19 Sep
12 lbs. of security from the Tegra-Lite Bulletproof Attaché

We all know American brand and luggage-maker Tumi means business when it comes to their carrying cases with high quality, utility and price, but their Tegra-Lite Bulletproof Attaché takes it to a whole other level. It’s bulletproof (to NIJ Standard 0108.01, Threat Level I, to be exact) with panels comprised of 65 layers of polypropylene […]


8 Jun
A$AP Rocky, Lil B, The Weeknd, Mac Miller remixes & more...

Sorry, forgot to post this this week because the Madman’s life has been living up to its moniker as of late. Shit’s crazy lately — I blame that Art Department pool party Sunday at The Standard. Still paying for that one. Anywho, the second mixtape from one of our favorite producers, New Jersey’s one and only […]


3 Jan
Mike Volpe heads back in the lab for higher quality audio files

Not satisfied with supplying most of the music to one of the biggest mixtapes of 2011, ASAP Rocky’s LiveLoveASAP mixtape (not to mention Lil B’s “I’m God”), producer Clams Casino has gone back in the lab and remastered his Instrumental mixtape. Not only are all the tracks remastered, but the bitrate of the file was […]


21 Jan
The Boardwalk Empire concubine poses for MUSE

Everyone’s favorite Jersey trollop (obviously excluding Snooki and JWoww fans out there), Paz de la Huerta poses for the latest issue of MUSE magazine. People seem pretty divided over Paz’s turn as the goldigger/prostitute/concubine Lucy Danzinger in Boardwalk Empire, but I kinda dig homegirl’s tenacity. Not the brightest bulb of course, but something tells me […]


22 Jan
The inexplicable beauty of hideous monsters

When I first saw Joshua Ben Longo’s creations I knew I’d stumbled across a little bit of pixie dust. I can’t totally explain it, but his monstrous creations just resonate with me from a distant place reserved for childhood wonders — stuff like comic books, monsters both repulsive and whimsical, sci-fi flicks and, yes, stuffed […]


12 Aug
The FINAL INSTALLMENT of the Challenger Challenge: 1,000 miles, 10 states, 5 Days, 4 Challenges, 2 hardened journalists and one supreme American Muscle Car...the END!!!

This is Day FIVE of the 5-day Challenger Challenge — Nicolas Stecher’s drive across the south in a Dodge Challenger SRT8. From New York City to Alabama in 5 days, hitting 10 states and traversing 1,000 miles…and using no technology that existed before 1974. It will be madness. To start at the beginning, click Day […]


10 Aug
The Challenger Challenge: 1,000 miles, 10 states, 5 Days, 4 Challenges, 2 hardened journalists and one supreme American Muscle Car...

This is Day FOUR of the 5-day Challenger Challenge — Nicolas Stecher’s drive through the heart of the south in a Dodge Challenger SRT8. From New York City to Alabama in 5 days, hitting 10 states and traversing 1,000 miles…and using no technology that existed before 1974. It will be madness. To start at the […]


6 Aug
The Challenger Challenge: 1,000 miles, 10 states, 5 Days, 4 Challenges, 2 hardened journalists and one supreme American Muscle Car.

This is Day THREE of the Challenger Challenge — Nicolas Stecher’s 5-day drive through the heart of the south in a Dodge Challenger SRT8. From New York City to Alabama in 5 days, hitting 10 states and traversing 1,000 miles…and using no technology that existed before 1974. It will be madness. To start at the […]