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When and Where It’s Okay to Use a Lint Roller

  • Kempt Staff


This curious GIF of Drake sitting courtside at the last Toronto Raptors game has been making the Internet rounds lately...

It would seem that the high-profile Raptors fan was openly using a lint roller during a break in play. (And of course the watchful eye of the Internet caught it.)

While we must applaud Aubrey Graham’s commitment to garment maintenance, it seemed a bit out of place. And it got us thinking deeply about the situations wherein it’s appropriate, mildly appropriate and not at all appropriate to use a lint roller.

Allow us to lay it all out for you (and Mr. Graham) in this handy green/yellow/red guide to when and where it’s okay to use a lint roller:»

The July Issues

GQ Drake

July’s a tricky month in the world of printed menswear.

Because even though summer only officially started last Friday, we’ve been talking about it since early May—and the last thing on our minds in the sweltering heat we’re all now starting to feel is fall tweeds.

It’s this “trickiness,” among other things, that led the gents at two of our big three men’s rags to the same decision years ago: July wasn’t worth the hassle of its own issue, so they tacked it onto the end of June’s. Which has given us the rare opportunity to look past those dusty old stalwarts to a few of the other menswear mags out there.

So without further ado, we take the pulse of this month in menswear journalism, after the jump...»

The Five Greatest Tax Write-Offs of All Time

  • Najib Benouar

tax write off

The annual day of financial reckoning has arrived: it’s tax day.

And in honor of this yearly government-sanctioned fleecing, we’d like to applaud those intrepid few who’ve stuck it to the man—and wound up with a free swimming pool out of the deal, or recouped a $50,000 night of making it rain—by rehashing some of history’s most ingenious write-offs and how they turned out. So without further ado, we present to you:

The five greatest tax write-offs of all time.»

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Opens Doors

  • Najib Benouar

Revisiting Hamsterdam: Maxim recounts the oral history of The Wire on the ten year anniversary of it’s first season. Stringer Bell: still the man. [Maxim]

Art And The Zen Of Mustache Maintenance: Here’s a handy guide on how to trim your soup-strainer. [Art of Manliness]

A Million Dollars Isn’t Cool: If it weren’t for Twitter we’d never feel the joy of watching T. Boone Pickens serve Drake a large slice of humble pie. [Daily Intel]

Rocket Car: This isn’t just any Bentley Corniche--you can own Elton John’s Bentley Corniche. Here’s hoping he left a pair of sunglasses in the glovebox. [Driven]