8 Hidden Gems on Netflix You Need to Watch

8 Hidden Gems on Netflix You Need to Watch

Every month, it seems every lifestyle website on the planet releases a list of the things coming to Netflix. Hell, we do it, and it’s one of our most well-read columns. People love knowing what they can Netflix and chill to. But what about the hidden gems—those movies, do...

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

For too long, sunglasses have either been affordable but poorly made, or solid but so pricey you’d consider taking out a loan to buy them. It’s time for a better option. MVMT is proud to introduce their line of sunglasses that aren’t plagued by retail mark-ups and cheap manufacturing. We’re talking high quality, stylish sunglasses for far less than you’d imagine. By utilizing the same direct to consumer model as their highly successful watch line, MVMT is able to make their own sunglasses and offer them to you for as little as $70. Even better, as a Cool Material reader, you’ll save 15% on your first pair. The MVMT continues.

18 Graphic Novels Every Guy Should Read

18 Graphic Novels Every Guy Should Read

The days of graphic novels being relegated to superhero fanboys are long gone. Many are works of art that rival classic novels when it comes to story and structure. If the last time you read a picture book was when you were in some OshKosh B'gosh overalls, it's time to change tha...

The Drive: Custom Cars and Their Builders

The Drive: Custom Cars and Their Builders

Cars have been built, rebuilt, customized, tuned and completely redesigned since the time when Henry Ford was still alive, and The Drive: Custom Cars and Their Builders focuses the spotlight on some of the best four-wheeled creations that have ever been created. With subject matt...

The 10 Best New Things on Netflix This Month

The 10 Best New Things on Netflix This Month

June is a big month for Netflix fans, mostly because one of the streaming service’s most popular hits, Orange is the New Black, makes its triumphant return on June 17 to laptops, tablets, and television screens everywhere. But outside the obvious, there are some real stellar ti...

The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book

The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book

The renowned Peacock Alley bar in the even more renowned Waldorf Astoria hotel has been a destination for great cocktails since long before most of you reading this had your first sip of alcohol, so it should come as no surprise that manager Frank Caiafa has quite a collection of...

The Godfather Notebook

The Godfather Notebook

The Godfather is, unquestionably, one of the greatest films of all time. Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece has been dissected more times, by more people than we can count, but The Godfather Notebook goes one step further by publishing Coppola's notes and annotations on Mario Puz...

8 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Drugs

8 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Drugs

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, drugs and music go together like peas and carrots. It is what it is. The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Grateful Dead, Clapton, Bob Marley, The Mamas & The Papas, Jefferson Airplane… Jesus, and we aren’t even out of the 70’s yet. And througho...

This Summer's Best Movies That Aren't Blockbusters

This Summer's Best Movies That Aren't Blockbusters

Summer means heavy CGI and more superheroes than could fit in Stan Lee's brain. While spandex-filled battles are great for moving popcorn, they aren't always our speed. Luckily, summer offers plenty of films that aren't just about insane action. Here are the best movies coming ...

NOMO Designs Auto Icon Prints

NOMO Designs Auto Icon Prints

Whether you're staring at the front end in the rearview, or admiring it up close, there are iconic automobiles that you'll immediately recognize from only a quick glance; NOMO Designs has immortalized almost all of them in their Auto Icon Screen Print Series. Aston Martin. Audi. ...

10 New Books You Should Read

10 New Books You Should Read

Whether you read on a tablet, Kindle, or still prefer the smell of a freshly cracked paperback, finding your next book is never easy. You could never read all the new releases each week, so we’re here to help. These are a handful of the new titles we think deserve a space on ...

Postcards From Google Earth

Postcards From Google Earth

Clement Valla is a Brooklyn-based artist that plays with the way we see images produced by computers. Postcards from Google Earth is one of his projects that focuses on those strange moments that occasionally happen in Google Earth where the place you’re exploring looks more li...

The Art of Atari

The Art of Atari

We’re all for the latest, greatest, high-tech, revolutionary, jaw-droppingly beautiful video game to come out of Activision, Ubisoft, Blizzard or Square Enix, but there’s something to be said for revisiting the classics that bear the iconic Atari logo. From Asteroids and Spac...

The World According to Star Wars

The World According to Star Wars

Star Wars might be set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but that doesn’t stop the story, characters and situations from having real life comparisons that can really make you think about things. Cass Sunstein’s The World According to Star Wars explores everything fro...