You’re not just some wild college kid anymore. You’re a professional. And at this stage in life, your Pong skills are highly advanced. To keep your favorite game challenging, you should probably step up to Lil’ Reds. These bullseye-size Pong cups definitely separate the men from the boys.
To most people, international airports are just noisy, crowded, germ-infested zoos in which leaving ASAFP is always the main goal. But maybe you’re not most people. Maybe you really like the Billy Goat Tavern at O’Hare or that one bathroom stall on concourse G at MSP. The Runway Series artist prints memorialize the world’s busiest airports, showing an overhead map, stats and each hub’s IATA code letters.
In reading his books, it’s obvious Hemingway was a lover of food and drink but it’s hard to imagine he put down the pen in the middle of For Whom The Bell Tolls to jot down recipes. Fact is, he didn’t. This book of 125 recipes is assembled from old Hemingway’s haunts, period cookbooks and “other sources” but includes passages from his works as well as family photos, etc.
Ewan McGregor starred in the underground classic 90s film Trainspotting, centered on the messed up lives of young junkies in Edinburgh, Scotland. If you liked that film, maybe you should read this prequel to the Trainspotting story by the same author, Irvine Welsh.
For those randoms who somehow aren’t fans of the TV zombie series The Walking Dead, these minimalist prints from Toronto-based artist Ryan MacArthur will require an explanation. Everyone else will know what’s up immediately.
Like records by The Ramones, the formulated horrors of the Nightmare On Elm Street series can get pretty repetitive and same-old. Then again, if you’re a true fan, the familiarity and consistency is what you like. The 4-disc Blu-ray box set collects all 7 Freddy Krueger movies and includes a heap of special features.
A pictogram conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. Designer/illustrator Viktor Hertz has applied this technique to some classic rock artists, like the Stones, Springsteen, Bowie, and The Beatles, creating a thought-provoking poster series. Can you name the tunes?
Jack Daniels makes a variety of whiskeys, but the release of their latest offering, Tennesee Rye Unaged Whiskey, marks the first time JD has changed their recipe in over 100 years. The mashbill for this 80 proof moonshine is made up of 70% rye grain, giving it a sharper flavor than their barrel-aged sour mash whiskeys. Available in January 2013.