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The Hertz Back.

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Remember Viktor Hertz? We featured the artist a little while back and we’re happy to bring you some of his latest work. Hertz’s Pictogram Rock Posters series goes quite perfectly with this month’s music frenzy. 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. …

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Ill Harmony in Hades.

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“Hell is full of musical amateurs. ” – George Bernard Shaw. 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. https://quietlunch.com

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(Fa)ssion: Take It to the Max.

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Summer is practically here which means is time for shorts, cut off jeans and legs. Slated for a Fall 2012 release, Nike has unveiled Air Max 1 Holiday Collection. Peep the flavors that are sure to wore in a hood near new. Our favorite are the green & purple joints. Those have some pop to them. Not sure when they …

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Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ June 18th, 2012. – June 24th, 2012.

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Music month still trudges on and this week’s book sees an exclusive interview with drummer Mike Mahoney! Public Enemy is back and young Brooklyn MC Joey Bada$$ is here as if he never left. We’re catching up with photographer Diana Lemieux and French painter Mohamed Kahouadji. Stay Tuned! Unflinchingly Yours, Quiet Lunch Staff. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication …

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(Fa)ssion: CAMO AD(VAN)CE.

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Yeah, we know… Camouflage prints are making another resurgence in the urban style scene when it seems like they never went out of style in the first. Nonetheless, when we came across the new Vans Alcon collection and we just had to share it with you. ↑ Purchase Here ↑ Written by Bim Star.↓ Bim StarThis New York City native breathes the concrete …

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The Trill Life of Jeff VASH.

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“…There’s always somebody reaching for something that’s out of their reach or out of their control and they’re trying to fix it.” When you first look at Jeff VASH, you see a walking thundercloud of awesome visuals, ill techniques and supreme vision. But when you actually speak with Jeff VASH, you are met with a tranquil eye of a diligent storm. [divider]SPONSORED …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: It’s-a Mario!

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It’s not like we haven’t seen Mario in 3D before but this Super Modern Mario Bros. certainly takes the cake. 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, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” …

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Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ June 11th, 2012. – June 17th, 2012.

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Music month continues and this week’s book sees a consecutive appearance by filmmaker Jeff VASH. We’ll be interviewing VASH and getting an inside look on exactly what makes this cat tick. Also on the menu, a review of Patti Smith’s new album; an early streaming of Fiona Apple’s new album; the knitting knack of Juliana Santacruz Herrera and the sculpting splendor of …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: Slaycats.

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We almost forgot to give up our HDTW. Okay, that sounded weird. Moving on, this week’s video is a plethora of claymation slaughter. 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, educational tinge. When we say, …

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Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ June 4th, 2012. – June 10th, 2012.

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This week’s book sees the start of Music Month and an exclusive interview with the über eccentric Raye 6! We find out what May Jailer is up to these days and The xx FINALLY announce their second album. We also explore the works of Liisa Kruusmagi, Joe Murtagh and Julita Nowosad. Stay Tuned! Unflinchingly Yours, Quiet Lunch Staff. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: Cadenza in Paris.

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The Collective Cadenza — cdza for short — is a group of musicians that create musical video experiments. No Steinways were harmed in the production of this video: 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, educational tinge. …

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(Retro)de.

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Imagine you could just, I don’t know, plug in a device to your computer at your cubicle during a Quiet Lunch and play your favorite Sega Genesis or Super Nintendo games. What if you could get a quick break by playing a round of Street Fighter II’ Special Edition with James, who is always talking smack about his ‘old school’ …

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PJ(in) with Mike Dean & Scott Mescudi.

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This is the life of a true musician. Our homie, Mike Dean, just sent over a dope picture with Scott Mescudi (@wizardcud ) , better known as Kid Cudi, in between shows on the Watch The Throne European Tour. FOR PING/REBLOG/POST PERMISSIONS, PLEASE EMAIL: → CLICK HERE ← Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life …

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Mike Dean Live On Tour in Europe.

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As an extra to this week’s Mike Dean feature, we snagged exclusive photos from the Watch the Throne in Europe. Aside from Hov and Yeezy, the tour features various choice acts as it moves throughout the globe. Take a look at the musical mayhem being conjured up overseas. FOR PING/REBLOG/POST PERMISSIONS, PLEASE EMAIL: → CLICK HERE ← Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online …

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Eternal (Summer).

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Rest in Paradise, Miss Summer. This past weekend the world said goodbye to the ubiquitous queen of disco and grace, Donna Summer. Summer was not only a phenomenal singer with a talent that carried remnants of disco into later generations but she was also one of the fashion mavens of an era. Dedicated in her honor, we pay homage to …

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Hump Day Treat of the Week: That’s My Jaaam!

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So there once was a show way back when about a dude so Fresh & some of his friends… 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, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean …

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Action Bronson Gets His Britches Sued.

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Action Bronson, the Queens indie rapper, is being hit with a $70,000 lawsuit from Clockwork Music after he failed to fulfill his 17-date tour contract in Europe. Clockwork has claimed that Bronson received full payment for the first seven dates, which he performed, but bailed on the remaining 10 without returning any of the deposits he received. According to various …

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Keeping (Father) Time.

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Growing up, some of us may have had a grandfather clock in our home.  It’s hourly dong chime was soothing for some, but for others it was an unwanted alarm clock.  Originally designed in 1656 by Christiaan Huygens, it was once touted as the world’s most accurate timekeeper, but with more city dwellers residing in smaller living spaces with walls as thin …

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Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ May 21st, 2012. – May 27th, 2012.

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We’re up to our usual shenanigans this week but our 4th book sees super producer and accomplished engineer Mike Dean! That’s right, the man behind Watch the Throne and other GOOD Music sat down with us to talk about his career, his craft and everything else in between. Stay Tuned! Unflinchingly Yours, Quiet Lunch Staff. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication …

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: A Rare Look.

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Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. Joel Sartore–photographer for National Geographic and animal activist — gives us an intimate look at our fellow earth dwellers who …

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The Do-Over.

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2012 is reaching its midway point and it’s time for a Do-Over. The soiree, which took place in Los Angeles last year, is coming to downtown Brooklyn on May 27th and boasts a secret cast that only makes the event more enticing. Taking place each summer Sunday, the Do-Over is one the longest running music events around. This promises to …

Hump Day Treat of the Week: Smooth Operators.

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Dudes dance in videos all the time but not like this. 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, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. https://quietlunch.com

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: Abnormally Normal.

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Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. In this vast space we call Planet Earth, we have all had our fair share of run ins with some …

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: On the Charts.

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Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. I Love Charts.↓ Where words fail, charts do wonders. Cody Westphal and Jason Oberholtzer, the creators of the I Love Charts tumblr, …

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Eternal Peace: Adam MCA Yauch.

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Today marks the passing of yet another musical juggernaut. Adam “MCA” Yauch, one third of the iconic Beastie Boys, passed away at the age of 47. Yauch was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 after discovering a tumor in his salivary gland and had been receiving treatment since. Forming the hip-hop trio with friends Mike “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” …

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Learnin’ Youse Some Lettas: Hardhanded.

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Hardhanded (Pronounced: Hard•handed)→ Adjective.:  a) having hands made hard by labor. b) strict, oppressive. Example: “Kim Jong Il was a hardhanded dictator.” 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. https://quietlunch.com

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Inside The Shadow Society.

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Puma has teamed up with Solebox, one of the most identifiable shoe boutiques on the planet, to bring us their latest entry in the elusive The Puma Shadow Society concept. Sounds like another humdrum sneaker release but the special thing about The Puma Shadow Society is that participants aren’t allowed to take credit for the designs. This means that the Solebox x Puma States will more than likely be rebranded as …

31 Days to Reset Your Life: May 2012 Challenge.

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Heading into the halfway mark of the year, the long-running self help DVD and book series How to Reset Your Life in 31 Days is setting out to help you get your life in check! Developed by Rosetta Thurman, creator of Happy Black Woman, the motivational materials are designed to get anyone out of a rut; whether it be financial, …

Welcome, Carly Sioux!

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Quiet Lunch enjoys adding members to its band of miscreants; so, with no further ado, say, ‘Ay, vato.’ to our newest staff member Carly Sioux! Carly Sioux is a brilliant photog but, MORE IMPORTANTLY, she is an exquisite photo essayist who uses her lens to capture carefree mayhem and warm introspection. In essence, she isn’t just some sassy jabroni with a …

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E Cosi Desio Me Mena.

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Due to its appropriate design, we have no choice but to heart this ring. Seeming fit only for the most interesting man in the world, this DIGBY + IONA creation is engraved with the phrase “E Cosi Desio Me Mena” (‘And So Desire Carries Me Along’); a phrase taken from Francesco Petrarca’s 1342 work, Canzoniere. The Heart Signet ring has a classic design and …

Ron Paul: Scoring Delegates and Taking Names.

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A Ron Paul video game is in the works and politically aware hipsters everywhere are all the chatter. Titled Road to Revolution, game developer Daniel Williams says it will be a “side-scrolling platformer action/adventure game, reminiscent of console classics like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog.” In the game, you play Ron Paul; a Libertarian turned Republican who is hell bent on becoming President …