Anthony Bourdain Honors Comic Great Harvey Pekar

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Anthony Bourdain of the Travel Channel pays respects to the late Harvey Pekar on his site. Pekar, who won acclaim and fame with his autobiographical comic book series, “American Splendor,” passed away 12 July at age 70.

The Weirdest Shoes, Ever

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From Pokémoon platforms to flipper heels, Refinery29 highlights a collection of 20 of the most out-there shoes they’ve come across. While it’s hard to imagine anyone other than Bette Midler or a Japanese girl wearing the bizarre footwear, the slideshow isn’t a bad way to spend a few minutes of a conference call.

Skin Deep: Horiyoshi III

Weird shoes and swaddled booze meet vintage video games and custom bikes in this week's link round-up

Nowness spotlights tattooist Horiyoshi III with a new video on his beautiful skin illustrations. For more on the Japanese artist and his clothing line, check out Selectism’s recent in-depth article.