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Dayglow Coffee

Food & Drink

The 7 Best Coffee Roasters and Shops in Los Angeles

These are the places worth a detour on your morning commute

Beer and shot combos

Food & Drink

Where to Get the Best Beer-and-Shot Combos in DC

Because why choose between a beer and a shot when you can simply have both?

Museum of Future Experiences Review


A Trip Inside NYC’s Psychedelic New “Museum of Future Experiences”

Is a new VR exhibit the future of storytelling? We visited to find out.

Tom Bulleit

News & Opinion

Bulleit Bourbon at a Crossroads Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sales are up. But behind the scenes, the Bulleit family is reckoning with its own #MeToo moment

American Cities That Have E-Scooters


Scooter-Sharing Has Problems. When Will American Cities Solve Them?

Local governments are still perplexed by the "micro-mobility" phenomenon

Snake River Farms American Wagyu

Food & Drink

Is This the Best Beef in America?

American Wagyu is used to produce a “best of both worlds” steak

"It's not a bad thing at all to be generous." - Jimmy Cliff (Leah Odze Epstein for InsideHook)

Arts & Entertainment

The World According to Jimmy Cliff

The reggae legend dishes on playing Carnegie Hall, his favorite Jamaican curse word, Dom Pérignon and "The Harder They Come."

smoke daddy chicago

Food & Drink

Where Chicago’s Top Pitmasters Buy Their Meat and Fixings

Up your BBQ game this Labor Day by shopping where the pros shop

cafe gratitude bowl

Food & Drink

How the Once Lowly Bowl Became LA’s Signature Dish

You could do bowls for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here are the best ones to try.

Daily Brief

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August 21, 2019 August 20, 2019

Featured: What We're Watching


Fall Movie Preview: The 20 Films to See Between Now and December

But just earmark all the Oscars for Mr. Rogers

Aisling Franciosi in The Nightingale


“The Nightingale” Is a Traumatic but Necessary Film. You’ve Been Warned.

Aisling Franciosi discusses the brutal but cathartic shoot she endured for "Babadook" director Jennifer Kent's second film

Quentin Tarantino Best Character Names


Quentin Tarantino’s 50 Best Character Names, Ranked

Prepare for alliteration. So much alliteration.

Rick Alverson The Mountain


In “The Mountain,” Director Rick Alverson Paints a Grim, Honest Portrait of America

The film tries, and succeeds, to get as far away from Hollywood conventions as possible

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Young & Yonder


The Ultimate Wine-Country Road Trip for ... Spirits Lovers?

Sonoma is now home to a ton of great distilleries. These are the ones to know.

Brooklinen Men's Loungewear Collection


Does Brooklinen’s Loungewear Live Up to Its Bedding?

We tested the direct-to-consumer sheet company’s new clothing line

Surfing Ban in the Hamptons

News & Opinion

Why Surfing Was Inexplicably Banned in the Hamptons Last Weekend

Local cops decided to dust off a 40-year-old law. Not everyone was thrilled.

cryotherapy chamber

Health & Fitness

All Your Questions About Cryotherapy, Answered

We hopped in the chamber this week. It's as cold as advertised.

Youthsplaining: Everything You Need to Know About Cancel Culture


Everything You Need to Know About Cancel Culture

Everyone's getting canceled, but is it even a real thing?

Special Forces triathlon

Health & Fitness

I Survived the Special Forces Endurance Race From Hell

The Fan Dance Race Series punishes entrants both physically and mentally

1988 Porsche 959 Sport Pebble Beach 2019


The Best '80s Cars at Monterey Car Week 2019

The decade has seen a meteoric rise in the world of collector automobiles. Here's why.

Obama 2019 Summer Reading List


On the Growing Influence of Barack Obama, Literary Tastemaker

Readers everywhere rejoiced when the former president dropped his summer reading list last week