Red tends to get weird. Weird stuff goes here.
I used to say this about Kansas...
It's a nice place to live, but I wouldn't want to visit there.
I'm kinda feeling the same way about the new/old site. It seems a little bare-bones at first, but I think I'm going to get used to it.
Yes, it's a bit primitive. Yes, it's a bit old fashioned. Yes, it's a bit like a trip back to an earlier time.
But it's classic. REALLY classic.
And it has
Vintage His and Hers Gift Set
I was on a thread here today, when something hit me.
We were talking about how some very popular men's designer fragrances, much loved at the moment by most of the world, are completely unloved here. These fragrances are nice enough, but they just don't grab anybody's
The Humor of Bad Taste and The Bad Taste of Humor - An Age-Old Dilemma
Inspired by a forthright discussion with some of the ladies here at Basenotes, two of my favorite characters explore a thorny question of social cohesion versus individual freedom of expression. Two brothers on very different paths in life, but still united by their love of fragrance, and perhaps
Updated 7th March 2011 at 03:39 AM by Redneck Perfumisto
Truly, my friends, there is nothing that I will not do in pursuit of the beauty of fragrance. As proof of this fact, I offer you yesterday's glorious adventure in fragrance appreciation, if not also a misadventure in fragrance application.
Having sampled Bleu de Chanel in stores - about a dozen times or so - I had been left in the curious
I'll make this my shortest blog post ever - and also the longest.
I was so moved by the beauty and emotional outpouring of my fellow Basenoters who submitted perfume briefs - and so wanting to honor and praise every one of them - that I joined them together into a poem by which I can always remember them. It was too big to put here (twice Grant's limit), so I had to put it on my other blog.
I refer to every brief, although
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