Feeling Haggard: Merle Haggard is one of the coolest people alive. For one, he was in the audience for Cash’s Live at San Quentin. Take notes. [Vanity Fair]

Also, There Are Some Cameras Involved: Our esteemed editorial director, Randy Goldberg, blesses a Polaroid with his image. [A Continuous Lean]

Lotso Plaid: The new shirts from Brooks Brothers are pretty handsome. [Sartorially Inclined]

Over the Top: Just because we can: here’s the saga of Mac Batchelor, an L.A. bartender/arm wrestling champ who went undefeated for 25 years. Almost as cool as Merle Haggard. [Microkhan]

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