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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Deadstock Girard 3700 Sunglasses

As worn by Bradley Cooper in American Hustle


300-Year Sterling Silver Buckle Belt

Built to look great forever — even if you live to 300


Disposable Letterpress Beverage Shields

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Signed Charge of the Unicorns Print

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Q: Stumped over what sunglasses to wear while running. Most "fashion" shades are not practical for exercise, and most "performance" shades are too Nascar. Little help?
—PM


A: Have you tried squinting?

As any MB knows, drinking and running typically don't mix, but if you must publicly display your means of staying in shape, we suggest erring on the side of function over fashion, even if it means swerving into Dale Earnhart Jr. toolbag territory. Your sunwear needs to be lightweight, durable, not bounce on the face, and not fog up, which means you should be looking for metal frames combined with lightweight polycarb lenses (not that cheap plastic shit). It ain't easy (as you suggest in your question), but these options will both a.) cut down the glare and b.) cut down on you looking like an asshole.

From the top:

* Serengeti Vedi. 149.99
* As much as we hate to admit it, Oakley Nanowire. $300.
* Rudy Project - Murphy 82. $204.99.
* Maui Jim Kailua. $229.00.
The official Magnificent Bastard eyewear expert, allyn scura contributed mightily to this response.

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  • 3 shots rye whiskey (or to taste)
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Peychaud's Bitters
  • quarter shot of Absinthe
  • lemon twist

Soak the sugar cube with the bitters and place in the bottom of a highball glass. Mash with the back of a spoon (or muddler, which we hope has not been used to make a Mojito), add the rye whiskey and fill the glass with ice. Stir for about 30 seconds and then strain into another lowball glass that has been rinsed with Absinthe and filled about halfway with ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.


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