Archive for February, 2017

Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s at werd.com

Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s

Led by a brawling band of eventual Hall Of Famers that included Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Rollie Fingers, and Vida Blue the Oakland A’s of the 1970s brought drama & personality to America’s game like no team before or since. This raucous tale chronicles their three straight championship streak and the characters that knocked baseball into the modern age.

Build Your Own Teardrop with the CLC Camper Kit at werd.com

Build Your Own Teardrop with the CLC Camper Kit

Posted in Rides and Trailers

Created by boat builder and small home designer John C. Harris to be compact & light enough to tow behind his Mini Cooper, the CLC Teardrop Camper is nonetheless large enough to comfortably sleep 2 adults up to 6’6” while providing a customizable rear galley, 12-volt electrical system, and a roof strong enough to support all kinds of rack configurations for your toys. Available as a DIY kit.

Frank Gehry is Just One of the Geniuses Teaching a Course at MasterClass

Posted in Media

MasterClass offers in-depth online instructional courses on a variety of topics, taught by true masters who reveal their personal secrets & insights. Learn acting from Kevin Spacey, tennis from Serena Williams, photography from Annie Leibovitz among many more. The next course on the calendar is a design & architecture seminar taught by none other than Frank Gehry.

Whip Up a Custom Batch of Heat with the Homemade Hot Sauce Kit at werd.com

Whip Up a Custom Batch of Heat with the Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

Posted in Food and Host

Outfitted with everything you need to make a proper hot sauce at home, this kit from Chili Labs includes 2 uniquely formulated spice blends. Forager’s blend is made up of guajillo, chipotle, and pequin peppers & the Grove blend contains piri piri, anaheim, and habanero which create a yellow hot sauce. The kits also include 4 glass bottles with cork stoppers & tools: a mesh strainer & metal funnel.

Tumi Releases a Reflective Version of it’s Popular Alpha Bravo Foster Messenger at werd.com

Tumi Releases a Reflective Version of it’s Popular Alpha Bravo Foster Messenger

Posted in Bags and Gear

Merging durability and style, the Foster Messenger is a hardworking over-the-shoulder bag packed with features to transport all your essentials on the daily commute or work/play travels. The dual access main compartment has dedicated pockets for your iPad, media, business cards, writing instruments, & keys. In addition to the shoulder straps there are dual grab handles & the exterior is made with a reflective fabric for increased safety on the streets.

Stefano Venier Masterfully Upgrades a Kawasaki KZ 1000 LTD at werd.com

Stefano Venier Masterfully Upgrades a Kawasaki KZ 1000 LTD

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Built by Brooklyn-based resto-mod master Stefano Venier, this bike was transformed from a chunky 80s-era cruiser into a sleek and stripped down classic silhouette. It’s a Kawasaki KZ1000 but the lowered stance, modified tank & race-inspired front fairing, plus the bobbed & cleaned up rear-end change the look entirely. Updated suspension, electrics, & brakes add modern performance. via

Here’s the 1st Shot of the 2018 Range Rover Velar at werd.com

Here’s the 1st Shot of the 2018 Range Rover Velar

Posted in Rides

The forthcoming Velar will be the latest addition to the Range Rover lineup. Due to be officially unveiled on March 1 at the Geneva Auto Show in Switzerland, the Velar name links back to the original 1969 Range Rover prototype. Aside from this image and some leaked photos of the new model with a pre-release factory camo wrap, few details on the new Rover are known. Stay tuned.

Field Notes Releases the Utility Series for Spring at werd.com

Field Notes Releases the Utility Series for Spring

Posted in Gear and Work

The Field Notes team releases new editions of their handy little notebooks 4 times a year.  For Spring, they’re introducing the Utility series, available with Engineer Graph or Ledger paper pages. The cover stock is Safety Yellow Mohawk Via Vellum with a fold away ruler on the back cover. Available in 3-packs.