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SOHO—Sexy, sexy Italian kitchen design company Scavolini just opened a public showroom at 429 West Broadway. The 15 show kitchens, including one with features by Karim Rashid, all sound impressive, but we're also intrigued by this description of the space itself: "Red glass stairs float within a webbed enclosure above a floor of river rocks." Red glass! River rocks! Webs! Sounds just a bit fancier than Pottery Barn. [A/N Blog]
THE INTERNET—Oh boy. First, Marie Claire blogger Maura Kelly opined—in a post called "Should Fatties Get a Room?"—that new show Mike & Molly makes her uncomfortable because its main characters are obese. "Yes, I think I'd be grossed out if I had to watch two characters with rolls and rolls of fat kissing each other ... because I'd be grossed out if I had to watch them doing anything," she wrote. Kelly has since published an apology, so let's just file this one under How Not to Discuss Body Issues on a Fashion Site. [Marie Claire]
THE INTERNET—Just in case we haven't mentioned Halloween enough today: Here's a power ranking of the best meme-themed costumes. [URLesque]