In this tome, author Robin Cherry traces the catalog from the farming supply days of Montgomery Ward to the infamous J.Peterson and all the goods in between—from submarine to aquarium bathtub—once available to be shipped to your door.
As one of our graphic designers said, "If there were two subcultures I wouldn't want to fuck with, it'd be Norwegian Black Metal and Dirty South Rap." In 2008, Peter Beste released a book called—what do you know—True Norwegian Black Metal, and 2009 promises to bring his monograph of Houston Rap Culture. It's his world and we just live in it.
A more polished version of the bracelets you pick up on vacation and keep on until they're moldy, wet pieces of string, Colombian jewelry designer Mercedes Salazar bases her Putomayo collection on traditional South American designs, but updates them with a magnetic sterling clasp.
Remember being little and getting yelled at for drawing on the walls? Here's a chance for revenge. Brought to you by Jon Burgerman, the U.K artist famous for his doodles, this color-in wallpaper gives you the chance to indulge your inner ornery brat without getting put in time out.
New Rock Church of Fire is as up-and-coming as they come - in just a year they've gone from opening up at Velvet to selling out RnR - and finally they've got the full-length to prove it. Pick up Of the Wild at their record release party this Saturday, December 27 at 8PM at 9:30 Club.
With T-Post, the news just got a whole lot more interesting—and less depressing. Sign up for a subscription, and the company mails you a T-shirt—with a news article printed on the inside—every six weeks.
Luella Bartley's much loved SS08 collection was largely inspired by Ghost World's wisecracking Enid (played by Thora Birch), and the look relied heavily on heavy, square black glasses created for Luella by Linda Farrow. Now the glasses are available to all, so that you too can accentuate the negative.
Photographer Danielle Levitt spent years documenting the teenagers in We Are Experienced, and the resulting cross section includes pageant queens, prom goers, suburban goths, band members (both punk and marching), skaters, Wiccans and wanna-bes. The result is a compendium of adolescent life more accurate than any yearbook could ever be.
Giving the pretentious elements of the group show the brush-off, 222 Gallery calls its latest exhibition just Group Show and forgoes the standard minimalism in favor of salon-style walls packed with works from the likes of Jeffrey Stockbridge, Maureen Duffy, Damien Correll, Emily Erb and more.
Let The Right One in, the Swedish answer to Twilight, opens in more select theaters this weekend. Just listening to the trailer—rife with the sound of flesh-crunching bites and sloppy blood slurping—is enough to make you want to start stockpiling garlic and silver bullets. Chilly.