Archive for May, 2011
Millions of NFL fans around the world have no guarantees there will be a season next year. Owners and players are arguing over how to split up billions of dollars in profits while unemployment is hovering around 10% in this country. This letter that Goodell wrote to the Wall Street Journal paints a pretty dark picture for the future of the NFL if the players get their way. It also proves this lockout isn’t getting resolved anytime soon. Read here.
Whether you are on a party bus in wine country or an actual yacht in St. Tropez, this song by DJ Antione will make you want to stand up and start pumping your fist in the air. The rapping may not be of the highest caliber, but the heavy, jabbing synths during the chorus carry the entire song. Do yourself a favor while you’re hanging at the pool this summer: turn on Welcome to St. Tropez, imagine you’re on that fancy boat in the tropics, and then start counting down the days until Yacht Week.
Blending the old school style of the “ghetto blaster” with the latest iPod accessible technology, Lasonic has put together a visually stunning boom box that is sure to be the envy of all your friends. Not only will this set pound the latest hot jams, but it will also be a surefire conversation starter with anybody in attendance at your latest soiree. Plug it into the wall and let it stand alone or throw 10 D batteries into it, toss it on your shoulder, and embrace the early days of Hip Hop. The Lasonic i931 will get the job done. Buy at Rotocade or Amazon.
Jason Derulo keeps pumping out hit after hit. His latest effort samples the classic base line from Michael Mind’s Show Me Love and gives it that mainstream appeal. Although hardcore dance music fans may be disappointed in the blatant rip, this song further displays the continuing merger of Pop and Dance music. More and more artists are using dance beats to turn them into chart topping Pop hits. Don’t Wanna Go Home will easily be one of the biggest songs of the summer.
With summer about to kick into full gear, it is definitely time to pick up some new threads so that you’re looking fresh and up to date. Why not throw a little excitement into that wardrobe with a bit of Gingham? Originally an adjective from the Maylay language meaning striped, Gingham will separate you from the crowd, who will still rely on their expected plaid patterns. Checkout Complex‘s Best Gingham Gear for Summer, especially if you need a new belt (above) or if you want to compelte that summer suit with an extra nice pocket square.
The latest effort from Director J.J. Abrams (Star Trek, Lost) and Producer Steven Spielberg, Super 8 takes place during the Summer of 1979 in a small town in Ohio. A group of friends are making a homemade movie using super 8 film when they witness a catastrophic train crash. While supposedly an accident, the group becomes suspicious as “unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.” Will no doubt, be one of the biggest movies of the summer.
Ever get tired of listening to the same music over and over again at the gym, but don’t have the time or money to refill that iPod? If that is the case, look no further than Tiesto’s weekly FREE Club Life Podcast. Each and every week the greatest DJ of all time records a one hour podcast with the latest and greatest in dance music. These pounding beats will make your workout go by in a flash and you might just find some fuel for that weekend party playlist. Did I mention they are free?
Billed as a luxury Sportback, the A7 is Audi’s latest design that continues to reinvigorate the brand. From the LED lined headlamps to 310 HP and 325 lb.ft of torque under the hood, this car screams both high end class and all world performance. It will be interesting to see if the 5 door Sportback design will appeal to the American public, but this model also comes loaded with all of Audi’s latest technology like Drive and MMI Touch. For just under $60 K, you could be the envy of everyone at the country club. Audi A7
“Real girls in their own place. Not too crazy and just a pinch of naughty…” Me in my place is the photo blog and personal collection of an anonymous professional photographer. While most of the girls are legitimate, random women off the street, me in my place has also started a partnership with Esquire Magazine to feature girls who are a bit more familiar. The photos are extremely well done, classy, and also very sexy at the same time. Check out me in my place.
The death of Osama bin Laden and the mission to get him have become and will be the biggest news story of the year. In the days following the raid, it was a fascinating time in the news as more and more details were revealed. One of the most interesting articles was about how there was a dog attached to the Navy SEAL unit that carried out the mission. It was amazing to learn that “man’s best friend” has become such an integral part of our military and that dogs’ roles will only grow in the future. Take a look at this PHOTO ESSAY from foreignpolicy.com and be thankful for everything our soldiers do.