If mulling through texts makes you consider blasting some lead through your own skull, then we’ve got the household accessory for you. Designed by artist Michael Revil Madjus, each of these black resin revolvers measures 5.75″ x 7.6″ x 3″ and will add a touch of saloon shoot-out to your otherwise cerebral library. Hold up [...]


Taschen has now tow taken on Ai Weiwei for your book collection — the activist, artist of multiple disciplines, and overall hero of arts and culture in China as well as the world at large. A spokesperson for freedom in China, his works have spanned both media and causes, ranging from documentaries to music — [...]


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 [...]


Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid’s work was considered so futuristic that for decades much of her work went unrealized. That was then. Now, Hadid’s risen to become one of the world’s elite architects, her buildings among the most famous and critically acclaimed structures on Earth. The upcoming New National Stadium of Japan — the top venue of [...]


26 Aug
Protect your copy of "Cat's Craddle" like a Samurai

OK, we’re definitely geeking out here when we correct the makers of these Katana Bookends that ninjas did not actually use katanas, but rather wielded ninjato swords. Ninjatos are straight, katanas are curved and used by samurai. So you can’t really live out your ninja dreams with these protecting your books, but you can at [...]


This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch, Norway’s most celebrated artist. To celebrate the occassion, the Oslo Munch Museum and The National Museum (aka Nasjonalmuseet) for the most comprehensive retrospective every assembled of Munch’s artistic creations. The centennial exhibition Munch 150 for the first time brought together an unusually high number [...]


British photographer Terry O’Neill made a name for himself shooting the most prominent stars of the 1960s, quickly moving up the ranks from his first gig shooting Laurence Olivier to following around the likes of The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, The Beatles, and Bridgette Bardot. Later in his career O’Neill landed perhaps his [...]


Sometimes it’s all in a name, such as weith author Daniel Yaffe’s ode to the best spirit on Earth, the illustrious tome Drink More Whiskey: Everything You Need to Know About Your New Favorite Drink. If the title is anywhere close to what it delivers, Yaffe’s book should be essential summer reading for all: “This smart guide to [...]

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