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Does ‘The Post’ Seek To Glorify The Press In The Era of Fake News?

Steven Spielberg’s latest drama, The Post, may be a celebration of the free press, but in the age of “fake news” it feels more like an attempt to glorify the press rather than focus on its habit of misrepresentation. The Post tells the story of the The Washington Post and its publishing of the Pentagon Papers in 1971. The Pentagon Papers (as they came to be called) was a series of documents detailing the extent of the US involvement in the Vietnam War. Upon learning of the atrocities of the war, military analyst Daniel Ellsberg secretly copied and leaked the documents to the press in the hopes that the public would be made aware of the truth.

Kay Graham (portrayed by Meryl Streep in Spielberg’s film) was the acting publisher of The Washington Post at the time. She inherited the role of sole proprietor following her husband’s untimely death by suicide. Graham not only faced a board of all-male stock holders who were ready to oust her at any moment, but also a more hostile-than-friendly editor named Ben Bradlee (portrayed by Tom Hanks), who reportedly informed her that he’d give his left nut to run the Post, himself. Shortly after Graham came into her new position, Martin Weil (Better Call Saul‘s Bob Odenkirk) was sent to meet with Ellsberg to collect the top secret documents in Boston and transport them safely back to Washington. Continue reading

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Location: 1506 Como Avenue SE, Minneapolis
Hours: Tues-Wed: Noon-6PM, Thurs-Sun: Noon-8PM

Last week we finally got the chance to stop by PIFF in Minneapolis’ Como neighborhood. Purveyors of cool, the space is loaded with dope clothing, an entire wall of rare kicks and even an arcade game that allows you to win sneakers. Among the many items on display around the store, jaw droppers include a Supreme motorcycle helmet, BAPE x Adidas NMDs, Nike SB “Blue Lobsters,” and Yeezy’s. They also offer their own PIFF brand clothing, as well as The Hundreds and Carrots. A new, larger space across the street is currently in the works, so you know things will only grow bigger. A vast amount of HEAT for anyone looking to stay fresh, click the link below for a better look at what they have to offer.

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Supreme “SWOOSH” (Video)


Just ahead of their upcoming collaboration with Nike SB, Supreme has released a quick edit featuring the team out in Paris. The edit only shows a few spots but these guys shred the shit out of them, Alex Olson even tops Benny Fairfax (Palace) with his own backside flip over the now fabled rail. Solid skating in this video, stay tuned for more from Supreme & Nike SB as they prepare to release their collaboration tomorrow.

Supreme – the red devil. (Video)


The good guys over at Supreme recently dropped a new skate video courtesy of William Strobeck. If you remember Cherry and JOYRIDE then you’ve definitely seen all of the above skaters as well as Strobeck’s work first hand. Supreme’s strong skate team continues to keep the ball rolling for a brand that some would say has reached it’s peak. One of the original purveyors of clean & simple street wear, Supreme looks to stay at the forefront of the scene. Check out the video above