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Monday, July 28, 2014

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Linen. It Sucks.

Wanna go from looking like a million bucks to looking like you actually owe money? In just 45 seconds flat? Wear linen.

No matter how great the deal, or how great that model might look wearing it, be strong and resist the temptation of linen. As the time-lapse photography below shows, it sucks.



:00 Looking magnificent. But are those storm clouds in the background?

:00

:15 Fifteen seconds later, simply by breathing, it begins.

:15

:30 Slight bending of knee causes catastrophic wrinkling.

:30

:45 What the fuck just happened?

:45

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BETA

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  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 sugar cube (or half teaspoon simple sugar)
  • soda water (if desired)

Place the sugar cube at the bottom of a lowball glass, add the fresh lemon juice, and mash with the back of a spoon. Fill two-thirds with ice and the gin and stir for at least 30 seconds. Add soda water, if desired, and give a quick stir. Garnish with a lemon wedge.


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