Squeaky Clean But Fun and Fresh: Is Danish Pop Band Alphabeat – MET Material?

Described as having an 80’s melodic pop sound, Alphabeat has a modern bubblegum look and feel to them – a little offbeat like Zoey Deschanel and a little funky like Feist with 1-2-3-4. Originally from Denmark, their debut single “Fascination” broke out in the summer of 2007. I personally enjoy the male/female harmonizing thing going on…and though this human formation into letter thing seemed cool at first, it got a little old. Nevertheless, a cool band that somehow lifts my spirits during these gloomy times.

What is Happening – Their newest video

Fascination Thoughts? Do we like? Are they worthy of our music player?

December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2018 edition: French farmers.

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December 1, 2016

Meticulous Landscape Paintings Beautifully Represent Intangible Emotional States

Artist Crystal Liu intimately ties her emotional states to beautiful abstract paintings. In large-scale works, she constructs landscapes that are metaphors for the intangible forces that drive us. Visually, elements of the Earth and sky are the actors for the feelings we cannot easily imagine. Together, the sun, mountains, and more depict “narratives of conflict, entrapment, longing, and precarious hope.” These symbols allow Liu to seem removed, yet make the pieces deeply personal.

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