22 Sep
Certain to give any luxury cyclist a woody

French designer Paul Guerin and woodworker Till Breitfuss of Keim have united because they like to give bikes wood. Their first model, the Arvak, has a carefully tested hollow monocoque frame made from 24 layers of laminate ash wood, and an $11,000 price tag to match. The Arvak bike is custom shaped and comes with all the desired […]


4 Feb
The RWD vision of Quebec racing star Antoine Bessette

With every nation under the sun seemingly joining the epic Supercar Wars — including Poland’s Arrinera De Veno, India’s DC Design Avanti, Mexico’s Mastretta MXT, Spain’s Aspid GT-21 Invictus, etc — it was only a matter of time until America’s hat, aka Canada, got in on the action. The Quebec-based Felino Cars has unveiled its cB7 supercar, a carbon-fiber-loaded […]


16 Jul
Norway's famed modernist artist's ultimate retrospective

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 […]


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 Sep
Laptop, iPhone & iPad cases worth their 15 minutes of fame

Much like the Andy Warhol x Incase Summer Collection 2012 which featured many of Warhol’s most famous images — including the Chelsea Girls photo and Velvet Underground banana, the collaboration continues into fall with a new series of images worth their 15 minutes of fame. This apotheosis of pop art is timed to match with the […]


15 Jun
Legendary skater reveals peak of fame, rock bottom & redemption

As far as skateboarders go, you just don’t get more Rock Star than Christian Hosoi. The man was/is a legend, dwarfing all other 80s skaters with the possible exception of Tony Alva. But of course, there was a life beyond the Thrasher covers; we watch celebrities rise and fall constantly and at times, consistently. We see […]


23 Apr
80 minutes of hits, rare demos, remixes, outtakes & more

To celebrate the Beastie Boys induction into the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame last week, New York DJ Mick Boogie has created this 80-minute tribute to the legendary rap band. Titled Grand Royal — after the Beastie’s label and former magazine — the tape is a solid recap of the band’s long and fruitful […]


When you’re offered five minutes with one of your heroes, you jump on it with vigor like Kool Aid-geeked grade schoolers on a trampoline. Or at least, you should. Such is the case with one Mike Diamond, aka Mike D, the high-pitched smooth talker in the archetypal Beastie Boys. In this humble man’s opinion, if […]