Occasional awl writer David Roth touched on this months ago with significantly more intentional humor than the post is capable of: sbnation article
The premise is interesting, but the descriptors seem different, and more specific, than those used in some other 'science of beauty' articles - symmetry and youthful features.
On Tomato/Potato Hybrid Completely Natural And Safe, Says Man Who Is Almost Certainly Not A Prisoner Of A Gigantic Tomato/Potato Hybrid Monster Bent On Enslaving Humanity
Any speculation on where this will fall on the list of french fries in order?
As an Awl reader, I certainly support the Awl side in this feud, but the idea of 'a reporter "coming after" the subject of the reporting' isn't particularly strange in modern journalism, as the increasing currency of the term 'hit piece' shows.
I've been keeping up on awl bear news but not on olds music reminiscence - was the Surfer Rosa / Pixies 25th already covered?
Also, "hoppy-hop and screechy robot noises" is probably the most accurate discription of Skrillex I've seen.
@BadUncle Or Budweiser & Clamato? http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/29/37389
Actually, Asahi Super Dry is excellent if you get the Japanese version and not the made-in-Canada-for-north-american-markets version (same with sapporo), so I would be up for trying any odd mix their R&D puts out.
This was a story back in February (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/09/nyregion/for-some-landlords-real-money-in-the-homeless.html) and seemed scammy then - why is the city paying above market rate (3k for single bedroom rentals) in the outer boroughs and Harlem; why don't they buy or build more public housing?
I'd never heard of twigs, but this is really good. The other songs/videos of hers are as well. The pitchfork review mentions massive attack; to me it sounded something like pitch-shifted Grimes.
It could have been half-yards of bud light?
You could always pitch the concept to a fortune cookie baker.