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It Was Written…

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Made by The Carbon Crusader, these ‘Fuck Your Face’ pencils may seem a little mean, but trust us when we say that it is all in good humor. Besides, someone has to sock it to those pencil thieves who have trouble returning what they “borrowed”.  Be sure to stock your desk with these pencils today. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot …

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Well, Colour Me Gosling.

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The world is missing a lot of things, and one of the things it is missing the most is a Ryan Gosling coloring book. Created by I Love Mel, this coloring book marks yet another tasteful edition to the Colour Me Good series. The book features scenes from films starring Gosling, and famous paparazzi photos of Gosling out and about. CMG …

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Nowhere to Go.

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Burger And Friends tells it like it is with these clever tees, tanks, and sweatshirts. Voicing the plight of all those who are stuck in limbo, the garments read: “Too Dumb for New York, Too Ugly for L.A.” No sweat, we hear that the Midwest is a pretty okay place to live. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication …

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You’re Not There, But At Least You’re Not There.

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“Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.” – Rick Warren. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we …

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Cut Off At the Knees.

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The Samourais Chair looks unstable, but we can assure you that this brilliant chair is more stable than Greece’s economy–okay, we might want to rethink that comparison, but you get our point. The Samourais Chair looks as if it has been sliced in half by a Samurai’s katana blade, but, as its designer, Seo Young Moon, demonstrates, it is more than …

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Face Placements.

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Replaceface is more than just a goofy project that is about placing celebrities’ heads on what looks to be the bodies of decorated war generals. Replaceface is inherently confronting our perception of celebrity. Back in the day, the individuals that fought for our country were the celebrities, now we worship actors and technological wizards–then again, that could all be pretentious rubbish. Relpaceface …

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Cash On Delivery.

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One of the most kick-assest, whiskey drinkingest rockers of our time just got his own United States Postal Service  stamp. The Man in Black will grace a special stamp issued this year as a part of the United States Postal Service’s new music icons series. Out of 40,000 suggestions, the US Postal committee chooses 20 topics for the year. Musicians …

Learnin’ Youse Some Lettas: Impresario.

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Impresario (Pronounced: im•pruh•sahr•ee•oh,•sair•)→ Noun.: a) a person who organizes or manages public entertainments, especially operas, ballets, or concerts. b) any manager, director, or the like.. Example: “These were performed in St. Petersburg in 1909 and heard by the impresario Sergei Diaghilev.“ Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Pressed for Time.

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Never-mind working on that beach body, this Stuffed Hamburger Press from Williams Sonoma making achieving that couch body a far easier feat. Made from durable plastic, the Stuffed Hamburger Press is good for making delicious 8 Oz. patties from beef, turkey, chicken, pork–anything your clogged heart desires! Purchase your very own → here. ← Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication …

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Dissecting a Classic.

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[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]nspired by Alexandros of Antioch‘s Venus de Milo, Cao Hui‘s reinterpretation of the classic piece cleverly infuses the artist’s own affinity for Photorealism, Realism, and Hyperrealism. Hui is well known for his fleshy masterpieces and often uses his work to play tricks on the naked eye. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of …

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Mo’ Bones About It.

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Italian artist, Benedetta Bonichi, aggressively escapes the cliched hokiness that easily ruin X-ray based works. Bonichi’s work brings emphasis to biological structure while downplaying the significance of outward appearance. In some cases, Bonichi even plays mad scientist, creating portraits of mythical creatures that look as if they were pulled right from a science fiction novel.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is …

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Jump to Pre-Autumn.

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Etro adds a splash of color to the Fall season with their new Pre-Autumn collection. The collection features some groovy symmetrical prints that have the ability to hypnotize if stared at for too long. These dizzying patterns are then anchored by bold, pure hues. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life …

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Ath(light)ic.

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Offhandedly inspire by his Airness, Michael Jordan, the 6ft 6in lamp by Grotesk (Kimou Meyer) is made specifically for that awkward sports junkie who wants nothing more than to show his appreciation for the game of bounce ‘n’ shoot. Measuring up to about 30 inches high–not 6’6″–the 6ft 6in lamp is made from hand painted wood and comes in a screenprinted wood ‘shoe’ box that is signed and …

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Deserving of a k+.

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Kilo Kish recently released the single “Creepwave”, a brooding track that sounds just as disturbing its namesake. Produced by Cronos, the song also features the Flatbush Zombies. We spent all weekend spacing out to Kilo’s far out vocals and the Zombies’ drug addled chanting. The song can be found on her soon-to-be-released mixtape, k+. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot …

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In Your Light.

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Olivia Steele, who has been lighting the enlightened since 1985, has a knack for articulating the raw exuberance of neon lighting. Steele’s ability to subdue neon lighting results in soothing, but lively, pieces. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we …

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Potions of Life.

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What if we could get drunk on our own happiness? Not just figuratively, but literally. In collaboration with the Happiness Factory, the Happiness Brewery has given us a chance to “drink back” the best parts of our lives. Simply contact the Happiness Brewery at happinessisabeginning@gmail.com, and they will bottle your most cherished memories. The concept is comforting, and plucks at the …

The Four Seasons.

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“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” ― Yoko Ono. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance …

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A Look At Ted.

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We aren’t often afforded the opportunity to witness the artistic process, but every once in a while an artist is generous enough to let the audience in. We recently discovered a skillful oil painting by Vic Harris titled “Ted” , and we were  happy to find that he recorded a time lapse video demonstrating the progressive stages of his work. Photos were taken …

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A Big Adventure of Your Own.

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Every bike ride is a big adventure, and it is about time that you started dressing like it. Introducing the Pee-wee Herman inspired skinsuit by Podium Cycling, a skinsuit made to look exactly like the gray plaid suit iconically worn by Paul Reubens in Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. Get yours → here! ←   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that …

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It’s a Small World After All.

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These diminutive sculptures by Isaac Cordal speak volumes about human race’s underlying insignificance. Although we strut around like we run the place, we are merely guest stars in a grand scheme–a grand scheme that is more intricate that we could ever imagine.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Learning to Unhate.

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Benetton is causing another rightful stir with their latest ad campaign. In unison with the Unhate Foundation, Benetton recently debuted the Unhate Campaign featuring a number of recognizable names–most importantly transgendered model, Lea T. Lea T, who was born in Brazil in 1981 as Leandro Cerezo, had sex reassignment surgery in March 2012. Prior to her surgery, she was discovered by …

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Living in G.F.C.

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Smoke DZA delivers one of the most shocking visuals for the New Year. Based on a real life event, “G.otham F.ucking C.ity” puts a black and white spotlight on one of NYC’s many misadventures. Featuring Joey Bad$$, the video was directed by A.V. Rockwell, and the single comes off of DZA’s latest offering, K.O.N.Y. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot …

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Nothing Wrong With Tracing.

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Canadian artist, James Nizam, displays a masterful manipulation of sunlight in his series, Trace Heaven. Using a room filled with artificial fog, Nizam alters the room while controlling the intake of sunlight. Nizam then uses mirrors to construct awesome light sculptures. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Work for Work Drugs.

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Do you love Work Drugs? So much that you would jump at the chance to make a music video for them? Well, now is your chance! The band Work Drugs is looking for someone to make a video for their next single, “Cursive Ground”. So, calling all directors, filmmakers, and visionaries, Work Drugs requires your assistance! To take advantage of this …

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Face Mask.

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The beauty of a complete mess isn’t an easy thing to convey, but artist, Lisa Scrimgeour, does so effortlessly. Scrimgeour’s portraits of gook covered faces are really portraits of subdued chaos. The work is almost too good to be something that Scrimgeour just thought up. We believe that she painted these pieces to the tune of actual photos–and if she …

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Mastering Alcoholism.

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Ever wonder why fitness nuts get their own custom clothing while lazy alcoholics are forced to donsmelly sweatpants and filthy wifebeaters? Healthy overachievers are rewarded with fabric that wicks away sweat while those of us who choose to damage our health are left to sew together our rags. It’s a crime against humanity! This Drinkmaster Hoodie from Missing Ink is …

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If a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood Wood.

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Inspired by the “Summer of Love”, Wood Wood just recently released the lookbook for their Spring/Summer 2013 3rd Movement collection. Shot by Hasse Nielsen and starring models, Victor Nylander, Success, Moa Åberg, and Unique, the lookbook features a mixture of traditional and non-traditional cuts. The collection will pre-launch in the Wood Wood webstore Monday January 28th.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot …

Learnin’ Youse Some Lettas: Embonpoint.

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Embonpoint (Pronounced: ahn•bon•pwan)→ Noun.: a) plumpness of person. b) stoutness. Example: “clothes for women who may be inclined to embonpoint but who still want to look stylish.“ Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Too Tr-ill.

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U.K. producer, The Purist, recently teamed up with Danny Brown for the track “Jealousy”. The song, which is heavily laced with a menacing Biggie sample, will be featured on The Purist’s upcoming Tr-ill EP due out February 2nd on Daupe! and King Kong Holding Co. The track, along with Danny’s other U.K. based triumphs, has everyone calling for him to become an honorary Brit. …

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Moose Hunting.

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For those of you who spend all year wondering what to get Sarah Palin for Christmas, look no further! This Moose Antlers Necklace from Anvils And Alchemy should sit well with any goodhearted Alaskan–or any moose lover for that matter. Handcrafted from sheets of brass, this necklace costs a pretty penny, but looks to be well worth the purchase. Get it → here. ← …

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Who Needs Legs?

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Feast your eyes on the table of the future! Inspired by the Maglev train in Shanghai, the Magnetic Table utilizes magnetic technology to manipulate levitating principles thus creating an uncanny floating effect. Designed by Yana Christiaens, the height of the table can be adjusted using an electromagnetic suspension system. The electromagnetic suspension works by controlling the strength of the magnetic …

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Ain’t What It Used to Be.

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Backlash much? Ever since Hedi Slimane pushed for Yves Saint Laurent to change their name to Saint Laurent, there have been various mumbles and grumbles about the move–but out of those mumbles and grumbles comes a loud shout. A mysterious designer has voiced their opinion about the about the big change via these clever crew neck sweatshirts and tees. You can …

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Who Is Cool “Disco” Dan?

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The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan puts a spotlight on one of D.C.’s most ubiquitous, but unknown, graffiti artist, Cool “Disco” Dan. Directed by Joseph Pattisall and narrated by Henry Rollins, the documentary explores the legacy of the now celebrated icon and how that very legacy came about. The world premiere will take place at 8pm on Saturday February 23rd …

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(Dylan)ed & Confused.

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Brain Melt Alert: The following artwork may result in liquefying of the brain. Dylan Opet is a skilled, and well behaved, designer by day, but his ‘Experimental‘ side reveals an artist who runs a muck through a psychedelic night.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, …

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Do Come A’Rockin’.

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Just when beds couldn’t get any more comfortable, the Mood Rocking Bed by Joe Manus for Shiner International has proven otherwise. This sexy beast comes in pine, oak, walnut or calico. To get yours, contact Shiner International at customerservice@homesourceinternational.com Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but …

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Never Forget a Face.

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Artist, Ashkan Honarvar, has officially seared his work into our brains, and it will remain there for eternity. Honarvar’s 2009 series, Faces, is startlingly collection of work that beautifies the perceived ugliness of a scar. It all results in an unforgettable series that haunts you until the end of your days. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that …

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The Pie Hole: Seeing Things Through Strawberry Colored Glasses.

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We know, we know, winter is still in full swing, and the signs of spring are a long way off–but when we saw PBS Food suggest a Strawberry Lemonade recipe by Jenna Weber of Fresh Tastes, we began daydreaming of fresh flowers and warm breezes. Consider it premature, but the groundhog did predict an early spring. Maybe this Strawberry Lemonade will come …

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The Pie Hole: Tell Old Man Winter That It’s Squashed.

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It’s colder than a polar bear’s toenail outside, so we went looking for something that would warm us from head to foot. Initially, we though a sack of mozzarella sticks from White Castle would do the trick, but we had a feeling that we could find something far healthier. Poached from The Greedy Gardener, this Winter Squash Soup recipe is …

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Pass the Toilet Paper.

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In this fast paced world of here and now, beautiful works of art can be neglected after being labeled “yesteryear”. However, there are certain works that should never be forgotten. The collaboration between artist, Maurizio Cattelan, and photographer, Pierpaolo Ferrari, is a timeless merging of talents. Resulting in a “new generation” magazine titled Toilet Paper, Cattelan and Ferrari efforts have mesmerized us since their …

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Feline Travels.

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Here is the sucky thing about Esty, it’s filled with brilliant, one-of-a-kind items that you’ll never see again once they are purchased. Take this Upcycled Suitcase Pet Bed for instance, it’s fawesome–but guess what?–it’s the only one of its kind! Made from an Antique Blue Samsonite Vintage Suitcase, this pet bed would go perfectly in the home of any weirdo …

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Is It A Crime?

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Everyone is going ape feces over Black Scale‘s recently released Silence Is Illegal lookbook. Featuring the Borrego Twins, both shot by Danny Steezy and J. Williams, Silence Is Illegal shows Black Scale kicking their statement driven, semi-Satanic vibe into overdrive. The New Era snapbacks seen here are now available at Black Scale San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and online at Black-Scale.com …

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Be.

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Fine Whittlin’.

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The re-imagining of the traditional is quite a sight to see. In a recent act of brilliant innovation, the folks over at The Federal have created Maple Set, a pair of wooden cutting utensil that reverses the concept of a traditional kitchen knife. Unfortunately, the project is currently in the prototype phase. “With this project we wanted to explore an alternative emotion …

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The Fire In Your Eyes.

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Lucas Simões‘ series, Dry Your Tears, is a haunting project that astutely utilizes the process of destruction. The Catanduva native successfully invokes a sense of longing and permanent angst. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we …

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Flakonkishochki.

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Russian artist, Andrey Flakonkishochki, is surely out of his wits. Maybe it is his tongue twister of a name, but everything about Flakonkishochki seems warped. He never quite gives it to you straight, often relying on brilliants color schemes and perplexing themes to turn you around in circles. A mixture surrealism and pop art, Flakonkishochki’s work is constantly breathing a …