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Parkways, Spray Paint and the Resilience of Sex Shops

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Scenic Route: ACL waxes nostalgic over Connecticut’s own Merritt Parkway. We were always partial to the Pacific Coast Highway ourselves… [A Continuous Lean]

Louis Louie: Does it still count as tagging if you’re doing it yourself? And instead of a 16-year old Bronx kid, you’re a multinational luxury corporation? [High Snobriety]

Hard Times: Like trucking, the sex industry is recession-proof. We wonder what this means for Amsterdam… [PSFK]

Fry Like an Eagle: Stephen Fry doesn’t care if you pronounce it “aks” instead of “ask.” And since he’s English, that’s saying a lot. [BoingBoing]

Rachel + Hayden, Roger + Congress and More

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The Beard Next Door: The Christian Right has been searching for a "cure" for homosexuality for decades. Hayden Christensen discovered Rachel Bilson in a fraction of that time. [Gawker]

Candy Ass: The Naked Cowboy doing well in his suit against chocolatier, still regrettably underclothed. [NyMag]

What Chu Talkin' Bout?: Still button-cute, Gary Coleman proves there's a 22-year-old girl redhead out there for everyone. Aww. [NYPost]

Hallelujah: Christian sex toys—well fancy that. [NPR]

Throwing Gas: Roger Clemens embarrasses himself before Congress, then testifies. [Magnificent Bastard]

"Fly My Pretties! Fly!": Channeling The Wizard of Oz, Gareth Pugh sics flying monkeys on London. [FemaleFirst UK]

Tid Bites: Forget the sublime notebooks and cheeky mittens—Kate and Jack Spade's best debut during Fashion Week was the Smurf-sized breakfast. [Hamish Robertson]