Ricky Gervais is now mostly known in these parts as the exceptionally cheeky host of the Golden Globes, but you may also remember him from a little show called The Office. In the original British version of what is now (thanks to Steve Carrell) an American television institution, Gervais played David Brent, the worst boss [...]
I love cooking, and all things food-related, but I have a hard time with recipe books. Mostly because I have a hard time following recipes, but also because it’s hard to find a really really good one. A book came across my desk recently, however, that got me excited about recipes again, and that is [...]
Share your thoughts on our blogger Jeremy Freed’s latest discovery.
Admittedly, this is old news, but since it’s “new news” to me, I figured it was still worth sharing. Last month, during Open House NYC, JFK Airport’s legendary TWA Flight Center was opened to the public for the first time since restoration efforts began. The terminal, designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, first opened its [...]
Long live good design! says our blogger Jeremy Freed, in checking out the graphic design of past years. Have a look-see yourself.
Ever been to see a new movie and thought it reminded you a lot of an old movie? This one comes immediately to mind, not to mention the steady spew of sub-par remakes and TV show re-hashes that the good folks in Hollywood seem to think we’ll enjoy. As far as movie posters go, the [...]
Like the zeitgeists of grunge-wear and fluorescence before it, the wave of heritage brands and heritage-inspired clothes that has consumed the fashion world for the last couple of years, shows no signs of slowing. I have absolutely no issues with this, as for the most part these heritage brands, like Red Wing and Filson, pride [...]
Ever heard of Google Buzz? If not, you apparently aren’t the only one who hasn’t. Our blogger Jeremy Freed weighs in on the Facebook rival’s fate.
As discussed recently on In Search of the Cool, I quite enjoy art books. Also, photography. Of the latter, my favorite artists tend to be those who photograph humans and human environments without gloss, in all their imperfect perfection, using light and composition to create beautiful portraits of things and moments that might otherwise go [...]