Things to do for April 17, 2014
Really Cold Beer and a Really Expensive Jar of Air
The weekend doesn’t check email after 6pm.
Zero-to-Frosted-Beer-Mug in 10 Seconds
Cold beer in a warm mug is... still pretty good. But that’s no excuse not to procure this bar-mounted spout that connects to a CO2 tank and turns regular mugs into frosty mugs in 10 seconds flat. Especially now that it exists.
A New Website Composed of Leather
Frank Clegg has been making attractive leather things for quite some time. A fine guy, that Frank Clegg. And now, he’s finally decided to share them with you online. Heads up for the Michael Bastian collection (think suede card holders, duffels, totes...). Your pockets are about to feel very neglected.
What America Looked Like in 1958
Once upon a time in the ’50s, a rather notable photographer named Larry Fink took a road trip. He stopped by places like Cedar Rapids and Cincinnati. You know, those old visual hot spots. And then he published a photography book called The Beats that you read about in an UrbanDaddy email.
You Know, You May Just Want This Stuff
Question: What do John Wayne’s Western jacket, Elvis’s light-blue suit and a signed
copy of the Beatles’ Please Please Me LP have in common?
Answer: You currently own none of them. And that’s a real problem. So hit the Heritage Auctions site to bid for them. Well, outbid. Otherwise, same problem.
French Air. In a Jar. For $860.
True story: a Beijing artist traveled to southern France, bottled some fresh air and sold it back home for $860. It was a symbolic gesture to protest Chinese pollution. But still, that’s like $860 more than you’ve ever paid for air.