Grand Opening: Pong in the LES

Posted on July 22, 2008 Under Travel

I was hopping around the LES with my pal from Zoomdoggle and we happened upon the space at 139 Norfolk called Grand Opening. Formerly famous for the DRV-IN project they did (Manhattan's only drive-in theater), they're now hosting Pong 2.0…

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Ratatat: LP3

Posted on July 15, 2008 Under Music

Some albums are direct in their style and feel. Others are what one would call "malleable in personality." Ratatat's new album and soundtrack to just about anything, LP3, is a collection of deep soundscapes augmented with simple and warm drum…

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The Dead List x JB Classics Lab

Posted on July 11, 2008 Under Fashion

Let's explore a hypothetical: Say you're at a trade show ... like possibly MAGIC in Las Vegas this August. You're there on the floor of the convention center, eating some fried dough, displaying your laminate with the holographic entitlement sticker,…

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Zoe Regoczy's Girls

Posted on July 10, 2008 Under Art

Zoe Regoczy is a U.K.-based designer with a load of new prints available in her shop. Her style doesn't include a lot of variation, mostly layered colors of girl's faces. Well -- not just any girls. These girls are dangerous,…

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Tequila 5150

Posted on July 9, 2008 Under Food

Tequila 5150 is a new American tequila, or rather an "eau de vie de agave," and the first of its kind. Frank Leal, owner of Leal Vineyards in Hollister, CA is the first American to legally import blue agave into…

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Timbuk2 x Threadless

Posted on July 9, 2008 Under Fashion

For all of the modern, urban, design-savvy males out there, please don't call this bag a "murse." Lots of guys these days have figured out the convenient utility of a good old messenger bag, but what happens if you want…

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Flying Lotus

Posted on July 7, 2008 Under Music

If you were ever wondering what gifted individual produced the beats behind those black-screen, white-text bumps on Adult Swim the answer is: a lot of people. Every music geek favorite from Madlib to Squarepusher has taken a turn, but there's…

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Wale: Mixtape About Nothing

Posted on July 7, 2008 Under Music

This new guy from D.C. is smart. Wale (pronounced Wah-Lay) smashes open the vocal sampling goldmine that is Seinfeld and uses it as a framework for his Mixtape About Nothing, a record that comes off as one of the best…

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Nike Sportswear Preview

Posted on July 1, 2008 Under Fashion

A few days ago I got a sneak peek here in Sao Paulo of the handsome, new Nike Sportswear line that will debut simultaneously with the Olympics in Beijing on August 8, and will be worn by their sponsored athletes…

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The Graduate

Posted on June 30, 2008 Under Music

From the moment the music faded in on the first track "Sit & Sink," I knew The Graduate would be a breath of fresh air. Formed in 2005, the group is a collaboration between five long-term friends. Their music is…

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