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A Linen Savant, California’s Weed Nuns and the Fine Line Between Art and Commodity

  • Kempt Staff
A Linen Savant, California’s Weed Nuns and the Fine Line Between Art and Commodity

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Clothes Case: A Continuous Lean sits down with Alex Crane to talk all things linen.

Keeping It Real: Hypebeast explores how the artwork of Ron English, KAWS and Shepard Fairey walk the line between art and commodity.

Second to Nun: Vice spends a day with California’s weed nuns.

On Deck: Jenkem tracks down the guy who used to work reception at the old World Industries office.

Page Turner: The Awl muses on how you might start reading (and finishing) more books.

Radiohead’s Tour Debut, Bold Vintage Shirts and Malls You May Actually Want to Step Inside

  • Kempt Staff
Radiohead’s Tour Debut, Bold Vintage Shirts and Malls You May Actually Want to Step Inside

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Duly NotedNick Offerman offers some advice on how to improve your love life.

Rock It To You: The Atlantic notes that Radiohead’s dread-ridden point of view has never been more relevant.

Bright Future: Die, Workwear! makes a case for the bold vintage shirt.

Drawing a Blank: Vice investigates the story behind that pointy “S” thing kids drew in school back in the day.

Shop to It: The New York Times takes a look at the world’s coolest new malls.

The Ramones’ Favorite Jeans, Serialized Fiction and a Brief History of Bill Clinton Shine-Blocking People

  • Kempt Staff
The Ramones’ Favorite Jeans, Serialized Fiction and a Brief History of Bill Clinton Shine-Blocking People

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Serial: NPR wonders whether serialized fiction can convert binge watchers into binge readers.

Hey Ho, Let’s Go: Esquire catches up with Levi’s head of design to find out why they’re bringing back The Ramones’ favorite jeans.

Daft Punk Is Playing at My House: Would you pay over $500 for a pair of Daft Punk action figures? Take a look.

Be Kind Rewind: A writer for The Atlantic pens an elegy for the VCR, after news broke that the last remaining global manufacturer of VCR’s would cease production at the end of the month.

We All Shine On: Here’s the brief history of Bill Clinton shine-blocking people you never knew you wanted.

Stunt Journalism, Comic-Con and the Rise and Fall of the Victoria’s Secret Catalog

  • Kempt Staff
Stunt Journalism, Comic-Con and the Rise and Fall of the Victoria’s Secret Catalog

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Secret’s Out: After nearly 40 years of circulation, Victoria’s Secret is axing their mail-order catalog and Racked has the story.

Stunted Growth: Newsweek proclaims we are living in the golden age of stunt journalism.

Get Fingered: Art of Manliness dives deep into the science of what your ring finger length can tell you about your masculinity.

Higher Power: GQ names the best dressed at Comic-Con that weren’t in costume.

On Deck: Jenken counts down the most embarassing fashion rip-offs of skateboarding ever.