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  • ‘The Merciless': Trailer for Korean Thriller Shows Weaponized Rolex (Video)

    ‘The Merciless': Trailer for Korean Thriller Shows Weaponized Rolex (Video)

    Few style guides mention this, but it’s nevertheless true that a Rolex wrapped around the fist can make an effective weapon in various self-defense and/or melee combat scenarios. While GQ will probably not give you this information, the international trailer for an upcoming Korean thriller called The Merciless illustrates it quite well. The Merciless looks […]

  • LCD Soundsystem Releases Two New Songs (Audio)

    LCD Soundsystem Releases Two New Songs (Audio)

    It’s been about a year and a half since we’ve had any new music from LCD Soundsystem, but now they’ve come roaring back with two new singles that you can listen to online in advance of the band’s appearance on Saturday Night Live tomorrow night. The two new LCD Soundsystem singles are entitled “call the […]

  • Mommy’s Special Glasses: Pornhub Unveils Its Mother’s Day Promotion (Video)

    Mommy’s Special Glasses: Pornhub Unveils Its Mother’s Day Promotion (Video)

    I’m not sure anyone outside of Adrian Veidt knows what this means, but there appears to be something in the zeitgeist that’s encouraging salacious Mother’s Day promotions this year. First there was Tender Wings of Desire, KFC’s romance novel starring Colonel Sanders, and now Pornhub unveils Mommy’s Special Glasses. If the principle of escalation continues, […]

  • Stash: Inflatable Coolers You Can Take Anywhere

    Stash: Inflatable Coolers You Can Take Anywhere

    The traditional, classic cooler has stayed in use for decades now, thanks in part to its timeless and versatile design. Most of the improvements made to it have been invisible ones—I would hope the average cooler today can keep stuff cold for longer than it did 50 years ago, even if it looks more or […]

  • ‘Tender Wings of Desire': KFC Wrote a Romance Novel Starring the Colonel

    ‘Tender Wings of Desire': KFC Wrote a Romance Novel Starring the Colonel

    Mother’s Day is coming up in less than two weeks, and if there’s one thing moms all around the world love more than delicious fried chicken from KFC it’s romance novels with characters like “Harland, a handsome sailor with a mysterious past.” Harland Sanders that is, the hero of Tender Wings of Desire, an evidently […]

  • The Elbow: Your Cassette Tape Collection, Finally Revitalized!

    The Elbow: Your Cassette Tape Collection, Finally Revitalized!

    It’s 2017 and the heroes out there at BrainMonk have come up with a technological improvement over the conventional tape deck. It’s called The Elbow, and it’s only in the concept stage for now—where a device that only plays audio cassettes may well remain for the indefinite future. Still, The Elbow is a cool piece of […]

  • Jelly: “World’s Smallest 4G Phone” Costs $80

    Jelly: “World’s Smallest 4G Phone” Costs $80

    I’m old enough to remember when it seemed like cell phones were always getting smaller rather than larger—remember Derek Zoolander‘s tiny cell phone? But in recent years the trend has been towards ever larger screens. Jelly is a step back towards The Smallening, with a new 4G mini-smartphone that measures only 3.6 inches tall, 1.7 […]

  • ‘OK Computer’ 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue Coming Next Month

    ‘OK Computer’ 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue Coming Next Month

    One of the most important rock albums in the history of the form turns 20 this year.  To celebrate, Radiohead is putting out a new deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of OK Computer, which will feature oodles of bonus content as well as a completely new remaster from the album’s original analog recorded elements. Those bonus features […]