Things to do for October 21, 2010

The Weekender

Hit Records, Science and Fall Sweaters

When the weekend calls, you pick up on the first ring.

The UrbanDaddy Dozen: Leather Edition
BRAND-NEW PERKS

The UrbanDaddy Dozen: Leather Edition

Chances are, you’re traveling soon. Also: taking papers to work. And, we’ll assume, occasionally carrying cash. To help, Perks is introducing the UrbanDaddy Dozen, a carefully curated selection of rugged briefcases, luggage and wallets from SF’s Mulholland, handpicked by UD’s editors and available for 40% off. Pleased to meet you...

Thank-You Notes, Written by the Internet
THE WRITE STUFF

Thank-You Notes, Written by the Internet

It happened again: the debut of your latest one-man play, Busey, was a rapturous success. And now you have to send 500 thank-you notes to everyone who supported you. Stop by this site, type out something heartfelt (or quick), and a team of grandmothers will start handwriting cards. They have remarkable penmanship, trust us.

Turning Your Phone into a Music Studio
BEAT IT

Turning Your Phone into a Music Studio

Groupies. Pharmaceuticals. Mixing boards. Yes, your apartment is a magical place. But let’s talk about recording studios. Here to bring you all that (minus the groupies and pharmaceuticals): an app that turns your iPhone into a music studio. You can edit samples, tweak live audio and loop beats. Go ahead and layer in that cowbell.

You Need a Sweater
RAG TIME

You Need a Sweater

We’ve seen your future, and you’re chilly. Your hookup for the necessary equipment: the crafty blokes from Rag & Bone, who’ve just taken their collection of jeans, gloves and, yes, sweaters online. They’ve also got parkas, for when your future turns frigid.

Introducing Ginger Ale Cologne
MOLECULAR SCIENCE

Introducing Ginger Ale Cologne

When someone’s résumé includes making hashish cologne, you want to know what they’re up to next. In this case, it’s pairing Mexican lime and vetiver with... ginger ale. Fresh, seasonal and not at all illegal. We’re almost positive Mexican lime isn’t code for contraband.

Going Full Bieber on Your Phone
HAIR TODAY

Going Full Bieber on Your Phone

You’ve seen some majestic creatures in your time—lingerie models wearing angel wings, multicolored unicorns, Selleck’s ’stache—but none can match the awe-inspiring power of Justin Bieber’s hair. And now, even a mere mortal can don the coif—you’ll download this app, and you can put it on anyone you please. You’ll be happy to know we mean virtually.

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