Many a music enthusiast and basically any record collector will argue that album-cover art is an integral part of the music appreciation experience. Or at least it used to be, back in the crucial chunks of rock history when album cover art did indeed mean an actual album cover. In recognition of album art’s place in […]


Bell & Ross delivers another vintage-esque military-inspired classic with the BR 126 Vintage Sport Heritage Flyback, this one giving its salute to civil aviation pilots from the 1960s. The chronograph’s black dial is adorned with photo-luminescent symbols that make for easier nighttime reading, and its band is well-matched Natural Heritage leather embossed with the B&R logo. […]


With no need for introduction, the quintessential Renaissance man and one of the mostly widely acknowledged figures in all of art human history, it is not surprising that Taschen has collected Michelangelo’s life’s works and history into this massive 736 page book. Michelangelo, Complete Works contains a full biography full of lesser known biographic details and a four-part […]


Back in the 17th century, Mary Queen of Scots once had a beautifully crafted skull watch made in her honor. Not long after, her head got chopped clean off. That historical timepiece, with some notes from the Day of the Dead, have directly inspired Fiona Krüger and this Black Skull watch. Each hand-decorated three-layer watch keeps its […]


We used to think of moonshine as something that only inbred cousins in the hills could ever perfect, once they got too toothless and sauced to really amount to much on the banjo. Or perhaps moonshine referred to the liquid gold in barrels that kept gangsters in shootouts during Prohibition. But things are different now […]


Did you know that Marvel comic’s founder Martin Goodman wasn’t only into comics, and the adventures of buff dudes in spandex? Hard to believe, but Goodman’s publishing empire also included various arms that also dealt in — gasp! — pulp fiction. As in those hard boiled noir detective books where the gumshoe always got the dame, […]


If you’re at all like me — which, for your emotional maturity and general mental health I certainly hope is not the case — you obsessed a lot with weapons as a wee lad. As in, a lot. Sure most kids had some nunchucks lying around, and perhaps the occasional throwing star (sure to correct […]


Pitchfork put together this documentary about The Flaming Lips seminal album The Soft Bulletin. Although they’d experienced some success prior to The Soft Bulletin, that album is what elevated the Oklahoman alt rockers from struggling indie band to the cult favorites that they are today. The world is full of stories about how rad Wayne […]

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