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Halt And Catch Fire: "Up Helly Aa"

Posted by Managing Editor on July 28, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Jeez AMC writers, could you be a little a less meta textual? Here I am trying to underline what’s wrong with your lightweight summer fling show for reading audiences who are most likely not watching it. Here you are trying to wrap it up with a little gumption and professionalism while making little to no ...

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Web Series Weekly Wrap-Up: Marcus, I'm Late!

Posted by David Hoff on July 26, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

In these lazy midsummer days, there are few sources of amusement that can rival the peculiar delight of the web series. We've run six episodes throughout the week that have until now stood unreviewed, lingering on the web queue awaiting an appraisal. We have furnished ours below, as always, with your discerning tastes in mind.

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The Buzz: Snit, Purge, and Archer

Posted by Mike Natale on July 26, 2014 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Another week into summer, and things are heating up. Blockbusters vie for the “top Earner” title, the Emmy race is kicking into high gear, and Comic Con is on the horizon bearing all kinds of revelations and teasers (like an Ant-Man poster). But before t...

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Man On The Move: The Most Dapper Hats This Summer

Posted by Omar Nasir on July 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Surviving the scorching summer heat can be challenging. One sure fire way to stay cool, calm, and collected is to don an impeccable hat. Most importantly, they offer a practical shield from harmful UV rays. Stylistically, a hat can add a debonair element to any outfit, whether relaxing on the beach or sampling the best that nightlife has to offer. This w...

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The Opposite Sex: Three Types of Women Men Should Avoid

Posted by manofthehour on July 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (1)

Sadly, dating in the 21st century has become a minefield for many men to navigate at their own risk. A veritable danger zone with no signs can be only so traversable on confidence and luck alone. How can you stay safe in a society in which dating dysfunction abounds? The Honey Badger Brigade outlines a few archetypes that you should av...

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Retail Review: Diesel Black Gold Soho

Posted by Omar Nasir on July 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Under the helm of recently appointed artistic director, Nicolas Formichetti, Diesel Black Gold has undergone a major transformation. Steering way from European influences, Formichetti has chosen to return to the basics, embracing youthful, avant-garde street culture. Stepping into the store feels like a foray into downtown New York City. This week, we review Diesel Black ...

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Literature for Life - The Classics: A Raisin in the Sun

Posted by Mike Natale on July 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

“You tired, ain’t you? Tired of everything. Me, the boy, the way we live – this beat-up hole – everything. Ain’t you? So tired – moaning and groaning all the time, but you wouldn’t do nothing to help, would you? You couldn’t be on my side that long for nothing, could you?” -Walter, Act 1 Scene ...

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Halt And Catch Fire: "The 214s"

Posted by Managing Editor on July 21, 2014 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Last night’s episode felt like someone turning a switch. In retrospect, this was probably going to be how the series initiated its end game. The show thus far has been haphazardly staged character moments and fleeting pretension towards the stakes of starting a new era of technology. Little else has actually ...

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When To Hire A Personal Trainer

Posted by David Hoff on July 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The history of America is in part the history of a nation of self-made men, from good Ben Franklin to (great) Jay Gatsby, who’ve handed down precepts of virtuous behavior to generations of grateful would-bes. Among such precepts, the commitment to physical wellbeing looms larger than most. Franklin, for example, took the time, between f...

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Web Series Weekly Wrap-Up: I'll Have What She's Having

Posted by David Hoff on July 19, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The week has offered up a handful of inviting web series options, some, as always, better than others. We say goodbye this week to Proper Manors, that admirable (if ham-fisted and fumbling) attempt at a Soap Opera. And of course we also welcome new installments from some of our favorites, from the Between Two Ferns inspired Bitter Party of Five to the Western dram...

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