16 Dec
Stripped down instrumentals of previous works & rarities

Two months after releasing Glaciers, what some consider to be Blue Sky Black Death’s most progressive and expansive album to date, the Los Angeles producers return with the second volume in their Euphoric Tape series. It’s another stripped down collection of instrumentals of Blue Sky Black Death’s previous works and rarities that served as backdrops […]


3 Dec
Books, radar detectors, gear, bags, boats, vintage cars & more

We all have a car nut in our lives. Gear-brains. Petrolheads. You know the deal. Guys who like to strap on a helmet every Saturday morning and spend the first couple hours of the weekend slicing up asphalt on a beautiful mountain road. Dudes who walk straight to the car section at the bookstore, and […]


22 Apr
Ashley Sky, Iesha Marie & Valeria Orsini for Spring/Summer

Photographer Van Styles shoots three of his favorite models for the latest skateboard deck collection for Los Angeles’ Primitive. Dubbed their “MIA/LA” collection, the series features the very easy on the eyes trifecta of Ashley Sky, Iesha Marie and Valeria Orsini in various states of undress, playing on the beach and enjoying an evening smoke. […]


18 Jan
Hitting 7 G's + 300 miles per hour & living to tell the tale

Aerial adventure company Sky Combat Ace invited Nicolas Stecher to jump aboard one of their Extra 330 LC stunt planes — the most agile prop plane on Earth — and fly with one of their fighter pilots for AskMen. Little did he know that he would be piloting his own plane through an Evel Knievel list […]


3 Aug
A limited edition timepiece crafted for Heisenberg himself

As part of the consistently gangsta Breaking Gifs project, Vannen Watches and artist/toy designer Tristan Eaton have teamed up to create the first ever time piece of the Breaking Bad-themed campaign. The piece is inspired by the season 3 bottle episode “Fly,” which was almost entirely contained in the methlab. The watch looks exactly like […]


8 Sep
Music festivals, a brewery-based economy and car test-driving...

We’re gonna be in Portland this weekend at the launch of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster at the boutique Jupiter Hotel, and the crew at Hyundai have quite a full 12-course meal of activities in front of us. It’s gonna be a doozy, but we’ll throw up a gallery of the weekend as it goes down. […]


2 Aug
LIAS checks into the most expensive hotel in the world

In 1993 William Gibson wrote an infamous critique on Singapore in Wired, entitled “Disneyland With the Death Penalty“. 18 years later, chewing gum is still banned, and his portrayal of a sanitized, technocratic, insipidly consumerist culture still has some truth to it. So what would he make of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? Whether arriving […]


19 May
The latest EP in the Scion A/V series out today

Trouble & Bass was tapped by the Scion A/V series for their latest release — an EP compiling some of the label’s best acts [download the EP HERE]. We caught Trouble & Bass label founder Drop the Lime this past Tuesday at the “Check Your Ponytail!2″ party when he brought his brand new rockabilly-meets-dance live […]