17 Apr
Also available in naturally aspirated & hybrid powertrains

The leader in hybrid luxury, Lexus now crosses the bridge from luxury full-size vehicles to the compact segment. Their new family of compact SUVs (or CUVs in modern parlance), dubbed the NX, will be available with three power trains: the NX 200t turbo, the naturally aspirated NX 200 (with front or all-weather drive) and the highly efficient NX 300h hybrid. […]


Check out the tracks below. The soundcloud playlist and youtube videos are a sort of conga line of what people on the internets are talking about right now including new releases, re-issues and some just reified. The Verlaines – The Lady and the Lizard: If you like Joy Division and Pavement, you’ll love The Verlaines. Their 1985 […]


21 Aug
From the talented minds of Cormac McCarthy & Ridley Scott

We posted the first teaser trailer for The Counselor back in June — the upcoming thriller written by the peerless Cormac McCarthy (he of The Road and No Country For Old Men) and directed by the occasionally great but spotty Ridley Scott. The Counselor is notable as it’s McCarthy’s first spec screenplay, which means he wrote […]


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) […]


Acclaimed Michigan techno label Ghostly International is tapped by the independent eyewear makers at Warby Parker to collaborate on a series of shades. Available in either black (above) or “Ghostly Grey” transparent matte (below), the Curtis frames — named after Joy Division’s legendary joyless singer Ian Curtis — feature Ghostly’s ghost mascot on the temples, and […]


Breitling has always been the first watch of choice for explorers worldwide, even as the chronograph for American astronaut Scott Carpenter. So while it’s unarguably a luxury piece, the Swiss watchmaker doesn’t want you to forget that its instruments are for those living on the proverbial edge. In that mindframe they release the Emergency II […]


While the first Wolverine movie disappointed, anyone who read the Marvel comic as a kid knows the Mariko storyline from the seminal Chris Claremont and Frank Miller limited series Wolverine was one of the best from the 1980s. Even Hugh Jackman admitted the first film went south, so as the lead actor and co-producer of the […]


Do you ever wish you could plant some magic beans and climb up the enchanted stalk to some remote and safe paradise in the sky (one not inhabited by hungry giants?) Rock the Shack, a new book from Gestalten, explores the architecture of such urges labeling them Cabins, Cocoons and Hide-Outs. Over a span of 240 full […]

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