By Alexander Ortega [Posted March 28, 2018]
I find that I return to Brixton’s products based on both their quality and how sharp they are. There aren’t a ton of flannel shirts that can dress up or down, and there aren’t a lot of beanies whose stylish durability one can immediately observe by looking at the fabric. The Hayes and the Heist exhibit these qualities, respectively, and more. … read more
By Alex Springer [Posted February 12, 2018]
When stacked up against Storm King’s Thunder, Tomb of Annihilation feels blessedly streamlined and adventure-focused. There are no politics to navigate, no sieges to weather—it’s just a deep dive into an unforgiving wilderness to destroy an artifact that can’t be destroyed. … read more
By Dylan Davis [Posted February 9, 2018]
2049 is a film of misconceptions—highly unfortunate misconceptions at that. There are mind benders upon more. I guess this is the part where I raise my hand and start reciting to the class my notes, as this film was the first one I’ve seen since I graduated from University that made me feel like a student again.
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By Alexander Ortega [Posted January 21, 2018]
I needed a milder top that was also a bit less woollike in its texture—something that let me forget that I was wearing it, even. The Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer Crew found its way to me, and it’s an impeccably comfortable base on which to build in a handful of effective ways.
By Alexander Ortega [Posted January 15, 2018]
The Black Diamond Pursuit Ski Shell continues the stoke that I feel with their product line. Its design features clean lines in a minimalist approach—just the way I like it. Of course, it’s still a ski shell and looks the part, but with some design elements that help it to go beyond a typical outdoor jacket. … read more
By Brian Kubarycz [Posted March 21, 2016]
At first glance, the Nabu smart watch offers a variety of attractive features. Foremost, the bold design of the watch is undeniably eye-catching. At the very least, it would be impossible for such a watch to go unnoticed, either by others or the watch’s wearing. The point is that the watch constantly reminds the owner that they ought to be exercising, or at least preparing to do so. What appears to be an advantage—the watch’s obstreperousness—soon turns out, however, to be a liability. … read more