17 Jul
Sand bags, flame throwers, machine guns, samurai swords, etc.

This evening at a pre-event for the famed Comic-Con in San Diego Hyundai unveiled their latest cross collaborative vehicle, The Walking Dead Veloster Zombie Survival Machine. Unveiled at The Future US Booth, the Zombie Survival Machine would make perhaps the ultimate vehicle for Sheriff Rick Grimes and his motley crew of apolocolyptic survivors. The Vitamin […]


In the early and mid-90s there simply wasn’t a better hip-hop clique than the Wu. Hell, there still hasn’t been anyone close to Wu Tang Clan in rap or rock or gospel or yodeling or damn well anything else since then. But in those halcyon years RZA helmed some all time classics, and Ghostface Killah’s […]


12 Jun
Revisit your Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth

The Wu- Tang Clan’s the Genius — aka GZA — is reissuing the essential Liquid Swords album in a deluxe double box set. Between Wu’s legendary debut Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) and the followup Forever, RZA helmed the first wave of Wu Tang solo albums, each a verifiable classic in its own right. But most […]


27 Sep
Dirt McGirt's landmark 1995 debut finally gets re-mastered

When you say that Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s landmark 1995 debut Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version is one of the best Wu Tang Clan records, you’re basically suggesting it’s one of the best hip hop albums of all time. And you’d be right. Next to eminent classics like GZA’s Liquid Swords and Raekwon’s […]


3 May
The pen is mightier than the sword... and gun

Mexican designer Jorge Diego Etienne has fashioned a pen holder aimed to remind us all that the pen is mightier than the sword… or gun, in this case. As an artist living amid the rampant violence that has overtaken his country, Etienne wishes to reclaim the revolver design as a testament to peace. “Choose your […]


31 Mar
Well-crafted and well-hidden cane blades

Are you old, crippled or otherwise ambley challenged? Do you fancy yourself somewhat of a bad ass? Perhaps an assassin, ninja or other mustache-twirling shadow in the night? If you said yes to the above questions, then man do Burger Knives have something or you: an entire collection of Sword Canes. Yes you read that […]


15 Sep
Two films highlighting the fading lifestyle

Two short films from the Al Jazeera network highlighting the centuries-old fading arts of the samurai. You know we love our samurais, even if it comes in Chanel or Cat Armor form, so these hit especially close to home. The first film is about the last sword-maker in Taiwan who at 65 hopes to find […]


6 May
The Two Handed Great Sword. Enough said.

Sometimes you stumble across weirdness on the interwebs and it’s difficult to ascertain whether it’s a helluva well made joke, or if there is a whole world of shit going on that I’m utterly and completely oblivious to. To wit: the Two Handed Great Sword. I really wish I was making this up, but apparently […]