Monthly Archives: September 2008

RIP, COOL HAND.

You were one of the best. We’ll miss you.

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SOUTH KOREANS ARE SOOOOO TALL

Debates last night: Obviously I thought Obama better informed, smarter. I despise McCain so much–his condescension, his outright lies, his inability to know who is running Pakistan, the fact that he cannot even pronounce Ahmadenijad’s name–I wanted to throw my … Continue reading

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“MAYAN APOCALYPSE BEACH PARTY”

I have a google alert set up for “Mayan Apocalypse” (obviously) and today it brought back a hilarious review of a SciFi channel show about the crystal skulls we need to bring together in order to prevent the Mayan Apocalypse. … Continue reading

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GO MOBOLAJI

Our contributing style editor Mobolaji Dawodu on the Sartorialist! [He dresses like this every day, except when he is wearing a turtleneck and jeans from K-Mart, in which he looks preternaturally classy.]

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GOOD BYE, PRETTY HAIR.

Good bye to the towering hair hats she sculpted from her dreams. Good bye to the pastel peony monsters she made barf red rose blood. Good bye to the dancing lovers that bled out of her eyes. This video was … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP POLL: DEUCE-CHUNKERY

I have a question to pose. What is that irreversable action (or actions) that makes you realize you need to dead a friendship? For me, this happens when said party does something that psychically, spiritually or ethically revolts me, i.e. … Continue reading

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EVERY DAY ANOTHER

I found this reading David Foster Wallace’s obit and it hit my gut. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Pvt. Michael R. Dinterman, 18, of Littlestown, Pa., died Sept. … Continue reading

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IT’S ALMOST LIKE THERE’S NO RECESSION

On Friday, Fashion (two) Week(s) was officially fini. S/S ’09. I missed most of it: was in Portland for the first week and work-crazed for the second, so I really only got to see the Betsey Johnson tent show, didn’t … Continue reading

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RIP, DFW.

David Foster Wallace died by apparent hanging on Friday in his California home. He was discovered by his wife. I developed my writing by reading sharp essayists in my late jr. high/high school years, marveling at their style and pressing … Continue reading

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CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER

This is the best example of Sarah Palin’s A. idiocy and B. apparent inability to pick up a newspaper regarding the war in the Middle East to learn the definition of “Bush Doctrine” C. hyperactive snaky defensiveness that is snippy … Continue reading

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