Cool stuff continues to spread like VD wildfire across the entire Thrillist Network, and frankly, it's starting to itch. Do us a favor and scratch on these with your sandpapery eyes.
Emailed to New York: The Daily Muse
Just drop your email addy and The Muse'll bless you with one email per day featuring a barely SFW model. The shamelessly shallow site's produced by "an international collective of models, photogs, and designers" called Viva La Flaca -- literally "long live the skinny", because long live bulimia would be insensitive.
There's nothing that can't wait for totally hot chicks
Emailed to Los Angeles: Carver Doug's Guitars
A longtime Valley guy, 63-years-wacky Doug's spent his retirement mod'ing gee-tars into intricate instruments of awesome, with detailing including dragons, naked women, and anatomically correct skulls, all using tools like mallets, gouges, and a 400,000 rpm micro-carver -- so, he's your cool grandpa, except allowed to handle implements deadlier than a robe and slippers.
More compensation issues are explored here
Emailed to San Francisco: Deal Base
Just-launched DB's a massive aggregator of hotel deals -- currently 14,500 of them, obtained via VIP promotions/hotel sites/travel mags/etc -- that also breaks offers down to their constituent elements, helping cheapskates book rooms they don't even deserve to vacuum.
Hotel rooms you in no way deserve can be learned of here
Emailed to Miami: Stealiedan Tees
Rep the Dolphins, Gators, etc via this Pompano Beach resident's mashups of NFL, NHL and college football logos with Deadhead oversized skull iconography. The nationwide coverage even extends to the 0-16 Lions, who must've been smoking something, or their name isn't Orlovsky.
Hey, where the hell is all the Cuervo Gold and fine Colombian?
Emailed to Las Vegas: Frankie's Tiki Room Mugs
Designed by "the world's top lowbrow artists", Frankie's eight ceramic mugs represent all aspects of the faux-Polynesian lifestyle, from wanton use of slot machines ("The Tiki Bandit") to wanton volcano explosions ("The Bombora Blast") to wanton names for Tiki mugs ("The Bearded Clam").
Drinking vessels rock!