smoothmodernist

mid-century maunderings for men who know better

Monthly Archives: August, 2012

How has web 2.0 affected the dandy modernist in pursuit of his daily pleasures?

For  smoothmodernist the internet has meant shopping. Clothes, records, books, all past their contemporary heyday, all available for a reasonable negotiable price. Excellent! Rather than comb racks of soiled polyester … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s the drugs isn’t it?

It takes a rare form of naïveté to believe high performance athletes do not benefit from illegal performance enhancing drugs. We will never know the extent to which this occurs. Some are caught. … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 2 Comments