Frontiers Blog

  • Sweden Invades Los Angeles: Scandinavian Style Sweeps DTLA

    Il Caffé, Acne Studios, Swedish crowds gathered in a modern, minimalist hotel lobby. Yes, Downtown Los Angeles is looking a lot like Stockholm lately. Angelenos can now dress, groom, caffeinate and even party like the Swedes, no Allen Wrench required. Sleek, simple and refined are the true markings of Swedish design, fashion and, naturally, the takeover of L.A.’s Fashion District. In less than a year, the formerly gritty pocket of DTLA has transformed into the city’s new upscale Swedish hotspot. 

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  • Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Reddit Days After an AMA on the Site

    The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) are at it again. This time, they’ll be picketing Reddit’s headquarters - and promoting that protest on, well, Reddit.

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  • Tim-Scapes' GAY-CA-TION Tees are Your New Summer Essential

    If nothing else, vacation is the perfect opportunity to splurge on a new summer wardrobe comprised of strappy footwear, short-shorts to accentuate your back-breaking squats routine, new shades and colorful tanks to both put your pecs on display and tell the world you’re a fun, flirty, sleeve-hating kinda guy. For the latter, look no further than Tim-Scapes, a shop you’re only familiar with if you spend a chunk of your summer on the idyllic tip of Cape Cod, wasting away your days and nights in Provincetown.

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  • Tonight on TV: Reality Meets Middle Earth in 'The Quest,' Maggie Gyllenhaal is an 'Honorable Woman'

    Those who have been wishing for the chance to fight Orcs alongside Elves and seek amazing treasure can now step out from behind their avator and do so. Thanks to ABC a new fantasy-centric reality competition series, The Quest, makes it’s debut. From the producers of The Lord of the Rings and the producers of The Amazing RaceThe Quest offers a new twist with a fully immersive experience featuring a castle, swords, animatronics, prosthetics and special effects as contestants compete in a world of imagination.

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  • Prince and the Revolution's 'The Beautiful Ones' is Our Throwback Thursday Song of the Day

    TBT almost 30 years to the day and the release of Purple Rain, hands down the greatest rock movie of the '80s (and arguably, of all time). It's a challenge finding a video from the film online due to Prince's strict Internet policing, but I managed to find "The Beautiful Ones", which is one of many electrifying musical numbers from the film. People criticize the acting, the "thin" plot, etc. Those of us privileged enough to see the film on the big screen when it was first released witnessed an artistic statement utterly unique, compelling, both raw and polished, sexually provocative especially for the time, and ecstatically entertaining to the point of revelation. To describe it as generation-defining is an understatement. Read More
  • Trans Girl, 15, Stabbed on D.C. Metro

    This man, identified as Reginald Anthony Klaiber, 24, has been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with a possible hate crime enhancement for stabbing a 15-year-old transgender girl in the back while riding the Metro Green Line train in Washington, D.C., late Wednesday afternoon.

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  • House Votes to Sue Obama Over Obamacare Executive Order

    The Republican-led House of Representatives has voted to sue President Obama over an executive order delaying the implementation of Obamacare - despite the fact that they support the delay.

    The executive order in question will delay the section of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that mandates employers to provide healthcare coverage to their workers. Speaker John Boehner and the rest of the Republican party have been clear in their opposition to the employer mandate, and their support of the delay, but have sued despite that.

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  • Experts Urge FDA to Drop Ban on Gay Male Blood Donors

    A group of experts have urged that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to drop the current lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

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  • Tony Hawk, Former Pro Skater, Backs Marriage Equality

    Former professional skateboarder Tony Hawk is the latest celebrity to release a video in support of the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Americans for Marriage Equality movement.

    Hawk is perhaps the most famous professional skateboarder ever, and saw his fame increase thanks to the long-running Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater videogame franchise. He’s now joined the HRC’s latest campaign, saying that when it comes to marriage equality, “we all deserve to follow our hearts,” and that “we need to continue working until every state recognizes marriage as an equal right.”

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  • 'Sharknado' Star Ian Ziering Breaks Out at 50, Hosts Chippendales Vegas Show

    As we await the premiere of Sharknado 2: The Second One on the SyFy network tonight, who would've thought that of all the stars from cult TV show Beverly Hills 90210, Ian Ziering, who played Steve Sanders, would end up being the hottest of them all.
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