Thursday, May 21, 2015
If there’s one thing I’ve learned having spent a lifetime in the arts, it’s that everything is connected. Like, everything. The world we live in and the culture we’re a part of has a huge influence over such a wide range of things. Visual arts, literature, architecture, movies, media, music.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Come on, really, what else is there to talk about? “Mad Men,” the series that I referenced in the very first post on HSS over two years ago, came to a conclusion this past Sunday (or yesterday if you’re like me and consume the show via iTunes. I also want to add that I executed the most perfect media blackout yesterday so as not to ruin anything for myself.). I’ll give a little bit of commentary at the end of the post – fair warning, there will be spoilers if you’re not caught up – but first, I want to round up several of the more compelling pieces about the show’s finale as well as a smattering of good old internet detritus I think you might find interesting. Here goes.
Monday, May 18, 2015
If there’s one thing you’ve probably learned by now, it’s that I’m not very big on trends. There’s a big difference between being on-trend/in-style and having style. A focus on trends as a form of personal style ensures that you’re always chasing the next thing and will undoubtedly amass a collection of clothes that, after one season, will sit in your closet in perpetuity and leave you to ponder, “What was I thinking?” when you do finally get around to cleaning out said closet.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
We know what you’re thinking: Jack Daniel’s? Really? Jack freaking Daniel’s? From the guys who’ve reviewed whiskey snob whiskies like Stagg Jr., Willet 2-Year Rye, and High West Double Rye? Well, yes. There’s a reason why this whiskey is a legend. Read on for our full review.