10 Apr
The second film from the director of District 9

Who’d have ever thunk the “How’d you like them apples?” guy would evolve into one of Hollywood’s best action heroes. Certainly not us. But Matt Damon has become consistently bad ass over the years, and he’s usually spot on in selecting his film roles. We were huge fans of director Neill Blomkamp and his last film District 9 […]


22 Feb
A BBC radio documentary of the lost American literary talent

As the world prepares for the posthumous publication of David Foster Wallace’s unfinished novel The Pale King, BBC reporter and professor Geoff Ward visits Wallaces birthplace in rural Illnois and interviews a coterie of his closest friends (agent Bonnie Nadell), family (sister Amy Wallace), contemporaries (Rick Moody and former roommate Mark Costello) and professional colleagues […]


2 Nov
Hundreds of never-before-seen photos from legendary film

Making the leap from the big screen to the big pages of a Taschen coffee table book is the legendary 1976 film Taxi Driver. One of Martin Scorsese’s all time classics, the movie is set in post-Vietnam War New York City and of course follows the exploits of one Travis Bickle — a confused trigger-happy […]


23 Jun
Flying free in the California deserts

We brought you the unveiling of Falcon’s sophomore effort, the Kestrel, last month. While we got to see it run, the only thing the world saw was its sheer cosmetic beauty. Well the Kestrel is more than just a gorgeous showpiece, it’s also one helluva motorcycle (I wish I had video of the guy’s face […]


10 May
Elevating the custom build motorcycle to the next level

Spent the weekend at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California to cover the unveiling of Falcon Motorcycle’s sophomore effort, the Kestrel. As I said last week, the bike is truly a thing of exceptional beauty — a motorcycle that transcends a simple vehicle into the realm of true art and exquisite craftsmanship. And while […]