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Lupe Fiasco: The Great American Rapper.

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Twas a busy day for us yesterday. After shooting A$AP Rocky on the eastside, we had to scurry back to the westside once our friend DJ Jamieson Hill told us that Lupe Fiasco was in New York City having a release party for his latest — and hopefully not his last — project, Food & Liquor II: The Great American …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: Up, Up & Away

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Pogo gets another pic for this week’s Hump Day treat. This time is a great musical treat based on Disney/Pixar’s “UP” animated movie. Here is our viral Hump Day Treat of the Week: → Happy Hump Day ← 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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Failing to “Coexist”.

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Coexist is the second album to come from the UK-based band The xx since their self-titled debut album, which was released in 2009. This much anticipated second album keeps up the minimalist trend of their debut, however, it takes a new approach to keeping their sound minimal. Unlike the first album, where each individual track could stand alone as a …

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The Romney Tapes — An Op-Ed.

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In case you have been living under a rock for the last twenty-four hours, or hiking through a remote, wifi-inaccessible area, or simply avoiding the news (because it’s always bad) and the internet (because it’s always there), then you probably wouldn’t have heard about the leaked Romney video that went viral last night. A camera hidden from view at a …

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Micah On Acid.

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The work of Micah Lidberg seems to celebrate the end of summer with a hit of acid. Lidberg creates a world that possesses a strong dose of frightful beauty. His pieces are surrealistically playful but somewhat tormented. We caught up with Lidberg and asked our usual questions: On his inspiration: “I think Nature has always been a big influence. When I …

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Look, Jim… No Hands.

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You are at a game, concert, or some outdoor festivities and you want want to capture your favorite moment but you may have your hands full. Alas, what if there was a wireless camcorder you could use with no hands? Look no further because Looxcie has just answered your call.  Here is a demo of how this device works: The …

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Above Social Media.

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Taxi highlights the work of international street artist “Above” and his recent manifesto against the overbearing presence of social media in our in our everyday lives. The video is a 5 day time-lapse video of his messages painted on a wall during the GALORE festival in Copenhagen, Denmark earlier this month. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of …

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Doodling a New Daye.

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Quiet Lunch had the distinct pleasure of interviewing filmmaker Michael Daye, who has recently gained notoriety for his remixed portraits of famous authors. What started out as “a project between projects,” became “an exercise in exploring a different medium,” as Michael told us. Speaking about the “Doodling on Famous Writers” series Daye says, “By ‘defacing’ portraits of these esteemed writers …

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You Have Only 7 Days…

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…to purchase the only charger that can survive the Zombie apocalypse. ↓ Window Clinging Solar Mobile Charger ↓. Seriously Quiet Lunchers, There are only 7 left. → Click Here to Purchase ← written by Bim Star↓. Bim StarThis New York City native breathes the concrete jungle. From be a stylist and clothing designer who’s pieces has graced the silhouettes of fashionistas and socialites alike, to …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: Scooby On His Duty.

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Pogo is a guy who takes iconic cartoons and makes a tasty visual remixes for us to enjoy. Check out his latest video treat featuring Hanna-Barbera‘s Scooby Doo. Here is our viral Hump Day Treat of the Week: → Happy Hump Day ← Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a …

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Killer Cupid.

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Valentine’s Day seems months away but just like every other holiday, it will be on your heels before you know it. So, in an attempt to help you scratch “Prepare for V-Day” off your list, we have the perfect loving messages from Kids Are Dumb. Simply leave one of these Serial Killer Valentines on a co-worker’s desk or neatly pin …

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Little Lady, Big City.

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It’s hard trying to make it in the big city. Artist Slinkachu displays that very notion in an image taken from his book and upcoming solo shows in New York and London. Click →here← for more info! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, …

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If You Only Had 31 Days…

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“What would you do to change the world in 31 days?” is the question esteemed photographer, Stephan Schacher, asked himself.  Here is how he decided to answer said question: ↓ the 31 – day project ↓.   Stephan says: “This question which I tried to answer for myself, was to become the trigger for my project ” 31Days, 31Ways, 31Minds”! In May …

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SUPRA’s Night Out.

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This week’s Fashion’s Night Out was certainly a good time worth having. After floating everywhere from Little West to SoHo, we made time to visit our friends over at Supra; ultimately saving the best for last. The night saw the debut of their Royal Collection and some heavenly spinning from ATCQ’s Q-Tip! Party goers checked out the kicks before shuffling …

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Ben Giles: Making Life Work(s).

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Perusing through the gallery of Ben Giles, a Pop artist from Suffolk, England, one cannot help but to be blown away.  Specifically speaking of his collage work, the imagery is abstract, surreal,  & appealing.  He utilizes choice images with mixed medias to assemble his masterpieces.  His manner of collectively unifying these elements to emote his artistic train of thought is …

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Bad News for Young Homeowners.

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Last week, the real estate researchers at Zillow released their report on underwater homeowners — those who owe more on their mortgage than their house is worth — for the second quarter of 2012. They estimate that 48 percent of mortgage borrowers younger than 40 are currently underwater. It’s 39 percent among those who are 20-24 years old; 48 percent for the …

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The Importance of Eating Organic.

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Organic is a word that many of us are familiar with. While shopping at the local grocery store, you come across a gallon of milk that is labeled “organic.” It’s minutely more expensive than your typical standard whole milk.  At the moment, the extra dollar doesn’t seem appealing to pay.  “Isn’t all food created equal?” you may ask.  The truth of the matter …

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Adventure Time Wallet Time!

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What time is it?! Adventure Time Wallet Time! Okay, that doesn’t roll off the tongue like it should but you get our point. Check out these mathematical Adventure Time wallets by Poketo. 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, …

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(Fa)ssion: Be Influential.

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Yesterday, New York City was a perfect summer Sunday. The city was celebrating its great Dominican culture. And in Washington Heights Nice In Harlem treated some of NYC’s dopest taste makers to preview you his latest project. ↓ introducing InfluentialNY↓.   There was a plethora of style at the function. Many of the attendees definitely came with there own sense of swag and …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: (Doo) Step on Scooby.

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With some of us are fresh off a staycation or hitting  our heads on our desk, this video will help you get a break from mundane. Happy Hump Day   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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Shang Wang.

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Continuing with New York City’s theme of the week, Alexander Wang shot a dope video in Shanghai, China with A$AP ROCKY, Diplo, and Penn Badgley. Fashion is becoming more and more expressive these days and this lookbook video begins to delve into the mind set that is responsible for that change. Peep it Below. ↓ Alexander Wang Men’s Fall 2012 Ready-to-Wear ↓. → Click Here …

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(Fa)ssion: Simon Says Brooklyn.

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It was an uber-hipster scene Down under the Manhattan Bridge. We were with New York-based clothing designer,  Brooklyn Industries.  Every year, Brooklyn Industries holds a contest where one winner gets their submissions and artwork on a Brooklyn Industries t-shirt. Their were many submissions: And the t-shirt design winner is…. Simon Winheld.↓. Simon’s design feature a rooster water tower hybrid with …

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Buy You A Drink: A Night with Gentleman Jack.

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Everybody hates Mondays. But sometimes a good after work drink will soothe away the stress with the work day. We were at a swanky restaurant in New York City’s Meat Packing District for an exclusive tasting of the iconic Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s. We sat down and got treated to the history, process, and perfection that goes into making a bottle …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: The Connection.

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Human beings are just another extension of the Great Animal Kingdom. In fact, if your look close enough, you’ll realized that everyday is a trip through a safari. Here is our viral Hump Day Treat of the Week: Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, …

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(Fa)ssion: Kenzo x Vans.

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This is the second installment from the Vans x Kenzo collaboration. Accented with the French label’s floral and stripe prints from the Pre-fall and Men’s Fall-Winter 2012 collections featured on Vans’ original skate shoe, the Era. Set to drop in mid-August at Kenzo stores, online and at select retailers. The sneakers will go for $125 USD a pair. Pictures can only say so much. …

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I Left My He(Art) in San Francisco.

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San Francisco, world renowned “City by the Bay”; a place that can truly captivate one’s senses. Located in Northern California, it is the chief center of finance and cultural affairs for the region. The geography of the city is breathtaking. The homes are dotted atop hills that seem to go on as far as the eye can see. The views …

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Welcome, Nina GoLightly!

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We’d like to welcome a new addition to the Quiet Lunch fold! Hailing from Gotham City but now residing near the City by the Bay, Nina GoLightly is a fun charismatic 27 year old who digs art, poetry, music and all things superbly awesome. We’re happy to have Nina on board and we are thoroughly looking forward to picking on …

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Fantastique.

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Get a first look at Karen Walker’s Eyewear ‘Fantisque’, Limited Edition Collection. The collection offers a mystique extra-terrestrial feel staying true to its Fantisque name. It is enthralled with space relative images. The limited edition collection has some of Karen Walkers classic frames reworked into laser-cute black and gold celebratory pieces. The campaign as a whole is playful, adventurous, hopeful …

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Audio-Visuals Check.

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Peter Crawley‘s Audio-Visual series seeks visually represent well known music using the frequencies in the song. Each line is sewn with white thread and represents one minute. This gives the work a great minimalist appeal. The piece we are featuring today is the visual form of Blowin’ in the wind by Bob Dylan but Crawley has also captured classic like “If …

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Chuck O’Hene.

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We love that “brown juice.” And we love some good old Chuck Taylors. Today the universe put both into a package that may convince us that Santa Clause might just be real. ↓ introducing Futura x Hennessy x Converse Limited Edition Box Set ↓ This blessing from the gods comes in the form of the latest partnership with iconic New York …

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(Fa)ssion: Your Adidas.

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It’s hot. The Olympics are here. And there is a new storm thingy called Derecho. So we know that there is lots of leg action in this sweltering heat season. Lucky for us there are some tennis shoes that will, at the very least, keep you looking cool. ↓ introducing adidas Consortium ↓ adidas Consortium recently released their latest installment of the “Your Story” project …

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Avoiding Mainstream Comfort?!

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We are living in a time where everyone thinks that they are just a tad bit different than the rest. Individualism is at an all time high, synonomous with the increased desire to be our own bosses, everyone is an entrepreneur today. You see this cult of  hipsters and freelancers out and about refusing to conform, wanting to be seen …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: Six Things Girls HATE!

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Women hate men in general but if you’re really paying attention, you’ll notice that they hate six things specifically. What are those six things, you ask? Well, pull a chair — just in case you’re using your computer while standing — and have a looksee as folks over at Parker Jakobowhitz explain women’s top 6 pet peeves when it comes …

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The Mean ∆DEEN.

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Okay, the title is a little cheesy but it was one of the only ways to hint at the ferocity of these bold head covers. The New York City based clothing company ADEEN recently debuted some brand new fitted for this season and we decided to see what they had in store. Quiet Lunch stopped by Community 54 where a 1 …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: Rallying the Troops.

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This week’s video is approved by the United States Army… men toys. The video was made by David Fain to the tune of an instrumental track by the band Pink Martini. Here is our viral Hump Day Treat of the Week: 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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The Case of the Costly Cupcake.

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Being the filthy rich struggling entrepreneurs that we are, we can easily shell out $28,000 for a cupcake. No problem. Of course we’d probably need 15 years time to collect the funds but you can guarantee that we’ll be wrapping our mouth around The Golden Phoenix by 2027. Created by culinary connoisseur and Bloomsbury founder Shafeena Yusuff Ali, the extravagantly delicious Golden Phoenix …

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(Fa)ssion: Supra Woman.

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The City: New York. The Spot: Wooly’s. The Vibe: Swaggy. On Tuesday night, the city that never sleeps was host to an exclusive launch event for footwear company, Supra. Supra has been a staple in the extreme sports and urban scene a while now. They’re know for their fresh color schemes and textured materials that has given customers great choices to …

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(Fa)ssion: All White All Right.

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“Once you go black, you never go back …but once you go white you alright.” This is always the case with certain items. The bewilderment of why the girls get one style and boys don’t and vice versa. One side wishes that the item was made for them. But when it comes to Casio most of us don’t care because we …

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(Fa)ssion: Comme Like The Boys

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Run Quiet Lunchers…run to a Supreme boutique to cop these like today. This concoction of Comme des Graçon, Supreme New York and Vans are perfect for the scorching heat wave because you will be the coolest on the block. Check out the pics below: Because they are already sold out online, here  are the current locations you can purchase a …

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(Fa)ssion: (Con)missary

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Converse and Missoni are at it again. Peep their latest collaboration featuring 2 dope colors tones slated for Spring / Summer 2013 release. ↓introducing Auckland Racer.↓ We really like the texture of these pair. It has was wild busy but controlled look. Check out the second  colorway style for below for the vibrant ones out there. Something to put on your …

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Higgs Boson for Idiots.

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We’re basically idiots so when come upon something that dumbs itself down for the good of making us smarter, we’re all over it. Scientist recently discovered a particle that could be the building block of the universe — needless to say, we’re impressed. But not impressed enough to actually try and process the complicated jargon that may involved with it …