Monthly Archives: October 2010

Now Available: The Rig Out, Issue #3.

It’s back. Issue number three of Oi Polloi‘s men’s zine from across the pond, The Rig Out. Secret Forts has been lucky enough to partner up with the Rig Out boys from day one, helping to get the Rig Out … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Star Identification: USN Training Film, 1942.

With a trip to LA forthcoming, this film on star identification should prove very useful.

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At Work: Pablo Picasso: b. 10/25/1881.

Picasso, born Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso this day in 1881.

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Supper is Served: The Hill-Side + Hope st. Supper Club.

Over the weekend, The brothers Corsillo of The Hill-Side got a bunch of friends together, put them all in the forth-coming Spring ’11 line and got them all around one long communal table at the Hope Street Supper Club here … Continue reading

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The Fall Three: Jay Carroll, One Trip Pass.

Fresh off his latest coastal adventure, King of the Road Jay Carroll checks in with his Fall Three.Jay, along with fellow road-trippers Jou-Yie Chou(stay tuned for Jou-Yie’s Fall Three) from the Ace Hotel and photographer Nate Bressler, recently wrapped up … Continue reading

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From the Inbox: Outlier Goes Soft Core.

The Brooklyn-based Outlier, purveyors of super clean and functional cycling apparel, has you covered when it comes to layering just right for your morning ride to work, for coffee, around town or wherever you might be headed on two wheels.The … Continue reading

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On the Subject of: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

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Les Them: G-L-O-R-I-A.

“If you drop a guitar down a flight of stairs, it’ll play ‘Gloria’ on its way to the bottom.” – Dave Barry

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The Fall Three: Kate Jones, Ursa Major.

I last ran into the talented Ms. Kate Jones while she was on her way to deliver some olive oil cake she had just made to La Colombe, who she does some baking for. I couldn’t get olive oil cake … Continue reading

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In the Making: Otter-Messer Factory, Solingen Germany.

Back in ‘o8, I made mention of this folding knife. German-made by Otter-Messer(est. 1887), I got mine a few years back from Garrett Wade, lost it and got another. Classic design. Hand-made. Love the inlaid brass anchor. Came across this … Continue reading

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