The Agenda

What to Look Out
for This Week

Words by

Ethan Thomas


September 9, 2019

What You Should Care About This Week

Tuesday, 9/10

Apple Special Event

In Cupertino, CA

Apple is planning to announce a plethora of new gadgets. If rumors are to be believed, look for new iPads, a 16-inch MacBook Pro, noise-canceling AirPods and a "Pro" line of iPhones as the heir to last year's XS and XS Max.

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Tuesday, 9/10

Talking to Strangers

What We Should Know about
the People We Don't Know

In Bookstores

Malcolm Gladwell, author of five New York Times bestsellers and a genuinely great writer at The New Yorker, uses scientific research, interviews and a witty tone to break down topics usually not discussed. Get a great read along with the knowledge that we're all craving better ways to avoid awkward conversations with strangers.

$18 at Amazon

In Bookstores

Similar to the beloved Game of Thrones, the Hulu-produced show took liberties and made two extra seasons without following the source material. Margaret Atwood has finally released her next addition to the dystopian tale and jumps readers 15 years after the ambiguous ending of the original Handmaid's Tale novel.

$17.37 at Amazon

Thursday, 9/12

The I-Land

Thursday, 9/12

The I-Land

Streaming on Netflix

Do you miss Lost? Well, nine years after the last episode aired, Netflix has its version ready for you. Ten strangers wake up on an island with no idea how they got there in this harrowing and suspenseful limited series.

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Friday, 9/13

Nike Lebron James x John Elliot Icon

10 am EDT at John Elliott

Tipped off by an exclusive LeBron Soldier X sneaker in 2016, and crystalized with a fully formed collection featuring the Icon in 2018, this three-part collaboration focuses attention on creating versatile pieces that work in a range of environments. The sneaker exemplifies the effort with muted colorways punctuated by court-inspired embroidery that's contrasted against translucent panels.

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Saturday, 9/14

Banksy Turbo
Zone Truck

In West Sussex, Great Britain

Banksy's 1988 Volvo FL6 truck will go up for auction at Bonhams' Goodwood Revival. The 17-ton truck was hand-painted by the famed graffiti artist himself, and is expected to fetch the same price as an absurdly nice house.

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