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It looks like Maxim is feeling apologetic …

Page Six is reporting that the lad mag’s August issue names Sarah Jessica Parker as an “unexpected crush.” It’s an interesting move, given that they led the backlash against the Sex & the City star when they named here “Unsexiest Woman Alive” back in October.

We haven’t seen the article, so we can’t say exactly how much crow they’re set to swallow, but they’ve earned it all. Setting aside the schoolyard cruelty of the very idea of an unsexiest list, Ms. Parker was singled out for even pettier reasons. While her listmates Amy Winehouse and Britney Spears were in the midst of genuine substance abuse problems, Parker’s main offense seemed to be that she starred in a show where women had sex. With men! And talked about their feelings! It’s no surprise it was more than the Maxim frat-house could handle.

In retrospect, they should have just changed the channel.

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Blessed Virgin: Just to clean your palette, here's Adriana Lima - maidenhead possibly not included. [Gawker]

"Pull your skirt down, Secretariat, we'd rather ride Chris Noth." Maxim shouts what we've been too polite to say. [NY Daily News]

This is How We Do It: Menswear may change, but men don't - or at least not so much. [London Times]

That's "Sir Jasper" To You: Brit designer Jasper Conran gets his O.B.E. from H.R.H. [Times of London]

For The Boys: The Observer details this new "urbane tomboys" trend. Funny, we've been dating them since the mid-90s. [Observer]

Crazy Eyes: Meanwhile, Details accounts for the rest of the notches on our bedpost. We still have nightmares. [Details]

Cleveland Rocks: Wrath Arcane represents Mistake by the Lake. [Plain Dealer]

Kempt Man of the Hour: Matthew Broderick

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

It's officially the season of the single-breasted peak lapel suit—which suits us just fine. Once solely confined to the realm of bespoke, this snappy style dating from the 1920s has enjoyed a revival of late, as our two newest MOTHs can attest.

On the heels of Josh Brolin and his dapper D&G number comes Matthew Broderick in an equally alluring black birdseye wool model, worn to the premiere of David Mamet's new political play November the other night. Like Brolin, Broderick eschewed a necktie, opting instead for a signature stripe Paul Smith scarf, the stylishness of which we can personally attest to since the very same model is often found adorning our own neck this time of year.

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