Daisy Bateman

In the Belly of the Meese

In what may the greatest advancement in tourism since the invention of the giant ball of twine, Swedish tourism promoters plan to build themselves an enormous moose. But what’s that? “Big deal,” you sneer? “It takes more than a fourteen-story-high ungulant that spans two counties to impress me.” Your restraint is admirable, but what if … Read more

It’s been a rough day: Which is why I feel the need to list the songs that (perhaps inexpilcably) make me smile: Aerosmith, “Dude Looks Like a Lady”: Starship, “We Built This City”: The Hours, “Ali in the Jungle”: Blake Shelton, “The More I Drink”: Everclear, “AM Radio”: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, “In the Mood”: … Read more

Omigod, Awards

You know Kelly, right? Kelly likes shoes: And thanks to her love of shoes, Kelly is up for a People’s Choice Award, easily the fourteenth most important media award given out in the month of January. You should vote for her, because if the “leave Britney alone” kid wins, we all lose.

Anatomy of a Fashion Disaster

I own a nearly shocking number of fabulous shoes. I shop with vim and purpose. I get my hair cut and colored at a fancy salon. And yet, deep in my heart, I know no matter what I do I can never be a truely stylish person, because I know that at one time I … Read more