Your Perks: 1) A membership that scores you tough-to-get reservations at top restaurants around the country. Useful. Quite useful. 2) Stunning wooden headphones that look and sound amazing. Nicely done, trees. 3) A special bottle of Dom Pérignon. Make sure you always have (at least) one handy.
Things to do for February 24, 2016
In Case You Don’t Have Your Oscar Speech Ready, Here’s a Mad Libs–Style Version
The weekend has money on Leo.
Beatles Memorabilia You Just Might Need
You: What’s this?
Us: An auction filled with rare Beatles paraphernalia.
You: Rare, huh? Like what?
Us: Handwritten letters from Ringo Starr, pages torn from autograph books, John Lennon’s erotic sketches, performance contracts, rare fliers and—
You: That’ll do. I’ll just go ahead and check out the slideshow to get an idea.
Many Nice ’50s-Inspired Dive Watches from Filson
Look down. Yep, right there. At your wrist. Find the spot where you’d put one of the 10 watches in Filson’s ’50s-inspired Dutch Harbor collection. Good. Now know that they’re available for preorder now and shipping in early March. Proceed as you see fit.
This Is Sort of Like Tinder. Sort of Not at All.
Will this Tinder-inspired friendship-but-also-sort-of-dating app bring world peace? Probably not. Is it a pretty astounding way to try and forge conversations between Republicans and Democrats, and between Trump supporters and Latinos? Well, yeah. It most definitely is.
There’s Still So Much Oscar Stuff to Process...
An Oscar speech template, Mad Libs–style. A history of red carpets. A by-the-hour style forecast, with all necessary consideration given to Eddie Redmayne. This, this is your guide to the Oscars.
How to Scroll Through Anyone’s Instagram Feed and See What They See. Sure.
If you’ve ever thought it would be cool to experience what Instagram looks like through an Oscar nominee’s eyes... or, say, anyone else’s... here’s an app that’ll let you scroll through anyone’s feed as if you’re that person. If you haven’t ever thought that would be cool, then, well... maybe now you will.
Here’s What’s Up This Weekend
The New Yorker video series gets into wrestling and taxidermy, the DJ Shadow–endorsed Dj Pound drops a damn good single, and the new Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is happening—either on Netflix or on an IMAX screen near you. If you have your own personal IMAX screen, by all means...