This new music video for the SoCal band LA Takedown is Michael Mann-ish in the most awesome of ways. Beyond the connection with the band name itself, the vid practically throws a pastel blazer on you and gives you a high five. Thankfully it takes its time pushing up the sleeves. Sit back and let it unfold.
This was all shot with a RED Epic-equipped gyrostabilized camera platform, The GSS C520. “A portable 5-axis system that houses a range of leading digital cinema cameras, like the Epic and Sony F55, while also capable of integrating future advancements in camera technology”. Whoa. Check out what else Teton Gravity Research is up to (no pun intended).
Out of the 250+ pages of craft beer labels from the 100+ craft breweries in the CRAFT BEERDS book, there’s more Irish-ish / red-bearded labels than you can shake a shilialey at. These are a few favorites…
We’ll all be drinkin’ out of gold koozies when this stuff comes out…
This May, according to BeerPulse, thee Iron Maiden is releasing a branded beer called Trooper Ale.
“Being a real ale enthusiast, vocalist Bruce Dickinson has developed a beer which has true depth of character. Malt flavours and citric notes from a unique blend of Bobec, Goldings and Cascade hops dominate this deep golden ale with a subtle hint of lemon.“
Stoked the Yay Area’s team made it to the Super—l. Even more excited for the commercials. Last year’s VW The Bark Side was a standout. This year Samsung comes out of the gate with El Plato Supreme as a sign of a promising new crop of spots. Watch above as Bob Odenkirk gets all Saul Goodman with Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen. See the rest »
Today, January 22, is the day most agreed-upon as Grigori Rasputin‘s birthday. While he comes with all sorts of history—from being a mysterious Russian mystic to having a seriously dramatic death—he’s also featured in the CRAFT BEERDS book on one of my favorite Russion Imperial Stout labels, North CoastOld Rasputin. Plus, he’s the inspiration by one of my favorite beer-geek avatar on Twitter, @HomebrewChef.