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Homemade Oatmeal.

Check out these Askidas handmade 0atmeal cotton canvas home shoes with leather bunting banner flags. The shoes come fully lined with pale blue cotton. They are also quite eco-friendly with recycled brown...
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Jeremy Lin That We Used to Know.

Being the rabid Knick fans that we are, we were crushed to hear about the departure of Jeremy Lin this past week. Last February Linsanity swept the nation and nearly leveled the city to rubble. Even if you...
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Tête-à-Tête.

We stop by the Yancey Richardson Gallery in Chelsea on Wednesday to see Tête-à-Tête, a new show of works by African and African-American artists, curated by the artist Mickalene Thomas. We had heard about...
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Find the Words to Say…

We're a long way from Christmas but we just can't ignore how awesome this wrapping paper looks. Fabio and Francesca of Wordless Design Shop have created intriguing gift wraps that may just outshine the gift...
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Ill Mathematics.

Rapper, poet and middle-school math teacher Narubi Selah gets viciously lyrical live on WBAI radio. Representing the God-Hop movement, the Brooklyn based femcee recently released her debut project “I am...
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Know Your Way Around.

A street map made up of over 900 film titles including cinema classics such as Creature from the Black Lagoon, On the Waterfront, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Reservoir Dogs, Carlito's Way, Nightmare on Elm...
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Our Man Sam.

Illustrator Samuel Rodriguez composes a series of striking works in his solo show at the Cukui Gallery in San Jose; he also has a group show at 1:AM (First Amendment Gallery)  in San Francisco. Rodriguez...
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The Mean ∆DEEN.

Okay, the title is a little cheesy but it was one of the only ways to hint at the ferocity of these bold head covers. The New York City based clothing company ADEEN recently debuted some brand new fitted for...
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Just the Angels.

After announcing their forthcoming album Coexist a few weeks back, The xx have finally offered up a brand new single. Titled "Angels", the song will be found on the upcoming album. The xx went completely...
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So True, Man.

"All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway." - Harry S. Truman. Photo...
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Curly Sue.

  Model : Shanina Shaik Photographer: Nicole Bentley Magazine: Vogue Australia May 2012 Editorial by Francine Lucas.↓ Francine Lucas (n.) dance maniac; fashion pervert; purveyor of Noise...
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Name That Painter.

Since it's Paint Week here at Quiet Lunch, we wanted to take some time out to play a game. Poached from our friends over at Re:blog, this series attempts represent iconic painters by only using 3 icons. The...
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Petting Zoo.

We discovered a haunting video from Heliofant titled I, pet goat II. The Montreal based animation studio conjured up a video that abstractly depicts the events that have shaped our lives in the past...
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A Meal Fit for a Holden.

On this day in 1951, J.D. Salinger’s classic novel, The Catcher in the Rye, was published. The novel, centered around troubled 16-year-old Holden Caulfield, expressed common feelings of teenage angst and a...
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Fine Without It.

“I couldn’t have possibly written a work when I was smoking cocaine. It stops you. But my big fear, I know that when I was going into rehab, I was wondering whether I would be able to write anymore. I was...
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Net Footage.

Travis and Joshua of Street Etiquette have teamed up with new school shoe company, Soludos, to bring us the cool Mesh Net shoe. The brightly colored show has a natural appeal and seems perfect for the...
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Knits Got Necks.

These nifty knitted necklaces by Xau Xau go perfect with the festive summer. Handmade from cotton, wood and silver plated metal, some of these pieces also carry quite well into the fall. Crochet Sailor...