Poledancing has gone from the lapdancer’s world into the frontier of fitness fads, but is here represented for its artfulness in Nowness‘ “Pole Positions” art video. Directed by George Harvey, award-winning poledancer Sarah Scott is shown in black and white, in slow motion, depicting the pole art as one evocative enough to tug heart strings just as much as […]


Mad Max Fury Road might make you rethink your whole I’m-sick-of-redos stance on filmmaking, because this trailer looks really, really fucking cool. What it lacks in a young, pre-weirdo Mel Gibson it more than makes up for in using original director/visionary George Miller who boasted during San Diego Comic Con this past weekend that Mad Max wasn’t really […]


Nightmares On Wax, known by birthright as George Evelyn, is one of the initial signees to seminal Warp Records. For a quarter of a century, NOW has been associated with the UK’s intelligent take on hip hop, funk, trip hop and soul alike, and has worked alongside the likes of everyone from De la Soul to […]


6 May
The world's only toy rendition of the godfather of the living dead

Mondo (the gallery/shop based in Austin, TX dedicated to posters, prints and nerd-worshipping tchotchkes like this) have joined up with Retroband Toys to put out the first-ever limited-edition action figure of the overlord of zombie films, George Romero. By no coincidence, the figure was created in time with the Texas Frightmare Weekend‘s screening of Dawn of the Dead this past weekend, […]


25 Feb
The first half of the "A Storm of Swords" book comes to HBO

It is time, my fine nerdlings, to officially begin your swordplay geek-out as the trailer for the much anticipated third season of Game of Thrones has been released. One of the best TV shows of all time, GOT consistently outperforms already huge expectations and the third season seems quite capable of keeping the streak going. […]


Last night the 2012 FIA Formula 1 Championship Series came to an official close with the FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Istanbul, where the F1 Champions were presented their hard-earned trophies. While much of the world watched enthralled as the season’s drama played out, America was only rekindling its love affair with the second most popular […]


6 Aug
Brad Pitt stars in adaptation of George Higgins "Cogan’s Trade"

Brad Pitt stars as Jackie Coogan, a hitman for the mob from author George V. Higgins’ novel Cogan’s Trade, in the upcoming film Killing Them Softly. Directed by Andrew Dominik, whose previous two films have been pretty exceptional (Chopper and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, also starring Pitt), Killing Them […]


It was a last minute change of plans for photographer Harry Benson that changed his life, and future documentation of The Beatles’ lives both on and off stage. Benson, perhaps best known and recognized for the iconic photo of The Beatles’ pillow fight at George V Hotel, also captured The Fab Four’s appearance on The […]

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