American Wife: First Chapter →
Glass Candy? Downloaded today. They’re in...
“I have no problem with journalists – many are friends. Only if they are...– Who does Lagerfeld want interviewing him? Steve Kmetko?
Slowey’s [closet] is small, East Village, overflowing with vintage finds;...– Anne Slowey sounds like that girl in high school drama club who was such a thespian, but would always end up doing the lights.
5. Florida Florida is a horrible state in so many different ways that it almost...– The Balls Deep Hater’s Guide to the Top 25. (Deadspin via bg5000)
Gambler. Madonna says, jealous cuz you can’t be...
The business of megachurches
My most recent Herald story is about a Central Florida megachurch expanding into real estate. (or: Jesus Camp with adults.) Woodland Baptist renovated an abandoned community center in a predominantly black and latino, low-income (natch) neighborhood, and the county transferred the deed for the 10,000 square foot property to them for $10. (media home price in Manatee County, FL: $242,000). The...
An important day
A lexisnexis search reveals that today is the first time the New York Times has ever used the word xtube in print. Another milestone for Thursday Styles. Congrats!
Olympic boxing: tremendous confusion. →
The most interesting thing to have happened so far in the Olympics was the opening fight of the boxing tournament. The reigning flyweight world champion stopped fighting with 15 seconds left on the clock b/c he thought he was winning, when in fact he was a point behind. Everyone lost it. The NBC announcers went apoplectic when they realized that Rau’shee Warren himself didn’t know...
The three (worthwhile) stories about the fall of Clinton’s campaign that came before the Atlantic’s v. v. important internal emails cover story. Even in Victory, Clinton Team Is Battling Itself WP, March 6 (!!), 2008 Voices in her Head TNR, May 7, 2008 What went wrong? TNR, May 16, 2008.
It is said a good second hand store is a reflection of its surroundings. Spotted...– This is Florida (via Herald Tribune)
The Party Girl muxtape →
Mood Board. Cool French girl/Lee Cooper partner Lou Doillon recommends rinsing hair with Coke for a sweaty look. Jean Paul Goude commercials: awesome. Perrier. Egoiste. Lee Cooper. French intellectuals know how to fight. Siné, the cartoonist who refuses to apologize [“I would rather be castrated!”] for an allegedly antisemitic essay about Jean Sarkozy’s gf is described by the...
the summer muxtape →
junior senior, la casa azul, proyecto uno, girl talk, bailando.