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Stories | Dinner at Elaine's

George Plimpton gives an auction winner a star-studded walk through the legendary NYC eatery Elaine's.

Auctions

Charles P. Pierce's All-Time Favorite Esquire Stories

From over 50,000.<p><i>From over 50,000 stories available on Esquire Classic, these are Esquire Writer at Large Charles P. Pierce's all time favorite picks.</i><p><b>M, by John Sack (October 1966).</b><p>Vietnam was the last gasp of the cowboy war correspondents. They went where they wanted, bonded with the men they were …

Typographic Sanity: The Rise and Decline of the Linotype

By Dan Piepenbring October 1, 2014<p>Look<p>“The Blue Streak Comet,” a Linotype machine.<p>There’s a post over at Print Magazine about Frank Romano’s new book, <i>History of the Linotype Company</i>, which chronicles the rise and decline of the Linotype, a “glorious contraption” that was not so very long ago the …

Ivor Cutler: 'He didn't live by the same rules as everyone else'

He was adored by the Beatles, John Peel and John Lydon and signed by cult labels from Harvest and Virgin to Rough Trade and Creation, but mainstream success didn't matter a jot to Ivor Cutler. The ultimate outsider's outsider, he preferred to peer sombrely from the stage behind owlish glasses, …

42 Best Cabin Getaways

Far Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA<p><i>Related:</i> <i>Pitch your tent at the best Yosemite campgrounds</i><p>Yosemite may be only 12 miles away, but Far Meadow’s …

The Revenant Is Going to Be the Worst Movie to Win Best Picture Since, Uh, Birdman

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s <i>The Revenant</i>, which will very likely win three of the four major awards at the Oscars this Sunday, is a dumb, gruesome, …

Mad Max

Roddy Doyle

-I brought some o' the grandkids to the new Star Wars there earlier.<br>-Wha' was it like?<br>-A load o' shite.<br>-I heard it wasn't too bad.<br>-It was shite, I'm …

Top 10 Funniest Books According to the British as Told to AbeBooks

The British sense of humor is famous around the world but what kind of literature makes them laugh? It seems the ideal amusing read for Brits would …

Books

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