Photo: Jason Stewart Chris Black has returned to the Strategist with a monthly column to answer all of your burning questions — from super-specific style predicaments and workout and tennis recs to foolproof host-gift ideas that will get you invited back to the beach house. Airport fits that aren’t too schleppy? I need a departure from sweats and sneaks. This is a timely question: I leave for London and Stockholm in 24 hours. As a society, we have settled into slovenly airport dressing, but we must each do our part to course correct. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to look presentable for a long haul. The frayed SpongeBob pajama pants and Crocs aren’t suitable even for Spirit Airlines. J.Crew Cashmere Crewneck Sweater - Navy $138 $138 Everyone gets cold on the plane, so you have to wear something warm on top. A simple cashmere crewneck sweater is the perfect choice that will also most likely come in handy once you reach your … [Read more...] about Ask Chris Black: What’s an Airport Fit That’s Not Too Schleppy?
Elon Musk’s Twitter has suspended rapper Kanye West after he used the platform Thursday to share an image of a swastika merged with the Star of David. As Breitbart News reported , the tweet was a continuation of his newfound “love” for both Nazis and Jewish people, even as history records the Nazis murdered six million Jewish people. LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 27: Kanye West is seen on November 27, 2022 in Los Angeles, California (Photo by MEGA/GC Images) (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIME) The rapper posted the offensive image after his interview with Alex Jones where he revealed he loves Hitler, Nazis, and Jewish people while denying the first two combined to murder six million of the latter, all while visiting misery on millions more across Europe during World War II. Twitter CEO Elon Musk confirmed the suspension by replying to West’s post of an unflattering photo of Musk. West called it his “final tweet.” Just clarifying that his account is being … [Read more...] about Kanye West Suspended by Elon Musk’s Twitter for ‘Incitement of Violence’
On a recent Sunday afternoon in Midtown, Steve Rodriguez stood in the street, his hand raised in the winter sunlight, watching for traffic and security guards. His skateboard was tilted over on the sidewalk to make a small barrier — a visual cue for walkers to be cautious. He scanned the street, the sidewalk and a plaza up ahead, where a young man was waiting with a skateboard in an empty fountain. Mr. Rodriguez dropped his arm. “Go!” Shiki Rodriguez, 12, jerked into motion. He sprinted forward, jumped onto his board and raced across the fountain, then hit the upturned lip, launching himself into the air. He flew over the ground with his eyes on a bench, his anticipated landing spot. But he landed off balance, and the board shot out as he fell backward. Steve Rodriguez, the lookout and Shiki’s 51-year-old dad, jogged over, intercepting his son’s board. “That was a hard slam,” he said. “You OK?” “Yeah,” said Shiki, taking back his board. A well-dressed woman and her dog … [Read more...] about Why Skaters Love and Resist Skateboard Parks