Joey Benitez

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Hear Florence and the Machine Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Silver Springs’

Florence and the Machine pay tribute to Fleetwood Mac, a crucial influence, with a stripped-down cover of “Silver Springs” that was recorded during a …

Florence + the Machine

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Over 80 Years Later, Mrs. Knott’s Still Peddles 1,000 Chicken Dinners a Day

The flagship restaurant at Buena Park’s <b>Knott’s Berry Farm</b> theme park isn’t just some country-fried Cracker Barrel doppelganger. Whether or not your idea of a good time involves mixing mashed potatoes and roller coaster inversions, <b>Mrs. Knott’s</b> remains an iconic establishment with history in its …

knott

Delta Launches Service between Orange County and New York-JFK

Delta announced they’ll be launching new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy and home Orange County (SNA) John Wayne Airport, starting …

May These Star Wars Cocktails Be With You on May the Fourth

Forget Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby — there’s only one holiday this weekend that we’re concerned with, and that’s May 4th. Excuse us — May …

The 10 Hottest Burgers to Try in LA Right Now, Summer 2018

There is no denying the allure of the hamburger in Southern California. The ground beef and bun combination is steeped in Los Angeles-area tradition — heck, Pasadena claims to have invented the cheeseburger — and carries with it a populist appeal this city only otherwise reserves for tacos and …

Los Angeles

Every Nerd You Meet on Record Store Day

From the guy who complains about the day's commercialization to the guy who dutifully buys whatever Bob Dylan exclusive crap they've got, here are all the characters you can expect to encounter.<p>Each April, record collectors across the country flock to their local record store for the annual vinyl …

The Definitive Guide to Oaxacan Cuisine in Los Angeles

Most people don’t know that LA’s collection of Oaxacan restaurants is the second largest on the planet — second only to Oaxaca itself. Famous chefs from around the world have been running to Oaxaca for years to unlock the secrets of its moles, ancient pre-Hispanic techniques, and ingredients. …

Mexico

How to lose weight around your stomach, fast

There's a reason Men's Health has become synonymous with internet-breaking transformations. A rite of passage for staff members and our fitness …

5 Disruptive Trends Art Galleries Need to Understand If They Want to Survive

Galleries<p>At this year’s Talking Galleries symposium in Barcelona, the debates boiled down to a few core issues. Here they are.<p>,<p>Every year (and …

15 Essential New York Bakeries

One great thing about a city as vibrant as New York is that around every corner, within each neighborhood, there’s a great bakery lurking under a shy awning, behind a dusty facade, smelling of toasted flour and browned butter. But only a few places across the city’s boroughs make an array of great …

Baking

Rewriting the Rules of Art: Pierre Bourdieu’s “Manet: A Symbolic Revolution”

SINCE HIS DEATH in 2002, Pierre Bourdieu has remained one of the most significant and commonly cited scholars in sociology. His 1979 book <i>Distinction:</i> …

Visually speaking: 14 podcasts that draw out the history of art

<b>(Getty/Nikolaev)</b><p>You might be surprised by how immersive, expressive and image-rich these visual art podcasts are<p>Ma'ayan Plaut<p>October 1, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, where does that leave talking about visual art? You might be surprised by how …

Art

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Kendrick Lamar

Here Are the 5 Cheapest Rental Neighborhoods in L.A.

None of them are in the area between downtown and the beach and between the 10 freeway and the Santa Monica Mountains. Unsurprisingly, the father …

Real Estate

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Art Galleries

Union Square’s Post-it notes collection is now art history

Riders who have stuck Post-it notes on the wall at the Union Square station since Election Day are now officially a part of art history.<p>The New York …

Art History

The World's Cheapest Michelin-Starred Restaurant Opened in NYC On Friday

If you’re looking for a place to impress your relatives coming into town this holiday season without going broke, look no further than Tim Ho Wan, …

The Diane Arbus List: Photographers Discuss the Legend's Early Days

Woman carrying a child in Central Park, N.Y.C., 1956 Tod Pappageorge: I knew a good bit of this early work, so I can’t s<p>... VIEW MORE<p>The Estate of …

Art

12 Must See Art Shows Opening This Week

Four artists convinced U-HAUL to let them stage a pop-up show, "Eli & Sons," in one of the company's empty storefronts at 562 West 23rd here in New York City. The show includes Luke Todd's mechanical sculptures, a psychiatrist's office where Zach Sokol will hold sessions, and a pick-up truck …

Best Photography Exhibitions of Fall 2016

With the presidential election season nearly upon us, it is no coincidence that many of fall’s photo exhibitions deal with themes of border issues …

Banned, burned, or simply life changing: what are the best dangerous books?

Authors including Patrick Ness, Melvin Burgess, Tanya Landman, Louise O’Neill, Bali Rai, Candy Gourlay, James Dawson and Leigh Bardugo share the books they probably weren’t meant to read that either rocked their world or rocked <i>the</i> world<p>• Plus what’s coming in our joint Amnesty International and …

Celebrate Short Story Month With These 17 Stellar Short Stories By Contemporary Writers

You can read ‘em all on the Internet, folks.<p>We’re now in the throes of Short Story Month, a gleeful celebration of fiction writing with a word limit. Short stories are typically classified as any work amounting to fewer than 7,500 words, but of course, there’s much more to the form than …

Musicians Mourn the Loss of Other Music, NYC’s Best Record Store

I’ve been going to record shops in New York City since the mid-’90s when me and my boys would make our monthly treks down the Thruway to Greenwich …

Vinyl Records

6 Writing Prompt Tips To Help Get You Started by Paige Donahue

Writing prompts are words, ideas, phrases, topics, or images. Their main purpose is to give you, the writer, something to focus on to get your brain …

18 Documentaries About Vinyl And Record Collecting

Although there are numerous great shorts floating around on YouTube focusing on vinyl culture, digging and record collecting, here is a list of some …

29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading

And you thought your reading list was long already...

The final mysteries of David Bowie’s Blackstar – Elvis, Crowley and 'the villa of Ormen'

The singer’s last album has been picked over for its meaning, but that hasn’t stopped obsessed fans delving ever deeper for true enlightenment<p>Nearly a fortnight after we were told “Look up here, I’m in heaven”, we’re still obsessing over David Bowie’s death. Pop detectives have been finding more …

David Bowie's list of 100 favorite books reveal his true inner nerd

We all know David Bowie as a music and pop culture icon. But if you are hoping looking for a crash course in must-read literature, look no further …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …