1 Aug
American travel photographer chronicles the life of train jumpers

This is a project of great interest to us here at LIAS. Mike Brodie, also known as “the Polaroid Kid”, left home with a camera and spent the next several years hopping trains all over America. The collected photos of the era have since toured the country in exhibits, ultimately settling down into the 104-page book […]


9 Oct
Stunning modified bodykit & 781 hp for Ferrari's GT

Italian aftermarket customizers Novitec Rosso specialize in Ferrari, so one would expect their widebody kit for the beautiful F12berlinetta to be nothing less than stunning. Constructed of ultra-light/ultra-strong carbon fiber, the N-LARGO widebody kit expands the rear axles by 11 centimeters and the front by 6, crafting striking hour-glass fenders to fit the widened wheels. […]


28 Jan
Only 47 of the hand-built Buell 1125R-based bikes to be made

Three years ago we covered the Magpul Ronin, a stunning 2-wheeled concept based on the Buell 1125R and transformed into a dark robotic stalker. Well news has hit that Magpul is ramping up into production with its Ronin motorcycle, with only 47 bikes to be built — each hand-built bike will be issued a name (instead […]


18 Oct
The latest entry into the suddenly crowding luxury EV segment

Cadillac  has decided to take its quite stunning Converj concept from 2009 (which we covered way back when) and move it into production, a very big announcement from GM’s luxury division. Another smart power play from Caddy, who really seem to be hitting on all cylinders at the moment — from the knockout punch of […]


5 Jun
Mark Landwehr's latest stunning vinyl sculpture-meets-toy

Coarsetoys’ latest vinyl playmate offers a beautiful vision if you’re into blood and glowing fluid molecular poetry. At 27’’ x 14’‘ x 7.4’’ he’s much more imposing than your average vinyl figure, but there’s still no hope for the “rise of pain in dreams.” Suspended in the state of not quite not-breathing until like, the […]


3 Feb
Romain Gavras + Morocco = Another Stunning Video

Romain Gavras and M.I.A. have done it again. Following up their highly controversial “Born Free” video collaboration, the director brings the pop star to Morocco for a video with almost as big a scope as their last. Clearly inspired by world of Arab car hooning, Gavras brings some stunning and beautiful imagery to what I’m […]


4 Nov
Hazy aural melancholia to take the late ride home with

Hailing New Genre Alert: for those unfamiliar with the term “Night Bus”, in regards to music, it is meant to qualify that which would make the perfect soundtrack to watch the world flash by your eyes whilst taking the Night Bus. Hazy moog synths, vocals washed out heavily in reverb, general dope melancholia. Montreal producer […]


24 Jun
Fiat returns to America with its utterly lovable 500 Cinquecento

When Fiat vanished from US shores almost 30 years ago, the brand shrunk back to Italy under a most embarrassing cloud — its tailpipe tucked shamefully between its wobbly rear wheels, headlights sad and filled with shame. The “Fix It Again Tony” acronym long cemented in the American psyche via a parade of flimsy, shop-prone […]