The debut film in Robert Rodriguez’s trilogy including Desperado and Once Upon A Time In Mexico, El Mariachi cost a mere $7000 to produce. While enjoying the suspenseful plot of a man who only wants to play his guitar, but finds trouble in every turn – keep asking yourself – how did he do it for under 10k?
The story surrounding the collaboration of Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse & David Lynch is as twisted as a Twin Peaks episode. Originally planned was the release of Lynch’s 100-page photo book accompanied by musical composition. A record-label dispute released the book solo. In March 2010, Sparklehorse’s frontman, Mark Linous, was pronounced dead. With him, any hope of an album. To our surprise, on July 13th Dark Night of the Soul drops. Will it live up to its notorious past?
You rock things a little differently, don’t you? Forgo conventional baseball-season & illicit reaction with a Wiffle Ball tee or hat. While you’re loading up, grab the book & equipment and re-live the charmed past…at least for an afternoon.
Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm, crawls into the mind of a soldier in War. In the bloody world of endless bombs & bullets, Junger portrays a head-strong soldier who is ready to protect his “brothers” at any cost. Based on his 14-month experience with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan, this read is an unforgettable portrait of men under fire.
This isn’t Hallmark. Remind everyone of what a smart-ass you really are. They’ll still appreciate the acknowledgment of their first born. It’s the thought that counts, isn’t it?
Ancient cultures have always used leaves to create products for everyday living. Now you have an opportunity to learn from the ancestors & leave a green footprint at your next disposable dinnerware function. Pair with a brew in a recyclable bottle… and you have yourself a BBQ. Circa 2010.
A long, long time ago in a far-away place called Drivers Ed…you were not only advised to keep jumper cables handy, but instructed on the proper way to us them. Michelin’s 5100 will keep us from needing a refresher course. Heavy-duty 8-gauge, copper-clad, aluminum, 12′ cables automatically indicate a proper connection. Adjusting polarity to eliminate shorting or sparking, they even are stored in a sleek box housing a built-in surge protector to safeguard your vehicle’s electronics.
Former Shell Oil President, John Hofmeister offers an inside view of energy company posturing & feather-nesting politicians in his new read Why We Hate the Oil Companies. Tackling the energy controversy head-on & with no regard – this one’s as relevant as today’s front-page.
Can’t live with them. Can’t live without. Your corkscrew that is. As with the Clever Carafe, Scandinavian-designer Jakob Wagner continues to expand the boundaries of form and function with the Vignon. Five Teflon-coated steel threads coat the spiral while the lever moves like butter – you now can extract even the most vintage of corks.
Feeling lifeless? Imbibe the nectar of the living dead. Zombie Blood Energy Drink boosts energy with iron, protein and electrolytes with a tangy lime taste. Note: no zombies were harmed in the creation of this product.