Things to do for June 27, 2013

The Weekender

Monica Lewinsky, Time Traveling and the Weekend

School’s out for summer. School’s out for the weekend.

The Finest Fourth of July Hot Dog
HAUTE DOG

The Finest Fourth of July Hot Dog

One week from today, you’ll celebrate our nation’s independence. But first, you’ll need to figure out which hot dogs you’ll be celebrating with one week from today. Our humble suggestion: these 100% American Kobe franks from Snake River Farms. We hear James Madison was a big fan.

Time Traveling with Your Phone. Sorta.
HEARD THAT

Time Traveling with Your Phone. Sorta.

Imagine if you could travel back in time. That would be... spectacular. Also: highly impossible. Now, imagine if there were an iPhone app that constantly recorded every sound around you, allowing you to instantly listen back to something that happened five minutes ago. That would be... fascinating. Also: that would be this.

A Handsome Gift from Canada
TOUCH OF GRAY

A Handsome Gift from Canada

Things are different in Canada. They call sneakers “trainers.” And Mounties... exist. Also: their foremost experts on dapperness, Roden Gray, decided paying full price for things like A.P.C. pants, Gitman shirts and S.N.S. Herning sweaters isn’t a good policy. So they’re demanding you pay half as much as usual. And that you like curling.

This Book Is Called Nudity Today
CONTAINS NUDITY

This Book Is Called Nudity Today

Here’s a new addition to your summer reading list: it’s 200 pages of people removing every piece of fabric on their body and then proceeding about their everyday life. Lying. Swimming. Smoking things. Except more nakedly. It’s a real page-turner.

Two Very, Very Different Auctions
THE LAST AUCTION HERO

Two Very, Very Different Auctions

So a lot of famous people are selling things for you to buy right now. There’re clothes from Monica Lewinsky (in case you’re looking for a shirt that was used as evidence in a trial). And there’s a jacket from John Entwistle (in case you’re looking to channel a rock god). 

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