How to Celebrate National Thrift Shop Day
Today, play Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Thrift Shop on a continuous loop on your headphones, computer speakers, or preferred music listening device, whatever it may be. The important thing is that you are never out of earshot of this song.
Consider the following facts:
- Thrift Shop peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100
- The Thrift Shop single sold over 7 million copies in the United States alone
- The Thrift Shop music video has over 1 billion views on YouTube
- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won two Grammy awards in 2014, beating out Jay-Z, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and Drake for Best Rap Performance
Gaze into the abyss and hope to the god you no longer believe in that the abyss will gaze back.
Here It Is
Go ahead. Play it.
Links & Learning
Don’t worry, it’s not all Macklemore.
- The Thrift Store: Not Just for Penny-Pinching Grandmas Anymore – Time
- Treasuring Thrift: In Cheap We Trust – NPR
- Here’s Why You Should Definitely Be Shopping At A Thrift Store – Huffpost
You could find some really awesome shit and reap other rewards.
- 10 Outrageously Valuable Treasures Found in Thrift Stores – TheRichest
- 16 of the Strangest Things People Have Found in Thrift Stores – College Humor
- 20 Amazing Benefits of Thrift Shopping You Probably Never Expected – Lifehack.org
Thrift-store paintings given new life by The Gnarled Branch.
- Terror on the High Seas II
- Wild, Young and Free
- Returning From Market
- Meadow Meat
- Living in a Van, Down by the River
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