A wonderful Katastrophe

He's kind of a big deal according to our favorite track off of Katastrophe's third album, The Worst Amazing - and we believe him.

This emcee's rat-a-tat machine gun flow lends itself to each track as if it were another percussion instrument with tiny nuances throughout that remind you the rapper isn't straight. 

At times, Katastrophe's (aka Rocco Kayiatos) crooning is reminiscent of a chain-smoking, whiskey drinking, soul singer and other times his voice is as smooth and rich as a bedroom r&b singer.

The latest CD offers snapshot of the end of adolescence and the precipice of adulthood. Tracks like "Til It's Gone" and "Halfway Happy" offer a laid back, jazzy, classic 90s era kind of beat with a message that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel, while "Tonight" and "Big Deal" are tongue-in-cheek dance tracks that will set any crowd in motion.

Rocco is also the co-founder of the transman mag Original Plumbing and has received shout-outs from The Advocate, Out Magazine and was crowned Producer of the Year by Out Music Awards for his debute album "Let's Fuck, Then Talk About My Problems."  katastropherap.com

Responsible drinking

The eleventh unique flavor in the Absolut portfolio, Absolut Berri Acai is an on-trend blend of açai, blueberry and pomegranate with an elegant focused berry aroma; a pure, vital and slightly juicy taste; and a smooth expressive, fresh and berry finish.

Featuring a tangy and ripe berry-flavor that’s smooth and fresh with a natural sweetness, Absolut Berri Acai draws upon the characters of three of today’s most popular berry flavors – acai, blueberry and pomegranate. 

Like other Absolut flavors, it creates exceptional cocktails when combined with anything from juices and sodas to muddled fruit and champagne. Mixed with club soda, it conjures up a lazy summer afternoon, even in the winter. Shake with cranberry juice and orange liqueur, it becomes an exceptionally flirty and delicious version of the Cosmopolitan. 

Similar to its predecessors, Absolut Berri Acai is  made from all-natural ingredients, and contains no sugar and no added preservatives, so you can responsibly drink a responsible drink. Available nationwide in stores, restaurants and bars. Cheers!

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Post-Covid travel planning

Who would have thought that we would have to get through a pandemic in order to appreciate the small things we have, such as the ability to simply pack our bags and hit the road?

For two years, there’s been nothing left for us travel junkies to do but sit at home and try to find new destinations that we will conquer once we defeat what appears to be the biggest villain of the 21st century. But once that happens, hold your bags tight because we will be up for some of the most interesting travel experiences. Take a look at some ideas for your post-COVID traveling plans:

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