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‘You Were Never Really Here’ Is a Brutal, Beautiful Movie Masterpiece

Starring the great Joaquin Phoenix as a military vet hunting down sex traffickers, Lynne Ramsay’s latest is a modern-day ‘Taxi Driver.’ It opens in …

New York City

How to Drink Like Your Grandfather

If you’re into the experimental cocktail scene, no one’s going to stop you. Go ahead and drink your Ron Swanson disapproved drinks. But when we’re …

4 Cocktails To Make You Fall In Love With Scotch

Scotch is seen as the most sacred of the whisky family, and people can get pretty protective over what you do with it.<p>Contrary to popular belief, …

Classic Cocktails

From a perfectly balanced daiquiri to a refreshing mint julep, here are classic cocktail recipes.

Gold Rush

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court
Whiskey

Songs That Will Instantly Make You Cry

A truth: There is a song for every single specific mood you could ever have. There’s an Adele song for the “I should know better than to love you” …

Bebop Chicken Chili

A hearty crowd-pleaser, inspired by the jazz pioneer Charlie Parker<p><i>Fans of the great Charlie Parker know that great chili is synonymous with the birth of bebop. It was during a 1939 jam session at Dan Wall’s Chili House in Harlem that Parker hit the upper chord improvisation that many credit as the</i> …

21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.</i><p>As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We …

Bartenders Tell Us What Fads They’re Desperate To Be Rid Of In 2018

Bartenders aren’t immune to trends; in fact, they’re on top of them. If you’re just now learning about smoked cocktails or using activated charcoal as an ingredient, chances are bartenders are already sick of it. They stand behind the bar, day in and day out and see every new ingredient and every …

New York City

The controversial art works that sent the world into a spin

The art world means serious business. Paintings and sculptures sell for hundreds of millions of pounds at the drop of a gavel, works are stolen and sold on the black market, and the authenticity of others have divided elitist circles worldwide. Naturally, all this lays the groundwork for some good …

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Peat, bog and world-class whisky – why Islay remains the jewel in Scotland’s single-malt crown

For over 200 years, the small island of Islay on Scotland’s west coast has been one of the world’s foremost places for whisky, and the island’s …

12 Furniture Stores Like IKEA To Buy Minimalist Home Decor

We’re not hating on IKEA, but they aren’t the only ones doing minimalist modern home decor right. Although IKEA’s prices are hard to beat, we’ve found some awesome alternatives at every price point that will have you saying, “IKEA who?”<p>Get creative with your modern aesthetic and <b>check out these 12</b> …

Home Decorating
Literature

Easy Cocktails and Whiskey Pairings for Thanksgiving

No other spirit is quite as versatile, or pairs as well with food at Thanksgiving dinner as whiskey. Here are a few easy recommendations for whiskies …

Dive down an online rabbit hole of 200,000 design objects

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has digitized 90 percent of its collection<p>The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has provided a valuable gift to the design world: a digitized catalog of more than 200,000 objects in its collection. Some 90 percent of the museum’s items—ranging from …

Whiskey

How to Be a Better Home Bartender, According to a Cocktail Legend

Bartender Jim Meehan—whose new cocktail manual drops today—talks to us about being a better home bartender, why you should pay more attention to your gin and tonic, and how cocktail bars have changed in the past decade.<p>If you’ve ever cooly offered a guest a Manhattan, there’s a good chance you owe …

Bartending
Genius

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 90 – An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1689)

Eloquent and influential, the Enlightenment philosopher’s most celebrated work embodies the English spirit and retains an enduring relevance<p>This celebrated essay, available to its first readers in December 1689, though formally dated 1690, could hardly be more topical today. It is an examination of …

Literature

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started Drinking Scotch Whisky

If you’ve never really explored it before, drinking whisky can be intimidating. Deciding what whisky to try first is a big decision. And once you …

Bryson Rivera Serves Cocktails with a Hint of Old Hollywood in Hong Kong

For Bryson Rivera, the art of a great cocktail is the art of great storytelling. It might be the reason that he consistently appears at the top of …

Cocktails

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 88 – A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift (1729)

The satirist’s jaw-dropping solution to the plight of the Irish poor is among the most powerful tracts in the English language<p>Jonathan Swift, “the gloomy dean”, was a great satirist, a Tory essayist and poet, renowned for <i>Gulliver’s Travels</i>, whose work has not only remained almost continuously in …

Literature

Apple sold an incredible number of Watches over the past year

During Apple’s recent iPhone X keynote, CEO Tim Cook noted that Apple Watch has overtaken Rolex to become the biggest watchmaker in the world, although the company still refuses to reveal any actual sales numbers.<p>According to analysts at Asymco analyst Horace Dediu, Apple has likely sold around 15 …

Smartwatches

Interview: Jim Meehan on The New "Meehan’s Bartender Manual": The famed bartender talks about his new guide to opening and running a bar

Jim Meehan loves to read cocktail books. Respectively, cocktail enthusiasts are likely to have his 2011 PDT book. Now, Meehan debuts his long-awaited "Bartender Manual." With more than two decades of experience tending bar, Meehan addresses the art and craft of bartending, not just cocktail-making. …

Writing

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Beer

Apple just made a big change to iMessage — here’s how to use it

The icons, called an app drawer, include a brand-new GIFs button, quick access to the App Store, the ability to send songs via Apple Music, and more.<p>The new app drawer is Apple's way of building off the changes it made to iMessage in iOS 10. Back then, Apple introduced a special iMessage App Store …

Apps

Documentary: Car Crash – The DeLorean Story

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Cars<br>• Films<p><i>Car Crash – The DeLorean Story</i> is a documentary about the DeLorean DMC-12 and the man behind it – the …

Classic Cars

Alton's Cocktail Time: Shrubs

Cocktails