Variety is the spice of life. Food, entertainment, education, jobs, hobbies — for everything you can think of, there are millions of ways to do it. The Porsche 911 has been the Swiss Army knife of sports cars for 50 years, winning in almost every conceivable motorsport competition from endurance racing to rallying. Porsche makes 24 models of the 911, and if you can't find one that suits you, you aren't looking for a Porsche. Here's a quick video that explains all 24 flavors in five minutes.
Baseball is the American pastime, but there's only one ball glove maker left in the US. Nokona makes one of the best gloves you can get in their factory in Nokona, Texas. Nokona Executive Vice President Rob Storey takes you inside their factory, detailing the materials, handcrafted quality, and love of the game that goes into every glove.
To kick off the launch of Uncrate Issue 05 and the return of our favorite not-smartphone, the Punkt MP02, we've partnered with Punkt, Grand Classics, and Mark Ronson to host a VIP screening of 1983's The King of Comedy, staring Robert De Niro. Personally selected by Mark Ronson, the film is a timely choice given its direct influence on this month's release of Joker, and as De Niro also appears in Joker as homage to his character in The King of Comedy. On October 16th at the Public Arts venue, at New York's Public Hotel, a select group of guests and friends of Mark Ronson, Punkt, Grand Classics, and Uncrate gathered for the screening and cocktails. Punkt, maker's of minimalist technology, chose to partner with Grand Classics on this screening due the increasingly frustrating effect of smartphones on the film community. Often used to snap pictures that leak a film's plot details well before release, smartphones have become a drag on sets around the world. Punkt's MP02 phone, a camera-less work of art, fixes not only this issue but allows anyone to disconnect from the distracting while remaining connected via a good old fashioned phone call or basic text message. Animoji's need not apply.
With 54 of the nation's best coffee roasters at your fingertips, it's no wonder many have dubbed Trade, The Netflix of Coffee. Get started with Trade by taking their coffee quiz that matches you to a custom subscription based on how you like to drink coffee. Each selection isn't even roasted until you place an order, making it some of the freshest coffee you've ever tasted. They offer over 400 unique options, so you're guaranteed to discover coffee perfectly suited to your tastes for one of the best deals you'll find anywhere. Get 30% off + free shipping when you subscribe.
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From The Shining and Poltergeist to Friday the 13th and Halloween the 1980's was full of great horror movies. Equally as good as the films were the grainy clips and mysterious voices of the genre's vintage trailers. Here's a compilation of 22 of the decade's very best.
You could remove the zombies from Shaun of the Dead, give the film an entirely different plot, and still have a cast of well-written characters. The characters in Edgar Wright's apocalyptic comedy are as defined by what they are not as what they are, and depend on the cast to fill in those flaws. Lessons From the Screenplay takes a deep dive into Wright and Shaun of the Dead to show that strong characters are essential to a film, even if it's a comedy.
For Issue 05, we gathered ten of the world's best Barn Finds, ten of the most interesting caviar-and-potato chip pairings, three spectacular places to stay in Italy, and thirty stunning objects of desire.
One magazine, six languages: English / Deutsch / Français / Italiano / Español / 日本語
200 pages / Heavyweight paper / Book-style cover / Free shipping in U.S.
The Movember Foundation has been raising money for men's physical and mental health issues since 2003, using the power of community to help spread awareness. Now they're teaming with Swiss watchmaker Oris and Yankees manager Aaron Boone — someone who knows a thing or two about the power of a team — on the Movember Edition watch. Based on Oris' iconic Chronoris model, it has a 39mm stainless steel case and a black dial with rose gold-plated hour and minute hands. It also features an orange second hand, and white indices that come together to create a pleasing vintage feel. An Oris 733 automatic movement powers the timepiece, which arrives on either a brown leather strap with a Movember signature mustache imprint or a stainless steel bracelet. It's packaged in a special presentation box with a leather travel pouch and a more casual red and white NATO fabric strap — a perfect bonus for those who know the importance of getting out and spending time in their community.
Presented by Oris.
Presented by Oris.
Like any good villain whose career spans 11 films, Michael Myers has evolved and changed and grown with the times — but he's still a crazed, murderous psychopath. The iconic Captin Kirk mask has had a few changes well, from hair color to hairstyle to various states of weathering. Tell it Animated goes through all of Myers' costumes through the series of films along with a little background to keep you up-to-date on what you might have missed.
Former Life magazine photographer Fred Lyon was born and raised in San Francisco. At 94 years old, he has spent his lifetime capturing his native city throughout the decades. During an interview at The Interval, the photography icon shares his unique form of time traveling through 85 photos in 365 seconds.