16 Sep
Nissan's Restoration Club brings back champion 240Z

Now here’s an automotive reanimation we can get behind. The fine people over at Nissan’s esteemed Restoration Club have turned their meticulous eyes on one of the brand’s pioneering world rally vehicles from the 1970s: the Safari Rally Z. The successor to Nissan’s Bluebird rally car (aka the Datsun 510, as Nissan was called in […]


15 Aug
Zach Snyder returns with Frank Miller-less sequel

Since it’s Zach Snyder behind this it’s sure to look mighty pretty, just like the first 300. Problem with Snyder is when he uses source materials — as in 300 and Watchmen — the guy is pretty much unstoppable. But when he writes the screenplay himself — as in Sucker Punch (which we reviewed HERE) […]


6 Aug
Martin Backes cheeky ode to German Secretary of the Interior

If you’re planning on protesting, joining the Occupy movement or simply throwing a couple Molotov cocktails for kicks at the next G8 meeting — and you don’t want your face filmed by innumerable CCTV cameras and government surveillance — there are few better ways to mask your identity than this Pixelhead ski mask from Martin […]


11 Oct
720-page softcover features hundreds of never-before-seen images

Post-WWII Japan led to a lot of change for the visual makeup of the country. Given a nearly blank slate by the massive devastation the country suffered during the war, a group of architects, artists and designers worked to plan and think of new ways to rebuild the country once again. With a super-creative bureaucracy […]


1 Jun
Artist uses award money for newest installation

Conceptual artist Hans-Peter Feldman is important. So important in fact that he was named the recipient of the Hugo Boss Prize last November — a bi-annual award presented to artists who make significant achievements in contemporary art. Attached to winning the award, the German artist received $100,000. In a stroke of artistic inspiration, Feldman — […]


14 Apr
The hilariously stimulating art of Barnaby Barford

I don’t know what it is, but I have a soft spot for toys and dolls doing very bad things. Very very bad things. Whether its Barbie committing bloody kitchen decapitations, action figures attacking naked girls and acting like stalking paparazzi, or just straight-up Barbie Porn, something always strikes a satiric chord when the innocent […]