The Good Old Days: The charms of adolescence in the bygone days of scrambled porn on cable. You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s universally available. [Gizmodo]

It was all a Dream!: Joaquin Phoenix was faking, and not crazy at all. Well, maybe a little. [NYTimes]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Corduroy: The gents at Valet provide a wale-based education, and tip us off to a good supplier for suede elbow patches. [Valet]

Sometimes People Suck: Sketchy happenings in the modeling industry, as related by Sara Ziff. We’d like to take this opportunity to scapegoat the French. [Gawker]

—R.B.

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