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A Week In Austin, TX, On A Joint $154,500 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an analyst working in banking who makes $44,500 per year ($154,500 when combined with her husband) and spends some of her money this week on Cheetos.Occupation: AnalystIndustry: BankingAge: 24Location: Austin, TXMy Salary: $44,500My Husband's Salary: ...

I'm 29 & This Is How Much I Spent On My 6-Day Trip To Iceland With My S.O.

Welcome to Away Game, a Refinery29 series where we tag along as real millennial women embark on trips around the world and track their travel expenses down to the last cent. Here, we offer a detailed, intimate account of when, where, and how our peers spend their vacation days and disposable income: all the meals, adventures, indulgences, setbacks, and surprises.This week's travel diary: A 29-year-old engineering analyst eats ice cream in Iceland.Open to tracking your travel expenses during an ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Fashion, Music, Japan, Texas, Star Trek, Netflix, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Montreal, Alberta, Reykjavik, Woodstock, Akureyri

Spotify Songwriter Town Hall Charm Offensive: Go Ahead, Make My Day [Op-Ed]

In an effort to combat some of the negative press it's been receiving over its efforts to keep down songwriter royalty rates, Spotify is planning to hold a series of "town halls" where songwriters can air their concerns, a tactic the streaming company tried in 2014, with less than ideal results. ________________________ Op-ed by Chris Castle of Music Tech Solutions If you’ve heard about the high turnover at Spotify, here’s the latest confirmation:  Someone at Spotify evidently thinks...
Tags: Spotify, Music, New York, Texas, Marketing, US, Los Angeles, Guest Post, Streaming, Nashville, Music Business, Soho House, Blake Morgan, Chris Castle, Publishing & Songwriting, Copyright Royalty Board First

Mother Of 9-Year-Old Trinity Love Jones Arrested In Connection To Her Murder

Authorities have booked the mother of Trinity Love Jones as the second suspect in the 9-year-old's murder. Trinity is the little girl whose body was found partially stuffed in a duffel bag near a hiking and equestrian trail in Hacienda Heights, CA, earlier this month.Taquesta Graham, 28, is expected to be charged on Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Last week, authorities brought charges against Emiel Lamar Hunt, a 38-year-old man who was reportedly in a relationship...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, California, Madeleine McCann, Graham, Trinity, Jones, Hunt, KTLA, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Hacienda Heights CA, Antonio Jones, Trinity Love Jones, Taquesta Graham, Emiel Lamar Hunt

Trinity Love Jones’ Mother Arrested for Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl Found in Duffel Bag

The mother of Trinity Love Jones, the 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a duffel bag, has been arrested in connection with her murder.Last week, 28-year-old Taquesta Graham was reportedly extradited from Texas to Los Angeles and was initially being held on an unrelated warrant.Now, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has booked Graham for the murder of her daughter, Trinity Love Jones.Graham’s boyfriend, Emiel Hunt, was arrested on March 9th after the girl’s body was found dumped o...
Tags: Murder, Texas, Crime, Kids, News, Children, California, Los Angeles, Sex Offenders, Long Beach, Jazz, Arrested, Graham, Child Abuse, Trinity, Jones

Stereogum Range Life 2019 Recap: 2 Days, 24 Bands, 500 Packs Of Gum

Stereogum returned to Texas in full force this year for Stereogum Range Life 2019, throwing a two-day day party in downtown Austin during the SXSW festivities. We took over the indoor and outdoor stages of Cheer Up Charlies on Tuesday and Wednesday, helping to get the week off to a strong … More »
Tags: Music, Texas, Austin, Concert, Sxsw, Nothing, Ellis, Priests, Samia, Sasami, Westerman, The Chills, Empath, Jess Williamson, Thyla, Gurr

Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019

Stereogum is in Texas for SXSW right now, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, we played host to an unofficial day party showcase at Cheer Up Charlies in downtown Austin. We know how to throw a party, and we got both established names and exciting up-and-comers, many of them pulled from our own Band … More »
Tags: Music, Texas, Photo, Sxsw, Nothing, Ellis, Priests, Samia, Sasami, Westerman, The Chills, Empath, Jess Williamson, Thyla, Gurr, Ratboys

Beto O'Rourke Is Already Getting The Rockstar Treatment

Although Beto O'Rourke officially kicked off his presidential campaign on Thursday morning with a video, what everyone will truly remember from his announcement is the dreamy, Americana-infused, Annie Leibovitz-shot Vanity Fair cover story published the day before, in which O'Rourke, who spent his youth as a freewheeling musician, talks in poetry: "Man, I’m just born to be in it."O'Rourke's rise to national superstardom happened when he came closer than anyone expected to beating the loathed Te...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Nbc, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, Georgia, Hillary Clinton, House, Ted Cruz, Annie Leibovitz, Customs, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair, BETO, Bernie Sanders

Lil Flip Game Over for Throwback Thursday

For this Throwback Thursday, we’re going to head to Houston. This won’t be Scarface, Chamillionaire, Slim Thug or the Geto Boys. We going to take you back to 2004 and Lil Flip. Lil Flip is one of the more underrated rappers back in that time. Game Over was one of the biggest records out with numerous remixes popping up everywhere. Lil Flip’s album, U Gotta Feel Me was his bestselling as it sold over a million copies. Game Over is my Throwback Thursday track for this week. Lil Flip is still put...
Tags: Texas, Hip Hop, Jazz, Houston, Throwback Thursday, Blog Hops & memes

The Best Cleaning Products At Trader Joe's, According To Employees

Fitting spring cleaning into your already packed schedule is a serious burden, but at least one part of the process doesn't have to be too daunting. Purchasing low-cost cleaning supplies to tackle any and all messes doesn't actually require you to look any further than the grocery store you might already visit at least once a week. Apparently, Trader Joe's sells cleaning products that are just as good at leaving your home spotless as its frozen meals are at taking care of dinner.We reached out ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Oregon, Georgia, Indiana, Idaho, Nevada, South Carolina, Steve, Joe, Erin, TJ, Mike, Jen, Shane

No Jail Time For Georgia Teen Who Killed Two Women & A Baby In Traffic Accident

A Georgia teen was sentenced Monday to 36 months of probation and other conditions after pleading guilty for killing two women and a baby in a traffic accident in Woodstock, GA nearly two years ago.Zoe Reardon, who turned 19 on Tuesday, faced nine misdemeanor charges over the September 2017 deaths of 28-year-old Kaitlin Hunt, 3-month-old Riley Hunt, and 61-year-old Kathy Deming. The charges included second-degree vehicular homicide and distracted driving. Authorities said she was not speeding n...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Woodstock, Hunt, Coast Guard, Carlson, Deming, Southern Methodist University, Reardon, Riley Hunt, Time For Georgia Teen Who Killed Two Women amp, Zoe Reardon, Kaitlin Hunt

George Foreman’s Daughter Freeda Found Hanging in Closet in Apparent Suicide

New details surrounding the death of Freeda Foreman have been revealed.Harris County police officials say that the 42-year-old daughter of boxing legend George Foreman died of asphyxiation after hanging herself in an apparent suicide.Freeda was reportedly found hanging in a closet in her Houston, Texas home on Friday (Mar. 9). PREVIOUSLY: Freeda Foreman, Daughter of George Foreman, Found Dead in Houston Home George Foreman posted a heartbreaking tribute on Twitter after his daughter’s passing, s...
Tags: Celebs, Texas, Suicide, Sports, Pop Culture, Jazz, George, Houston Texas, Harris County, George Foreman, Celebrity Kids, Freeda, Freeda Foreman, George Freeda, Houston Home George Foreman, Freeda Daddy

Neighborhood CEO – “Pop Star” (Video)

17-year-old triplets’ Jadarion “One Glo” Wheeler, Jafari “Shrimp Kaash” Wheeler and Javante “Ducc” Wheeler, better known as the fast-rising Hip-Hop entity, Neighborhood CEO is set to change the game as next up. A fresh sound, unique presence, and attention-grabbing content, the trio is easily identified as a force to be reckoned with their new single, “Pop Star”. The Dallas, Texas-native deliver a ground-breaking single with catchy hooks, natural look, and straight-forward attitude. “Pop Star...
Tags: Videos, Texas, Wheeler, Jazz, Dallas, Pop Star, Dallas Texas, New Texas, Neighborhood CEO, Jadarion, Wheeler Jafari, Javante, UGK Swisha House, Neu Wave Entertainment, Instagram Watch Pop Star

Freeda Foreman, Daughter of Boxing Legend George Foreman, Found Dead in Houston Home

Freeda George Foreman, daughter of boxing legend George Foreman, has died at the age of 42.TMZ reported that Freeda’s body was found by a family member Friday (Mar. 9) in her home near Houston, Texas. A cause of death is not known at the moment, but foul pay is not suspected.Freeda began her short professional boxing career as a middleweight in 2000. She won her first five fights, but after losing her sixth in 2001, she retired with a pro record of 5-1 with 3 KOs so that she could focus on being...
Tags: Celebs, Texas, Sports, Pop Culture, Jazz, Trending, George, Hill, Houston Texas, George Foreman, Sam Houston State University, Texas Southern University, R.I.P, Celebrity Kids, Houston Home, Freeda

Fire Destroys West Virginia Church, Bibles & Crosses Inside Building Unharmed

A West Virginia church burned to the ground early Sunday Morning (Mar. 3), and firefighters were shocked by what they found when they entered the building after putting the flames out.Not a single Bible or cross inside the Freedom Ministries Church, located in Grandview, W.V., was touched.In a post on Facebook, the Coal City Fire Department described the blaze as “so hot that at one point … firefighters had to back out,” yet, somehow, “Not a single bible was burned and not a single cross was har...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Church, Religion, Fire, West Virginia, Jazz, The Bible, God, Miracles, United Airlines, Grandview, Freedom Ministries Church, Grandview West Virginia, Facebook the Coal City Fire Department

Texas Death Row Inmate’s Son & Grandson Arrested After Attacking Officers During Execution

The outside of a Texas death chamber became a scene of chaos when the son of an inmate on death row pounded on chamber’s window, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father said his last words.70-year-old Billie Wayne Coble’s son and grandson reportedly swung and kicked at other people in the death chamber’s witness area, and continued to resist and act out even after officers stepped in.The two men were eventually dragged out of the room by guards and were arrested on charges of resist...
Tags: Texas, Crime, News, Jazz, Execution, Robert, Barry Johnson, Huntsville, Coble, McLennan County, KCEN, Billie Wayne Coble, Vicha, Gordon Wayne Coble, Dalton Coble, Zelda Vicha

33 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson

Watch METALLICA Play "Holier Than Thou" Live In Texas

This one doesn't come up too much. The post Watch METALLICA Play "Holier Than Thou" Live In Texas appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Texas, Metallica

Q&A With New LA Based Female Hip Hop Artist La Brea

We are extremely excited to have featured your debut single “Getting Money”, being an artist we never of heard before this, please tell us who is La Brea? Where are you from? How did your Hip Hop brand come about? What does the name La Brea mean to you? La Brea, is a breath of fresh air for the New West, Bringing a very unique flow to the streets. I’m Originally from Lakewood, CA and my brand came out about by having high expectations for my self, I knew one day I would be a legend so I figured...
Tags: Hollywood, Texas, La, Jazz, Inglewood, Lakewood, Los Angeles California, La Brea, Q&A Interviews, New LA Based Female Hip Hop Artist La Brea, Paul Malm

How Black Cowboys & A Calvin Klein Campaign Inspired The Visuals For Solange's When I Get Home

The Black yeehaw agenda is alive and well. But for Solange Knowles, it’s more than just an aesthetic. It’s a genuine lifestyle she showcases for the world on her latest album, When I Get Home, a love letter to her hometown of Houston, Texas.The LP is accompanied by a visual component, a 33 minute film set to the songs on the album, shot by mostly Texas-based collaborators like her husband, Alan Ferguson, Terence Nance, Jacolby Satterwhire, and Ray Tintori to bring to life certain aspects of l...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Beyonce, America, Calvin Klein, Solange, Solange Knowles, John Wayne, Kelela, Black, Sargent, Janet Jackson, Houston Texas, Clemens, Curtis Mayfield

Scalp Acne Is Real — & Here's What To Do About It

Acne doesn’t discriminate — especially on where it decides to set up camp. The bumps can park on your face, appearing on your chin or cheeks. Or, they can pop up on other parts of your body — including your scalp.Even though it's covered in hair follicles, the scalp is actual skin. Just like your face, it can be prone to dryness, scabbing, scarring, and "acne." Dermatologist Neil Sadick, MD, of Sadick Dermatology in New York City, tells Refinery29 that scalp acne (known by doctors as folliculit...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Texas, New York City, Walmart, Paul Mitchell, ACV, Neutrogena, Neil Sadick, Sadick, Sadick Dermatology, Lain, Sanova Dermatology, Neutrogena Neutrogena T Sal Therapeutic Shampoo, Selsun Blue

Breaking Down the Influences and Themes of Solange’s New Album When I Get Home

From the significance of its many collaborators to its references to her Texas roots
Tags: Music, Texas, News, Uncategorized, Solange

Muse shares details behind its latest arena spectacle before hitting Southern California

Just weeks before Muse was set to kick off its Simulation Theory World Tour the band gave fans a sneak peek via social media at what the live stage show would look like. The English rock trio has become known for its extravagant live show and incorporating cutting edge technology to pull off a variety of absolutely over-the-top moments that are definitely memorable. With its eighth studio album, “Simulation Theory,” which dropped back in November, the band not only tapped into but fully immersed...
Tags: Music, Bruce Springsteen, Texas, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Muse, Matt Bellamy, Southern California, Concerts, Howard, Inglewood, Valley View Casino Center, Kelley, Indio

9 Simple Reasons To go To SXSW 2019 [Kosha Dillz]

SXSW can be overwhelming, but not so for indie rapper Kosha Dillz, who is prepping for his 12th SXSW. Planned properly, SXSW launches Kosha's year. Read and learn, grasshoppers. _________________________________ By indie rapper and music marketer extraordinaire Kosha Dillz This year will be my 12 year at SXSW and 11th year as an official artist. Since the beginning of my career, I knew that this place was the place to go to set my year off perfectly. I came up with 9 quick reas...
Tags: Music, Texas, Tech, Austin, San Antonio, Snoop Dogg, Sxsw, Bruce Houghton, Houston Dallas, Jeff Goldblum, Kosha Dillz, Matisyahu, Hypebot, Jeff Ross, Shaggy, Abhi

Your One-Stop Shop For Sturdy, Stylish Workwear Is (Surprise!) Amazon

When you think of reliability, Amazon is probably one of the first things that come to mind. We browse the online retailer when we need a low-fuss, quick, and comfortable transaction that's going to take the guesswork out of our shopping. Another thing that falls into the "reliable" category is workwear — a blanket term for those durable, uniform garments that can withstand a lot of wear and tear while still keeping you comfortable.Despite its unassuming appearance, workwear is most certainly ...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Texas, Rihanna, Ebay, Calvin Klein, Rothco, Klein Tools, Ariat, Vetements, Amazon We, Bisset, Amazon Look, Surprise Amazon, AP Rocky Brands

A Week In Lubbock, TX, On A $45,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a senior administrator working in higher education who makes $45,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on chipotle-lime mayo.Occupation: Senior AdministratorIndustry: Higher EducationAge: 23Location: Lubbock, TXSalary: $45,000Paycheck Am...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Texas, Washington Post, Moscow, Philadelphia, Starbucks, Ira, Parks, Venmo, Market Street, Lubbock, BJ, Leslie Knope, Chick

Q&A With Rising Chicago Based Hip Hop Artist Rikkie 2991

Rikkie 2991, where are you originally from and how long have you been making music? I lived on the north and south side of Chicago during my childhood and first started making music at 16. As part of Spice Gang and being the main producer, how many project have you guys dropped with your beats? We have a lot in store, but as far as what has been released, 6 joints. Congrats on the new single, Canon-Ball” featuring James Cam’Ron. Break down that single in a few words? Pure. Unadulterated. Ene...
Tags: Texas, Chicago, Jazz, Palm Door, Q&A Interviews, Real Radio, Rikkie 2991, Spice Gang, James Cam Ron, Canon Ball, James Cam Ron Break, Spice Gang Swank PR Mayor Money Boot Camp Radio

Millennials Killed Napkins, But They're Resuscitating Prenups

Millennials have killed a lot of things. (What can a napkin do that a paper towel can't? And canned tuna? Please. What's the point?) And yet, from these ashes a rebirth has sprung. Millennials — those of selfie, signature pink, and selling-out fame — are getting prenups.A 2016 study conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found that 51% of polled attorneys saw an increase in prenuptial agreements among millennial couples in recent years — with contracts most commonly citing “pr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Texas, Los Angeles, God, States, Rene, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Scandinavia People, Erin Lowry, Austin TXWhy, Secret Bank Account Financial Infidelity?I

I Tripled My Salary By Leaving Teaching & Going Into Sales

In our series Salary Stories , women with long-term career experience open up about the most intimate details of their jobs: compensation. It’s an honest look at how real people navigate the complicated world of negotiating, raises, promotions, and job loss, with the hope it will give young women more insight into how to advocate for themselves — and maybe take a few risks along the way.Additionally, we are joining forces with SoFi for the next few months to bring you career tips and coaching. ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Minneapolis, America, Atlanta, Chicago, Portland, Boulder, Houston, West Coast, Seattle, SoFi

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