What We Read This Week

Complex counts down the 25 best men’s style blogs, and, apparently, we’re one of them (I’m just as surprised as you are. Also, what up Jake!). Complex: The 25 Best Men’s Style Blogs Right Now

My favorite part of every episode of 30 Rock (RIP), now in internet form. Vulture: Get Put in Your Place With the Jack Donaghy Insult Generator

Sweater? I hardly know her! Get Kempt: The 70 Greatest Sweaters of All Time

LOL TROLL. Sad and Useless: Guy Dresses Up as Facebook Users and Sends them Friend Requests

Turns out alcohol actually makes you sleep worse. Still makes being awake awesome, though. i09: Why You Always Wake Up Early After a Night of Drinking

Kareem Abdul Jabbar be bloggin’ yo. And he isn’t quite sure if he likes the HBO hit Girls, or not. Huffington Post: Girls Just Want to Have (White) Fun

The Super Bowl is mere days away, and the advertiser in me is anticipating the ads almost as much as the rest of me is anticipating the game. Thankfully, The Bleacher Report put together an awesome retrospective of the best Super Bowls ads of all time, which is tiding me over nicely until the new ones air. TERRY TATE GON’ GETCHA!: The Bleacher Report: The 30 Best Super Bowl Ads Ever

What better way to honor Jackie Robinson’s birthday (yesterday), than scooping up his International League Montreal Royals Road Jersey? It’s the same one he wore when he become the first player to break baseball’s “color line” in Jersey City, NJ in 1946. Ebbets Field Flannels: Montreal Royals 1946 Road Jersey

And finally, The Token Black Guy, aka yours truly, made a trip to New York to visit the tradeshows and bug all his editors in the Complex Media offices. No shame in a little self promotion, right? Four Pins: The Token Black Guy Chronicles: 48 Hours At New York City Men’s Market Week

In a telling sign of the times (pun entirely intended), The New York Times published this great account of Chinese Hackers repeatedly attacking their network over the past four months. New York Times: Hackers in China Attacked The Times for Last 4 Months

Derek at Die Workwear, one of the few Tumblrs really worth reading, wrote this expectedly interesting piece about Drake’s latest collection of ties and pocket squares. Patterns and even a pun or two abound. Die Workwear: Spring for Drake’s

Two of my favorite people on God’s green earth, photographer Liam Goslett and animator by day, menswear aficionado by night, Kevin Burroughs, just dropped the most impressive look book I’ve ever seen for the launch of Kevin’s first line of shirting under his epic Windmill Club brand name. Was that enough hyperboles for one sentence? Esquire: The Windmill Club SS13 Look Book

Slate’s new history blog dug up this handwritten letter from F. Scott Fitzgerald to his friend and colleague Charles Green Shaw. It’s a great look into the days when people actually still took the time to write each other on paper. Slate: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Letter to a Fellow Author: Compliments, Criticism, and Applejack

Sonic artist Mileece is presenting her “live generative music” with compositions from her forthcoming album. Mileece developed a unique sound called “aesthetic sonification” which is a real-time synthesis of sounds from the bio-electric emissions of plants and handmade instruments. She will be performing this live exhibit along with a light show at MoMA PS1, co-hosted by Wilder Quarterly, on February 26th. MoMA.org: Bio-Electricity: An Evening with Mileece, hosted by Wilder Quarterly

Boston’s local NPR news station, 90.9 wbur, did a great article this week on the local shared workspace Fringe. Located in Union Square in Somerville, Fringe is home to a multitude of creative individuals and small businesses including friends Foret Flowers, Cuppow, Repeat Press (run by Fringe founder Mike Dacey) and many more. wbur.org: Shared Creative Workspace Nurtures Success In Somerville

Monocle chats with five creatives who have paved their own way. An informative and inspiring read. Monocle: Do It Yourself

Since the US Open of Snowboarding has moved to Aspen this year, Stratton Mountain has teamed up with the VT Open and Washed Up Cup to create a new event. The weekend of March 15-17, head up to the mountain for some awesome snowboarding and live music. Stratton.com: Vermont Open