I have never been an age where I liked wrestling — meaning real wrestling on TV, with the Undertaker and all that. Some friends and kids at school liked it. But eventually everyone moves on, gets past that phase. No one keeps buying the cage match package, every single day, forever. Eventually people tap out, reach for the remote.

18 days to go, folks.


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How Long Gone anchor
In #093 @themjeans & @donetodeath chat with Whitney Port, who is most known for her roles on MTV’s The Hills & The City. She has her own podcast With Whit, and has been living rent-free in Jason’s heart for over a decade. We chat about potentially moving out of Los Angeles, a complete run-through of Whitney’s childlike eating habits, Whole Foods chicken tendies, all three of us being Straight Edge and having a fat phase, the exact height of Whitney’s husband, how hot her tennis instructor is, how she likes to free her mind at night, what she's watching on reality TV, and we have a rundown of peak 2008 LA nightclubs.

Gin Blossoms — “Til I Hear It From You” youtube

The Making (and Re-Making) of Timothée Chalamet gq
He found superstardom and artistic acclaim instantaneously. Now, with unique candor, the actor of a generation reveals what it’s like to come of age in our very upside-down era.

The ETCs with Kevin Durant spotify
For episode 2, KD and Eddie talk to the mythical man behind the trademark sounds from OVO and Drake that have helped shape the last decade-plus of popular music.

In Fake Life: A White Paper On Our Strange New Experience Economy highsnobiety
From in-store to out-of-body, the idea that real life experiences exist in a marketplace has become central to the New Luxury landscape. Yet, as soon as creatives and marketers began to fully wrap their head around the Experience Economy, the global lockdown disrupted nearly every possible form of IRL exchange.

The Raw Roots of Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers,’ Revealed at Last nyt
A deluxe edition of his blockbuster 1994 solo album spotlights the musician’s creative process, and the mind-set of a man at a crossroads.

Judaica Standard Time Makes Menorahs for the Millennial Aesthete wmag
The point here is there isn't one way to be Jewish—and that was the idea behind Judaica Standard Time, which launches online today. The digital store features modern, abstract takes on menorahs fashioned out of blocks and pieces of stone; gold Star of David pendants on rope chains, and t-shirts with artful screen prints that look like the kind of merch you'd buy at a concert.

The Internet Should Be More Like Wikipedia builtin
Over 20 years, Wikipedia has built a reputation most websites would envy. What can the rest of us learn from that?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Native Daughter of Brooklyn, to Get a Statue in Her Hometown nyt
Now, nearly a month after her death, artists and city and state officials are seizing on ways to memorialize the Brooklyn roots that shaped her career.

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Tom Petty - “Wildflowers & All the Rest (Super Deluxe Edition)” warner
Kevin Morby - “Sundowner” deadoceans
Benny The Butcher - “Burden of Proof” griselda 
James Blake - “Before” umg
Justin Bieber & benny blanco - “Lonely” defjam/interscope
King Princess - “Only Time Makes It Human” zelig


Dawes - “So Well”
Emmylou Harris moved to tears by First Aid Kit at Polar Music Prize
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Even The Losers (1980)
Broken Social Scene feat. Feist - Almost Crimes (Jimmy Fallon)
You Can Close Your Eyes (HD) - James Taylor & Carly Simon

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