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The Best, Worst And Weirdest Of The Week

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Peak Caucasity: This edition of "Sigh, White People" is brought to you by one writer named Sarah A. Chrisman, who published an article on Vox earlier this week detailing her choice to live a completely Victorian existence with her husband -- meaning oil lamps, corsets and ice boxes. Because apparently they hearken so desperately for a time of intense sexual repression, social stigma and cholera. Idk, whatever, enjoy your cosplay, guys. -- Sandra Song

Least Sanitary Festival Experience: Because it's not like your average Burning Man gathering is known for being  squeaky clean, but this just takes the gross, communal festival experience to a whole new level. -- SS
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Most Unlikely Adaptation:Seth Rogen (for some unforeseeable reason) is heading up the AMC television adaptation of violent and, uh, pretty visceral 90s comic The Preacher -- and he's not Arseface? IDK, guys... -- SS

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Worst Hiding Place: A Texas woman was charged with unlawful carrying a weapon when a revolver was found hidden... in her vagina. -- Eric Thurm

Best Comic Idea, Ever: Pitchfork editor and artist Meaghan Garvey announced the impending launch of Chosen One: Actavis Status, a web comic (that will apparently eventually head to print) depicting Future and Esco as ronin warriors. We can't wait. -- ET


Most Eyebrow-Raising Dating Decision of the week: The Weeknd is dating a teenager. Yes, she's 18, but... still. -- ET


Best Sia Cover: FKA Twigs' ethereal take on "Elastic Heart" for BBC's "Live Lounge."--Elizabeth Thompson

Screen Shot 2015-09-11 at 7.10.28 PM.pngBest Parade: New York City's annual West Indian Day Parade, held on Labor Day. It makes all other parades look like Mickey Mouse Club amateur hour. Check out Rebecca Smeyne's awesome photos of this year's festivities. --Elizabeth

 
Best Dancers: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake doing "Single Ladies" at the U.S. Open. -- Elizabeth

 
Screen Shot 2015-09-11 at 6.04.49 PM.pngFashion Site of the Week:Semaine, a just-launched site that merges content and commerce and lets you take a peek into the lives of some of your favorite celebrities and creative people, who share their go-to picks for things like food, travel, fashion and more. -- Abby Schreiber

brainwash911.jpgPublic Art of the Week:
A new mural by Mr. Brainwash commemorating 9/11. You can see it outside Century 21, who collaborated with the artist on the project. -- A.S.

Screen Shot 2015-09-11 at 6.15.18 PM.pngTrend of the Week That You Should Definitely Bust Out During NYFW:
Sproutcore, a hair accessories fad sweeping China in which people wear beansprout clips or handbands on their heads. -- A.S.

Screen Shot 2015-09-11 at 6.40.38 PM.pngDo-Gooder Collab of the Week:
The one between Faircloth & Supply and Verve Coffee Roasters. Phoebe Dahl's clothing line, which donates two school uniforms, school supplies and scholarship to send a Nepali girl to school for one year for every dress purchased, teamed up with LA's Verve Coffee Roasters on a new t-shirt line. -- A.S.


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