove that I’m not developing some sort of ear infection, listen to this and see if you agree with me, that Rosi Golan is destined for great things.

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