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Jeff Bridges played at the Democratic National Convention yesterday in downtown Charlotte, reprising his Oscar-winning performance as Bad Blake in Crazy Heart. (Though the wavy locks and abiding grin scream “Dude” all the way, if you ask us.)

No word yet on whether this aggression will or will not stand...

Karolina Kurkova Is Unconvincing in Drag

He’s Not Happy: Sculptor Tom Sachs has a surprising amount to say about fashion. The money quote: “Fashion is conformity and part of a community, style is a personal expression.” [AnOther Magazine]

The New Hotness: The mechanics of attraction, courtesy of OkCupid. [Gizmodo]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Winning at Darts: It’s not the greatest game, but it might be the greatest bar game. [The Art of Manliness]

When You Were Young: Keith Phipps looks at three movies starring the young Jeff Bridges. Prime Netflix fodder. [A.V. Club]

Yutte Stensgaard Has Strong Feelings About Hammocks

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A Man in Earnest: You can never have too many longform profiles of Jeff Bridges. [Cowboys & Indians]

Start Your Engines: J.Crew has kicked off another typically excellent seasonal sale. Early reports indicate lots of windowpane plaid. [The Choosy Beggar]

A Brilliant Polisher: A gentleman’s guide to well-maintained leather shoes, from a woman with many, many tattoos. [A Suitable Wardrobe]

We Are All Jackasses: Jackass 3D may be the finest documentary film of our time. Hey, you never know. [The Awl]