So … where do you put the tape? Well, this boombox is a bit different than the one you were backspinning in front of back in the 80s. Instead of giant dials and cassette decks, this updated ghetto blaster features touchscreen controls and ports to plug in any portable music device. But even with all the tech updates, it still features a big sound & a handle on top, so you can hoist it onto your shoulder and bump the bass when you need to. Available online January 2011.
The rise of youth culture and American music intersected at the Vietnam War. Artists like Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Merle Haggard, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, The Doors & dozens more are featured in this boxed set. With over 300 songs, spoken-words, PSAs and historical audio clips, this soundtrack is the most comprehensive anthology of the Vietnam experience. An in-depth, 304-page book also included.
Alone on the dark side of the moon. No, not Pink Floyd. Moon is a cerebral 2009 sci-fi film following Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) as he wraps up a three-year contract of harvesting Helium-3 on the moon. His only company is a computer with Kevin Spacey’s voice and occasional video chats with his wife on earth. There are no alien creatures, no manly damsels, Sam is all alone and the solitude is starting to get to him. But wait, is he alone?
You need a new bike. Maybe you don’t need one designed for military paratroopers dropped into battle, but this is it. And if it’s burly enough for combat, it’s strong enough for your weekend jaunts down the nature trail. What is truly unique about this 24-speed bike is that it folds in half by simply popping the quick-release lever. In just 20 seconds, without the use of tools, you can fold it up & throw it in the trunk of your car. No bike rack needed.
Easy bud, it’s not a lighter for Cheech & Chong size doobies. It’s actually a hand warmer. So, as the cold winter months set in, you’ll want to light it up. Once you do, this sturdy steel unit warms up staying toasty for 12 hours. Just slide it into your pocket & stay outside to play this winter.
Most people will be like, “oh, red.” But if you know a little something about art & design, you’re excited right now. “Um, no, that’s Red 711.” The Pantone color system is ubiquitous. Don’t bother looking up ubiquitous, it means, it’s everywhere. Now it’s even on the case for your iPhone 4. Beautiful.
Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 classic film The Godfather is an American epic. But do you think you could really get a good night’s sleep in the bedroom where the severed horse head scene was filmed? Admittedly, it’s an odd question. But, considering the mansion from the movie is now for sale, someone’s gonna end up pondering this question. The eight-bedroom, five-bath Staten Island estate sits on 4 acres (enough room for a horse of your own) and is priced at $2.9 million.
Fans of the original 1982 Tron film and those of you frothing for the new release, Tron Legacy, will want to get this Original Soundtrack from legendary French electronic dance duo, Daft Punk. The mysterious electro pioneers created a sweeping 22 track score with beats, blips, bass & vast symphonic soundscapes fit for this massive Disney movie re-make.
The days of hanging “beer stuff” on the walls ended when you left the dorms. But now that you’ve got a Man Room in the house, you can do it again. This time around it won’t be a neon Corona sign, because that won’t fly with the lady in your life. But this might. This handsome, hand-numbered poster shows the family tree of beer varieties and is printed on recycled, archival stock paper. Let her pick the frame and you’re good.
Zippers make everything easier. With Zipbuds, it means keeping your headphone wires untangled, so you can just press play and dip into your own world instantly. Instead of fumbling, you just unzip and go – it seems so obvious. Kinda makes you wonder why the zipper hasn’t been integrated into the bra strap yet … doesn’t it?