Monthly Archives: February 2010

Nostalgia: Dinosaur jr.

the soundtrack of my adolescence.(the video for Just Like Heaven is so damn good)

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The Great Outdoors: The Life & Times of Claude and Mary Tidd.

Claude Tidd. Born in England, 1886. Left for the Yukon at age 24. 20 years as a Royal Mountie. Married Mary Ryder in 1925. Avid outdoorsman, photographer, musician, writer and film maker. Died in Dersingham, England, 1949. A frontier renaissance … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash, b. 2/26/32

Released today, Johnny’s final American Recording, produced by Rick Rubin, America VI:Ain’t No Grave. HERE Rick talks about his work with Johnny and the final recording. I had the pleasure of meeting Johnny on a number of occasions throughout my … Continue reading

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Moving Pictures: Rapha + Apolis Activism.

In late 2009, Shea Parton of Apolis Activism, Cole Maness of Rapha and videographer Dave Christenson took a trip to Kathmandu, Nepal to finalize the project that had brought them all together, the Transit Elite sweater. 70% merino wool, 30% … Continue reading

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From Manchester to New York: The Rig Out, Issue 2.

Imported by Secret Forts, The Rig Out‘s second issue is even bigger and badder than the first.There’s a visit with a Secret Forts favorite, Daiki Suzuki. It’s a good and essential read.I have 25 copies I will personally be sending … Continue reading

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Happy V Day.

A day for lovers, hot tubs and spiced lamb shanks.

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Into Right Now: Stanley & Sons Apron and Bag Co.

The Stanley & Sons Apron and Bag Supply Co. has been around for a while. Started by Stanley Grodzki way back when, it has now found a new life as a small, handmade, Brooklyn-based bag and apron outfit restarted by … Continue reading

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R.I.P.: Brooklyn Banks.

Without a doubt, as iconic of a spot as any. I first visited the banks in ’91, while in NY to visit some schools.I remember being just totally overwhelmed by the entire experience. Washington Square, getting 40’s from any corner … Continue reading

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Six More Weeks.

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The Aesthete: The Pursuit Aesthetic + Secret Forts.

It was a pleasure to be asked by Brennan over at The Pursuit Aesthetic to be apart of an ongoing project of his, aptly named, The Aesthete.A while back, I had asked, in a similar fashion(no pun intended) a number … Continue reading

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