19 May
Scottish sculptor's latest re-invention of the classic figurine

Jessica Harrison, a sculptor out of Scotland, has done another series involving the re-invention of the classic porcelain doll. But rather than blood and guts, this time it’s exquisitely rendered tattoos. Yes, perhaps tattoos have become so commonplace that they’re even coating Victorian Disney princesses now, too. Beautiful breakable dolls that are also tough-chick bad ass  […]


16 Oct
Drink like a sailor with Master of Malt's 57% spirit

UK spirit retailer Master of Malt has released several lines of Gin we’ve been keen on (check out their “Origin Range” Single Estate Gins), and their new line explores a bit of the mystic drink’s history. This year’s Bathtub Gin is bottled at 57% alcohol, higher than their release in 2011, but it’s still produced […]


27 Apr
The subscription video store for cinephiles worldwide

With the proliferation of cheaper and cheaper high-def cameras and filming equipment, the doors to independent filmmaking have been wedged open wider and wider in the last decade. Well, that’s not entirely true — sure it’s easier than ever to self-fund and film a movie, but the digital revolution has done nothing to help get […]


3 Aug
Black Tot "Last Consignment" Royal Naval Rum

On July 31st 1970, a 300 year old Naval tradition ended when the last rum ratio was issued aboard ships of the British Royal Navy – a day to be forever remembered as Black Tot Day. (Original Royal Navy records confirm that the rum used for the rum ration was most likely imported from the […]