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This Week in Culture: April 11, 2014

This Week in Culture: the birth of the Slurpee, living in a cult, Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets naked and much more.

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This Week in Culture: April 4, 2014

This Week in Culture: High flying Air France ads, a tournament of books, David Letterman’s retirement and much more.

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This Week in Culture: March 28, 2014

This Week in Culture: Japan makes art in the streets, Cosmo makes love in the streets, a new Game of Thrones chapter and much more.

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This Week in Culture: March 21, 2014

This Week in Culture: The Big Bang makes big news, sweatpants get vindicated, a look at the Hindu festival of Holi and much more.

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This Week in Culture: SXSW 2014 Edition

This Week at South by Southwest: Girls invade the boys club, Neil Young debuts a music service, Lady Gaga remains weird and much more.

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This Week in Culture: March 14, 2014

This Week in Culture: Marquette’s dope basketball jerseys, an Amazon Prime price bump, the U.S. President between a pair of plants and more.

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This Week in Culture: March 7, 2014

This Week in Culture: Gigantic bees, the SATs, the greatest putt-putt game ever played and much more.

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This Week in Culture: February 28, 2014

This Week in Culture: Farewell, Mr. Ramis, Whole Foods, scary meteorites and much more.

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This Week in Culture: February 21, 2014

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here. This week, it’s all about the breaking down Wes Anderson, examining the history of the gentleman and fraternities, ice caves and much more.

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This Week in Culture: February 14, 2014

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here. This week, the world’s largest solar facility opens, Washington state suspends the death penalty, a sinkhole gets hungry for Corvettes and much more.

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This Week in Culture: February 7th, 2014

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here. This week it’s the Super Bowl in review, CVS going cold turkey, the best photos of Sony’s World Photography Awards and much more.

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This Week in Culture: January 31, 2014

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here. This week, the menu (it’s prix fixe) is full of goodies like Super Bowl controversy, the 100 best-dressed men of the century, Dr. Strangelove (the Lego version) and much more.

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This Week in Culture: January 24, 2014

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here. This week, the menu (it’s prix fixe) is full of goodies like Olympic controversy, inspirational work spaces, a billion dollar bracket and much more.

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This Week in Culture: Sundance 2014 Edition

There’s too much damn information floating around these days: interesting things to read, beautiful places to see, impressive figures to remember. Lucky for you, your weekly digest of culture starts right here. This week, it’s all about the ever-burgeoning film-festival-meets-ski-bunnies: Sundance.

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This Week in Culture: January 10, 2014

Bring the Heat And you thought the Polar Vortex was just something CNN made up to scare you into reading the news. Nope, as it turns out, the cold is real, and very dangerous. In other strange weather news, a low pressure system in Europe caused something known as “The Black Swell“. Revenge for Revenge…

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This Week in Culture: January 3, 2014

Welcome To The Future In 1964, Isaac Asimov predicted what the world would look like in 2014. We might as well start calling him Nostradamus. Where Ya’ll From? It’s a little old, but fun and eerily accurate: take this 25 question quiz on how you say certain words and it will tell you where you’re…

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This Week in Culture: December 20, 2013

Take a Lap Tod Hessler takes a 20-hour walk around Manhattan, all the while snapping photos and observing shifting demographics. Windshield Wiper, R.I.P. We all hate the annoying rain spot left by traditional windshield wipers, but that doesn’t mean we want to kill off wipers all together. On another note, Windshield Wiper, R.I.P. would be…

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This Week in Culture: Art Basel Edition

Primer Last week, Art Basel wrapped up in Miami. Couldn’t make it down? Here’s a summary of what you missed. Star Power What other event could attract the likes of Kanye, Kim, Leo, Diddy, Koons Calder, Miro and Basquiat? Girl Power Apparently, there are graffiti artists other than Banksy…and some of them are women. Jeffrey…

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This Week in Culture: December 6, 2013

Artists Collecting Art How four artists of note take their art. This Week in Cinema This lucky journalist got to spend some time with Spike Jonze, and in completely unrelated cinema news The Amazing Spiderman 2 trailer is here. Electro kind of looks like Dr. Manhattan, right? Beneath San Fran Seems like everyone and his…

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This Week in Culture: November 29, 2013

Modern Master The Atlantic does a great photo-retrospective of one of the 20th century’s greatest Architects, Eero Saarinen Books and Beer Bibliophiles, rejoice! The world’s most expensive book went on sale this week. Beer geeks, also rejoice! An extremely rare beer also went on sale. An ongoing feud about a might-be Jackson Pollock is also…

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This Week in Culture: November 22, 2013

How Does It Feel? After 48 years, Bob Dylan releases an official music video for Like A Rolling Stone. And it. Is. Awesome. One Map to Rule Them All Anyone else excited for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug? This interactive Middle Earth map will pump you full of more adrenaline than a fight with a Nazgul, as…

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This Week in Culture: November 8, 2013

How To Not Get Arrested We can’t imagine that our readers would have this problem, but just in case… In The Service of Beer The only guys cooler than Trappist monks are warrior monks. Man, we wish we had a link for warrior monks. Super (Starship) Troopers Starship Troopers is the smartest dumbest movie that you’ve…

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This Week in Culture: November 1, 2013

Need for Speed Last month, you may have heard about the guy who drove a 26.5-mile loop around Manhattan in 24 minutes (and subsequently got arrested). This week, we bring you the guy who drove across the United States in a record 28 hours and 50 minutes. And if you’re looking for a different type…

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This Week in Culture: October 25, 2013

Louisville Slugger With the Red Sox in the World Series, there’s no better time to talk about baseball. Or, rather, look at baseball, thanks to this photo essay. Dig the Digs We covered men of note and their coffee. MR PORTER covered men of note and their cars. Now Kempt has done men of note and…

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This Week in Culture: October 18, 2013

Celebrate Life! A murder-free week in NYC? Not bad, New Yorkers. Not bad at all. Villains of the Round Table Hannibal Lecter, head of The League of Villains, just welcomed a new member into the ranks. Congrats, Walter White. You earned it. King Jong-un I may have missed something during government class in high school, but…

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This Week in Culture: October 11, 2013

 Drink Up How could we start This Week in Culture without mentioning that Business Insider released a list of the 20 best beers in the world? Oh, that’s right. We couldn’t. It’s About Time Finally, we understand the Higgs Boson… although we’re still not quite sure what a “gluon” is. High Rise Inception A short…

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This Week in Culture: October 4, 2013

Drive Headed to the UK anytime soon? Here’s something else to see beside the Queen and the Tower of London. It Happened Like This So this guy sends ricin to the President, right, and then tries to frame another dude, an Elvis impersonator who once uncovered a black-market organ harvesting conspiracy while doing janitorial work…

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This Week in Culture: September 27, 2013

For the Fashionistas GQ’s Best New Designers, meet Gap. Gap, meet GQ’s Best New Designers. The rum punch is over there, and here’s some money for a cab ride home. We’ll leave you two alone for a while… Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man Before he died, Jean-Michael Basquiat spent seven years producing…

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This Week in Culture: September 20, 2013

Let’s Rock The Arctic Monkeys have been banging around for a while now, and although they’ve showed flashes of genius, nothing has come together quite as well as AM, their fifth studio album. It’s amazing. It’s sublime. And, if you can figure out how to get the falsetto from “Do I Wanna Know?” out of…

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This Week in Culture: September 13, 2013

What’s Popular? Gone are the days when the whole country crowds around their televisions for a single event, rushes to the store to buy a hit record, or floods the box office for the summer’s blockbuster. What does it mean to be popular in a time when everything is available all the time? The New…