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The Simpsons Reimagined by Shuggie's Sweet Revenge
Seemingly very in tune with 20- and 30-somethings of today, Shuggie's Sweet Revenge makes T-shirts and tote bags emblazoned with cleverly combined Simpsons characters—and cartoon images of Larry David's face. A delightfully simple idea, the morphed...
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Sonos Playbar
With a sleek, seamless move wireless audio system maker Sonos takes another firm step towards total home audio domination with yesterday's introduction of the Playbar, a wireless HiFi speaker for your TV. Streamlined to sit well within the Sonos...
DESIGN
Audi Green Room by Derek Lam
by Naheed Simjee There has been no shortage of excitement from recent collaborations between artists, designers and some of the world's most recognized luxury brands from Gucci and Fiat to Yayoi Kusama and Louis Vuitton. Most recently, Audi tapped...
CULTURE
The Factory of Dreams
Unless you grew up watching telenovelas (AKA Mexican soaps), you might not be familiar with Corazones Al Limite (Hearts' Limit) or Amarte es mi Pecado (Loving You is My Sin), but unlike their American counterparts these daytime dramas are a huge...
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NuVision Televisions
If there's such a thing as an artisanal television brand, NuVision is it. The makers of high-caliber flatscreens steer clear of mass production, preferring instead to individually source their materials and limit their quantity in favor of maintaining...
CULTURE
Casey Neistat for Kanon Organic Vodka
Video pranksters Van and Casey Neistat have been making movies together since 1999 when the debut of the iMac spurred the brothers to start editing videos at home. Over the last decade the duo's provocative antics and DIY aesthetic has taken them...
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L5 Remote
First previewed back in January at CES and now finally available for purchase, the L5 Remote transforms iPhones or iPod Touches into all-in-one clickers for any home entertainment system, putting the end of playing hide-and-seek with remote controls...
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BeoVision 10
The sleek presentation of Bang & Olufsen's BeoVision 10 shows that there's plenty of room for making the modern television more refined, powerful and sophisticated. The LCD panel looks more like a decorative piece melding with interiors—a lesson...
FOOD-DRINK
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
Fresh from winning the 2010 TED Prize, the U.K.'s most lovable chef Jamie Oliver is tackling America's relationship to food on Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, his ABC show premiering tonight. With the new series he hopes to change the way Huntington...
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Savant Home Automation Systems
Savant seamlessly organizes the control of the many elements of a home—lighting, security, A/V, Internet, and even sprinklers—into one handy remote. The only Apple-based networking program like it on the market, Savant simplifies the...
CULTURE
The Mighty Boosh DVDs
by Ariston Anderson Last month's release of the cult British show "The Mighty Boosh" on DVD made my summer into a viewing marathon and I have to say, it's nothing short of life-changing. Created by comedians Julian Barratt and Noel...
CULTURE
The State Complete Series: Interview with David Wain
Over 15 years since debuting as MTV's first foray into sketch comedy, "The State: The Complete Series" is finally a reality. After more than a decade of starts and stalls, the cult-classic will be available 14 July 2009 as a five-disc...
CULTURE
The Live! Show
The year was 1979. Cable television had just broken the big three television networks' stranglehold in America when Jaime Davidovich began appearing on boob tubes across New York City. Appearing every week on "The Live! Show," Davidovich...
DESIGN
Amy Lau: Dexter Dining Room Chairs
by Ariston Anderson You'll be sure to make a splash of a dinner party when guests sit down on one of Amy Lau's limited edition Dexter dining room chairs. Inspired by the Showtime serial killer show, the chairs are made from white lacquered...
CULTURE
Addictive TV: Olympics 2008 Remix
by Kyle Small Tired of all the Olympic controversy? Want to maybe see the games in a new, refreshing way? Well, this might be your chance. World famous London-based VJs Addictive TV are remixing the upcoming Olympic Games for live TV. For an Austrian...
STYLE
Bill Cosby's Koos Van Den Akker Sweaters Auction
Like most children of the '80s, Bill Cosby has always held a special place in my heart. Whether hanging with the Huxtables or enjoying some Jello pudding, Mr. Cosby played an integral part in my development, which is why I was particularly touched...
TECH
Rojo TV
Just launched today by Barcelona-based art publisher and artist management group Rojo, their new online TV channel Rojo TV is an artsy alternative to the others. Unlike the streaming QOOB TV, which features short movies but done more by filmmakers...
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Remote Control K.I.T.T. Car
Watching the new "Knight Rider" TV movie over the weekend stirred up all sorts of great memories from the original show, including (of course) the deep-seated longing to own a car like K.I.T.T. ("Knight Industries Two Thousand"...
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Apple TV v2
Adding a few capabilities that help realize its full potential, the newly-launched version of Apple's computer-to-TV entertainment software is a massive improvement over the original. The biggest plus for aesthetes like us is the 1080p output...
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The Best of CES
The annual Consumer Electronics Show took the breath out of Vegas last week. While there was an endless slew of things to see, we found a few stand-outs worth reporting on. Iqua 603 SUN, Solar Powered Bluetooth Headset This compact Bluetooth headset...
CULTURE
Battle: Vinyl War
Four years, three painstakingly-detailed sets, 28 sassy characters, a head-shaking 10,000 photos later and Terpins Greco, the 40-member Brazilian team responsible for producing Battle: The Vinyl War, is finally seeing the juicy fruits of their labor...
CULTURE
The Reel New York Film Festival
I recently started watching "The Reel New York Film Festival," a show highlighting experimental works, shorts, documentaries, animated shorts and narratives made by New Yorkers and/or about New Yorkers on local cable. Now in its twelfth...
TECH
Internet TV Alternatives
Apple TV snagged much of the fortune and fame as a stylish, no-fuss way to transfer web content to your television screen. (How very Apple.) For all of the sleek box's plug-and-play appeal, several new products showing up in the market offer different...
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