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Mining Creativity From a Secondhand Store: The Clayton Brothers at Mark Moore Gallery

Annabel Osberg | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The exhibition's color scheme is gaudy and disjunctive like the colors of a thrift store's multiplicity of objects. The Claytons' palette is skillfully mismatched in a tongue-in-cheek nod to the untrained chromatic discord of paintings found in secondhand stores.

A Strange Journey Into A Near-Deserted Secondhand Store

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

On the fringes of the boarded-up hinterlands of a former industrial section of a small Missouri town stands a building, decrepit yet painted a shade of purple so striking that it seems phantasmal against its drab backdrop of deadened grays and tans.

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...

The Grammys Didn't Know Whether To Consider Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Rap

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis had a rousing 2013 in hip-hop: The Source magazine named Macklemore its "man of the year," the duo was Billb...

Will Lorde And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Dominate The Grammys?

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 12.06.2013 | Entertainment

Not a lot of fans knew who Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde were when we gathered a year ago to celebrate music with the Grammy Awards nominations. ...

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 08.29.2013 | Gay 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 07.01.2013 | Gay 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
Quora

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

The Macklemore Effect

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis aren't the only ones poppin' tags at thrift shops. In light of the hip-hop duo's multiplatinum, No. 1 smash ...

'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.

Inside The Year's Biggest Song

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The rapper Macklemore thinks there's a simple reason the hit "Thrift Shop" appears to be going viral: It dares to be differen...

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 | Books

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...