Posts Tagged ‘Books’

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Insatiable: Porn – A Love Story by Asa Akira

In Insatiable, Asa Akira recounts her extraordinary life in chapters that are hilarious, shocking, and touching. In a wry, conversational tone, she talks about her experiences shoplifting and doing drugs while in school, her relationship with other porn stars (she is married to one) and with the industry at large, and her beliefs about women and sexuality. Insatiable is filled with Akira’s unusual and often highly amusing anecdotes, including her visit to a New Hampshire sex shop run by a mother and son.

Friday, April 4th, 2014

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Caps: One Size Fits All

The first book of its kind, this in-depth look at the cult of caps explores one of fashion’s most enduring international trends. The 21st century has witnessed a cap craze. Nearly every facet of society has embraced its own version–from rappers to punk rockers, cyclists to baseball stars, hipsters to high fashionistas. In Caps: One Size Fits All, Steven Bryden explores the evolution of the cap, tracing its roots from functional item to fashion must-have. Filled with expertly shot color images, the book features interviews with cap connoisseurs and icons of cap fashion, including Supreme’s Aaron Bondaroff and Craig Ford, owner of the London BAPE store.

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Tuesdays With Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie is a 1999 television film adaptation of the Mitch Albom’s bestselling book of the same title. It features Jack Lemmon in a role for which he won an Emmy award.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The Giver [Trailer]

The book to film adaptation of Lois Lowry’s classic novel, The Giver is set in a utopian future where the people of Earth no longer feel the terrible emotions of their ancestor — no more pain, no more sadness, no more suffering.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

SLAM Kicks: Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game

SLAM Kicks breaks down the path of the basketball sneaker, from the birth of the very first iconic shoe, the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star, to the white-hot best-selling cultural-phenomenon Nike Air Jordan sneaker line. This book showcases the hottest basketball kicks over time, throwbacks and new shoes alike, covering each legendary sneaker and its design, the technical advancements found in the shoe, the athletes who made the shoe famous, and the cultural waves the footwear has made off the basketball court.

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide | Film

After previewing the upcoming Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide book, U-Dox has released a short film that features interviews with various sneakerheads and reveals a little more about the publication. The follow-up to Sneakers: The Complete Collector’s Guide, the book features 300 of the best and most limited sneaker releases from the last 10 years. With appearances from Tinie Tempah, Charlie Dark, DJ MK and more, the video gives insight into their personal collections as well as the book itself. Now available for sale, you can see more of the book and where to purchase it here.

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide

Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide brings you the very best limited edition and collaborative sneakers that have been released over the last ten years, a time when sneaker design has transcended its origins to explore new territories in global design culture, including fashion and art. Over 300 designs from fifteen brands have been carefully selected and photographed, with 100 outstanding examples showcasing the burgeoning trend for direct collaborations. From Nike working with New York graffiti artists Futura and Stash, to Reebok collaborating with superstar producer Pharrell Williams or Vans teaming up with Marc Jacobs, brands have used collaboration to build in exclusivity and desirability and to connect with new consumers.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Bacon 24/7: Recipes for Curing, Smoking, and Eating

The most gift-worthy, gorgeous bacon cookbook on shelves today, Bacon 24/7 provides instructions for curing and smoking bacon at home, and recipes such as Apple Pie with Bacon Streusel and Bacon-Wrapped Beef Tenderloin. If you’re a meat eater, grab this book… NOW.

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

The Man with the Golden Liver

James Bond was a fall-down drunk — “The Man With the Golden Liver” — according to real research published Thursday by real scientists. In the December edition of BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal), intensive care and liver specialists at the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust concluded that Commander Bond was “in the highest risk group for malignancies, depression, hypertension, and cirrhosis.”