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David Rees and His Artisanal Pencil Sharpening Infomercial

David Rees and His Artisanal Pencil Sharpening Infomercial

In perhaps the first incident of intentional informerciaLULZ, I give you the How to Sharpen Pencils commercial. I am a longtime fan of David Rees and his many accomplishments – Get Your War On, My New Filing Technique Is Unstoppable, artisanal pencil sharpening, etc etc etc – but clearly, I’m watching the wrong cable channels(…)

The New Yorker + Questlove + D’Angelo + Kehinde Wiley = Awesome

The New Yorker + Questlove + D’Angelo + Kehinde Wiley = Awesome

I’ve spent WAY too much time in my life time wondering how Questlove seems to be everywhere at once. He’s on TV five nights a week, he’s DJing in my ‘hood somewhat frequently, I recently saw him spinning at PS1 in an event that also involved James Franco (Spring Breakers, WHAAAAT!), AND he’s in the(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

Fun with Fashion Setareh Mohtarez’s collection Brightness Dawn is breathtakingly gorgeous and inspiring. We’re in love! Why should girls have all the fun in dresses and heels? We <3 this story about men rocking some serious stilettos! An easy DIY candy corn manicure. What if we  accidentally munch our fingers! (via The Beauty Department). We(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

FAB: Dior’s stick-on eyeliner Velvet Eyes…too fabulous for words. Must try the McQueen cocktail at Mary Queen of Scots v. v. soon. Girls, women, ladies rejoice: Rookie Mag has launched! U: Kenyan rapper Muthoni the Drummer Queen’s single “Welcome to the Disco” is one of the best things we’ve heard in a while. Get tickets(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

Art PA brother Carl Gunhouse’s very awesome photo book American Desires (Arts & Sciences PROJECTS) Judith Thurman on Alexander McQueen at the Met (The New Yorker) Awesome Slovakian book covers (50 Watts) Just a quick ride across the river — check out the Tibet Collection at the Newark Museum (NY Times) Beauty Absolutely LOVE Deborah Lippmann’s Bad Romance(…)