Gentleman of Leisure is writer, erstwhile lecturer and notionally overeducated Martin Marks‘s PAPERMAG column on the things he likes and why.
Last week, Guy Trebay wrote about his ocular trials and tribulations over the discontinuance of the Oliver Peoples frame the O’Malley, his go-to pair of glasses since the 1980s. I could not empathize more with this ophthalmological plight. And while Mr. Trebay’s article was bound by the constraints of traditional print media (getting paid for his writing, it subsequently appearing in print, etc. etc.), the blogosphere is an infinite resource, run by a room full of gerbils hopped up on amphetamine (little known fact!), allowing me to go into rather specific, almost ludicrous detail about my own eyewear struggles, while employing overly long appositional phrases riddled with punctuation errors. Read more at PAPERMag.com.