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Is Your Local Charity Thrift Store a Scam? | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business

By Jocelyn Baird, Throughout the year, but especially in the months of November and December, people across the U.S. make charitable ...

These Crazy Finds Are The Reason We Still Go To Thrift Stores

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.05.2015 | Comedy

The thrift store is truly a place where you can find both the best and worst things in existence.

Macklemore And Oscar The Grouch Perform 'Thrift Shop' Parody

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Macklemore recently popped by Sesame Street to pop some… trash?! With the help of Oscar the Grouch and a bunch of other garbage-loving Grouches,...

How I Spent $100 a Year on Clothes

Patrice J. Williams | Posted 12.13.2014 | Style
Patrice J. Williams

My name is Patrice and I'm a shopaholic who hasn't purchased new clothes or accessories in almost a year. Tough, right? Well, yes and no. Though I went on a no-new-clothes-for-a-year challenge, I've been able to feed my fashion habit thanks to local thrift shops.

Here's Why You Should Definitely Be Shopping At A Thrift Store

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.30.2014 | HuffPost Home

And we're not talking about those "snobby" high-end resale businesses, either...

Everyone On Spotify Listened To Macklemore This Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

It's been a busy year for music, as evidenced by the eclectic tracks that have proven most popular on Spotify. While 2013 saw Miley Cyrus dominate the...

Jimmy & Ariana Sing Hip-Hop As Showtunes

Posted 11.07.2013 | Comedy

Check out the video above to see Jimmy Fallon and "The Way" singer Ariana Grande team up to perform Jay-Z, Cypress Hill and Macklemore songs in the st...

LISTEN: Did Macklemore Rip Off A Gay Rapper's Song For His Hit 'Thrift Shop'?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Le1f is blasting rapper Macklemore's success after last Sunday's Video Music Awards performance. The New York-based rapper not only alleged that M...

Why Macklemore's Gay Marriage Anthem Is Surprising The Music World

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Last week, the same day the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 were overturned by the Supreme Court, not only was there a victory for gay couples all ...

The Senators' Unofficial Playoff Anthem

Posted 05.02.2013 | Sports

Despite losing two star players for the majority of the season due to injuries, the Ottawa Senators have made it to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now with...

WATCH: Sophia Grace And Rosie Cover 'Thrift Shop'

Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents

Sophia Grace and Rosie have already covered so many pop hits -- from Nicki Minaj to Taylor Swift -- that perhaps it was only a matter of time before t...

Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" As Written in Classical Prose

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 06.08.2013 | Comedy
Brian LaSorsa

These are the lyrics Macklemore's hit song "Thrift Shop" as written in classical prose. The song conquered the music industry with its message championing the virtue of frugality, meekness, and sensibility.

WATCH: The 'Thrift Shop' Parody You Have To See

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 04.03.2013 | Weddings

We've never seen an engagement video quite like this before! David Tester and his fiance, K.K. Filkins, filmed a parody of Macklemore and Ryan Lewi...

How Did "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Become Such a Big Hit?

Quora | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Aaron Ellis, Former Music Critic with Artist Farm Macklemore & Ryan Lewis follow a formula v...

'Thrift Shop' Parody Video for AIDS Awareness Is a Game-Changer

Lori Yeghiayan Friedman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Lori Yeghiayan Friedman

Why try to tackle such a serious subject as HIV and AIDS through such a light-hearted medium? 2013-03-12-lathriftshotpull.jpg

Easy Upcycle Project: The Drab-to-Fab Side Table (Photos)

Quia Querisma | Posted 04.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Quia Querisma

I always felt that I lacked the vision to pluck some hidden treasure from a thrift store, Craigslist, or flea market and turn it into something amazing. Well, recently an opportunity arose that challenged me to do just that.

Glam Slam: How to Be a Vintage Warrior

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 04.24.2013 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

It's easy to buy Balenciaga. Prada, too. But, to a certain sector of sartorialist, the adventure of hunting and gathering unidentifiable fashion is far more thrilling. Outre glamour is, in fact, a hallmark of the truly stylish.

WATCH: Politician's Pro-Marijuana Parody Goes Viral

Posted 03.16.2013 | Miami

Will no one elect comedian-politician Steve Berke? The one-time Miami Beach mayoral candidate and Yale grad is pro-partying, pro-saxophone, and ju...

An Ivy League of His Own

Charlie Carillo | Posted 03.06.2012 | New York
Charlie Carillo

We tease my father because he wears a Harvard University sweatshirt when he does yard work. My mother found it at a thrift shop. It's tattered at the cuffs and the lettering is faded.

PHOTOS: The Best Worst Stuff People Tried To Sell At The Junk Shop

The Hairpin | The Hairpin | Posted 10.22.2011 | Chicago

I work in a junk shop in a far northside neighborhood in Chicago. We buy, sell, trade ... the whole nine. The "buy" part means we get plenty of charac...

Giving Back: How You And The Books Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...