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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 — [...]
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 [...]
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.
There are few, if any, labels that can match the roster of the immaculately curated Ninja Tune Records. One of the newer names in the label’s their stellar bullpen (which includes heavyweights like Cold Cut, DJ Food, Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, The Herbaliser, et al) is Philadelphia’s own Starkey (ak PJ Geissinger), who brings his [...]
Los Angeles-based creativity house SceneFour and its army of collaborators have joined forces to showcase their art in an exhibition aptly titled Come Together. The exhibit, which is held at the Andrew Weiss Gallery in Beverly Hills, features work from RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Chuck D of Public Enemy, DJ Qbert (above), Shavo Odadjian [...]