Things to do for January 12, 2012

The Weekender

Diamonds, Haiku and... the Afterlife

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s the weekend.

An Auction of Pretty Great British Stuff
FROM THE BLOCK

An Auction of Pretty Great British Stuff

Your place could use a little Anglicizing. Which is why you’ll want to hit up this auction and make a run at some turn-of-the-century Louis Vuitton luggage, some of Churchill’s cigars and an 18th-century silver brandy pan. Just double-check that you don’t already have one.

50% Off Winter Gear at Hickoree’s
SALE-ING

50% Off Winter Gear at Hickoree’s

Winter is rearing its ugly head. So you’re going to rear your much more handsome head back at it—with smart-looking jackets, sweaters and pants from the likes of Universal Works, Levi’s Vintage and Dana Lee. These things happen to be warm, too.

Your Parting Words to Facebook Friends
DONE TO DEATH

Your Parting Words to Facebook Friends

As Gladiator said, “Death comes for us all. All we can do is make sure our Facebook friends and Twitter followers know about it.” (We’re paraphrasing.) This service lets you record video or text and message it to your friends after you’ve passed. It’s gentler than the news feed.

Putting Patrick Bateman to Shame
MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Putting Patrick Bateman to Shame

Some said it couldn’t be done. Some said it shouldn’t. And then there are these people: the ones behind these diamond-encrusted business cards—the most expensive in the world. Really does things for your title of “Pleasure Consultant.”

Japanese Poetry About Grilled Cheese
TURNING JAPANESE

Japanese Poetry About Grilled Cheese

This is happening... maybe: a review site that requires everyone to post their thoughts in haiku. So if you’ve got a spare $63,000 in funding lying around...

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