28 May
Salinger, Thompson, Burroughs & more for Summer 2013

Native Sons gets literary for their latest eyewear collection for Spring/Summer 2013. Their “Sons of Glory” collection looks to the world of American literature for its inspiration, tapping iconic authors J.D. Salinger, William Burroughs, Hunter S. Thompson, Jack Kerouac and more for their taste in frames. All models are crafted of high grade materials such […]


28 Nov
Milano electro-nauts release first EP off "Dr. Gonzo" album

Back in October Milano electro-nauts Crookers streamed their Dr. Gonzo album for all to hear before they released it, and now they’re doing that again with their latest EP/maxi-single, “Hummus”, and its various remixes. Remixers include Botnek, Donovan, Hybrid Theory and Astronomar, but personally we dig the Slow Waves Mix the most. Pick up the […]


27 Oct
Milano party rockers release latest album for all to hear

The hard working Italian brothers-in-electro duo Crookers dropped their new album this Tuesday, and they’re streaming it for all to hear before purchase. Released on Southern Fried Records, the 13-track Dr. Gonzo follows the Milano-based party rockers as they take their base electro sound and augment it with leftfield touches like demented laughing samples and […]


29 Aug
Written & directed by Bruce Robinson

Gotta say we’re stoked any time anything Hunter S. Thompson related hits the interwebs, so the trailer for the new film The Rum Diary is noteworthy news. The film is based on a novel Thompson wrote back in 1959, but wasn’t published until 1998, and is written and directed by the great Bruce Robinson — […]


9 Nov
Drop us a line and pick up the Kerouac-inspired LP, documentary and assorted Field Notes goodies for free

October 21st was the 40th anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s death. Few did it like that man…he was a hero and about as real as you can get. As we posted last month, Benjamin Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jay Farrar (Son Volt) got together and recorded the album One Fast Move Or I’m Gone: […]


14 Jul
The name says it all.

The Impossible Cool is basically a litany of all the Heroes of Cool that have come and gone (some, thankfully, still remain with us). The list of black and white portraits include style luminaries like Mies Van der Rohe, Thelonious Monk, Toshiro Mifune, Joe Strummer, Sophia Loren, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Hunter S Thompson, Marilyn […]


27 May
Almost as much fun as adrenochrome.

Designer Jonathan Baldwin created a limited edition boardgame based on Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas, cleverly titled the Fear and Loathing boardgame. How limited? Well, it costs $3500 so pretty damn limited I’m thinking. I’m not even sure how you’d play this game, but with the copious drugs and tiny plastic […]