James Murphy on why he wants subways turnstiles to make music.
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"Roughly one in 10 people who enter Balthazar orders the steak frites. It is far and away the restaurant’s best-selling dish, and Balthazar can sell as many as 200 on a busy day. A plate of steak and potatoes requires a tremendous input of labor if you’re going to charge $38 for it. At a smaller restaurant, cooks are typically responsible for setting up their own mise-en-place — preparing food for their stations — before each service begins, but at Balthazar, things are necessarily more atomized. The fries, for example, go through numerous steps of prep, done by a few different people, before they wind up on a plate.” - 22 Hours in Balthazar
Prep School Gangsters They cruise the city in chauffeured cars, blasting rap, selling pot to classmates. How some of New York’s richest kids joined forces with some of its poorest.
A Hail Mary for Ryan Leaf They called him a better quarterback than Peyton Manning. Then they called him the NFL’s greatest bust. playboy
An Oral History Of Apple Design: 2001 37-years in the story of this generation’s greatest design tale. fastcompany
The standard brooding Michael Pitt during autumn photo.