The narratorial voice of Welcome To The Goddamn Ice Cube is as cold as the title suggests, and as cold as the place Blair Braverman, our guide and author, keeps coming back to. Malangen, Norway is a small spit of land north of the arctic circle (“north of the moral circle,” one leering man tells …

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This week, I was lucky enough to get to test C2’s performance tights and undertop. I say lucky because the weather in Boston has called for some serious under-layers the past few days. It’s been cold — but not cold enough for snow — and wet. Nothing like a windy, wintry mix to make you say, …

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Last week I was invited to a boot camp class. This sounds normal enough , but it was a special bootcamp. We wouldn’t just be putting ourselves through the paces; we’d be putting some high performance gear to the test, too. If you don’t know them, Polartec is a leader in fabric technology. A lot of …

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In lieu of a Trail Mix this week, I’d like to reroute everyone over to a free listen of Lianne La Havas’ new album, ‘Blood.’ This isn’t her first album, but it is her poppiest, and, more importantly, Prince loves it. If you are going to listen to anyone about music recommendations, don’t listen to …

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Diane Cook’s Man v. Nature came out last year, but as happens with many short story collections, you may have missed it.  If so, I recommend you change that immediately. This debut collection is comprised of twelve stories, each terrifying, funny, surprising, and, no matter if set in some dystopian future, a school gym, or …

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If you know anything about me you know I’m a sucker for good packaging, so when I opened the box of goodies Ursa Major sent Misadventures, it was love at first sight. But, okay, okay, we shouldn’t judge a moisturizer by its cover…so here I am to review, with a little more depth, the Face …

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Are you ever on a mountain or leading a camping trip for five-to-ten naked cherubs who won’t stop blowing their damn conchs even though you told them a million times and you’re like, where’s the wine? Me, too. Me, too. It can be such a hassle to lug the hooch on any backcountry trip, especially …

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Now that it has been officially confirmed that women, as so many suspected, are just distractingly sexy crybabies, it is especially impressive that down in the Bahamas Misty Wells has been named Tournament Director of the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina. This may not seem like news if you don’t live in Bimini, …

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