OUR MAN ROLLINS

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By Rory Winston

Look forward in anger: a fitting battle cry for stand-up raconteur Henry Rollins, the punk patriot who continues to wave his symbolic Black Flag behind enemy lines. Though the band of that name has retreated into history, Rollins refuses to surrender to either unfocused rage or age. Instead, he has become a lean, mean, top-billing comic machine, who has vented his outrage into a spoken-word performance that has taken much of Europe by storm.

Though his recent Scandinavian tour is part of a promotion for his IFC network show, “Henry Rollins,” the unflagging Renaissance man successfully exports more than just a TV show. He is a self-described “bad boy goodwill ambassador” who reassures the wary: “The U.S. majority is not synonymous with the moral majority; and our pop culture is not as feeble as our incumbent president’s speaking skills.”

Chic with Cheban

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By Christopher A. Pape •  Photography by Dave Kotinsky/GETTY IMAGES

Many of Resident’s usual readers will not immediately recognize the name Jonathan Cheban. While his profile is certainly large enough to warrant a cover, he isn’t the typical personality that we feature. However, there is one thing he is, and that is hot; he knows everything that is relevant and on trend, and this being the HOT edition we couldn’t think of anyone better to work with on this story.

A Pristine Kitchen

By Linette Semino When did all-white kitchens become so trendy in Manhattan? Classic ivory and white color schemes are always in style, especially when it comes to kitchens. In recent years, cozy and warm multiple-color kitchens became old-fashioned and sleek all-white kitchens in vogue. In Manhattan a white kitchen is ultra-glamorous and I see minimalistic…