Johnny Ramone was raised in the New York borough of Queens and went on to found one of the most influential rock bands ever. He, unlike many others, never strayed from the attitude of his blue collar roots and was imbued with that angry young man spirit that would characterize both his public and private persona. Through all the madness of the time .Johnny kept his band constantly focused and moving forward to the ultimate accolade; taking their place in history as the inventors of punk rock. The Ramones had their official induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, only 2 years before Johnny succumbed to cancer and became the last of the three founding members to pass away. Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone ($12) is a revealing and inspiring memoir told in Johnny's own interminable style and is a fascinating insight into one of rocks most enigmatic characters.
If you're looking to make an entrance check out the Nike Air Force 1 CMFT Mowabb - Sand dune & Black ($145). These are a brand new take on the classic Nike Air Force 1 silhouette. The Mowabb borrows its colorway and design details form an ACG archive design. The shoe features a leather upper with Sand Dune and black panels, layered with white detailing. Addition splashes of blue and orange and speckled detailing on the midsole finish off the shoe nicely.
The 2015 McLaren 650S Coupe ($320,000) takes its name from the 650 metric horses its 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 is able to produce. But thats not all its got up its sleeve. The 650S has improved downforce, turning, and agility over McLaren's older 12C, while you still get their signature butterfly doors, and well styled interior. No performance figures have been released so we'll just have to see how much it improves over the 12C's 2.9 second 0-60mph time. The coupe and the convertible versions of the 650S will be making their debuts at next months Geneva Auto Show.
The Anki Drive ($199) is a real world video racing game. It uses Artificial Intelligence and robotics to create a video game experience in the physical world. As you race you gain experience points which you can use to upgrade weapons and capabilities. The kit comes with a track that measures 3.5' x 8.5' and two cars. Up to four cars can play at once. You'll also need and iOS device to play and it does not currently work with Android devices. Anki Drive will be available for purchase on 10.23.13.
Set deep in the Norway mountains The Hunting Lodge ($NFS) is the creation of Snohetta and is situated on the Akrafjorden Fjord in Western Norway. Expertly crafted it features a steel beam construction that has been laid with superior timber for a warm and cosy lodge. This beautiful lodge can only be reached by horseback or by foot making this remote paradise a welcomed getaway from daily stresses and pressures. Take a once in a lifetime trip to Norway and stay in the superior Hunting Lodge.
Haven is offering a new release from NB. The New Balance M996PD ($145) is their latest take on an old silhouette. The shoes are made in the U.S. and feature a pig skin, suede and mesh upper, while the colorway offers a contrasting blue and red overlaid on a soft grey and tan. These shoes would be perfect with your favorite pair of jeans or khaki's.