Louis Vuitton has created the ultimate antidote to sports merch redundancy with a collection of sumptuous Keepals, Apollo bags and small leather goods. The capsule was made in celebration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup being held in Russia this year.
Daniel Blumberg has released music in bands (Cajun Dance Party, Yuck), in duos (Heb-Hex, Guo), and under pseudonyms (Oupa, Hebronix), but never has his own name graced the cover of an album. Until now, at least
IMAGE COURTESY OF A24 Trying to decipher what John Cameron Mitchell will do next has always been a sucker’s bet. His career has long vacillated between stage and screen, from a stint belting out rock ballads during the 2015 Broadway run of Hedwig and the Angry Inch , to his work directing notable art-house features like 2006’s Shortbus and 2010’s Rabbit Hole . Mitchell’s latest film, How to Talk to Girls at Parties , takes its inspiration from a short story of the same name by acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy writer Neil Gaiman
Earlier this year, Gillian Jacobs’s career came full circle.
JON AND KALEIGH. ON KALEIGH: BOTTOMS: HELLO BEAUTIFUL. ALL STYLING: KUSCHUAN JAFARIAN.
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Joe Galarraga, lead vocalist of post-hardcore band Big Ups, tells me they have a problem not being at least a little silly all the time. The four college best buds (Galarraga, drummer Brendan Finn, guitarist Amar Lal, and bassist Carlos Salguero Jr.) are about to release their third and best album, Two Parts Together (out May 18 on Exploding in Sound Records), and we’re on the roof patio of scrappy Brooklyn DIY venue The Glove a couple of hours before their wild and fun set. We’ve just had a decidedly silly chat about some photos on their camera rolls, which you can see below, involving lots of bad scents, the trash under the ladder at David Blaine’s The Steakhouse, an encounter with Mike Kennerty of All-American Rejects, and a shrimp pillow
PHOTOGRAPHY BY SAM GEHRKE To grow up in the American South is to be exposed to divisions of wealth and race, of urban and rural life. As Lee Buford of experimental metal duo The Body puts it, the South offers a “more utilitarian way of life than anywhere else in America.” Comprising two best friends, Buford on drums and Chip King on guitar, The Body have sharpened their Southern Gothic view of humanity over 20 years spent releasing brutal music that touches on metal, industrial, and more.
IMAGE COURTESY OF STARZ Obsession is a series in which someone we can’t get enough of opines on something they can’t get enough of. Paul Sparks, who has both stolen president’s wives ( House of Cards ) and had his wife stolen ( Waco ), is now in the business of sharp-suited restaurant management in Starz’s new series Sweetbitter
“It was May 1984, and, for me, deep into a week of roaming among the young warriors. They had graduated at the tops of their classes from some of the most competitive universities in America.