Ever heard the term “non-representational art”? If not, watch this movie for the definition. It’s a futuristic nightmare comedy, a dystopian satire. It was so bizarre in fact, director Terry Gilliam almost never saw its release. As the story goes, Universal Pictures felt the movie was too weird and delayed its release. So, Gilliam screened it for the LA Film Critics Assoc. They named it Picture Of The Year for 1985 and basically embarrassed Universal into releasing it.
For 2012, the Volkswagen Beetle got a sex change or rather a … gender reassignment. What we’re trying to say is the “people’s car” now has some balls. A total redesign has created a new body that is lower, 3.3 inches wider and noticeably more aggressive. There are three trim options, the sportiest of which features a 2 liter, 200-horse motor. Another option is their clean diesel model hitting 40 MPG.
The annoying thing about most digital watches is figuring out which buttons to push to get the info you want. The touchscreen on Garmin’s new watch/wrist computer eliminates the button BS. Swipe through various screens with ease, even in the middle of a run or cardio class. With about 500 features, the Forerunner will track your workouts in a variety of ways, helping you train smarter – not just harder.
Ingredients: JetSki, bi-plane, ultralight, snowmobile, rollercoaster, boomerang. Add all ingredients into the blender and press pureé. Once the ingredients have blended, you’ve got a FlyNano. Pour it into the water and you can now go skimming along the surface before lifting off & flying away. No pilot’s license is needed, but health insurance is highly recommended.
So you like your nuts a little cheesy, do you? But, maybe your girl likes them sweet. Either way, piquant peanut pervert Lord Nut Levington makes a variety of flavored nuts for you to munch on: cheddar cheese & jalapeño, Bloody Mary & cinnamon are just a few of his specialties.
Isn’t it cute? Use this darling little corkscrew to open your reds, your whites, even your pinks (admit it). Just remember, if you mix and match, you’ll wake up the next morning feeling like you got sucker-punched with the business end of these Bourgeois Brass Knuckles.
If you follow F-1 racing, you know the season kicked off last week in Australia. Right now they’re racing in China, and next week it’s Turkey. For this global series, Artist PJ Tierney has designed a series of high impact graphic posters for each stop on the tour. These are A2 size, high-quality digital prints hand-signed by the artist. Going fast.
Ever wonder why we’re all wearing the same sunglasses? The exact same frames our dad (or even grand dad) wore? Well, Oliver People’s eyewear is looking forward instead of back by creating some new styles. The Bernardo is one of them. It features a plastic frame, keyhole nose bridge and genuine silver pin accents at the temples. They’re available in colors like Tortoise Camo and Striped honey with various lens options.
Hosting a backyard barbecue is fun until everyone splits and you’re stuck cleaning up. These plastic burger baskets cut down on dishes and clean up time. And in case you didn’t immediately notice, they are also colorful, fun and festive.
The business traveler’s old standby, the garment bag, is long overdue for an update. Finally, the Scottish luggage brand Lat 56º has done it. Their Red-Eye garment bag is made with a semi-rigid outer shell that is impact and water resistant, while inside their TPS (torso protection system) technology keeps your suit wrinkle- and crease-free. This unique bag also features a compartment for extra shoes, dopp kit, shirt, ties, etc.