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Shopped Tattoos Uses Celebrities As Canvas

Shopped Tattoos Uses Celebrities As Canvas

Have you ever wondered what Steve McQueen would look like with neck tattoos? How about McConaughey with eye tattoos? What about a sleeved Obama? Honestly, we hadn't either, but clearly someone did or else the Shopped Tattoos Tumblr wouldn't exist. We're glad it does, though, bec...

After Selling Out in Record Time, Criquet's Nelson Stripes are Back

After Selling Out in Record Time, Criquet's Nelson Stripes are Back

Made with super soft 100% cotton, removable collar stays for an always crisp collar, and a style that’s perfect for the 19th hole, it’s no wonder Criquet’s Nelson Strip Players Shirt sold out in record time this past spring. Lucky for you, the shirt inspired by well-worn hand-me-downs from dad is now back in stock. Unwilling to accept that the perfect shirt was a thing of the past, Criquet co-founders and life-long friends, Hobson Brown and William Nachman, decided to reinvent a classic. Whether you dress the Players Shirt up or down, you’ll be ready for the 19th hole wherever you find it.

Hiki Komori Double Exposure Photography

Hiki Komori Double Exposure Photography

Double exposure photography isn't new, but we all just remembered how cool it looks thanks to the True Detective opening sequence. Artist Hiki Komori (a reference to the Japanese "Hikikomori" that are recluses who seek isolation and confinement) takes the practice of double expos...

The Homemade Weapons From The Ukrainian Revolution

The Homemade Weapons From The Ukrainian Revolution

The images that have come out of Ukraine over the last couple of months have looked like a dystopian battlefield. But among the smoke and ash, were weapons that were far cruder than modern artillery. Photographer Tom Jamieson snapped some shots of these homemade weapons and share...

State Bicycle Co. Contender Series

State Bicycle Co. Contender Series

Even without the hot, tattooed blonde in lingerie, the photo shoot for the new Contender Series from State Bicycle Co. contained porn... bike porn. But then there's also the hot, tattooed blonde in lingerie (Alysha Nett, if you were wondering) and, well, you get the idea. They te...

The Labels of Prairie Artisan Ales

The Labels of Prairie Artisan Ales

Prairie Artisan Ales crafts some really, really good beers. If you haven't had the pleasure, get your hands on some Bomb! or any of their farmhouse ales whenever you have the chance. One of the other reasons we dig the Oklahoma brewery is the artwork on their labels. We had the chance to talk with Colin Healey, who started the brewery with his brother Chase, about the design and direction of, not only what goes in the bottles, but what goes on them.

Famous Movie Cars by Nicolas Bannister

Famous Movie Cars by Nicolas Bannister

We've seen plenty of movies where the car or vehicle in it was really the star of the show. French illustrator, Nicolas Bannister, clearly has as well. His series of Famous Movie Cars takes the four-wheeled icons from some well-known films and displays them in all their glory. Fr...

Breaking Bad Posters For Every Episode

Breaking Bad Posters For Every Episode

Apparently there are other television shows on Sunday night. We learned this interesting fact when we didn't have a new episode of Breaking Bad to look forward to this past weekend. Thanks to artist Francesco Francavilla, you can relive every episode of one of the greatest shows ...

Pop Culture Coins

Pop Culture Coins

Andre Levy has chosen an interesting medium for his art work: Coins. The Brazilian designer uses the images on a variety of different coins to paint well-known pop culture figures on to them. Characters like Lion-O, Rorschach from Watchmen, and tons more have made their way onto ...

Famous Blades

Famous Blades

If you read our link roundup posts, you've probably seen Federico Mauro's work before. Both his "Famous Shoes" and "Famous Guns" collections were worthy of sharing. For his latest set of work, he turned his attention on some of the sharp and devilish objects seen in movies, TV, a...