The Pantalones: The Problem With "Quality Over... →
brokeandbespoke: Thoughtful words from Alex—I was particularly sold when he factored in the Five Guys cheeseburgers. mypantalones: If you’ve been reading any menswear blog for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard or been told that buying something that is of higher quality is worth the price tag. Someone has said that bespoke GJ Cleverly’s are worth the couple grand because they last a...
love, your freelance friend: 8 Things Every... →
yourfreelancefriend: A decent camera. The ability to take your own non-Instagram photos for a written piece or design is really, really important. Plus, you can write it off on your taxes. An audio recorder. Your phone can do this, or a mini-disc player can do it, or a TalkBoy can do it. I really don’t care,…
Nate Silver's Braying Idiot Detractors Show That...
deadspincom: By David Roher In case you haven’t been hanging around the benighted corners of the political internet lately, there’s an idiotic backlash afoot against Nate Silver, the proprietor of the FiveThirtyEight blog who made his name as one of the sharpest baseball analysts around. With the election just a few days away, analysis based on state poll aggregation—Silver’s...
I normally scoff at “life hacks” but some of these are actually clever tips. shialabeowulf: Read More
Weighing The Planets: Risk a human connection... →
ecunningham: Despite my long term obsession with sociology/urban studies, I have always (and perhaps almost unconsciously) insisted that I have no interest in becoming a social worker- a profession where passionate people are overburdened and beaten down, with their hands effectively tied from helping when…
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Adulting: Things that do and do not make you a... →
adulting: From time to time, I get emails asking me whether this or that behavior is adult, or I see something tagged as #adulting on Tumblr like “Ate two bowls of Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Total adulting fail.” There’s a little panic that I feel when asked to make judgment calls on the lives of strangers,…
Crazy. These letters are actually just solid, stark white light covered by halftone pattern screens. Wonder why my phone’s camera does this?