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Roundup August, 3 2011

Selectism | Around The Web

01. Action Bronson visits Meatopia (Above)

Yeah, it’s not really ‘around the web’ as opposed to ‘around the corner’ but this video was too good not to post up.

02. Booker Corrigan: The Lacrosse Announcer Who Recites Biggie Lyrics

“It was a high school lacrosse playoff game in Baltimore, Maryland, this past May as The Boys’ Latin School played against McDonogh, tying up the game at 7-7 with only five minutes left to play. That’s when Boys’ 6’8,” 280-pound junior Greg Pyke made his move and scored a huge goal.” (XXL)

03. Can Strikeforce capitalize on controversy?

“Perhaps the best indicator that there was some lingering controversy surrounding the ending of Saturday’s Strikeforce main event was that Fedor Emelianenko actually voiced an opinion about it.” (ESPN)

04. European vs American luxury: is there a difference?

“Is there a difference between European and American luxury? And if so, does it have to do with aesthetics, or markets?

I’ve been pondering this ever since the news broke that, after a year of rumours, Andrew Rosen, the great NY garmento who founded Theory and re-invented Helmut Lang, and John Howard of Irving Place Capitol (a fashion-focused private equity fund) plus a few other investors, finally bought Permira’s stake in US brand Proenza Schouler.” (FT)

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