Entertainment

How Kendrick Lamar Ended Up on Two New N.E.R.D Tracks

N.E.R.D, the funk/rock/experimental/electronic/hip-hop/and-everything-in-between collaboration between Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shae Haley, have had an oversized effect on popular music since their first album dropped over 16 years ago. In a world where genre-blending has become almost passé, N.E.R.D was blending punk with R&B (“Rockstar”), singing pop hooks over funk instrumentals (“Backseat Love”), and rappingContinue Reading “How Kendrick Lamar Ended Up on Two New N.E.R.D Tracks”

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5 Best Streaming Services that Aren’t Netflix

Netflix is great. It’s cheap, it’s probably sitting there—easily accessible—snugly in your top sites right now, and unless you are an insane superhuman who doesn’t need to eat or sleep, you’ll likely never run out of something to watch. It’s easy to get complacent with something like Netflix, happy to spoon-feed you as many episodesContinue Reading “5 Best Streaming Services that Aren’t Netflix”

Grooming

Ask an Expert: Exactly How Bad Is Drinking Alcohol for Your Skin?

Every mirror-conscious binge drinker has noticed a correlation between his thirstier nights and obnoxious pimples a day or two later. That and a general sense of the skin having turned into parchment overnight—dry to the point of scaly. So, what exactly is happening to the skin when you drink so much? Why is the bodyContinue Reading “Ask an Expert: Exactly How Bad Is Drinking Alcohol for Your Skin?”

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Actually, This Is How Much You Should Tip Your Bartender

Tipping can be a touchy subject. Even in restaurants, where a 15%-20% tip is a pretty well established standard, it can cause anxiety, or drama, or general dread. But when it comes to bar tipping, it’s damn free-for-all. There’s the $1-per-drink crowd, who consider this flat fee tipping practice a universal standard (and probably learnedContinue Reading “Actually, This Is How Much You Should Tip Your Bartender”

Style

Who Mastered Menswear Best in 2017? Vote Now for GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2017

We’ve pitted 64 of the best-dressed and swerve-iest men on planet Earth together in head-to-head heats to find your Most Stylish Man of 2017. But how do you define a category with such a diverse array of well-dressed guys—from Tom Hiddleston (and Ford) to Raf Simons and Shawn Mendes to Jeff Goldblum and a sprinklingContinue Reading “Who Mastered Menswear Best in 2017? Vote Now for GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2017”

Style

Vote for This Year’s Streetwear King in our Most Stylish Man of 2017 Showdown

Our search for the Most Stylish Man of 2017 is on. We’ve pitted 64 of the best-dressed and swerve-iest men on planet Earth together in head-to-head heats to see who will take home this year’s title and it all comes down to one thing: your votes. And in this round, we’re pitting the guys whoContinue Reading “Vote for This Year’s Streetwear King in our Most Stylish Man of 2017 Showdown”

Entertainment

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Even Better Than ‘The Force Awakens’

It’s always tricky to write about a movie you really, really don’t want to spoil for anybody. Here I am, trying to figure out how to talk to you about Star Wars: The Last Jedi without telling you anything about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But just a few days from the movie’s release, there’sContinue Reading “‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Even Better Than ‘The Force Awakens’”