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Werewolf Role-Play Game
The party game Mafia—invented by Russian psychology student Dimitry Davidoff in the late '80s as a teaching tool—has been shared and played all over the world (it's called Loups-garous in France, for example), simply through word of mouth. It's...
CULTURE
Burgerac's Bangin' 4th of July Barbecue Mix
As the United States celebrates its independence from the United Kingdom 238 years ago we find it only appropriate to share in the joy that, while no longer part of Great Britain, America thrives in an ongoing friendship with our English-speaking...
LISTEN_UP
ListenUp
3'Hi NYC + LON Berlin-based 3'Hi is bringing their "sweaty dance floor" vibes to New York and London this spring and, for a hint at what's to come, check out their promo video montage culled straight from footage of gyrating party-goers in the...
CULTURE
Dances of Vice
Whether performing at the annual invocation of Edward Gorey on Halloween, creating a '60s spy film (complete with a femme fatale) or working with the Japan Society to evoke the otherworldly quality of primal futurism by light sculptor Mariko Mori...
STYLE
Party Prints
Last year as the weather warmed up, it seemed like NYC—if not much of the Northern Hemisphere—had tropical fever. The Hawaiian shirt was visible in a variety of styles and patterns, but almost always kept to a palm tree or flamingo print. This season...
DESIGN
Well Played
Advertorial content: Nothing livens up the night like a dash of friendly competition. The sophisticated host will know how to keep party guests on their toes, so in that vein Cool Hunting has picked a handful of ace party games for your next gathering...
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Summer's Perfect Party Setting
Advertorial content: The most memorable summer nights involve good company and good drinks in a properly outfitted setting to match. To set the mood for winding up or down with Tanqueray, Cool Hunting has selected seven unique pieces for a convivial...
DESIGN
The Bosco
Riding the wave of photo booth fun, Brooklyn-based company, The Bosco, takes the frenzy a step further with the first 3-D and automatic GIF picture-takers. The Bosco is the brainchild of co-founders Nick Fehr and Aaron Fisher-Cohen, who met through...
CULTURE
The Great GoogaMooga Posters
by Joanna Prisco For the last six months, New Yorkers have been hotly anticipating The Great GoogaMooga, a free food and music festival to take place in Brooklyn's Prospect Park this weekend, 19-20 May. Created by Superfly Presents—founders...
DESIGN
Space Dog Piñata
Whether you delight in watching others struggle blindly to hit their mark, or you enjoy giving a papier-mâché animal a hearty whack, piñatas offer instant revelry for party-goers of any age. Designer Matt Singer recently gave the...
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Govino Glasses
Nothing kills the buzz of a drink outdoors more than the chunky rim of a plastic cup at your lips. Refining the concept with a few Dieter Rams-worthy design principles, Govino's reusable wine glasses and champagne flutes, made from BPA-free, shatterproof...
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Space is the Place
Inspired by the Sun Ra film of the same name, Space is the Place is a rad little zine coming out of Brooklyn. We first fell for it when it was one of the few indie publications we chose to feature in our pop-up shop with Gap last fall. The work...
FOOD-DRINK
New Cracker Options
For snacking or adding to our frequent afternoon cheese plate, we've found a few new crackers. Aunt Berta's Whole Grain Crackers Made entirely of natural seeds and whole grains, Aunt Berta's Whole Grain Crackers are as delicious as they are nutritious...
FOOD-DRINK
Soccer Ice Ball Maker
For the ultimate World Cup party accessory, this ice-maker adds novelty to drinks and—thanks to its slower-melting spherical shape—won't water them down. Using an aluminum mold (much like Macallan's sphere machine), the device uses heat...
STYLE
Creative Time Slumber Party
Playing on the concept of childhood sleepovers, public art non-profit Creative Time's upcoming slumber party benefit launches a pair of limited edition pajamas designed by painter Will Cotton. The night, held at Ace Hotel New York, promises drinks...
STYLE
Diesel Flash for Fun Denim
Looking back to the club scene of the late '80s and early '90s, Diesel's new Flash for Fun collection uses a bright mix of specially coated denim designed to dazzle under black lights. The party pants look completely normal during daylight...
STYLE
Kangol Turns 70
by Ariston Anderson An iconic hat is celebrating its 70th birthday. Founder Jakob Spreiregen started importing Basque Berets to England in 1918 marketing them as post-war fashion starting the Kangol brand. His company took off in 1938, when Kangol...
STYLE
Confettisystem Party Supplies and Jewelry
by Nicole Schlomann Pals Julie Ho, Nick Andersen and Karlo Bello enjoyed decorating their friends' parties so much, they decided to create party goods of their own. Their line Confettisystem takes classic celebration staples and putting a stylish...
CULTURE
The ShootBooth Rental
The ShootBooth is the antidote for people so addicted to taking photo booth shots at their favorite bar that they can't hang without one at parties and other private events. Designed to resemble a gigantic, antiquated camera, the eight-foot long...
CULTURE
LVHRD: DNCHRD
We hope you've been dusting off those dance moves for tonight's LVHRD event, DNCHRD (aka "Dance Hard"). The concept is a dance party fueled by live music, color-coordinated dance crews, choreographed moves and an interactive art...
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Raw Fusion WMC Party 2008
This year's WMC is on the way and Miami's getting lucky with another CH-sponsored party. Just like last year, the event is brought to you by Raw Fusion Recordings with the addition of Brownswood Recordings and G.A.M.M. Located in Miami Beach...
CULTURE
PHTHRD II
The crazy folks at LVHRD are at it again, drawing some big names for this year's PHTHRD event. Jonathan Harris, Joseph O. Holmes and Elizabeth Weinberg will be live and in person next Tuesday, 25 March 2008, taking 150 Polaroids (R.I.P.) at the...
CULTURE
Color Chart
"Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today" opens this Sunday, 2 March 2008 at MoMA. On view through 12 May 2008, the exhibition explores artists' use of readymade color—from car paint to colored tape—featuring works...
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Nike+ Supersonic
We've always respected the way Nike maintains sport culture as one of their core values and their upcoming Supersonic race puts those values at the forefront of their marketing efforts by throwing a party requiring at least some athleticism to...
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