While writing by hand might be a dying art in our digital world, good penmanship is one of the finest arts around. If you've ever looked at an architectural drawing or schematic and wondered how to write in that distinctive style, look no further. How to Architect shows you how to easily get that super-precise look to your handwriting.
Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Jeff Goldblum form a scary indestructible pack of alpha dogs in the latest from Wes Anderson. The stop-motion film sees a Japan 20 years in the future that has been overrun by dogs. In an attempt to solve this crisis, the evil Mayor Kobayashi has banished all K9s to Trash Island which leads a 12-year-old boy to the island in search of his furry friend, Spots. Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Courtney B. Vance, Fisher Stevens, Liev Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, F. Murray Abraham, and Yoko Ono also lend their voices when the film comes to theaters March 23, 2018.
Ginger Baker, Kieth Moon, and John Bonham — the three pillars of rock drumming royalty. Without them, there would be no trope of the crazy drummer, and Animal from the Muppets wouldn't exist. Polyphonic takes a closer look at the best part of Led Zeppelin, and why John is one of the greatest to ever take a seat on the drum throne.
For his second Netflix series, David Fincher is bringing the Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas book Mind Hunter: Inside FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit to the small screen. The story takes place in 1979 and follows two FBI agents, played by Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany, as they get inside the minds of imprisoned serial killers to try to solve ongoing cases. From the looks of the trailer and Fincher's stacked resume, the series has real True Detective potential — season one, obviously. Available for streaming October 13, 2017.
Jimmy Carrey has mastered the art of comedy in both film and television, but behind-the-scenes he's been honing a different craft. Though his obsession with creating colorful masterpieces has increased in recent years, his love for art started at an early age. As you'll see from this six-minute documentary, it's not a mere hobby. The actor proves he has some series skills both on camera and on the canvas.
In a future of a disintegrating society, blade runner Officer K stumbles upon a secret that could shred what's left. The discovery puts Officer K on the hunt for Rick Deckard, a blade runner who disappeared thirty years ago. Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto, the sequel to the legendary Blade Runner comes to theaters October 6, 2017.
You probably already know that the Leesa Mattress is sourced and crafted in the USA and that it's backed by elite athletes and over 10,000 verified five-star customer reviews. And maybe you've heard that Leesa is ordered online, built, compressed, rolled, and shipped directly to your door. But what you might not know is that beginning this month, customers can experience Leesa's American-made and expertly designed mattresses at 80+ West Elm locations across the U.S. And as always, Leesa will let you try their mattress in the comfort of your own home for 100 risk-free nights.
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You don't notice the difference between great underwear and whatever-you're-used-to, until you put on a pair of Tommy John's new Go Anywhere Trunks. They're engineered with moisture wicking, and anti-microbial, performance stretch fabric. That means, even if you sit, stand, crouch or reach up, they'll never cause an awkward adjustment. Featuring 4-way stretch fabric that contours to your body, a Stay Put waistband, a time saving Quick Draw fly, and a contour pouch, maximum comfort is guaranteed, no matter how active or inactive you happen to be.
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J. Paul Getty was one of the richest men in the world. There was nothing he couldn't have — yet he was notoriously frugal. In 1973, Getty's grandson was kidnapped for ransom. All the Money In the World tells the story of the kidnapping and the famous negotiations that led to his release. The film stars Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Spacey, and comes to theaters December 2017.
Mistakes have led to some of the most important discoveries in human history: X-rays, the microwave, and that ubiquitous 80s gated reverb drum sound. From Phil Collins to hair metal to synth pop, that strange, unnatural drum sound defined the decade. Vox explains how a happy accident led to a sound that was popular then and is making a comeback now.
At Big Dog Neon in Lockhart, Texas, Kit Tunningley has been keeping the neon lights on for 38 years. The rise of cheap LED signage has folded many of the other neon businesses, but 500 signs later, Kit is still going strong.
Directed by George Clooney and penned by The Coen Brothers, the pair team up to take you back to the 1950s. Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Josh Brolin, and Oscar Isaac, the story takes place in a picturesque suburban neighborhood. Everything from the yards to the homes appears to be squeaky clean until a few bad decisions bring the underworld to their front lawns. After a Toronto International Film Festival premiere, the film is set for release October 27, 2017.
During the Cold War, a lonely janitor stumbles upon a secret government project — a merman being held in captivity. An unlikely friendship ensues that threatens them both when Elisa, the janitor, tries to help him escape. From director Guillermo De Toro, The Shape of Water stars Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon. The film comes to theaters December 8, 2017.
There's hardly a guitar that's been rode as hard and put away wet as Willie Nelson's iconic Trigger. Willie's Martin N-20 has seen thousands of stages and bears the signatures of over 100 of Willie's friends and fellow performers. Luthier Mark Erlewine has been taking care of Trigger for years and gives an up close look at the famous guitar during a recent repair.
Thirty years have passed between the original Blade Runner and the upcoming Blade Runner: 2049. Jared Leto's character, Niander Wallace, is introducing a perfected line of replicants meant to get the ban against them lifted. Three short films are coming before Blade Runner: 2049's release, giving an overview of events in the decades between the films.
Along the same lines as True Detective season two, a bald Vince Vaughn departs from the Old School comedy we're used to and goes back to the underworld. The former boxer takes up a job as a drug runner who gets picked up after a deal goes bad. Now he has to do his time along with his enemies in the most ruthless cell block there is. Also starring Jennifer Carpenter and Don Johnson, the film is slated for release October 6, 2017.
Adapting tried-and-true classic design to cover modern needs, this Filson bag will stand up to just about anything and look great the entire time. The rugged twill and leather bag, available blacked out or in Filson's timeless tan hue, features interior and exterior pockets for organizing smaller items, as well as the ubiquitous padded compartment for a laptop up to 15 inches wide. A removable and adjustable 46" bridle leather strap is also included for carrying over the shoulder, and this classic design will complement your suit--or your flannel and jeans--through all the seasons to come.
Width: 16.5" / Height: 14" / Depth: 7.5"
We heard there's a big game this weekend. So we went to our friend Paul Cunningham at Leather Head to see if he could build us something special — something like a high-quality all-black football that would both stand out on the field and look beautiful on a shelf. For our Leather Head x Uncrate Football, we decided on our signature shrunken bison leather, which has a natural texture and ages beautifully. Like all of Leather Head's made-in-the-USA footballs, it's perfectly sized for mere-mortal-hands and impromptu backyard games. Available in extremely limited quantities.
Thom Yorke made a mistake. Thom got lost trying to play Radiohead's "Videotape" at a concept in London — and unknowingly set off a firestorm of speculation among Radiohead fans. Warren Lain, musician and music teacher, put together a 38-minute video on the subject of "Videotape" being syncopated — in a really strange way. This is the story of a seemingly simple song with a not-so-simple rhythm.
In this latest film, Alexander Payne is taking tiny living to the extreme. The Oscar-winning director is fighting overpopulation by shrinking down humans to .0364%. Although that translates to bigger homes and more money, we're sure there's a giant twist. Starring Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Alec Baldwin, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jason Sudeikis, the film is slated for release this December.
It's nice to see that after a six-year hiatus nothing has changed. Larry is still just as socially unaware as ever and we couldn't be happier about it. See him get back to his old, neurotic ways when Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO for a long-awaited ninth season October 1, 2017.
Undercover spy. Blonde bangs, Licence to kill. Jennifer Lawrence is giving us major Atomic Blonde vibes in her first reunion with Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence. Based on the novel by Jason Matthews, Lawrence is a prima ballerina turned deadly assassin after being recruited for Sparrow School. Set for theaters March 2, 2018.
In 2003, Tommy Wiseau wrote, directed, and starred in a little film called The Room. Shortly after, the film became a cult phenomenon, not because of its great storyline or exceptional acting, but because it was so terrible. In this biopic, James Franco and Seth Rogan retell the process to make a movie about the worst movie ever made. Also starring Dave Franco, Alison Brie, Josh Hutcherson, Jacki Weaver, Nathan Fielder, and June Diane Raphael, The Disaster Artist comes to theaters December 1, 2017.
If it all goes down and Armageddon is upon us, you'll want to be in the safest possible place to wait out World War III — and that place is probably Switzerland. In the immortal words of Admiral Ackbar, "It's a trap!". As in, the entire country is a trap. With bridges, roads, and even mountain sides rigged with explosives, disguised artillery emplacements, and 200,000 troops ready in 72 hours, Switzerland has every intention of maintaining its famous neutrality.