Posts by David:


Working Titles: No Country For Old Men

The angel of death wears a trucker jacket and the worst Beatle mop you’ve ever seen. That’s Anton Chigurh, cinema’s most systematic cold-hearted killer since The Terminator. Anton is the antagonist in the Coen brother’s crime thriller No Country for Old Men (2007), which they [...]

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Fade Friday – Lee 101Z 23oz. (21 months, 0 washes, 0 soaks)

It’s not often we revisit a pair of jeans for a second update. Achieving Fade Friday status usually means taking denim to a point well past retirement. But there are a select few that keep going well beyond what [...]

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Rawr Denim Podcast #1: Eli Cox of Berkeley Supply

Podcast: Play in new window | Download When we do interviews there’s always so much that gets left on the table, so much [...]

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Working Titles: The Shining

As the days get shorter, the nights get colder, and venturing outside becomes more painful than pleasant, one movie always reminds me I could have it so much worse. Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Shining (1980) is a stunning [...]

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Rawr Denim Halloween – Choose Your Own Adventure

BEWARE and WARNING! This Rawr Denim article is different from all other Rawr Denim articles, for YOU and YOU ALONE are in charge of what happens. There are dangers, choices, adventures, and consequences–all based on your decisions! You will be required [...]

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Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim – Exclusive Interview

Many brands these day play up their “heritage” as much as possible, how they revitalized some long forgotten production process or fabric to put the apparel industry back on the right track. Not so for Matias Sandoval of MATiAS Denim. Self described [...]

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Thursday Boot Co. Diplomat – Boot Review

High-end boot manufacturers like Alden, Viberg, and Dayton are well renowned for their history and construction, as well as their slim and classic stylings that straddle the line between serious work [...]

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Fade Friday – A.P.C. New Cure (4 years, 5 washes)

A.P.C.s are often considered the “gateway denim”. They’ve been around for so long and have been so widely available that many start their raw denim journey in the Atelier de Production et Creation. Such was the case with Will Edem, whose [...]

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Denim by PV Fall 2014 – Gangs of Denim

Denim by Premiere Vision is preparing for its sophomore outing in Barcelona this November 19-20. Further upstream from brand-based shows like Capsule or Liberty Fairs, Denim by PV assembles all the biggest names in denim textile and accessory production so brands [...]

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Fade Friday – Pure Blue Japan 24-005 (14 months, 2 washes, 1 soak)

Heavy weight often necessitates heavy wear. When you’re wearing jeans with twice as much cotton as a normal pair, it can take twice the activity to make your mark on them. That didn’t seem to be a problem for Michael Smith, [...]

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