8 Jul
In celebration of Batman's upcoming 75th anniversary

High-end collectible toy manufacturer Hot Toys presents “The Bat”, a collectible set based, with eerie amounts of authentic likeness, on Batman’s stunning aerial vehicle from Dark Knight Rises. The set centers around a photographically on-point, 1/12-to-scale prototype aircraft with visual likeness right down to the weathered paint job. Figures of Batman, Selina Kyle and the fusion reactor are also […]


19 May
One item for each month of quasquicentennial celebration

Back in the 1800’s in the old days of New York, Hamilton Carthatt, in the midst of pursuing the American Dream the old-fashioned way, switched his focus from a furnishing business to a business with the sole focus of creating garments for railroad workers. Although Carhatt passed back in 1937, the company continues to thrive […]


25 Jul
Happiness & celebration in custom high-top form

Nike’s Air Jordan continues its celebration of the Far East with its XO Ignite Shanghai high-top. The XQ stands for “Xi Qing,”, or “happiness and celebration” in Chinese and explains the shoe’s obvious Eastern influences. The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG silhouette is customized in a patterned white leather with gold laces, Swoosh, silk […]


29 May
Chuck D, Flavor Flav & Bomb Squad get their day in the sun

One of the most important musical acts across genres to come out of the 1980s — and the second greatest hip-hop band of all time (Wu) — Public Enemy is finally getting its just deserved day in the sun. The oft slept-on group bombshell that is P.E. not only militarized the face of hip-hop, but […]


6 Jul
Fondation Beyeler collects the country's 1st solo Koons exhibit

Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland is hosting the latest Jeff Koons showcase. The new exhibition displays Koons’ highly polarizing catalog in three different categories — The New, Banality and Celebration — all providing a key to the Koons sensibility. The New ironically focuses on the early work of Koons, the period where he incorporated cleaning […]


14 Feb
Trina, Luda, Lil Flip & Jay-Z for a ho-filled romantic celebration

As a Valentine’s Day gift to friends, fam and fans, Ed Banger Records’ Busy P offers this reissue of a 2008 minimix from the late DJ Mehdi. The very romantic 5-minute mix features the likes of Trina, Luda, Lil Flip and Jay-Z for a ho-filled 145 BPM heart and candy celebration… RIP Mehdi…