Nerds

Nothing beats the visceral satisfaction of finding music classics on vinyl at the local swap meet. Or better yet, swiping classic rock records from Dad’s forgotten collection. But there has to be something said about getting those old jams freshly remastered onto brand new, fresh-off-the-press wax. In that case, you’ll be happy to hear about Led Zeppelin remastered boxed […]


15 Jan
With helmet, vintage Hawaiian shirt & Eastpak knapsack

The Micheal Lau (sometimes known as Crazy Smiles) Garden(palm)er collection continues. You may remember last installment from this past Spring, created in conjunction with How2Work toys. The third Garden(Palm)er Series finally shipped in late December after having preorders booked back since Summer. Each 10-piece set of 1/12th-scaled articulated figures went for $650, the toy figurines standing at about 18cm and having 16 […]


Newly available on the Rotofugi Limited store is the especially limited-edition exhibition toy-piece known as “The Passage — Ignited“. Created by Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk of Coarse, “The Passage” is available on a strict one-per-household basis, with a total of 150 available in all. If you’re not familiar with Coarse, you’re probably not nearly nerdy enough, but you can take a catch-up course in […]


A lotta love and and all hands on deck went into creating this toy likeness of the late James Yancey, known to most as J-Dilla, aka Jay Dee, aka Jay Donuts. Rest in peace, sir. Funded by the estate of Pay Jay Productions, this vinyl J-Dilla stands 7.5″ tall and is rocking the Stussy tee, a […]


I remember the first time I went to Wyoming as a kid with my dad, and they had Jackalope postcards everywhere. I was fascinated. What the hell was this amazing creature, and how come I’d never heard of it before? This fantastic hybrid looked like any ordinary rabbit, except it had deer-like horns on top […]


There may be an ugly sweater party coming up for Christmas and you don’t have a thing to wear. Middle of Beyond (the guys in Austin, TX who like to knit and made this rug) won’t supply you with a sweater that is ugly enough to win you that prize of an evil Starbuck’s card, or […]


19 Dec
The perfect notepad for journalizing your life after the apocalypse

If the world ever ends, you’re going to need to slice zombie brains and keep a diary in one arm motion — and that’s why ThinkGeek brings you the Tactical Notebook. For starters, it’s psychotically durable. That means the blood of the undead will wipe clean from its easy-clean surface and it’s got a much […]


18 Dec
Clot wishes you a minimalist "Polar Christmas"

It seems that the 1000% “Polar” Be@rbrick is indeed an endangered species, because it has already sold out. Having debuted recently at the Shanghai 2014 Yo’Hood tradeshow, Clot designer Edison Chen united with the Medicom toymakers and came up with the deliberately minimalist appearace as a Christmas collectible. The Clot x Medicom 1000% Polarbear Be@rbrick is part of a […]

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