Sport Coats and Jeans: Not Okay

Hamilton Nolan · 11/20/13 11:21AM

Men wearing sport coats and jeans: no. You want to be formal? Fine, wear a sport coat. You want to be casual? Fine, wear jeans. Pick one, and stand by your choice—Like A Real Man.

The Persistent Failure of Steven Brill

Hamilton Nolan · 06/23/09 10:06AM

Steven Brill has a reputation for being a media wise man—a deep-thinking mogul who's always spotting the opportunities of The Future. Which is kind of strange, since the majority of his projects have been ostentatious failures.

A Shepard Too Far

Ryan Tate · 03/15/09 06:40PM

Dear Shepard Fairey: as human beings we're happy you produced this image for Adopt-a-pet.com and the Dog's Life magazine cover (click for full size). We'd be less thrilled as your brand managers.

White Brit Schools America On 'Barak Oboma's' Race

Hamilton Nolan · 11/06/08 10:56AM

Pasty British expat writer Toby Young has news for you, America: your new president isn't "black," so stop acting all excited. "[Am] I the only person in the world who's noticed that Barak [sic] Obama isn't black?" he wonders. "Slaves were black. Barak [sic] Oboma [sic] isn't descended from slaves. He was born in Hawaii and raised by two white people." Can you school us any more on the intricacies of the blacks, Mr. Nilla?

Choire · 10/15/07 08:50AM

Thomas v. Page, the libel case brought by the Illinois Supreme Court Justice against a columnist for the Kane County Chronicle, has after four years of wrangling been settled to the tune of $3-million, down from the $7-million award a jury granted the judge. Bill Page, the local columnist who apparently defamed the judge, says "I don't apologize for anything, and I stand by what I wrote." [Kane County Chronicle]