Showtime network has the sickest shows. And…the Dexter series is hands-down, the sickest. The multi-Emmy-nominated series about a crime scene scientist who is also a serial killer on his days off, may just be the best thing on TV. As well as…worth every extra penny on your cable bill. If you’ve missed anything so far, Seasons 1-4 DVD box set will get you up to speed. If you’re a die-hard, it’ll be a cherished collectible.
Let your good taste light the way. This sculptural work of functional art will brighten up your workspace. The Alchemy table lamp, designed by Robert Ogden, is comprised of “found” industrial doodads and vintage mechanicals, like antique plumbing knobs & a base made from a 1940s-era trimming machine. Each lamp is, of course, handmade and one of a kind.
We all want a closer shave, but who has the cojones to take a straight razor to their own face? Enter Bigelow Chemists, a traditional apothecary specializing in fine toiletries. Their Premium Shave Cream is a traditional Italian formula that will tame your stubble and leave you feeling fresh (the Eucalyptus oil) without ever risking a nick that could land you in the hospital.
Stronghold has been making genuine denim workwear in Southern California since 1895. Way back when hard work was actually done in the region. Regardless, the timeless-style of this sturdy workcoat is a great fit for hard labor or cool nights on the coast. Made of 100% loom-woven selvage denim with a button front & 4 patch pockets – it’s (old) fashion that really functions.
It doesn’t just look sharp. It is sharp. Precision knife-maker, Wenger, creators of the original Swiss Army knife collaborated with Porsche Design on the P3700, a pocketknife both functional and elegant. With scissors, corkscrew, straight blade, a can opener and more – it’s a great little tool. The ergonomic design & matte black finish just make it look lethal.
Even though the hipsters just found out, real cyclists have known for generations there’s nothing more legit than a Brooks saddle. And now leather carver, Kara Ginther, can keep you one step ahead of the herd with a custom etching. Prices vary, but Ginther can do it all – from freehand graphics to logos to patterns. Think of something original & keep those hipsters guessing, “Whoa, that’s cool. Wait, is it?”
Nice legs catch your attention – whether you’re talking wine, women or these beautiful oak barstools from Vinoture. Roughly elegant, the Prima barstools are handcrafted from pieces of real, wine-stained oak casks & other recycled components, making them truly one-of-a-kind. And depending on your taste in legs, they’re available in custom heights from 29” up.
Ever since Victory Motorcycles started turning out American-made motorcycles back in the late 90s, they’ve improved & evolved every year. The 2011 Victory Hammer is their latest creation. A low, aggressively styled cruiser featuring a 106 cubic-inch V-Twin motor and all the creature comforts experienced bikers want from a brand new scoot. In head-to-head tests against its rival – the Harley Dyna – the 8-Ball came up aces. How’s that for an all-American alternative?
Avion Tequila might sound familiar. It is…you’ve seen this top-shelf tequila written right into the script of HBO’s Entourage. A clever bit of product placement has your boy Turtle trying to sell Avion. In real-life though, it will sell itself, considering it’s made with the finest Blue Weber Agave from the highest elevations in Jalisco, Mexico. Superb flavor & distinct smoothness – a couple of traits Turtle could use himself.
Nintendo nerds rejoice. Nostalgia has delivered another dose of dopeness to your computer-based life. Blending outdated video games from your golden years with today’s need for external storage, 8-Bit Memory brings you USB hard drives built in old Nintendo game cartridges. They’re available 500, 750 & 1000GB capacity. Way more than Zelda had.