27 Oct
Martini the month away with a daily gift of gin

What better way to finish off the year, count down until the holidays, and polish off a varied gin stash than the Gin advent calendar? Just like the Advent Whisky Calendar, the gin version is brought to you by Drinks by the Dram, but this one was produced in cahoots with the Gin Foundry. Now you can get […]


31 Aug
Don't ever be stranded on your daily commute

E.H. Works is a brand new Seattle-based design studio. They’ve unveiled the Mopha tool roll as their debut product, an essential for every biker. The tool roll is made of thick waxed canvas and leather trim, with pockets for ten essential bike tools and a leather toe strap closure which allows you to cinch the […]


15 Jun
It's time to party with only the latest in tape deck technology

OK, it’s Friday June 15th so you know what that means — we’re getting our tuxes ready for Jim Mahfood’s  L.A. Ink Stains vol. 1 Prom/Book Release Party over at Titmouse Animation Studios. You know we’re big fans of Mahfood’s L.A. inspired illustrations, and can’t wait to get our hands on his L.A. Ink Stains book, so […]


16 May
Softcover out June 20th via Image Comics... party coming soon!

The world which Jim Mahfood (aka Food One) illustrates with his long-running L.A. Ink Stains comic strip is really unlike any other — a highly personal, humorous black & white adventure following his everyday exploits in Los Angeles. Afternoons spent hunched over a desk drawing cartoons that make the world chuckle are offset by long […]


6 Dec
Pedal for your heath or power up the engine for 188 mpgs

Like the popular Derringer Cycles we’ve covered frequently, Yamaha’s Y125 MOEGI pedal motorcycle concept is both motorcycle and bicycle in one — allowing the user to switch between pedaling to get where he wants to go and turning on the engine to allow it to do all the work for him. In the latter mode, […]


31 Oct
The final book in trilogy of complete world knowledge

God I love John Hodgman. Ever since first seeing him on The Daily Show I recognized his genius, and so did apparently Jon Stewart, as from that first appearance he’s grown to become the show’s re-occurring “Resident Expert”. Since then of course he played the role of the hapless “PC” in those brilliant Mac ads, […]


27 Oct
Hey, Hollywood interns: Grow a pair!

The continuing saga of one girl’s plight with unemployment… Read previous posts HERE Last month, news broke that a few interns were suing the studio Fox Searchlight because they felt they were treated unfairly when they interned on the flick Black Swan. Reading the headline I thought, ‘Were they abused/starved/beaten and or tortured in any way?’ […]


21 Oct
100% premium leather & cotton daily commuter bag

Quality is synonymous with Ralph Lauren, and the latest product from their Purple Label, this Leather Messenger Bag, only reinforces the preconceptions. Featuring two buckle fastening front pockets, an adjustable shoulder strap with metal buckles, a luggage tag, an interior pocket and an RL emblem embossed on the front, the bag is exactly what the practical […]