Never was the twisted genius of Quentin Tarantino showcased better than in Pulp Fiction ($7). The movie that rejuvenated the career of John Travolta is as popular now as it was when it was first released nearly 20 years ago. The story of two mob hit men,a boxer, a gangsters wife, a box and two diner bandits are intricately interwoven as only Tarantino can. The result is a movie that assaults all your senses and one that you simply can't stop watching. Starring alongside Travolta are Uma Thurman, Samuel L Jackson and Bruce Willis, and there is something very wrong if you haven't yet set eyes on this modern take of classic film noir. [button color="red" text="white" url="http://muted.com/100-top-movies-every-man-should-see/" window="_blank"]CHECK OUT THE COMPLETE LIST OF THE 100 TOP MOVIES EVERY MAN SHOULD SEE[/button]
The announcement of the 2014 Corvette Stingray ($50,000) ends years of speculation about the next generation C7 Corvette. The new Corvette is beautifully styled and pulls no punches with its performance. The Gen V small block 6.2 liter v8, hits 450 horses with 450 lb-ft of torque. This is the most powerful Corvette to date. With those specs you can expect to hit 0-60 in under 4 seconds. For transmission you can get a six-speed auto or seven-speed manual. This is not your fathers Corvette. Available third quarter 2013, you can get more information on Chevy's website.
Chevy has just unveiled its 2014 Chevy Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Concept ($30) at the 2014 Los Angeles auto Show. This futuristic racer was created by Jim Hall and includes cool stuff like a laser propulsion system.The engine consists of a mid-mounted 671-kilowatt laser propulsion system. The system emits lights pulses into a shroud which creates shock waves to generate thrust. Additional features include lithium-ion batteries, and an air-powered generator. The whole kit provides over 900 horses worth of thrust and is capable of going 240-mph, with a 0-60 time of 1.5 seconds.The driver lays in a prone position with their arms and legs splayed out towards the wheels. ThIS gives the feeling of flying and makes for an incredible driving experience.Now if all of this sounds out of this world, it is. Although the concept is on display, the only place you'll be able to drive this bad boy is in Playstation 3 Grand Turismo 6. The Chaparral will be available as an available upgrade to the iconic racing game. Check out the full press release here.
At Muted we love things that are first designed well, minimal while maintaining function, handmade, and built to last longer than a lifetime. The Packbags by Farmer's Racer ($310) fit those qualifications perfectly. Farmer's Packbags are created by a single person from the cutting to the list stitch. The bags are made of 18oz waxed cotton canvas. A 1.5mm rubber sheet is added to the base, front and back of the bag, while the sides are left unlined to maintain pliability. The buttons on the bag are intelligent and the same ones used on marine tarpaulins. The bag comes with two small leather loops so that it can easily be used on a bike or motorcycle as a saddlebag. Backpack Slings ($26) are available so that it can be used as a backpack. Great design, minimally functional, handmade, and durable are great ways to describe a great bag by Farmer's Racer.
Take your next outdoor adventures to a whole new level with the Anevay Frontier Stove ($259). Designed for portable use and crafted for humanitarian aid purposes, this convenient stove has now been sold all over the world for use during camping and in sheds or semi-permanent tents. Quick to set up, this three legged stove features stainless steel locking pins and an extra strong 2mm stovetop. A five-section flue can be stored inside the body while their extended length quickly removes unwanted smoke from your cooking area. With a detachable ash catcher and solid steel body, this is the single cooker you'll need for a summer of al fresco dining.
For many, the line between Sylvester Stallone and his iconic creation Rocky Balboa is distinctly blurred. This is the original movie that Stallone tried to make for years and it only hit the screen in 1976 when he finally persuaded a studio to allow him to play the role himself. Rocky ($11) is the story of a Philadelphia boxer who gets a shot at the world heavyweight title is one that is now etched in movie folklore. With one of the most memorable soundtracks ever and an amazing cast including Talia Shire, Bert Young and Carl Weathers, many of us rate Rocky as one our favorite movies of all time.