Before we leave you for the holiday weekend, we had to keep our tradition of ending the week with an ode to the fairer sex.
And this week, since it is Thanksgiving, we’re giving thanks for these lovely ladies...»
In the spirit of Halloween, this Friday we bring you an eyeful of masked Kemptresses...»
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Your weekend is shaping up quite handsomely...»
She might not be up for any of the big awards at this year’s Grammys, but Beyoncé is still a winner any way you look at it... and look at it you will.»
93 Till Infinity: Vulture explores the idea that 1993 changed the world—including lesser-known facts, like that was the year Moby got his first EarthLink account. Ravishing Rick: With the news of Richard III’s exhumed bones in a Leicester, England, parking lot, Vanity Fair imagines how that might inform a high schooler’s essay on the eponymous Shakespeare play. African-Americana: NPR delves deep into Beyoncé’s halftime performance—charting it from its vaudevillian roots to its current-day significance in pop culture and beyond.
But of Kors: GQ gets some timely tips from Michael Kors on playing to your strengths and using fake tanner.
via GQ UK Emeralds and Stone: John Jeremiah Sullivan (of Pulphead fame) stops by the Times for a long-form ode to Ireland. Hands down, one of the best things you’ll read all year. [ NYTimes] The Gatekeeper: Jo Piazza tracks down the keeper of the master Fashion Week calendar—a 90-something Upper East Side doyenne, naturally. [ WSJ] The Cloon, in His Habitat: A satellite tour of George Clooney’s house. It sells itself. [ Vanity Fair]
Twilight of the Gods: Is Gus Johnson a terrible broadcaster? Will Leitch has some opinions on the matter. [ The Sports Section]
The Battle of the Bowtie: A symposium on whether men should wear bow ties. We’ll admit this much: it’s an advanced move. [ Esquire] The Khaki of Our Lives: Details sings the praises of Dockers’ Alpha Khaki. We wholeheartedly agree. [ Details] From the Source: A 90-second video opus on knowing where your clothes come from—wherever that may be. [ Etsy]
The London Barber: Your good deed of the day, courtesy of a 40-year-old barbershop in need of a few repairs. [ Keep Aaron Cutting]
Cole in the Stocking: Lily Cole hits the Interview circuit. [ Interview] Here Come the Wolves: In the top ten viral videos of 2009, the Twilight trailer beats out Beyonce’s “Single Ladies.” For the first time in my young life, I feel somewhat betrayed by the internet. [ TechCrunch] I Turn My Camera On: A gentleman’s guide to the bewildering world of digital cameras. [ Gizmodo]
In Bad Health: Men’s Health accidentally repeats a cover. The sound you hear is hundreds of people smacking their hands to their foreheads. [ Gawker]