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Briefings: Neil Armstrong’s Photos, Pithouse Playlists, Perfectionism, Surfing NYC, and Meditation

Whenever someone passes it’s a good opportunity to reflect on what we knew about them, what they meant in our lives, and how the world will be different without them. Neil Armstrong’s lesser-known skills, meditations on perfectionism, and meditations on meditation, in this week’s Briefings. It’s a big and complicated world. We’re at tips [at]…

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Briefings: Gatsby, The History of Chicken, Blood Money, Cheese Disasters, and Fishing Holes

We’re not ignoring the “Skyfall” trailer; we’re watching it for the third time right now. But a new adaptation of Gatsby seems somehow important, American — a story handed down to the next generation, a role bestowed on DiCaprio by Redford, a soundtrack with Irving Berlin for one with Kanye and Hov. A cautionary tale…

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Gunmetal Great

Le Creuset for Garden & Gun

Le Creuset’s wares have always been a staple of upscale kitchens, but we’ve never particularly liked their boisturious color options. This exclusive gunmetal gray version ($300) of their classic 7.25-quart round french oven done in collaboration with one of our favorite Southern publications, Garden & Gun, however, provides a tasteful upgrade to the deep black…

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Daily Briefing: 12.6.2011

Life as a US Military Front Lines Photographer PopPhoto Bruce Weber’s Documentary on Film Legend Chet Baker Open Culture The Most Comprehensive Infographic About Money, Ever XKCD 5 Boroughs in 48 Hours Dwell How to Write with Style (Long Read) Novelr The Sportsman’s Guide to London Garden & Gun

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Daily Briefing: 10.10.2011

In Food Commercials, Flying Doughnuts and Big Budgets NYTimes The Best in Southern Food Garden & Gun Steve Jobs and the Losing Battle Esquire How to Parallel Park Like a Man Art of Manliness Acquire Profile: Triple Aught Design Acquire Qwikster Is Gonester: Netflix Kills Its DVD-Only Business Before Launch All Things D National Geographic…

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Skiff you could only see

Garden & Gun Skiff

If there’s one item to bowl over in G&G’s freshly launched store, it’s the Garden & Gun Skiff ($24,000). Based on a Dragonfly Boatworks Emerger 16-foot shallow water fishing boat, the innovative skiff not only incorporates classic designs, but extraordinary attention to detail: easily accessible and serviceable components, a generously proportioned poling platform, and wide-stable…