Issue #126 – Shopping on the Net

Issue #126

Shopping on the Net

‘Tis that annoying time of year — heavy traffic, zero parking, long
line—ups and nasty sales people. Why not save time and money with—
out leaving your home? Shop online and avoid all of the hassles With
these helpful URLs:

Bizrate — wWw.bizrate.com

Great bargain hunters site. They search the net and show the best
prices available. All for free and based on your own personal criteria.

My Simon — www.mysimon.com

Another bargain hunters guide. Comparison shopping without
doing all the work. Check for daily deals.

HMV – WWw.hmv.com

The latest music releases and free MP3 downloads. Searchable
database from rock to karaoke. Customize your own CD compila-
tion. 2 to 7—day delivery times. Prices in Canadian (CDN) funds.

Chapters – www.chapters.ca

Gifts, Books, Music, Video, DVD, Software and way more. Type
“gay” into the database and shift through 127 pages of available titles.
Three—day delivery with $4 to $20 shipping and handling fees
depending on the weight of order. (CDN)

Indigo Books – www.indigo.ca

Chapters aggressive online competition. Lots of books and Xmas
gift certificates to be found. Four to 9 day delivery times. Discounts
and specials also available. (CDN)

A Different Light Bookstore – www.adlbooks.com

Gay owned and operated chain based in the US specializes in

Queer content. Wonderful for hard to find titles that aren’t available
in this country. Seven to 10 day delivery. Insured parcel post recom-
mended for Canadian orders, due to customs hassles. (USD)

TLA Video – Www.tIavideo.com

Online Video and DVD store with amazing Gay and Lesbian cat-
alog, including Gods and Monsters, Dame Edna and erotica. Three-
day turnover and up to three weeks for older titles. (USD)

Gay Wired Shopping — www.gaywired.com/shopping.htin

Art, Books, Calendars, CD—ROMs, Circuit Toys, clothes, Drag,
Health, Magazines, Pride items, Music and Novelties all from a gay
perspective.

Bid – wWW.bid.com

Canadian equivalent of Ebay’s auction site. Find Computers,
Cameras, Jewelry, Housewares, Sporting Goods and more. Place your
bid and cross your fingers. (CDN)

Ebay — www.ebay.com

Soiled underwear is now on the list of prohibited items. But is the
sexy stud in the picture really the owner? (USD)