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I wrote about how @Equinox changed my life garage.vice.com
I Went to Equinox and I Am Now a Bourgeois Lifestyle King
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Real Men’s Street Style Makes a Triumphant Return
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The music from mid90s is so good open.spotify.com
Mid90s, a playlist by Spotify
The official motion picture playlist for Mid90s, written and directed by Jonah Hill.
Artist Dana Veraldi (@DEERDANA) and Sam Hayes captured the sublime beauty of Philip Johnson's Glass House lofficielusa.com
Dana Veraldi Tours Philip Johnson's Glass House
The artist made a scrapbook of her favorite spots.
Are Tapes Better Than Spotify? A T-Shirt Weighs In garage.vice.com
Are Tapes Better Than Spotify? A T-Shirt Weighs In
Because T-shirts have opinions, too!
Paul Simon: Fathers, Sons, Troubled Water nybooks.com
Paul Simon: Fathers, Sons, Troubled Water
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Here Are All 88 Flavors From Manhattan’s Newest Ice-Cream Wonderland
Charred chocolate banana, mocha, sesame caramel, French fry, and seven different types of vanilla.
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Now Serving (@NowServingLA) is a great store! bonappetit.com
The Quirky L.A. Cookbook Shop Every Food Lover Needs in Their Life
At Now Serving, satisfy all your chef zine and Japanese dyed cloth needs. Which are many.
Mario Sorrenti’s Unseen Kate Moss Photos garage.vice.com
Mario Sorrenti’s Unseen Kate Moss Photos: Fashion’s Answer to “A Star Is Born”
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Starting in Los Angeles and finishing in Milwaukee, I went on a journey to conquer my fear of motorcycles but realized it was about so much more. Photos by @yimmyayo for @GQMagazine gq.com
Conquering Fear in the Heart of Harley-Davidson Country
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Gaga by Marilyn Minter for @NYTmag nytimes.com
Lady Gaga Isn’t Done Shape-Shifting Yet
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An Interview with Fran Lebowitz believermag.com
An Interview with Fran Lebowitz - Believer Magazine
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London’s Radio Pirates Changed Music. Then Came the Internet.
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Strong: Trojan Records x Boot Boyz x @CarharttWIP hypebeast.com
Carhartt WIP & Boot Boyz Reveal Trojan Records Collaboration
Celebrating 50 years of the London-based record label.
The Making of Dennis Hopper's The Last Movie esquire.com
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A *Yawn* Baldessari T-Shirt, Baby!
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Classic Cookbooks (@helloclassics) classicscookbooks.com
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The Only App That Matters!: How does Shazam work coding-geek.com
How does Shazam work | Coding Geek
How to write the perfect sentence theguardian.com
How to write the perfect sentence
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How Nike Became the Biggest Fashion Brand in the World
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Look at my king @DecaturDan maekan.com
There is No Handbook — Chapter-by-Chapter with Director Decatur Dan
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The Secret History of Outkast's 'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below:' the Last Truly Great Double Album okayplayer.com
The Secret History of Outkast's 'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below:' the Last Truly Great Double Album
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Is the podcast bubble bursting?
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From the Director of ‘Call Me by Your Name,’ a New Project: A House
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Tennis Is a Rarefied and Beautiful Art and Your T-Shirt Should Be, Too
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My guys: Eaude Studio’s research-based practice produces considered and confident graphic design itsnicethat.com
Eaude Studio's research-based practice produces considered and confident graphic design
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Chandler Kennedy made a museum t-shirt for real art heads garage.vice.com
A Museum T-Shirt for Real Art Heads
If you can’t get a vintage museum shirt, this is the next best thing.
In 1988, Acid House Swept Britain. These Fliers Tell the Story.
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Record Aficionado Volume 2: Revelation Records 1987-1991 tumbledleather.limitedrun.com
Record Aficionado - Volume 2
Record Aficionado Volume 2 - Revelation Records 1987-1991A early Revelation Records from 1987-1991 with accompanying reviews, ads, and ephemera.If you...
How Via Carota Quietly Became New York’s Most Perfect Restaurant
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Making all your dessert dreams come true, @MorgensternsNY grubstreet.com
Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream’s New Flagship Is No Ordinary Scoop Shop
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I am the special guest on the @HighSnobiety Dropcast this week. We talked about a lot of important fashion topics. I don't hate everything, just most things! highsnobiety.com
The Dropcast Talks Colin Kaepernick's Controversial Nike Campaign
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Cover Story: Phoebe Bridgers thefader.com
Cover Story: Phoebe Bridgers
In Phoebe Bridgers's FADER cover story, meet the sweeter, stranger side of an artist you might otherwise think was only sad.
But “How To Not Sell A Recovery Memoir” Is A Better Headline thesmallbow.com
But “How To Not Sell A Recovery Memoir” Is A Better Headline
The perfect shoe DOES exist endclothing.com
Engineered Garments x Weejun Logan Croc Penny Loafer
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The Life and Art of Wolfgang Tillmans newyorker.com
The Life and Art of Wolfgang Tillmans
For three decades, the photographer has explored the fragility of the political consensus on which his personal utopia depends.
Addiction Doesn’t Always Last a Lifetime nytimes.com
Opinion | Addiction Doesn’t Always Last a Lifetime
In fact, most people recover, often on their own. Here are some of their stories.
Watch the full trailer for ‘Chef Flynn’ today.com
Watch the full trailer for ‘Chef Flynn’
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The Women Who Transformed Rolling Stone in the Mid-70s vanityfair.com
“It Was Us Against Those Guys”: The Women Who Transformed Rolling Stone in the Mid-70s
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For OK Mondays this week I put together a 90s playlist (Side A) featuring Smoking Popes, The Lemonheads, Gin Blossoms, etc. Ryan Williams (@williamswashere) handled hip-hop (Side B) featuring Outkast, Moodymann, EPMD, etc... Listen okmondays.com
A weekly positive vibes playlist from Mitch Goldstein and Liam Goslett
Jason Pierce Struggled to Make a New Spiritualized Album. And He May Do It Again.
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Straight Edge with Porcell noahny.com
Straight Edge with Porcell
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Talked to my friends at @HighTideNY about work, writing, and the wonderful hell that is New York City hightidenyc.com
Interview: Chris Black - High Tide
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This t-shirt by @jamsayne has it all! garage.vice.com
We Have Hit Peak Grateful Dead Merch
And this shirt is one of the best examples yet.
OWNER, UNION LA
Gram Parsons’ Cosmic American Trip pitchfork.com
Gram Parsons’ Cosmic American Trip
Fifty years after Parsons helped define country rock with the Byrds, we trace his steps there and beyond in bootlegs and demos.
The Algorithmic Trap perell.com
The Algorithmic Trap
I’m in San Sebastián, Spain, but I could really be anywhere. I’ve flown halfway across the world, but from inside this coffee shop, I can’t tell wha...
Jackson Browne The Load Out and Stay, Live, @BBC 1978 youtube.com
Jackson Browne The Load Out and Stay Live BBC 1978
Live BBC 1978 - Jackson Browne, David Lindley,
A Finer Flagship Store for Morgenstern’s
The ice cream shop is moving to a spot on LaGuardia Place, giving it room to grow.
Instead of selling albums, the music industry today sells fandom reallifemag.com
Show Tunes — Real Life
Instead of selling albums, the music industry today sells fandom
The Ephemeral Soundtrack of a New York Summer
Listening in on the background music in spaces around the city: a climbing gym, Bemelmans Bar, an electronics store in the Bronx.
Remembering the Scene at Alleged, Where ’90s Misfits Found a Home
Skaters and artists look back at their storied haunt.
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I love this album cover @6LACK, so refreshing
yelp is great
Your problematic faves at the @acehotel DTLA tonight. Me and @themjeans B2B (LOL, JK). It's birthday at midnight, VIRGO SZN
Everyone is a creative director
I love the Thom Browne sleeping bag. 5K and I’ll go camping
Me decompressing after a long day of motorcycle riding before going to see @themjeans DJ at Teddy's (!!!)
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