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Somebody GaveAShit. | New Collection from A Question Of.

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Remember our friends over at A Question Of‘s Givenchy-esque GiveAShit tee shirt series? While checking up on how they have been doing lately, we have found out that they expanded their eco-friendly clothing line of loud statements to the titans of the fashion world. Even though the cold is gripping the nation, these snazzy duds will hopefully have you looking forward …

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I So Fuxking Do.

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Music has been around ever since God passed gas, so it’s not hard to believe that every major figure in history has uttered the following five words: “I fucking love this song.” Showcasing typographically altered portraits of Bob Dylan, Salvador Dalì, Bas Jan Ader, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Bjork, Barack Obama and Che Guevara, Mark McEvoy‘s Love This Song is a …

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The Man in the Curved Hus.

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Located on the Swedish West coast, the Hus-1 is a brilliant creation designed by Torsten Ottesjö. Measured at 25 sqm (270 sqft) and made only from wood, the curved structure includes a kitchen, sleeping quarters, dinner table, hallway and welcoming area for invited guest. The Hus-1 looks small but that is only because we are victims of our own veracious appetite for ample structure. In fact, …

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Time is Illmatic to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2014.

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Along with Wu-Tang’s Enter the 36 Chambers and The Notorious B.I.G.’s Ready to Die, Illmatic is considered to be one of the essential works that marked a second renaissance in east coast rap. While bullets were whizzing through courtyards and hand-to-hands were being covertly executed, a chip toothed younger by the name of Nasir Jones (a.k.a. Nasty Nas) stared out his window …

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CARVEN. | Spring/Summer 2014.

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It may not seem like it now, but spring is literally around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about adding some liveliness to your wardrobe. Carven implements some color and art history in their new Spring/Summer 2014 collection. We zeroed in on this Multicolor Marble Sweatshirt, it is–in our humble opinion–the standout piece of the whole collection. Quiet …

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Wooly Maple.

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The folks over at Free Man & Co. recently teamed up with Faribault Woolen Mills for a warm concept that is guaranteed to spark some sense of nostalgia. Inspired by the vintage Canadian Military blankets, this is the first edition in their series with Woolen Mills. The 100% cotton blanket, adorned with a hand screen printed maple leaf and a 3″ wide woven …

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Puur Zuiveren.

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A Brita filter may seem like the easier option, but when it comes to water purification, Lukas Jager‘s Puur Zuiveren may be the low maintenance king. Made from clay, sawdust, and wood, Puur Zuiveren is a simple purification system that uses zero chemicals. The process begins with a mixture of clay and sawdust that is fired at 850 degrees Celsius. The sawdust …

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A Woman’s Place.

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Any sound minded human being understands a woman’s place. Equipped with an alluring figure and an ability to cleaned up huge messes, it is clear that a woman should be presiding over the Senate in a sharp suit. All kidding aside, women could benefit from a stronger presence in government–especially in the House and the Senate. The A Woman’s Place is …

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Why the ‘Bound 2’ Video is a Satirical Masterpiece.

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As of right now, Kanye West’s video for the single “Bound 2” is at 14,417,991 views on YouTube. Out of the 225, 368 viewers that chose to vote on the video on YouTube, 163,637 of them gave the video a “thumbs down.” Some even called it terrible. Directed by British fashion photographer Nick Knight, the video is an Americana influenced wet dream that features wingless …

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The JFK Assassination. | 50th Anniversary.

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November 22nd will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. As we close in on this woeful date, many people and news organizations have been looking back at the events of that day and the ensuing chaos that ended in the swearing in of President Lyndon B. Johnson and the death of Lee …

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…Not Kansas.

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Americans across the country know very well what it’s like to be outmatched and put down by the forces of nature. Man’s conquest of nature has forever been at the core of the ways of men. Epic weather disasters, like our recent acquaintance Sandy, are now frequently occurring realities in our lives, whether we like it or not. In an …

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Art In Flux Harlem |x| Scratch DJ Academy | Soul & Vibe.

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We headed over to Scratch DJ Academy to witness the opening reception of Art In FLUX Harlem‘s newest exhibition, Soul & Vibe. Featuring a roster of talented artists that includes Anthony J. Thomas, Daren Chambers, Lance Johnson, Linus Coraggio, Margaret Rose Vendryes, Ruben Natal-San Miguel, and Walter Lobyn Hamilton, Soul & Vibe is a musically inspired show that certainly has …

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A Noise in the Clouds.

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Caged Animals recently released some visuals for their single, “The Sound of Thunder”. Directed by Mike McLean and frontman Vincent Cacchione, the video highlights the pseudo-surreal journey of a young misfit whose dream getaway suddenly turns into a frightful daymare. “The Sound of Thunder” can be found on the band’s latest album, In the Land of Giants. Akeem K. Duncan.Akeem is our …

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Old Schooled Seating.

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Let’s face it, education in the States isn’t what it used to be–and we’re not referring to the curriculum, we’re referring to the furnishing. Long ago, when the Soviet Union was a superpower and Morgan Freeman played a pimp, school chairs (and desks) were wooden canvases. You could doodle anything you could come with: Superman, Batman, a giant penis, Superman …

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Everyone Wants a PyroPet!

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Halloween is behind us, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still be interested in creepy stuff. Behold, Kisa by PyroPet! Meaning “kitty” in Icelandic, Kisa is a beautiful cat shaped candle that melts down to reveal a menacing metal skeleton. First manifested as the Devil’s Candle back in 2011, Thorunn Arnadottir and Dan Koval designed the candle after a melting …

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MeLo-X |x| GOD: Piéce de Résistance |x| A Short Film.

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MeLo-X gives us a window into his upcoming album GOD: Pièce de Résistance. The project drops November 5th, but you can pre-order it → HERE. ← Akeem K. Duncan.Akeem is our founder. A writer, poet, curator and profuse sweater, he is responsible for the curatorial direction and overall voice of Quiet Lunch. The Bronx native has read at venues such as the …

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To The Beets. (VIDEO)

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Overdoz. is back with new visuals for their single, “Killer Tofu”. An apparent ode to Nicktoon, Doug Funny, and the fictional single by The Beets, the cartoonish video showcases Overdoz.’s signature outlandishness and also sees a guest spot by Childish Gambino. There’s something infectious about Overdoz.’s fun approach to rap and is garishly featured in this playful vid. It’s a …

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Super Real.

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Painter JKB Fletcher produces some hyperrealsitic paintings that allude to some of the most recognizable comic characters of our time. Titled Dirty Faces, the series is somewhat provocative but has a very meaningful purpose. The Melbourne based artist explains below. On Dirty Faces: “Dirty Faces is a series of oil paintings depicting a figure painted in contemporary superhero colours, the …

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TOMORROW | The Gowanus 13.

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Tomorrow Quiet Lunch and OXHEART invades Littlefield! The Gowanus 13, an ode to the number thirteen, will feature artwork from thirteen talented artists including Harry Folsom, Glenford Nunez, Niky Roehreke, Gregory Siff, Hayley McCulloch, Al Benkin, KEEBS, Joe Murtagh, Derek Weisberg, Krys Fox, Eric Rose, Olivia Larrain, and Kelly Forsyth! Hosted by Brooklyn’s own Afroista, festivities will also include a …

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Getting to Know Vino with Sean Raymond.

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Like in many craft industries, in the world of fine wine, there are certified specialists. For le vin, they are sommeliers. A sommelier, (pronounced /ˌsəməlˈyā/) or commonly referred to as a wine steward, is a trained wine professional, who normally works in fine restaurants and specializes in all aspects of wine service, including food pairing. Unlike a wine waiter, this …

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Signed and Sealed.

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Amanda Seales is a woman of many hats. A renaissance woman with multiple mediums of expression, her talents are boundless. Beginning her career as a child actor, Seales has since spent her career adding layer after layer to her body of work. Poetry, painting, acting, DJing, singing, Amanda Seales does it all and she does it well. A bastion of …

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Model Citizen.

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Transition can be a scary process. Going from the familiar to the unknown isn’t for the faint of heart. Embracing the spirit of change and evolution,  international model and actor, Louise Donegan, stands at a pivotal point of her career. Conquering the world of modeling and now venturing into the realm of acting, she is swimming in uncharted waters that …

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The Russian Winter at BAM.

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A screening will be held at BAM for the documentary, The Russian Winter, starring former Refugee Camp member, John Forté. Part of BAMcinématek and TransCultural Express series Russian Cinema Now, The Russian Winter shows Forté on a special tour through Russia with Petra Nemcova, Natasha Bedingfield, Raekwon, and Brian Satz. Also undertaking a humanitarian mission, Forté takes time to reflect on his work and life after being convicted for a drug …

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The Land of Profitunity.

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Well that’s nice. I’m trying not be angry, but I’m going to fail. College graduates are largely unemployed or underemployed. The majority. The studies are there, the articles have been written. The evidence is out there. The kids aren’t making much money, if at all. I see this article on Huff today and my blood is boiling with rage. The government …

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GZA & Devo Make History.

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GZA will be performing at the Natural History Museum‘s (Los Angeles) 100th birthday bash. Headlining the Centennial Celebration with new wavers Devo, the Wu-Tang general will be part of a musical performance that will accompany the grand unveiling of the Otis Booth Pavilion. Celebrators will be treated to a cocktail reception and an exclusive menu designed by celebrity chefs, Vinny Dotolo and …

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G-Shock Turns 30.

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He’s shocked. She’s shocked. We all love G-Shock. Believe it or not, but Casio‘s G-Shock digital watch brand has been gracing wrists around the world for 30 years. It has always been considered as a must have for watch enthusiasts, Starbucks’ hipsters, and us normal homosapiens because of special features that are scarcely found on a other watches. To celebrate the 30th …

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Looking Daft.

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The recent Saint Laurent editorials by Hedi Slimane have been dynamite, but the recent Daft Punk edition is a fucking atom bomb. Similar to Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love, the duo were shot in a stark black and white theme, rocking Saint Laurent’s Glitter “Le Smoking” Jackets designed by Slimane–first seen when they performed at Coachella this past weekend. The editorial is included …

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The Rebirth of Cool.

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When a deep passion resides in an artist, it is often found blaring throughout everything that they do. With Christian Coleman there is a mute devotion, a quiet hunger within that isn’t easy to detect. Usually, you can look at an artist and determine what they do, something will give them away or reveal their medium–that is if the artist …

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At Batt in Paradise Valley.

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We were doing some catching up on our friends over at Under the Influence. While we’ve been head over heels in love in their more recent issues, we did a little back reading, particularly N°6 where we rediscovered one of our most favorite spreads to date. Featuring Sarah Batt photographed by Henrike Stahl, Paradise Valley is a vibrant showing of color, music, and bohemian …

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Treat Me Right or Treat Me Not.

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When considering the reproductive rights issue that has been stirring up political controversies, particularly since the religious right has gained sway in state governments all over the country, I can’t help but wonder if reproductive rights are only a women’s issue. Most conversations about reproductive rights in this country are concerned with abortion and other pregnancy related issues, therefore the …

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Vice Merchants x Quiet Lunch Magazine Bedding & Scarf Giveaway!

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In fall of 2012, Vice Merchants’ latest collection “Deco Dems” launched. The line features a bevy of burlesque beauties and is made from 100% Egyptian cotton, 400 thread count, fine Sateen fabric. Deco Dems is the ultimate edgy product that lets you embrace a sexy twist in your everyday life. The bedding, available in Lilac and Grey colors and sheet …

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Fool Me Trice.

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Feast yon eyes on our newest guilty pleasure! With an affinity for almost everything Fool’s Gold, it was only a matter of time before we got hooked on this bevy of chic photography. Featuring clothing centered around the Fool’s Gold music label and some of its artists, Fool’s Girls is a nonstop scrollfest that is currently becoming one of our …

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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 …

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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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Scintillizing.

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Scintillation is a film by Xavier Chassaing, accompanied by the musical piece “Contre Coeur” by Fedaden. Using a combination of stop motion animation and live projection mapping techniques, Chassaing turns over 35,000 photographs into a mesmerizing, disconcerting, beautiful film. The movie unfolds over background music as ominous and alluring as itself. A pattern of four notes repeats throughout, filling the …

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Art Safari.

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Brooklyn Wildlife presents 12 Days of Art is underway, and the festivities continue this Saturday with our good friend Ohene Cornelius. Hosted by Upa, the event will also feature music by LaurenSara, The Frightnrs, Illustrate, and many more! A collection of Indie film, we have provided a list of the featured filmmakers below. Get more info on the event → here. ← • André Chammas • Anne Mai Slot Vilmann …

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The Golden Boy.

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It’s not often that you look at something that genuinely makes you say, “Are you f@%king serious?!” Well, get ready to say it now… Everyone is buzzing over Indian businessman, Datta Phuge, and his gold shirt. The Pune mack-daddy, who shelled out £14,000 on a solid gold shirt, did it for the same reason most guys with riches buy such exuberant items, he …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: In a State of Flux with Anna Mae Selby.

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A Study of Who is a collaboration between State of Flux and the poet, Anna Mae Selby. Depicting the five stages of grief, the project is designed and implemented by Nocte. Using different lighting setups and dispositions for each consecutively revealed element, every scene of the choreography is accentuated throughout its various settings. Here is our Hump Day Treat of the …

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Time Will Tell.

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If you live in a city like New York, this situation should sound familiar: you are on your crowded daily commute to work or school, and in the midst of juggling a cup of coffee, your bag, and whatever other item you may be carrying, your phone vibrates. No need to answer your mobile in this tight environment, because you …

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Dymes by the Dozens.

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DyMe-A-DuZiN is one of those kids you would see on the block in Brooklyn, NY–except DyMe is a little different. At first glance he may seem coy, but when he begins to rap, his moxy blows through the speakers like all the greats before him. This Phony Ppl lyricist is about to make his mark in the music industry. Don’t …

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The Fuerza Bruta Experience.

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Thanks to the internet, people have the ability to share new and interesting experiences with each other, even with people they have never even met. In that vein, here we go: You walk into what seems to be an immense dark space with no sense of where to go, except little flashes of light signaling where you should walk. Splashes …