Judith Thurman on the global business of sartorial slumming: http://nyr.kr/1oFBDVF
“Levis first reached the East Coast in the luggage of rich vacationers who had seen them on dude ranches. Since then, the lust for ‘authenticity’ has proved to be a lucrative contagion.”
Above: Credit Photograph by Clint Brewer/Splash News/Corbis.
That’s a great quote.
Idris Elba reveals the story behind the name of his production company ‘Green Door’ [x]
I have watched Behind the Green Door. It’s really weird, I would not suggest it.
Russian space agency regains control of satellite carrying geckos
NBC News: Russia’s space agency said it’s restored full contact with an orbiting satellite containing biological experiments after it stopped responding to commands several days ago.
Among the experiments includes one designed to see how geckos reproduce in zero gravity. In a statement, the agency said the geckos are OK.
Photo: The Foton-M4 satellite sent up five Mauritius ornate day geckos to see how they mated in zero gravity. (Oleg Voloshin / IBMP)
I never thought I would move to England and complain about the heat.
But here I am.