As part of a special feature on Criterion’s Blu-ray and DVD editions of his film Cronos, director Guillermo del Toro leads a tour of his home offices, which he fondly dubs “Bleak House.” Del Toro explains that the offices were created as a “compression chamber” so that he and his co-workers and collaborators could beContinue reading “Guillermo del Toro Gives A Guided Tour of His Home Offices Nicknamed Bleak House”
Yankee Man Candles II ($18-28) has added the scent of crispy fried pork with their new Mmm, Bacon candle and the aroma of buttered popcorn with Movie Night. You can still purchase grassy Riding Mower, the leathery First Down, and the musky Man Town from the original series. I have some suggestions for Man CandlesContinue reading “Yankee Man Candles II”
The IMAX Private Theatre ($TBA) is modeled after IMAX’s private screening room which has played host to many filmmakers coming to see their films in IMAX for the first time, this integrated solution includes all the custom IMAX hardware — including proprietary, state-of-the-art dual 4K projection systems and a 7.1 channel laser-aligned sound system —Continue reading “IMAX Private Theatre”
Delaware-based Batman fanatic Chris Weir created an incredible real-life Batcave in his basement that impresses many people, including his family. Chris spent over 2 years and $120,000 putting it all together. His underground secret lair comes equipped with a hidden door (activated by a shiny red button), an impressive display of Batman collectibles and aContinue reading “Batman Fan Builds An Incredible Real-Life Batcave In His Basement”
This 21 1/2 x 19 1/2″ Umbra T-Frame T-Shirt Display ($40) showcases one shirt in a unique wall fixture. T-frame immortalizes some of your favorite tees. From statement shirts to concert memorabilia and vintage wear, it cleverly converts any clothing into a hip, modern art.
The Amp Mug ($12) is a suitable warming companion for all musical preferences- from blues rock, to heavy metal, to hard core punk. Drink a mid-range traditional cup of tea, step it up a notch or two to a strong high frequency black coffee or sip a spiced green chai with some soft and subtle distortions.
If your child is an aspiring rocketeer, then the Astronaut duvet cover ($80) will fill their dreams of exploring outer space. It is available to pre-order at the Dutch company Snurk (estimated delivery March 2013).
Elite Home Theater Seating provided a sneak peek at their new $2 million dollar “Dark Knight” themed custom home theater that is being built for a private residence in Greenwich, Connecticut. “The Dark Knight themed custom home theater was actually a design concept we did free of charge for one of our previous clients, mainlyContinue reading “Dark Knight Themed Two Million Dollar Custom Home Theater”
This awesome Star Wars inspired home theater resides outside of Seattle at the home of two former presidents of the Official Star Wars Fan Club. The front of the theater is inspired by the Death Star’s command deck. Life size figures of C-3PO, Boba Fett and Han Solo stand guard. Three original Star Wars movieContinue reading “Awesome Star Wars Themed Home Theater”
Yankee Candle has introduced a limited-edition collection of scents inspired by and created for men. The company’s limited-edition Man Candles collection features four fragrances: Man Town, a masculine blend of spices, woods and musk; First Down, a combination of orange, patchouli, vetiver and leather; Riding Mower, which features the scent of freshly cut grass; andContinue reading “Man Candles”