April 9, 2014
The fact is while the Japanese have been at this for some time, the West – at large – is only now just realizing it. Call it recreating, replicating, resurrecting, reengineering or whatever you like, whether it’s selvedge blue jeans, aged whisky, horsehide motorcycle jackets or gourmet burgers, the Japanese are surpassing even the traditional “experts”.
Some say this eternal pursuit of excellence is ingrained in their psyche, part of the Japanese culture of dedicating one’s trade to perfection – kind...
March 22, 2014
So imagine our excitement when we hit the jackpot. It came in the form of James Dean’s amiable cousin Marcus, who runs the Fairmount Historical Museum in James’ hometown of Fairmount, Indiana.
Marcus and James were raised together in the same household so he’s a wealth of firsthand knowledge and just happens to have many of his cousin’s original clothes and shoes on hand. Because of Marcus, we confirmed the existence of a single hidden chest pocket and the true color of stripes in the Quarter Stripe Camera Shirt (red), and we were able to...
December 15, 2013
Where are you from and where do you now call home? I was...
December 7, 2013
This unknown Eden in western Central Africa was made aware to the world barely more than a decade ago by National Geographic Society explorer J. Michael Fay and his epic, even super-human, Megatransect .
The discoveries made by Fay and, to give credit where it's due, the resulting designation of millions of acres of new national parks by then Gabonese president Omar Bongo, have revealed Gabon to be a paradise of natural wonder long thought extinct or nonexistent – ancient, virgin wilderness, vast, unpolluted and undammed rivers, the largest waterfalls in tropical Africa, forested mountains unexplored by man, natural jungle clearings known as bais where a Noah's Ark of animals...
November 12, 2013
Comedian and broadcast host Adam Carolla doesn’t need much of an
introduction. His radio program
The Adam Carolla
is the “most downloaded podcast” according to the
Guinness Book of World Records, although he’s still probably best
loved for the TV program
The Man Show
. Funny, smart and outspoken, we spoke to him over
the phone for our exclusive “10 Questions” interview and found he’s
extremely personable, not to mention hilarious.
Where are you from and where do you now call home? I’m from the San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles and I still live there today.
What's your favorite...