Tag Archives: trends

Mouth Wide Open, Hillary Edition

Paleo Retiree writes: Ann Althouse asks one of the really pressing questions of our day: “Is there some reason why Hillary keeps doing this gaping-maw face?” There are lots of funny and maybe even valid comments on her posting. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Politics and Economics, Trends, Women men and fashion | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Trendwatch

Paleo Retiree writes: Have we reached Peak Bone Broth? More evidence:

Posted in Food and health | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Trendy Slang Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: Spotted recently at a NYC construction site: I’m surprised they weren’t able to find room for “artisanal” and “bespoke.”

Posted in Architecture, Humor | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

The Trendiness Trend

Paleo Retiree writes: Could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure that this is the first time I’ve run across the adjective “trendy” being used (non-ironically, anyway) as an enticement. Is calling something “trendy” and meaning it as praise becoming a trend?

Posted in Commercial art, Humor, Trends, Women men and fashion | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Cartoon Gangsta

Paleo Retiree writes: Good lord, the ways some people dress these days. Mr. Gang was so devoted to demonstrating his Badness that he kept flashing a roll: LOL: I just noticed for the first time that his forearm tattoos match the number on his … Continue reading

Posted in Trends | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Changing Mores and Expectations: Bras in Public

Paleo Retiree writes: The heat and humidity have finally settled over New York City, and with the onset of sultry weather the city’s women have been stripping down to skimpy hot-weather wear. Early summer here is always a fun season for girl-watching, bemusement and wondering what it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Trends, Women men and fashion | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments

Gluten-Free: Surging? Peaking? Declining?

Paleo Retiree writes: Back when I worked for a major media outlet, we staffers would sometimes joke that there was no better guarantee that a trend had gone past its peak and begun its decline than being chosen by our magazine … Continue reading

Posted in Food and health, Media, The Good Life, Trends | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments