The first official trailer to the sequel of the Amazing Spider-Man dropped today. Looks promising, with Spidey’s arch antagonist switching from the Lizard to Electro, another infamous (and classic) Peter Parker nemesis. The ultra-fast reboot of the once Tobey Maquire-led franchise only goes to show Hollywood’s voracious appetite for money superhero movies, so it’s no […]


A return to form of sorts for MGMT. Great song, great video. Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden are keeping it experimental on their self-titled 3rd album, and they certainly seem content on keeping their mega-hit Kids days in the rearview. Sure we’d all like to hear another “Time To Pretend”, but as long as they […]


Some dogs have a natural instinct to play fetch and pick shit up right away. It’s not too complicated. All you do is throw a stick (tennis ball, squeaky toy, wallet, whatever) and your furry friend goes after it, delightfully retrieving the slobbering mess for you. However, not all dog owners are lucky enough to get this dutiful […]


4 Dec
Tyler Brûlé & Andrew Tuck's best destinations of the past year

The ultra urbane crew over at Monocle assemble their Travel Top 50, a 12-minute video highlighting their best of 2012. With insights from the Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck helmed magazine, the video handpicks the best hotels, planes, guides, cameras, airports, yachts, restaurants, international lounges and concepts of this past year. While bordering on the […]


6 Aug
Brad Pitt stars in adaptation of George Higgins "Cogan’s Trade"

Brad Pitt stars as Jackie Coogan, a hitman for the mob from author George V. Higgins’ novel Cogan’s Trade, in the upcoming film Killing Them Softly. Directed by Andrew Dominik, whose previous two films have been pretty exceptional (Chopper and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, also starring Pitt), Killing Them […]


2 Aug
A really quick & boozy way to make your date dry heave

The mariposa gusano, or worm, added by American bottlers of such fine Mexican swill as cheap mezcal has become a modern legend, regardless of the fact that it began as nothing more than a sales gimmick in the 1940s. Now, thanks to some gringos over in England, the grandest member of the Oligochaeta family — […]


11 May
The latest darkly anxious video from Berliners "Monkeytown" LP

It’s no secret we’re huge Modeselektor fans. Hell, they were one of our Top 5 Musical Performances From Coachella 2012, and we pretty much nerd out to all their bass-filled goodness. Here they’ve teamed up with frequent collaborator Thom Yorke for the latest video, “This”, plucked from their recent Monkeytown album. Director Andrew Jones for FutureDeluxe […]


9 Apr
Andrew Neyer’s Wall Clock "one size fits wall".

A simple, fairly obvious clock for your wall that looks like a giant watch. For artist and designer Andrew Neyer’s Wall Clock, “one size fits wall.” You get it? Get yours for $75.

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