The pictures in this book are so vibrant and colorful you won’t even realize what you’re looking at. Abstract impressionism? Actually, no. Photographer J. Henry Fair has traveled the planet documenting the environmental destruction we humans are doling out. Haunting images of mountain-top mining in Appalachia, toxic hog waste & paper mill runoff make for beautiful colorforms and interesting patterns. But, they should really get us talking about what’s getting pumped into the oceans and rivers.
When morning show experts talk about the influences causing kids to go mental and commit terrific violence, they usually blame heavy metal music & video games like the newest chapter in the Dead Space saga. Horror survival games like this are strictly adult material. Using telekinesis to turn your body parts into deadly weapons, is not the type of stuff children can handle. That’s why this gory game is for mature users only. People like you.
Western movies often suffer from various cheap Hollywood clichés. It could be the Australian setting and/or the film’s writer, Nick Cave’s, outsider status that gives 2005’s The Proposition it’s fresh feel. It is a bleak and ruthless tale of three outlaw brothers turned against each other by a meddling lawman. But there’s no John Wayne schlock, just plenty of gunfire and vultures circling ominously overhead.
Like heroin, crack and other hard drugs, Sriracha hot sauce, aka Rooster Sauce, is highly addictive. Usually it starts with just a squirt on your late night pizza or french fries and before you know, you’re draining a big bottle every few days. If you’ve never tried it, consider this your warning. This cookbook offers 50 fresh, red hot recipes that are sure to contribute to your habit.
You might not even know how clueless you really are until you read this. Ever considered what constitutes proper bedroom behavior? What about the rules of tailoring or how to fly in style? These and a hundred other gentlemanly concerns are discussed and detailed in this eclectic guide book. Check yourself.
Extended, meandering 100-city tours have made Long Beach, California’s Cold War Kids into one of the tightest live acts out. They’ve got a stack of celebrated singles, live EPs and a pair of full-length records behind them already. Their new album, Mine Is Yours, is being called things like “soul punk” and “emo rock blues.” And when nobody knows what to call it … that usually means it’s good.
You’re either down with Motörhead or you’re not. Die-hard fans say bassist Lemmy Kilmister is God. Could be. He’s definitely a rock-n-roll icon and heavy metal pioneer whose influence poisoned rock’s gene pool long ago. His Jack Daniels drinking, Marlboro smoking, full-on leather pants, ass-kicking life is chronicled in this just released multiple award-winning documentary.
Beers of bygone days are featured in this forthcoming book by designer Dan Becker. At 350 pages, it covers beer culture, history and highlights graphic design. Ordered alphabetically by brand, this collection of over 500 beers from around the world is impressive … even if you’re more of a wine drinker these days.
This movie is wild. An Australian family of criminals lives by the ‘kill or be killed’ street code. The psycho eldest son, the “Pope”, (chillingly played by Ben Mendelsohn) is caught between fear & guilt in the Melbourne underground. As the family members are pursued by each other and the police, an internal struggle threatens to blow their sordid scene to pieces.
If you’re a thrill-seeker, you’ll naturally be drawn to the danger of this book. As author/engineer/flamethrower, William Gurstelle, explains in this pyro’s guide to life, taking risks is part of your personality type. Learn how to tap into your Inner MacGyver (that’s an actual chapter), make a flamethrower, and do the Absinthe dance. And it’s not just living dangerously … but artfully, too. 224 pages.