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IS TWITTER LITERATURE? A PLAYBOY CONVERSATION WITH TAO LIN AND MIRA GONZALEZ
Two of the best young writers today have reiterated the age-old question: “Would this be good to write about?” Instead they asked: “Would this tweet be good to include in a book?” Their reframing of the writer’s conundrum raises an interesting question.
SAN FRANCISCO’S BEST CRAFT BEER BARS
Craft beer got a major boost in 1965 when Fritz Maytag bought Anchor Brewing in San Francisco. The brewery is widely believed to have kicked off the craft beer scene in America because during the Gold Rush in 1854, a German brewer named Gottlieb Brekle established a brewery that would evolve into Anchor.
A Q&A WITH VIGGO MORTENSEN: THE MOVIE STAR WHO HAS NO INTEREST IN BEING ONE
Nearly 10 years ago Esquire’s Amy Wallace penned a cover story titled, “The Appealingly Weird World of Viggo Mortensen,” which dove headfirst into the life of the versatile Danish actor. The piece ran on the heels of David Cronenberg’s A History of Violence, in which Mortensen plays a balmy family man who may or may not have a destructive past.
HOW TO PROPERLY BUY, STORE, CUT, LIGHT AND SMOKE A CIGAR
My first job in publishing required me to smoke cigars every day. I was the tasting coordinator of Cigar Aficionado magazine and it was just as bizarre and anachronistic as you would imagine.
THESE ARE THE 30 ‘STAR WARS’ FANGIRLS YOU’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR
You’ve probably heard about this cult sci-fi movie franchise called Star Wars. And if you’ve been on the Internet the past few months, then you’ve probably seen the amazing trailer for the much-anticipated seventh movie.
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