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A Gentleman’s Guide to Impressing Her Father: Tom Chiarella drops some knowledge on what her father is looking for in a gentleman caller. Good luck. [Esquire]

It Also Catches Soup: Just in time for Movember, a guide to the care and grooming of your new mustache. [Mien Magazine]

The Story of Al Ciongoli: Sart. Inc. tries their hand at sartorial autobiography. [Sartorially Inclined]

Paul Schrader is a Strange Man: One of the greatest exploitation movies ever made is coming to DVD and Hulu. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: The main character has a hook for a hand. [/Film]

Caitlin Ward is a Nevernude

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Raw Power: Iggy Pop circa 1970 was something to behold. In this clip, he takes a stage-dive, smears himself with peanut butter and puts pretty much every rock frontman to shame. [Dangerous Minds]

A Little Off the Top: Tom Chiarella sings the praises of having a barber—or, if you prefer, a “hair guy.” [Esquire]

The Endless Comic Strip: Jim Woodring just made the world’s first infinite comic, thanks to a little Moebius strip-style folding. Feast your eyes. [Fantagraphics]

The People’s Detective: Jonathan Ames is an interesting guy. And we’re not just saying that because of all the hookers. [A. V. Club]

Gloria Loitz is Gazing East

Love Takes Balls: A typically excellent Tom Chiarella ruminates on emotional honesty and ball-scratching. [Esquire]

A Trad’s Reflections: A gentleman’s thoughts on style. [A Suitable Wardrobe]

The New Beach Towel: In the wake of our exhaustive beach towel coverage, here’s an extra roundup of some of the ones we missed. [Cool Hunting]

DRM is Dead: As you may have heard, the Library of Congress just punched a few new holes in the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, legally permitting you to jailbreak that shiny new iPhone. Gizmodo helpfully explains what it all means. [Gizmodo]