1. AldenPyle

    Brooks Brothers Looking For A Buyer

    New owners of Brooks Brothers signal their intentions. https://wwd.com/business-news/retail/exclusive-the-brooks-brothers-playbook-includes-more-sportswear-e-comm-and-fun-1234664703/ This might or might not be behind a paywall. Basically, sounds like they are going for a more upscale version...
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    Brooks Brothers Looking For A Buyer

    Sad day. At one level, this is just part of the major retrenchment that you see in all parts of the retail industry. The acceleration due to the downturn means that Brooks needs to file to break their long-term leases. Going back to 100 or 50 or 20 stores might not be so bad. On the other hand...
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    American Trad men (photos)...

    Jewel thieves Allan Kuhn and Jack "Murph the Surf" Murphy, 1964
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    American Trad men (photos)...

    Evacuating U.S. embassy at Phnom Penh 1975
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    Charles McCarry
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    Sociologist Nathan Glazer RIP
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    ^It seems like old movies are going to need to be colorized if they are going to survive beyond our generation. I wonder how hard it is to colorize seersucker. True, though I suspect "Mockingbird" might have a real impact as a play.
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    Are You Rich?

    Sorry, kids. College is over-rated anyway.
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    American Trad men (photos)...

    Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch
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    End of an Era
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    Smarter people than me can write about his literary importance. But underated as a style icon.
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    Buddy Rich
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    Seems like he mostly played soldiers or cowboys. Even in those roles that he wore a suit, his character was deliberately uncomfortable, like Mr. Deeds.
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    One of the usual suspects
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    Reagan administration science advisor George Keyworth II (photgraphed by Tames)