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Going Out With a Bang: Janis Joplin’s Hard-Partying Wake

When Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose on October 4, 1970, she left behind a will that included an offbeat stipulation: $2,500 to fund a hard-partying wake in her memory. Her loved ones threw the bash three weeks later at the Lion’s Share, a San Anselmo, CA venue that had hosted many of Joplin’s [...]


Our friends over at Cool Material have come up with a very fitting tribute to the IKEA furniture purchase. The only thing I can add is that I always seem to get lost in IKEA and can’t figure out how to escape! Link