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Things to do for July 24, 2014
Rick James, Muhammad Ali’s Gloves and the Anti-Instagram
Play it again, weekend.
Shaken. Stirred. Either Way, Better.
“Yeah, it’s called Jack Rudy. It’s a small yet mighty collection of cocktail mixers created by a
family in Charleston. I used some aromatic bitters, but they also have tonic and grenadine. Good,
—You, every time you make your dinner date a cocktail for the foreseeable future
Ali’s Gloves: Going Once, Going Twice...
March 8, 1971. Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali. Aka “The Fight of the Century.” Ali loses the harrowing battle. Forty-three years later, you outbid the competition at this online auction and take ownership of the very same gloves he wore on that fateful night. And then you eat a sandwich.
You Know Instagram. This Isn’t That.
Here’s a new app called 1-Hour Photo. It makes you wait an hour before letting you view black-and-white versions of your pictures. The point: encouraging you to live life in the moment instead of picking filters while those moments are actually happening. You... might not use this app.
Now You Know All About Rick James
There was once a funk and disco legend named Rick James. He sang “Super Freak” and led a life of debauchery and excess. Then he wrote a book about his debauchery and excess. Then he died. Ten years later, this is that book. Earmuffs, coffee table. Earmuffs.
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