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When an aging celebrity gets caught masturbating in public, Tomorrow writers are there to investigate. Twice. Cord and Amanda went down to Ye Ole 24-Hour Porn Theatre (They still exist. This is Hollywood, baby.) the Tiki where actor Fred Willard was arrested for bein’ nasty last week. Then they wrote about it for Gawker and Slate, respectively. According to Cord, the prospect of getting...
write whatever the fuck we want– Cord Jefferson on the Tomorrow Magazine editorial mission, in Animal New York (via amandahess) No bosses, no ad sales, no problem. -CMJ
'Making a mark'
We received this sweet email from Dylan’s mom last week. (Read it! It’s long but worth it.) From: <mom> Subject: Fwd: Thanks for becoming a backer of Tomorrow Magazine by Tomorrow Magazine. Date: July 15, 2012 9:32:03 AM PDT To: <dylan> Dylan - I kept waiting for an opportunity to make a mark as a Tomorrow backer. I was trying to be the 1500th backer...
tetw asked: I noticed that you picked up the list of articles and essays we posted the other day. If you have have any suggestions for things we could add to the list, we'd love to hear about them. And if you need anything from our end, just shout.
I want this to be an artifact of where I was at this point in my life, and these...– warm fuzzies from our very own Cord Jefferson, interviewed by Animal New York
You know, I respect Frank Ocean. That’s a man. He’s manning up....– overheard by my girl Cille in a cell phone store in inner-city Philly. #menoftomorrow —Nona
The last day to give to Tomorrow is, literally,... →
Thanks one million more times for all the love. (And remember, you can always gift your online dating profile tweak.)
The Queer Icon of Tomorrow: Ton Do-Nguyen of...
Beyonce thinks he’s “BRILLIANT.” The internet thinks he’s gay. Meet Ton Do-Nguyen, the magnetic 16-year-old straight boy who staged a shot-by-shot remake of Bey’s “Countdown” video swathed in a cerulean Snuggie—capturing the imagination of the gay blogosphere and blazing new ground for youth sexuality, one batted eyelash at a time. Ton is our queer...
A note on what Tomorrow will bring
First and foremost, thanks for believing in us and supporting Tomorrow. We’ve been blown away by the number of people who want to help us make this magazine. With only five days left to finish fundraising, we want to give you a quick update on where we stand and where we’re headed next—and ask you to tell your friends all about it. As of this writing, our Kickstarter total is just shy of...
150 Essential Articles and Essays →
tetw: A Tetw reading list A huge collection of the very best magazine length non-fiction. Includes stacks of classics from DFW, JJS, HST, Joan Didion, Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Orlean, Tom Wolfe, David Sedaris, Walter Kirn, Chuck Klosterman, Michael Lewis and many others. Summer reading!
Studies show that if one area is injured, the adjacent properties take over. If...– The Space Between the Lines Is Your Life by Elizabeth Koch in the LA Review of Books
The small business is the idealized social form of our time. Our culture hero is...– William Deresiewicz Lots of people have been asking me if Tomorrow is going to become an ongoing magazine—essentially, a new business. I always respond that for now we’re just fundraising and focused on creating a single issue, not making plans beyond that. And I keep thinking about this...
The digital can be disconcertingly durable.– Rob Walker on the shelf life of digital versus physical stuff. We’re conceiving of Tomorrow as first and foremost a print magazine, a physical artifact we’re going to create one time and one time only. But we’re just starting to think about how and whether this thing that we make...
Something to look forward to? Magic Mike 2. Channing’s eager to “flip the script and make it bigger.” Ahem. To celebrate the occasion, enjoy my personal favorite flip-the-script moment from the original: —Nona
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onlinesniper asked: Are you going to comment on cool futuristic science stuff in the magazine? Like project Immortality 2045, how harvard scientists have managed to reverse aging in mice, google's project glass (and apple's recently announced upcoming competition for them)?
helliot asked: It use to be my dream to do editorial design for GOOD. I'll find my new dream, Tomorrow :]
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Booking shuttle flights ASAP.
Branded for your favorite brand?
Hot on the what-kids-in-Brooklyn-are-up-to-these-days tip, NPR reported today that rum company Sailor Jerry gave out free anchor tattoos to super fans in exchange for a cocktail. A lifetime of brand evangelism seems like it should be worth more. Had we known we could buy it with a mixed drink, we would’ve offered the option on our Kickstarter. What would a Tomorrow tat look like? My...
Not Cooped Up Anymore
With Anderson Cooper finally coming out, one of media’s most open secrets is now just an opening for debate. The news comes packaged with an argument between those who want the newest normal to be taking sexuality for granted (who cares?) and others who see a need for public figures to champion their sexual identities on behalf of everyone who faces discrimination. I’d say it’s...
A Well-Endowed Man, A Well-Endowed Magazine
What is this man thinking? One lucky Tomorrow supporter will get to find out because they backed the magazine generously and chose our top-flight reward—a one-of-a-kind, personalized PG-13 phone message from porn star James Deen. (He’s contractually obligated to save the dirty stuff for his day job; sorry, ladies and fellaz!) Deen’s ascent to the top of the adult...