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NEW VIDEO | “Surfin'” | Kid Cudi. |X| Pharrell Williams.

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]id Cudi celebrated Halloween by releasing new visuals for the single, “Surfin’” featuring Pharrell Williams. Directed by Mescudi, the video features some special guest appearances by A$AP Rocky, A$AP Nast, Willow Smith and Jayden Smith. “Surfin’” can be found on Cudi’s soon to be released studio album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin‘. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that …

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Return to King’s Landing. | Vieno James.

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Vieno James (b. 1996) work serves as a synthesis of his experience of reality, drawing from paleontology, history, and everyday life. His subject matter often deals with social injustice and cultural fluidity. He lives and works in New York. Being an American artist of African and Near Eastern diaspora, Vieno James created his most recent body of work, Return to King’s …

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NEW VIDEO | Where Are We. | Kwesi Abbensetts |x| Trae Harris.

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]wesi Abbensetts just released a new short film titled, Where Are We. Starring performance artist Trae Harris, the film is an introspective journey through the outside world. You can view more of Abbensetts’ films on his Vimeo channel. Where Are We from Kwesi Abbensetts on Vimeo. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life …

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Ownership. | Pantyhoes.

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[dropcap]B[/dropcap]eing provocative is an art; an art that is seldom understood and rarely mastered. It’s not only about being provocative, it’s about being provocative with a purpose. Pantyhose, a collective movement rooted in sharp wit and post-feminism, has purpose. We had the pleasure of meeting with the founder, Hannah Palant, who summed up Pantyhoes’ mission in one thoughtful statement. Pantyhoes …

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Buttermilk Hot Fried Chicken Sandwich. |  Make It Yoself by Nashish Scott.

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Ingredients 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 chicken breast, halved 4 sprigs fresh dill 1/3 cup hot sauce 2 1/2 cups flour 5 tablespoon cayenne 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon salt oil for frying For Cole Slaw 4 cups shredded cabbage 1 carrot, grated 1 …

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Heart on the Sleeve. | Bevon St. Louis-Brewster.

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Young Bevon Brewster‘s new collection is inspired by Japanese manga (Japanese comic books) and anime. With polyester chiffon kimonos, nylon rain jackets, and heavy cotton sweatpants all imprinted with manga inspired images and Chinese lettering, it seems as mixing street wear and manga together can conjure up something tastefully interesting. Young Bevon Brewster’s new collection is inspired by Japanese manga …

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NEW MUSIC. | “FREAL LUV” | FAR EAST MOVEMENT & MARSHMELLO FT. CHANYEOL, TINASHE.

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[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom L.A. to infinity! Far East Movement continues its destiny to manifest creativity. The recent release, Identity, demonstrates that the globe is their canvas. A veritable team of proven hit-makers come together to ensure that “Freal Luv” delivers. The Marshmello-enriched track, boasts a beat that’s impossible to ignore. Get those dancing shoes ready. Whether it’s Korean super-group, EXO‘s, Chanyeol spitting bars or the …

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A Good Type of Weird. | Estelle Hanania.

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[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rench photographer Estelle Hanania has a penchant for marrying high fashion and surrealism. Hanania’s fascination with the human form and fashion has resulted some otherworldly pieces. After receiving graduate degree at the School of Fine Arts in Paris, sent went on to win the photo prize at the 2006 Hyères Festival. Since then Hanania’s photography has appeared in notable publications such as Another magazine, American …

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Blessed to Death. | Jim LePage.

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap] self-described “independent artist” and “dependent human,” Jim LePage once again uses his creative vision to reinterpret one of Christianity’s defining moments. LePage offers his insight on Blessed Death: A series based exploring the biblical sense of being “blessed.” Modern American culture ties blessing to wealth and material possessions, but in the Beatitudes, Jesus instead tied it to those who …

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Night Landscapes. | Amanda Friedman.

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen it comes to landscape photography, the night hours aren’t always perceived as the most ideal time to snap a photo. Going against the grain, Amanda Friedman captures an eerie but enchanting stillness that can only be found in the dying hours of the day. The LA based photographer explores numerous locations on the west coast and also ventures east to …

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Food Not Food. | Kristina Lechner.

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[dropcap]Q[/dropcap]uirky, playful and outright fascinating, Kristina Lechner‘s fake food photography makes mouths and brains water. Food Not Food features Lechner using common household items to mimic the allure of some of our favorite dishes. Be sure to follow Lechner on Instagram. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational …

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For the Alternative Bride. | Pumpkin and Pye.

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[dropcap]R[/dropcap]ather something more unique than a gaggle of dead flowers when you undertake your nuptials? If you’ve got no interest in traditional bouquets, Pumpkin and Pye has some great finds for you to keep in mind. Their alternative bouquets are handmade and can be customized for any theme. Useful factoid: the maker of these little masterpieces spent 17 years as …

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NSFW | Surfaces. | Kit Kittle.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n this colorful series of photographs, Kitt Kittle cloaks her subjects in a wide array of hues and patterns. You can find more of Surfaces and other projects by Kittle on her website and on her Instagram. 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 …

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Shura Performs Live at Terminal 5. | Photo Recap.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]oming off the success of her latest single, What’s It’s Gonna Be? (the video garnering over 1.5 million views on YouTube), we were excited to hear Shura was performing at Terminal 5 in New York; opening act for French electronic band M83. Contributing photographer, Nashish grabbed his camera and photo pass to catch the London-based songstress perform music off her debut album, Nothing’s Real. Enjoy …