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5 sugary sweet Valentine treats for her (or you!)

By Rhezz. It’s the season of love! What else does February have to offer, after all? So treat your honey bun (or yourself) to something a little sweet and a … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lazy Freebie Days of Summer

By Rhezz. Where did the summer go? Have you taken a break from freebie hunting, as I have? I apologize for an end-of-August post, and urge you to gather some … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Drax Files confirms: The world should stop believing that Second Life residents are sad and socially inept!

By Cat Boccaccio. I love fashion and dress up In Second Life (and I know you do too), so I was looking forward to the final cut of Draxtor Despres’ … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome… to 1920s Berlin Celebration

By Rhezz. 1920s Berlin is celebrating its 4th anniversary in Second Life with a weekend of festivities, including a Grand Ball on Friday (May 31), continuing through the weekend with … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Noble Second Life Fashionista: Her Habitat and Habits

By Rhezz. There is something so darn noble about being a fashionista and caring so, so much what we look like and what we wear in Second Life. Extreme committed … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Romance of the Dance: 5 Beautiful Group Gifts

By slum magazine’s frugal and intrepid shopper, Rhezz. A single friend of mine once told me she’d gone to Frank’s SL ballroom to make an artistic and political statement (though … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s Rigged! – My Love-Hate Relationship with Mesh Fashion

By slum magazine’s frugal and intrepid shopper, Rhezz. Let me say first that I want to love mesh. I buy it, I wear it, I look for it. I love … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 8 Comments

Size Matters Part 2: Shaping Up and Shaping Down

By Cat Boccaccio. I have never purchased a shape in my almost six years in Second Life. I have always worked with the sad little Linden Lab default avatar shapes … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Can’t wait ’til Spring: The sweet fresh naturals

By slum magazine’s frugal and intrepid shopper, Rhezz. It is just me or are there fewer and fewer skins with blood red lips and eyes rimmed in smokey blacks–and more … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pretty, Sexy Things: 3 Looks for Under $100

By slum magazine’s intrepid and frugal shopper, Rhezz. Whether you like the feel (and the idea) of a lace corset under your outfit, or you want to get your sexay … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Your Second Life Avatar May Say About You

Excerpted from My So-Called Second Life: Are You Your Avatar?  By Jennifer Ouellette. One might think, in a virtual world where everyone can present an idealized self, that appearance would … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Buttercup Rant: Second Life’s Revealing “Secret”

By Buttercup Thursday. As a surprise to no one scientists and people living under a rock, female avatars in Second Life expose more skin than their male counterparts. “The human … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Mind Behind the Scam: Interview with the Flatterbot Scam Artist

By Blaise Joshua, Every Second Man. To many in Second Life, the scenario is frustratingly familiar. You TP to a new location, usually a shop, and immediately your IM box … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

5 Myths and Lies About Modeling in Second Life

By Iris Ophelia for Iris Rants: New World Notes. Don’t believe the hype, because there’s a whole lot of bullshit going on. I speak from hard experience: Before I transitioned to blogging about … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 1 Comment


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