• Watch experimental-yet-square jazzbo multi-instrumentalist Lloyd Miller on Iranian TV–– this was big in my playlist when writing "All The Wrong Questions." [1 of 3]
 

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culture 13 Oct 2014

Daniel Handler is a columnist for The Believer. This fall, he will host the National Book Awards in New York, and tour nationally for Lemony Snicket’s All The Wrong Questions #3: Shouldn’t You Be In School? His new novel, We Are Pirates, is coming soon. TWITTER

 
 
  • These are the opening credits for a mysterious, local California music TV show with a non-speaking, organ-playing host that used to rerun in my childhood (and in my childhood nightmares). [3 of 3]
 
 

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food 10 Oct 2014

Mandy Aftel indulges in feasts for the senses.

culture 8 Oct 2014

Magali Duzant on small spaces and proof of our existence.

style 6 Oct 2014

Jewelry designer Nora Koganshares some of her style inspiration.

 


  • The food at two Michelin-starred restaurant Coi in San Francisco is a scented feast. Chef/Owner Daniel Patterson understands the pivotal role of aroma in flavor and creates uniquely delicious food. [1 of 3]
 

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food 10 Oct 2014

Mandy Aftel is an internationally known artisan perfumer and the author of six previous books, including Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume and most recently Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent. Aftel lives in Berkeley, California. TWITTER  FACEBOOK  INSTAGRAM

 
  • The Cocktail Lab by Tony Conigliaro has drinks that are inspired by perfumes, considerations of the shape of the glass, and charming illustrations of drinks deconstructed. Tony is part artist and part mad scientist and focuses on the aromatic experience when you lift the glass to your nose. [2 of 3]
 
  • Day of the Dead is a feast for all your senses in the magical city of Oaxaca, Mexico. From the sea of bright orange marigold flowers to the fanciful sugar skulls and colorful parades, it is a celebration of life. [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 8 Oct 2014

Magali Duzant on small spaces and proof of our existence.

style 6 Oct 2014

Jewelry designer Nora Koganshares some of her style inspiration.

culture 3 Oct 2014

Chris Taillie on some music you have to see to believe.

 


  • Mmuseumm is dedicated to the exploration of the proof our existence; a collector's dream and a natural history space for the 21st century. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 8 Oct 2014

Magali Duzant is a NY-based artist and photographer. Her project Live Streaming Sunset is a series that tracks the sun setting across the globe via live streaming surveillance cameras projected into public spaces - a continual 24 hour non-stop sunset from each time zone. WEBSITE  INSTAGRAM  TWITTER  TUMBLR

 
 
  • Trans-Pecos is a Ridgewood, Queens music venue featuring curators for the emerging avant music scene. [3 of 3]
 
 

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style 6 Oct 2014

Jewelry designer Nora Koganshares some of her style inspiration.

culture 3 Oct 2014

Chris Taillie on some music you have to see to believe.

tech 1 Oct 2014

Ivan Entchevitch on the Sonos Studio experience.

 


  • Polly Borland is my favorite Australian photographer. Her work is magical and transportive, absurd and vivid. [1 of 3]
 

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style 6 Oct 2014

Born in Russia and raised in Australia, Nora Kogan is a Brooklyn-based fine jewelry designer with an eponymously named boutique in Williamsburg. INSTAGRAM  FACEBOOK

 
  • When I’m sketching I can’t work in silence. I draw best when I listen to BBC radio, especially crime thrillers and classic dramatizations. I become engrossed in them and my work at the same time! [2 of 3]
 
 
 

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culture 3 Oct 2014

Chris Taillie on some music you have to see to believe.

tech 1 Oct 2014

Ivan Entchevitch on the Sonos Studio experience.

design 29 Sep 2014

Puno and Eva share their favorite tools for digital beauty.

 


 

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culture 3 Oct 2014

Chris Taillie has worked in the music business for 10 years and has been playing music and writing about it for two decades. TWITTER

 
  • Miles Davis' second quintet, active in the mid 1960s, is one of the finest ensembles of all time. Watch a full concert here. [2 of 3]
 
  • Dangerous Minds digs into the underbelly of culture and the results are insightful and strange. [3 of 3]
 
 

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tech 1 Oct 2014

Ivan Entchevitch on the Sonos Studio experience.

design 29 Sep 2014

Puno and Eva share their favorite tools for digital beauty.

culture 26 Sep 2014

Antonin Baudry offers some cultural counsel from the French Embassy.