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Jennifer Macfarlane: A snapshot of women in captivity.

In most parts of the world a woman is free. Free to express herself, be aware of herself, free to become who she needs...

Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink at Independent Coffeehouses.

As Starbucks slips in the recessional tide, anti-corporate types seem to be cheering the chain’s decline. Finally, the independent coffee shop’s villain is paying...

Hysteria in Quasi Celebrity Land. What happens when a fashion designer wants to sue...

  Media? What exactly is the role of media and when is it fair to argue that media crosses the line? After all there are...

America’s Next Top Model (Troll).

Somewhere, someplace far, far away, in an enchanted castle made of blood diamonds and chinchilla, Tyra Banks is sipping on a Häagen-Dazs mojito while...

Why we love Super Heroes and why we wish we were one ourselves.

Next time you walk down 5th avenue or anywhere along Broadway, stop for a moment, put your hands by your side and look way...

Reassessing Self-Worth Via Comparative Discount Shopping:

There has been no assuaging my pain these past eight days. Few of my "friends" have tried offering my broken heart condolences, but mostly,...

Why you should be in Berlin.

We’ve been hearing it for ages now, but is it really true? Your mighty self better pack itself off to Berlin and make the...

Now that you’re Unemployed what are You Going to do with Yourself?

  It’s true being bereft of employment and income can be a very painful experience. What you haven’t considered paradoxically is how liberating the whole...

Fashion Week- Celebrity, the Fame game and Trying to hold onto it at any...

We here at SCV have been quite intrigued by the degree of deference given to celebrities, their handlers, and the overzealous camera crews rushing...

How they all Scrambled for Diane Von Furstenberg.

Normally one is apt to write about the clothes but when it comes to a DVF outing that’s just a front. That’s not to...

Love is a Toxic Event. A 7 step guide to Valentine’s Day .

First of all, the day doesn’t hold much significance.  Well, it does and it doesn’t.  It does because of the jerky couples making out...

Why are you still Single? A Smug Married girl’s guide to getting Hitched

You’re conflicted: And like dogs, they just know. Your post-feminist need for self-power is all tangled up with your pre-war sentiment for being...

The Ultimate Post Modern Performance Art

New York, where is the love? Within the great confines of our fine metropolis, some of the crudest, rawest animal instincts are bread and...

Sally Shan- the Girl that could. Part 2.

We here at Scallywag and Vagabond have been amused, flabbergasted and intrigued by the depth of response given our recent coverage of this wonderful...

If only you were as Glamorous as us!

I am in the business of covering of all things that are glamorous. Or perhaps I should preface this by saying “I am in...