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 [...]


30 Jan
George R. R. Martin's HBO series returns April 1st, 2012

Oh boy, can’t say we’re not salivating for the epic Game Of Thrones to return — one of the pillars of our Holy Television Triumverate along with Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire. Sure there are some other pretty great shows on, but those three really stand head and shoulders above all else on the LCD/LED/plasma [...]


Legendary ad-man George Lois, known best for his groundbreaking Esquire covers (which we’ve covered before) wrote a book to give advice for people with talent, and it’s damn good advice too. Perhaps Lois has been accused in the advertising world for taking credit for others’ work, but in this Phaidon book the art director/designer/author offers [...]


8 Nov
Bentley of Motorcycles bespoke creation takes 6 months to build

Very few motorcycles from the halcyon years of British motoring rival that of Brough Superior, with the exception of perhaps your Vincents. And now the legendary marque has been resurrected, selling their vintage inspired bespoke motorcycles in extremely limited numbers with updated technology — developed in partnership with tuners from the world of Formula 1. Just [...]


26 Sep
Purveyors of leather goods to the Royal Family

Under the reign of King George III the Swaine Adeney Brigg company received a Royal Warrant as supplier of goods to the British monarchy. Now, over 250 years later, the company continues its tradition of making quality leather goods — their latest being the Westminster 2 Bridle Leather Briefcase. The Westminster 2 is crafted from [...]

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