5 Things You Need to Know Today.
Forget cool: There’s a trend called Normcore. And GAP is one of the brands using “normal” in its latest marketing campaign. #dressnormal
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Events to attend: The New Yorker Festival program is out, and it’s a good one. Oct 10-12 in NYC.
Also coming up, PopTech, Oct 23-25 in Camden, ME. (no better place to be at the end of October, in our opinion). John Maeda is curator and host this year, which means it will be brilliant.
And Richmond’s Underground Kitchen is expanding to DC. The super cool supper club debuts this month.
Oh, and that picture? It’s the Palihouse in Santa Monica, where we’ll be hosting our B-Sides conference in December (a good time to be in LA, don’t you think?).