Get Your Ass to Mars: Giz scores live video of the first private orbital space launch. Welcome to the future. [Gizmodo]

Golden Years: Gilded Age will be hosting one of the better sample sales of the year (fingers crossed), if you happen to be in New York this weekend. [The Choosy Beggar]

The Other Corduroy Club: The best corduroy tie we’ve seen so far, courtesy of Hentsch. [FREE/MAN]

Harry Potter & the Morbid Aussie Troubadour: A strange story details how Nick Cave ended up in a Harry Potter movie. Mixtape fodder at its finest. [Pop & Hiss]

—R.B.

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