Things to do for June 14, 2012

The Weekender

Polaroids, Mickey Mantle and Cooking with Beer

The weekend writes the songs that make the whole world sing.

Playing Catch with Mickey Mantle’s Glove
SPORTS AUTHORITY

Playing Catch with Mickey Mantle’s Glove

Your online presence is requested at Julien’s Auctions. You see, Willie Mays wants you to bid on his 1979 Hall of Fame induction bat. And Mickey Mantle wants you to bid on his glove. And Kobe Bryant wants you to bid on his... signed Russian doll set. And to think you almost stopped looking.

Polaroids from the ’70s Are the Best
THAT ’70s CAMERA

Polaroids from the ’70s Are the Best

This is the story of a few nostalgia-loving photography guys who dug up a bunch of original Polaroid cameras (and their accessories) from the early ’70s, refurbished them and put them on a website for your perusal. Then you bought one for your dad. And he smiled at you. The end.

Your Boardshorts Just Got Weird
BOARD MEETING

Your Boardshorts Just Got Weird

If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a surf shop, an online emporium of handsome things and a hotel get together (and who hasn’t), well... it’s boardshorts. More specifically, this navy and white-striped number from the guys at Katin, Apolis and the Ace Hotel. Hotel shorts. Hotel shorts just happened.

A Time Machine for Your Breast Pocket
SQUARING CONTEST

A Time Machine for Your Breast Pocket

Just a quick heads-up: you’re about to put a doily into the breast pocket of your blazer. And it’s going to look amazing. Because it’s one of 24 new vintage pocket squares from Billy Reid—think old-school floral patterns with the occasional doily-like lace detail thrown in. Doily. Great word... doily.

How to Cook Everything with Beer
ALL BEER ON THE WESTERN FRONT

How to Cook Everything with Beer

Some things just don’t require an explanation. Take this beer cookbook, for example. It’s called Beer: A Cookbook. And that’s pretty much all you need to know. That, and it’s filled with hop-heavy recipes like Spicy Beer-Soaked Shrimp, Drunk Cheddar Soup and Beer Fondue. Again, don’t make this complicated.

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