Archive for September 12, 2011

Colnago Arabesque

Ernesto Colnago’s Arabesque was a celebration of everything there was to love (or hate) about Italian racing steel from the early 80s. An elaborate flourish of a bicycle, it’s a tribute to the exuberant style for which the Cambiago-based maker is famous for.


Andy Whitfield, Star of ‘Spartacus’ Series, Dies at 39

Andy Whitfield, who starred in the television series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” died on Sunday in Sydney, Australia. He was 39.The cause was non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his wife, Vashti, said in a statement.

Whitfield took what was supposed to be a temporary leave from the show, which was an instant hit after its January 2010 debut, after a routine check-up in March of that year revealed a recurrence of cancer.

Starz Entertainment, the premium channel that airs the show, used different actors to film a prequel called “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena,” while awaiting the star’s return. But  Whitfield never recovered enough to come back.

Chris Albrecht, president and chief executive of Starz, said in a statement, “The man who played a champion on-screen was also a champion in his own life.” Mr. Whitfield faced cancer with “courage, strength and grace,” he said. In addition to his wife, Mr. Whitfield is survived by two children and a sister. In her statement, his wife described him as “our beautiful young warrior.” She said he died in her arms.

 


Super 49er Sunglasses

This season SUPER introduces their new 49er sunglasses, inspired by the iconic Explorer frame. “With a slight “Retro” feel, the resistant, metal, skeleton is partially enveloped in acetate. The classic design adapts to every need representing function in form as well as being equally iconic and transversal.

The new sunglasses are now available through the SUPER online store.


Obama Kill Osama Collectible Figurine

After remembering the victims and heroes of 9/11, let’s also remember that we finally killed that bloody Bin Laden bastard, shall we? Behold the Obama Kill Osama Collectible Figurine!


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