As a fan of the time when air travel was glamorous and a proud owner of a David Klein print from his TWA campaign, I got a jolt of excitement when I learned that Boarding Pass NYC (formerly Owen & Fred) painstakingly sourced, repaired, and professionally framed a series of vintage, original airline art. The posters are fabulous. These are originals, not re-productions. In terms of treatment and framing, Boarding Pass NYC didn’t play it cheap.
Until listening to this, I was not aware of Steve Erickson. I’m certainly aware of him now. As Alec Baldwin introduces this episode of Here’s the Thing, he mentions that he keeps a folder of writings that have changed his life in some way. I do the same with works I find on the internet with my Flipboard magazines. Baldwin’s folder holds works like Eisenhower’s farewell address and “Vascillation,” a poem by W.B. Yeats.
In this short film by MR PORTER, designer Tom Ford offers some useful and amusing advice on how a man should dress. The video is a promotional piece introducing his exclusive capsule collection for MR PORTER, comprised of his six personal wardrobe go-tos. As anyone who reads this blog knows, I’ve always loved his thinking on men’s wear. To me, Ford is a learned student of style, sharing (and selling) his point of view, which happens to be a really good one.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".