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1960 MASERATI 3500 GT SPYDER

Couutesy of The Car Nut In the late fifties, Maserati was in trouble, having sunk most of its cash into its race cars. But it found a savior in the 3500 GT. Although the model was introduced in 1957, the best-loved version, the Spyder, hit the market in 1960 and had the iconic Vignale bodywork. The limited supply—the company produced only 250 Spyders during the initial run—means that museum-quality specimens can cost up to $275,000. Ian Daly
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GAYMER GOES TO THE MOVIES

Photos courtesy of In the Words of Susy Q, Dark Comedy and Satire, and A Girl's World 'Sup, bitches? Gaymer here with the news that'll make you want to go play with yourself. Have you heard? The iconic ladeez of Pretty in Pink, Clueless, and Mean Girls will soon be joining us in the world of tender keystrokes, exotic role play, and balls-out tussling. Of course, Molly, Alicia, and Lindsay are hardly Hollywood's first fallen fairy princesses to revisit their glory days in virtual reality, so let's take a brief look at a queeny icon who can show these see more
Grooming

THE ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH

Photograph by Jamie Chung It's not hype: Toothbrushes that plug in really do get your teeth cleaner. Invest in a new high-tech model with soft bristles and extra whitening power. Here are three to try. Katie Hintz 1. Ultreo Pro: The pared-down toothbrush uses ultrasound technology that breaks paste into microbubbles to clean teeth more deeply. Con: The way the ultrasound waveguide—a rubber ball in the center of the bristles—knocks against your teeth is annoying until you become accustomed to it. $170, ultreo.com 2. Philips Sonicare Healthy White Pro: The streamlined design makes the transition from manual to electric see more
Music

MACKO'S MATERIALS: MGMT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE

-By Michael Macko, Details Fashion Director "I'm feeling rough, I'm feeling raw, I'm in the prime of my life. Let's make some music, make some money, find some models for wives." Not since the Verve unleashed "Bittersweet Symphony" in 1997 has the fashion crowd found such an obvious anthem as they have in MGMT's "Time to Pretend." Photos courtesy of Festival Freak and MGMT The hit song is from the two-man band—Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden—whose synthesized sounds, trippy videos, and poignant-yet-ironic lyrics strike a chord with the disenfranchised fashion league of today. The music video for MGMT's single "Time see more
Books

PHILIP DELVES BROUGHTON, AHEAD OF THE CURVE

Photograph by Margaret Delves Broughton When Philip Delves Broughton quit his job at London's Daily Telegraph to attend Harvard Business School, he wasn't planning on writing a book. "I was trying to get journalism out of my system," says Broughton, 35. But after he graduated in 2006 without a job, he found himself revisiting his student diaries. The result is Ahead of the Curve (Penguin Press, $26), a compelling insider's account of the celebrated training ground of power brokers as well as such famously flawed leaders as former defense secretary Robert McNamara, Enron ex-CEO Jeffrey Skilling, and the current see more
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FASHION V SPORT

Courtesy of Victoria & Albert Museum Good Sport London's Victoria & Albert Museum explores the collision of athletic wear, high fashion, and street style with "Fashion V Sport," an exhibit of clothes by Kim Jones, Dries Van Noten, and Japanese label Visvim—plus photographs of obsessive sneaker collectors. Courtney Colavita

60 SECONDS WITH SHWAYZE'S CISCO ADLER AND AARON SMITH

Courtesy of Console Newz and Made in Brazil 'Sup, bitches? Gaymer here with the news that'll make you want to go play with yourself. This week, much as we'd like to just party and play Street Fighter II Turbo, we must tear our bad selves away from the late-night topless wrestling matches to take a stand against Nintendo's Wii. Come on, stand up—and act up—for a man's right to high fashion, basic hairstyling, and carefully sculpted legs, even—or especially—in a gaming avatar. We thought creating a Mii to represent us in Wii's games would be like taking a newly see more
Travel

BAGGAGE CLAIM

Courtesy of Acne Baggage Claim Acne and One & Only Resorts have a fix for lost luggage: a limited-edition leather carry-on stuffed with a day's worth or more of Acne gear, including underwear, chinos, socks, pajamas, and the label's eponymous magazine. Courtney Colavita

TROPIC THUNDER'S OTHER SURPRISES

Photo by Gramercy Pictures/Courtesy of Everett Collection The most buzzed-about aspect of the bold comedy Tropic Thunder is Robert Downey Jr.'s doing blackface—and actually making it work. But while Downey successfully crosses racial lines in this movie-within-a-movie—portraying an Oscar-winning Aussie actor who undergoes "pigmentation alteration" for a Vietnam War action flick—Thunder manages something even more unlikely: It makes you appreciate its cast of tiresome costars. As a vapid action hero, Ben Stiller relishes his character's emotional limitations with quizzical, Zoolander-style self-reflection. Jack Black, playing a smack-addicted comedian who trades in flatulence humor, shows pathos through the cold sweats of see more
Books

HARUKI MURAKAMI, WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT RUNNING

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami [Knopf, $20] Murakami's fans may be disappointed that the famously reticent novelist doesn't reveal more personal details in this slim memoir about preparing for the 2005 New York City Marathon, but you can't fault him for a misleading title. All's not lost, however, as Murakami's hypnotic, deadpan tone (which can find absurdity in even the most mundane detail) is present in full force, and this may be as close to an autobiography as we'll get. Timothy Hodler see more
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