I thought I had seen some strange Japanese movies in my time but I have NEVER seen anything as weird as this one. Geisha Chainsaw? Geisha Transformer? Yes, this is a real movie, scheduled for release in 2010. Can it get any stranger than this? I don't think I want to know the… Continue
Judging from these recently released videos of Entourage Season 6, we can't wait till this show gets underway, July 12. This year, as series creator Doug Ellin says, the show is "getting back to the the excitement and the fun of being a movie star and living that life." We're ready and excited to see Vinny back on top!
Starting today, go see Jeff Koons’s first major exhibition in a public gallery at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, England. Jeff Koons presents works from his Popeye series, which he began in 2002. The works incorporate some of Koons’s signature ideas and motifs, including surreal combinations of everyday objects, cartoon imagery, art-historical references and… Continue
Added by alice on July 2, 2009 at 1:00pm —
Robinsons drinks and BBH London made this commercial in reference to Andy Murray, a Scottish professional tennis player who's currently the highest-ranked British player and the third highest ranked tennis player in world. This Friday, he plays against American Andy Roddick in the Wimbledon semi-finals. The commercial dreams of the moment when a British player will once again win the prestigious London tennis tournament. (The last British men's winner was Fred Perry in… Continue
With a heightened sense of drama and foreshadowing, Turkish photographer Serhat Taykutgül takes us on a far and distant journey in these photographs. The bold landscapes he captures almost seem to tell a story of grave danger that is looming and about to arrive. In some of these shots, he even places a beautiful woman right in the middle of the chaos, making us…
It's finally here! In the heart of Miami's nightlife and in the playground of celebrities comes W South Beach. Open today, this beachfront oasis is located on South Beach’s Collins Avenue, right in the midst of all the action. There are 408 condominiums designed by Yabu Pushelberg of which 312 will be available as hotel guestrooms.
For those of you who love to experience American traditions, you'll be happy to hear that you'll now be able climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty and view the nation's greatest city through the eyes of its greatest symbol. How very fitting that on Saturday, July 4, the statue, which has been closed above its base since the terror attacks on September 11, will… Continue
Added by alice on July 2, 2009 at 11:00am —
Victoria and David Beckham steam up the camera in a new ad campaign for Emporio Armani Underwear. The campaign for the brand's Autumn/Winter 2009-2010 line, was photographed by fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot and features the oiled up couple, coiled around each other, on top of some rope. The ads will appear on billboards starting this month in…
Eugene first wrote about artist Jen Stark about a year ago here at theMET. Jen's a classic example of taking something ordinary and making it extraordinary. In this video, we get to see how Jen started down her creative career path.
The coolest part? The fact that the blogosphere helped her career take off. I've always believed that if you have a great… Continue
If you lived in this "floating" glass house, where would you spend most of your time? In the bathtub, reading a book and every so often peaking into the beautiful forest? In front of the piano, channeling your inner Beethoven and composing a masterpiece? Doing the backstroke in your indoor swimming pool? Or how about in the dining room, enjoying a delicious…
Every so often, we like to stop and spotlight some of our coolest members on theMET. These are the people who's been around awhile, who've made this site more rich with their comments and contributions. No one has supported us more or been such a fervent fan as the man you see here, Mark Huckabee. As the number one rock star blogger for the past few months, Mark has… Continue
Where can I get my hands on this notebook? Actually, it's best that I don't find it. Designed by Trapped in Suburbia, The Play More notebook would compel me to relentlessly throw crumpled paper balls at my dog.
Modern day problems call for modern day solutions, but nobody told that to the people over at "There, I Fixed It." With an ill-assorted collection of poorly matching parts, problem solvers summon their inner-Macgyver and come up with some ingenious (and dangerous) works of art.…
One of the best things about running this site is that we get to find and share some of the most incredible art across the world. Today, this mission takes us to Tokyo where we find Wataru Itou, a young student of a major art university, who's created this wonderful paper craft art installation called Umi no Ue no Oshiro or A Castle On the Ocean. The installation is… Continue
Added by alice on July 1, 2009 at 2:00pm —
Now this is exciting! A new toy, called the Force Trainer, is coming out in July that's going to be the first mass-market brain-to-computer product. How does it work? A wireless headset reads your brain activity, in a simplified version of EEG medical tests, and the circuitry translates it to physical action. If you focus well enough, the training sphere, which looks… Continue