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No Pants, Full Service. (NSFW)

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PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING: PHOTOGRAPHS 1985-2010. Van Lamsweerde and Matadin made a grandstand with their last exhibit that included a library of photos spanning from 1985-2010. The duo, living in New York since 1995, have been a part of numerous fashion campaigns and have placed amongst the most important photographers in the world by the New York Times. The exhibit contained up to 300 photographs and …

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Smoke and Fumes. (NSFW)

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Just in case you haven’t caught the new Flaming Lips video released a week and change ago, we decided to throw it up — despite it being “stale” by hip standards. The song, “Girl, You’re So Weird”, comes off of their collaboration with one man band New Fumes and was released just in time for Record Store Day (April 21st). The …

The Lesser of Two Evils. (NSFW)

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Lady in the Trees.

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Stillness in Motion is a sculpture by Olga Ziemska. The piece is made entirely from locally reclaimed willow branches that have been cut and stacked to create a human figure.   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 …

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Thin Lizzy.

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From the quaint London fog emerges Lizzy Stewart; a charming illustrator who uses her craft to tell folkesque stories that warm the heart and soul. Perhaps it is the pencil strokes; perhaps it is her mellow quirk… but there is genuine something about Stewart’s work. It feels natural. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote …

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Lana Del Rey Banks On It.

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Lana Del Rey has employed the skills of Harlem femcee Azealia Banks on the new Smims & Belle remix of her latest single “Blue Jeans”. Banks, who is currently reveling in celebrity in the UK due to the success of “212“, rides the beat like a champion while Del Rey’s siren-like vocals provides a yin to Banks’ yang. Smims & …

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(Houghton) Bothered.

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Essentially, Andy Houghton‘s work is a loaded gun; shiny, heavy and filled with danger. There’s nothing about his work that is to be taken lightly. It is unyielding and demands your utmost respect. The British photographer has keen a eye for sex, violence and despair — a rotten appetite that results in rather delicious photography.     Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch …

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Whatever Will Be, Won’t Be.

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“Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.” – Bertolt Brecht. 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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(Sensu)ble.

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Complimentary to the app Paper, Sensu allows the user to create vivid masterpieces and humble doodles through the use of a brush and a stylus. Although it may lack a “real feel”, the brush and stylus works just about as well as any real pencil or brush and works perfectly with your iPad and iPhone. “Sensu is two very useful tools …

The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia.

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From a life sized replica of a lynching tree to the various depictions of African American women as mammies and Jezebels, the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Michigan opened Thursday to some raised eyebrows. According to the Huffington Post David Pilgrim, the founder and curator, started his collection as a teenager and says the museum housed at Ferris …

The Pie Hole: Chicken & Mango, Make You Wanna Tango.

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Nothing ushers in a summer fiesta better than finger foods of the Latino persuasion. Borrowed from the Tasty Kitchen, this Mango Chicken Quesadilla is quick and easy to make; and a guaranteed delicious lasso to keep guests coming back for more. Now, bring on the tequila! Ingredients.↓ 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 whole chicken tenders or 2 chicken breasts sliced …

Behind Those Jaded Eyes.

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We did a hit and run with Richard Salcido in the past and it only left our readers salivating for more. Nonetheless, we ignored the spit. Truthfully, we didn’t see much in his work. We thought it to be a little incomplete. Obviously we were out of our fucking minds. We underestimated Salcido and passed his work off as simple social …

Shutter Down.

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Let’s face it, although your pictures come out great, the touch screen shutter on your iPhone doesn’t exactly feel as authentic as an actual shutter. Introducing the iPhone Shutter Grip… Now all you Instagram junkie can feel like Gordon Parks himself! It adds a photo and video button right where you’re used to having a shutter button. The grip connects to …

The Helmet.

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Den Lille Havfrue: The True Story of the Little Mermaid.

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Most of us are familiar with Disney’s version of Little Mermaid but few of us actually know of the original tale written by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen in 1837. Disney’s happy ending ensured kids would go to bed nightmare-free while Andersen’s version wasn’t exactly as mindful. In the original story: “The Little Mermaid, longing for the prince and an eternal …

Surrending to Your Slaughter.

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“Find what you love and let it kill you.” – Charles Bukowski. 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

Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ April 23rd, 2012.

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Hey, Quiet Lunchers! We’re constantly finding ways to grow and we decided that a weekly cover would be a great way to continue that growth. The covers will list significant articles that will be featured during the week and the artwork or photo will usually belong to a showcased artist. This week’s cover comes courtesy of Richard Salcido. The concept is in its …

Q'd Up.

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Titled “Steve the Q Urkel”, this piece by Ryan Milner is from the group show, “Rock Paper Sinners,” at Phone Booth Gallery in Long Beach, California — which is up until May 8th. 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 …

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Everybody’s Doing It.

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Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation – from the writers of the world’s religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists.” – Jack Herer. 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. …

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Everybody’s Doing It.

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Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation – from the writers of the world’s religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists.” – Jack Herer. 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. …

The Blacker the Berry…

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Ng’s 100.

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Toby Ng – The World of 100. “Have you ever asked yourself, what would the World look like as a small community of 100 people? Probably not. However, it is something to think about, as the reality would be startling – as much as you’d think so, the village would only have 7 computers, and only 1 person in the …

The Classic Tale of Willy Bum Bum. (NSFW)

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Okay, out of fear of ruining the whole experience, we’re not going to really prep you for what you’re about to watch. Instead we’re just going to throw you in face first and  hope that you swim. But we will say this, at the video’s end, you’ll either say, “What the fuck did I just watch?” or more simply, “What …

Bad Nuns. (Slightly NSFW)

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Give It to Mikey. (NSFW)

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Glaring into the eyes of Mikey McMichael‘s work is like making out with a topless Viking queen in the Hall of the Slain whilst drenched in the blood of a thousand Romans. An exaggerated truth but an appropriate description nonetheless. McMichaels’ work is exhilarating; delightful. You can pass it off as smut or bask in its aura of carefree misconduct. This isn’t just nudity. It’s reality. It’s …

Tangled in Ecstasy. (Slightly NSFW)

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Quiet Lunch often finds any excuse to get filthy but Erik Ravelo‘s raunchy Lana Sutra series is worth getting caught up in. Sponsored by United Colors of Benetton, Lana Sutra depicts various positions that can be found in the legendary Karma Sutra while exploring the various physical spectrums of love. The Cuban artist crosses borders by branching out on the diversity of …

Looking for Jane. (NSFW)

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Yesterday, we featured a new video from Jack White’s debut album Blunderbuss. But in the process we became enthralled with the work of AG Rojas, the video’s director. We mentioned that he also directed “EARL” and “Hey, Jane” — speaking of “Hey, Jane”, the video is fugging bonkers. The video for the Spiritualized track, which is the first single off of the forthcoming …

Aw, Crackers. (Slightly NSFW)

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Jack White recently dropped a new video for his single “Sixteen Saltines” and it kind of fucks you in the face; vigorously. Directed by AG Rojas, who also directed Spiritualized’s “Hey, Jane” and Odd Future’s Earl Sweatshirt’s “EARL“, the video is shot in White’s home town of Springfield (Nashville) and depicts him stranded in a Lord of the Flies themed wasteland. Rojas had this …