21 Aug
From the talented minds of Cormac McCarthy & Ridley Scott

We posted the first teaser trailer for The Counselor back in June — the upcoming thriller written by the peerless Cormac McCarthy (he of The Road and No Country For Old Men) and directed by the occasionally great but spotty Ridley Scott. The Counselor is notable as it’s McCarthy’s first spec screenplay, which means he wrote […]


5 Aug
Penelope Cruz directs the British label's latest

There’s very little not to like about Agent Provocateur’s latest video. The luxury British lingerie brand almost never disappoints with their marketing efforts, and their latest video for their L’Agent line certainly doesn’t break the cycle. Written and directed by Penelope Cruz, the clip follows a gentleman’s wanderings into a most unexpected locale, where many earthly pleasures […]


18 Jul
Featuring Jim Phillips artwork & free Screaming Hand deck

In order to honor the 40th Anniversary of legendary skateboard pioneers Santa Cruz, SE Bikes has created a special edition Big Ripper bicycle. The 29” Santa Cruz x SE Big Ripper bike features many graphic touches from Santa Cruz’s iconic boards, including much of Jim Phillips artwork like the Screaming Hand blue colorway with the […]


17 May
Homer, Bart & two Krusty the Clowns get Rat Fink treatment

After the popularity of the first set of Simpsons decks done by Santa Cruz, the NoCal skateboard company is going back to The Simpsons well for another set of boards. Homer, Bart and two varieties of Krusty the Clown get the Santa Cruz treatment, tho the full-face Homer and Rat Fink-style Bart are probably the […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]


11 Nov
600 image/400 page hardcover look into artist's life & work

OK, I admit paying $200 for a book seems a little crazy. It’s not as crazy as buying a $35,000 alligator skin backpack from the Olsen twins… but still. But since this is a book about and sort of by the inimitable Spanish filmmaker (being the first book Almodóvar has ever written about all his […]


9 Nov
Combining two of mankind's greatest excuses to hurt himself

Sure they may be a bit aesthetically challenging, but Santa Cruz‘s new Beer Cruzer skateboard collection is sure to hit many a man in a well considered sweet zone. Combining two of his greatest loves and/or reasons to hurt himself — beer and skateboarding — the venerable Santa Cruz Skateboards line connects with everyman brewery […]


16 Sep
Only 80 pieces of the exclusive typographic furniture to be made

Herman Miller Japan teams up with House Industries to create a highly exclusive edition of classic Eames wire-base tables (also known as LTR or Low Table Rod) featuring fonts lifted from the House Industries’ 2010 Eames Century Modern font collection. Each tabletop is hand-printed in House’s Grand Rapids, Michigan factory, returned to Herman Miller for […]