Yes, the Swastika Rings at Sears.com are Real

I shared a photo on instagram this morning and the first reaction friends are having is, “Is that real?” The answer is, sadly, yes. Loading View on Instagram As of this writing (noon pacific time) if you go to Sears.com and search for swastika 272 items will be available in the marketplace. According to Sears on twitter the marketplace is where 3rd party vendors sell their wares. Also according to Sears on twitter the item has been flagged for review. That sounds almost as harsh as second grade detention. The …

The Unlikely Feminists

Thanks to William for this wonderful guest post. You can follow him on twitter at @willibaldoea Say what you will about the Kardashian sisters, but they’re smart ladies. They’ve managed to spin an entire empire out of nothing (well, maybe a sex tape, but…). Their ability to get people talking should be noted, because people certainly do talk – whether they like them or not. There’s no denying that they have had an effect on the collective consciousness at some level. Take Kim’s marriage to Kris Humphries, for example. She filed for …

This Time I’m Not the Asshole (other times I absolutely was)

If you look at my twitter ID today (and probably for the next week or two) you’ll see this.   If you read Francisco Dao’s latest diatribe you’ll be tempted to identify me as one of the assholes he’s calling out. One of those useless social media people who just attack brands. Well, that’s not quite the case here and I want to clear it up and address some other things too. In October of 2011 I bought a vacuum.   I love a clean house and if you have …

Kenmore Elite Review and Sweepstakes

I didn’t know I could like laundry until I tried a Kenmore Elite. Obviously I still hate the parts of laundry that we all hate, the folding, and the putting it away. But I want to show you what happens when you turn on Kenmore Elite Dryer. Every time I turn the dryer off and on, I smile. It makes me think of the Jetsons, and that I’m living in some sort of super shiny space age house. I’m not, I’m living in Los Angeles, but please let me have …

Sears Winter Clearance: On Your Marks, Get Set, SAVE 80%

Last week I was headed out to another Tech Party here in town, and I wanted needed a dress. I wanted a little pick-me-up, some color even. If you follow me on Whrrl, you already know that I left Sears with a fabulous June Cleaver-esque cocktail dress (with a small dash of sexy built in). What you don’t know is that I also got Jane a three pair of skinny jeans and a hoodie, without breaking the bank. Photo by Wm Marc (as usual) From now through April 18th Sears …