Book

With the progression of the ever-changing modern times comes two phenomena regarding man’s connection to nature. One is his very longing for it, and the other being that he uses modern means to reconnect to it — in evermore sophisticated though rugged ways. The book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Activity gloriously captures that very essence, serving [...]


Shigeru Ban, an esteemed architect of almost 30 years, has long been recognized for the the boundary-pushing ideas he has applied to residences, corporate buildings and the homes of disaster-relief victims alike — his work being a combination of projects for private clients as well as volunteer efforts for those in times of crisis. Often [...]


If your perception of Texas is that it’s just a big state full of big trucks, perhaps you could use some clarification. Texas Quail Hunting, a 296-page photo collection by A. Lokey, makes it pretty damned clear that Texas is actually a big beautiful state, and some of those big trucks happen to be highly souped-up quail-hunting rigs [...]


The latest project from the multi-pronged creative universe that is James Franco, the film Child Of God, releases its first trailer today. The film, which debuted at the Venice Film Festival back in August, is yet another based on the works of Cormac McCarthy — the others including the novels No Country For Old Men and [...]


3 Jan
Guy Laramée bids "Adieu" to printed knowledge

After hearing Encyclopedia Britannica’s March 2012 announcement that it would retire production of the 244-year-old book sets, artist Guy Laramée decided to create an ode the best way he knew how: Laramée carved away the pages of a 24-volume set to reveal a mountainous landscape. He aptly calls it Adieu and it looks like one [...]


If you’re like us, you probably live by the Golden Rule. You’re probably also a paranoid schizophrenic who thinks the world is watching you, which explains the stockpile of tin foil, but doesn’t explain the stacks of newspapers or the brazen display of vulgarity you engage in when home alone. We can see you when [...]


Some 25 suspected non-humans were arrested by Los Angeles Police Monday on charges of creating and distributing pro-Replicant propaganda art based on director Ridley Scott’s cult classic film Blade Runner. The suspects were holed up in an abandoned warehouse in the Tannhauser Gate district where police found high-quality printing equipment and computers with a treasure [...]


We all have a car nut in our lives. Gear-brains. Petrolheads. You know the deal. Guys who like to strap on a helmet every Saturday morning and spend the first couple hours of the weekend slicing up asphalt on a beautiful mountain road. Dudes who walk straight to the car section at the bookstore, and [...]

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