George Hahn

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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

<i>This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation. Compiled by nearly 50 women from across NPR and the public radio system and produced in partnership with</i> …

Here’s how much giving up beef helps — or doesn’t help — the planet

I think it’s safe to say we all want to save the planet, and a good chunk of what’s written about food systems is about how to do it.<p>Estimates vary, but something in the neighborhood of 30 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions are pegged to food. If you’re a farmer, and you’re trying to do your …


How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How do you become a more successful sleeper? Grab a pillow, curl up and keep reading to find out.

When did charming become cranky? Why a middle-aged Morrissey is so hard to love

As a new biopic England is Mine charts the Smiths singer’s early life, fans speak of their disillusion at his increasingly outspoken views<p>Like countless musicians, managers and record labels before them, the makers of the new movie <i>England Is Mine</i> have discovered that nothing is easy where Morrissey …

Nigel Farage

What It Was Like to Be Drafted

I was drafted into the Army on July 11, 1967, three weeks after my 22nd birthday. Seemingly within minutes after I’d graduated from George Washington University that May, my draft board in Hillside, N.J., changed my status from II-S (student) to I-A (cannon fodder).<p>During the Vietnam War every male …


Shine On: The Best Guidance (and Products) for Good Shoe Care

If you want to know about a man, look at his shoes (and his watch, but we already talked about that). A couple of things to note are the type of …


My Dress Shirt Solutions

Until years ago, my dress shirts were almost exclusively from Brooks Brothers. Aside from their long (and now lost) heritage with dress shirts, they …


The Story Behind One of New York's Oldest, Most Mysterious Bars

The Campbell Apartment at Grand Central Terminal just lost its lease. How will the swanky new owner maintain its history?<p>At the end of this month, one of the chicest places to get a drink in the city will close. Grand Central Terminal opted not to renew the lease of the Campbell Apartment, the …

Grand Central Station

What It Costs to Be Gay in Public

Dave Holmes on Orlando, and the way we live now.<p>As the grim news continues to come in from Orlando, as the death toll continues to rise, and the lines at the blood banks continue to grow, and the thoughts and prayers begin to stack up, one ugly phrase clanks around in my head: "angry at two men …


The Incredibly Handsome and Ridiculously Affordable Aquamariner from Hager Watches

There is a certain caliber of automatic tool watch with an expected price tag well within four figures, like those beautiful Rolex Submariners and …


Study Shows That Luxury Shoppers Are the Worst

Good Samaritanism has apparently fallen out of fashion.<p>A recent study found that shoppers outside high-end retail stores are less likely to stop to …

Don’t Say Goodbye When You Leave a Party. Just Ghost.

One recent evening, I celebrated my birthday in the outdoor courtyard of a bar. As the night wore on, and friends fell by the wayside, each departure …

Ditching the Unnecessary Cost (and Waste) of Cartridge Razors

When Dollar Shave Club disrupted our costly enslavement to expensive premium blade systems back in 2012, the shaving game was turned on its head. …


The Must-Read Style Book of 2016

Much of the time, men’s style books assume a professorial tone, lecturing on the proper way to tie a tie, the best blazers to own and what shoes are …


Tyson Foods, a Meat Leader, Invests in Protein Alternatives

Tyson Foods appears to be the first big meat company to invest in a business that, among other things, aims to reduce consumption of chicken, beef and pork by replacing it with plant proteins.<p>Tyson, the country’s largest meat processor, announced last week that it was investing an undisclosed …


Falling In Love (again) with the Comedy Album

As much as I love a comedy special on Netflix or HBO, it’s nice to get a comedy fix when you can’t watch.


The Closet as Workspace, Bedroom or Bar

Some New Yorkers have a use-what-you-have mentality that allows them to see an ordinary old coat closet as a gift of more square footage in a city where every inch of interior real estate counts. With a little work and a lot of vision, they’ve discovered that the smallest and most unassuming space …


Getting Organized in a Tiny Apartment

As anyone who lives in a big city knows, space is a valuable commodity. Whether you’re in a minuscule studio or a Classic 6 with too few closets, there is rarely enough of it. Most of us try to make the best of what we’ve got, embracing our tiny kitchens and eking out storage where we can. But what …

There Is A Major Climate Issue Hiding In Your Closet: Fast Fashion

Disposable clothes, often made from oil, in factories powered by coal, and shipped around the world, mean that the apparel industry contributes 10% of global emissions.<p>This month as world leaders meet in Morocco to discuss implementation of the Paris climate agreement, which recently entered into …


The Best Suit Shops on Savile Row in London - Bloomberg

<i>Wednesday,</i> Bloomberg Pursuits <i>profiled Patrick Grant</i><i>, the owner of Savile Row's Norton & Sons. For those who want to know more, here's a primer on the</i> …

Singular Visionary: David Lynch

I had a very genteel childhood growing up in the small town of Palmerston North, New Zealand. I had a large-ish room on the second storey of a house …

David Lynch

How to Become a ‘Superager’

Think about the people in your life who are 65 or older. Some of them are experiencing the usual mental difficulties of old age, like forgetfulness or a dwindling attention span. Yet others somehow manage to remain mentally sharp. My father-in-law, a retired doctor, is 83 and he still edits books …

How I Made $20,000 More In 2016 Than I Did In 2015

<i>Image via Pexels</i><p>As a freelancer, I don’t make one set amount every month. Instead, what I bring in fluctuates, and though I can make a rough estimate as to how much I’m going to make in the upcoming year, I don’t really know until the year ends. Every month, I fill a spreadsheet detailing how much …

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The April 2017 Spotify Playlist

Spring is here, and so is the April 2017 Playlist. Enjoy.


Louis C.K. and the Artful Mastery of Pushing the Envelope

Louis C.K. is a brilliant philosopher comic of our time. It's uncomfortable, thrilling and hilarious to watch.

Louis C.K.

Glenn O’Brien

Glenn O'Brien influenced my approach to life, style and creativity immeasurably.

The Arts

The Unfortunate Fear of Being “Too Dressy”

A friend invited me to be his plus-one for a concert of Brahms at Carnegie Hall this past weekend, with a supper in a fancy restaurant immediately …


My Midlife Style Crisis — and Yours

Growing up gay means, eventually, coming to some understanding of what it means to be a grown-up gay. This can be harder than you think: the …