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Scenes From an Epic Adventure in Iceland with Reyka Vodka

Jun. 27th, 2017 Ice and snow. Glaciers. Mountains. Crisp, clean air. The bracing scent of the sea. All the images conjured up by the mention of Iceland lend themselves perfectly to what we think of when we feel like drinking vodka—the proper kind that is best enjoyed straight up, ice cold, and unadulterated by any sickly sweet additives. Which makes it all the more surprising that no vodka was actually made on the island until 2005, when William Grant & Sons set up the now famous Reyka distillery. Photo Credit:…

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Behind the Scenes with Laura Loomer, the Right-Wing Activist Who Crashed “Julius Caesar”

On Friday morning, Laura Loomer woke up early and took a Metro-North train from West Harrison, New York, where she lives, to Manhattan. She made her way to Central Park and secured a second-row ticket to that night’s performance of the Public Theatre’s production of “Julius Caesar.” Then she walked around the Upper East Side for a few hours, stopping to get her nails done (color selection: Blue My Mind). Loomer is twenty-four. During the 2016 Presidential campaign, she worked for Project Veritas, the right-wing sting operation run by James…

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