Looking better in a $500 suit than the guy who spent $5,000 is not only possible but immeasurably satisfying. One of the best resources for realizing said possibility and satisfaction is Suitsupply. Continue reading The Considerable Value of Suitsupply’s Blue Line
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I’m a huge fan of Ray Donavan and also a huge fan of Liev’s style in the title role. The wardrobe is so well-chosen, looks so good and is totally character-appropriate. I just stumbled upon this great piece in Indiewire by Sundi Rose-Holt about the style behind TV’s best-dressed male characters (“TV’s Most Dapper Gentlemen: Costume Designers Reveal the Secrets of Suits”). Continue reading Ray Donovan’s Style
The ‘In Memoriam’ tribute at this year’s Prime Time Emmy Awards seemed to feature more legends than usual whose work genuinely influenced my personal sense of comedy, delivery, tone. Whether through writing, directing, producing or performing, each of these people did something that I not only really loved, but something that shaped some aspect my sensibility and experience with entertainment.
To name a few… Mike Nichols, Jerry Weintraub (producer/mover/shaker), Leonard Nimoy, B.B. King, Wes Craven, Anne Meara, Taylor Negron (Mr. Pizza Guy from Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Jack Rollins (Woody Allen’s longtime producer), Albert Maysles (documentarian behind Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens and Iris), Dick Van Patten (Mr. Bradford!), Jan Hooks, Edward Herrmann and Joan Rivers, for whom I had the privilege of working during the last few months of her life.
The amazing Sammy Davis, Jr. killing on drums and piano at a UNICEF concert in Berlin, 1972. This makes me nostalgic for ruffled formal shirts, too. Fabulous.
Folding a fitted bed sheet. It’s the stupidest thing – something we all deal with and something that still trips me up. I posted a video how-to on this blog some years back, but it demonstrates a method I still can’t seem to master. Here’s a new one that makes it even simpler from Boll & Branch, makers of fair-trade organic bedding and linens…