Things to do for November 12, 2009

The Weekender

Russian Tattoos, Bird Wine and Leather

The weekend is working for itself.

Russian Prison Ties From Duncan Quinn
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Russian Prison Ties From Duncan Quinn

Chances are, when you think Russian prisoners, you think…Savile Row neckwear. Or, if you didn't, you will now: dandy suitmonger Duncan Quinn just came out with a line of ties inspired by the insanely complicated ink jobs that hardened criminals undergo in the gulag (think Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises). Consider it a subtle, elegant middle finger to whoever's making you wear a tie.

Custom Leather Laptop Sleeves
CASE CLOSED

Custom Leather Laptop Sleeves

Like money, baseballs and Catwoman, your laptop really deserves to be covered in leather. These cases from Palmer & Sons come hand-stitched, and are designed for MacBooks—but because they're custom, you can drop them a line and see what they can do if you're more John Hodgman than Justin Long.

Movie Reviews by Twitter
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Movie Reviews by Twitter

As Hollywood's serious season approaches, you will find yourself faced with an overwhelming choice of potentially cool-looking movies (only half of which star George Clooney). Naturally, you'll want to consult the expert opinion of Twitter users. This site aggregates tweeters' takes on flicks—kind of like RottenTomatoes.com from people who can only think 140 characters at a time.

Review the reviews here

Eagle Claw Bottle Stopper
AMERICA'S GOT TALONS

Eagle Claw Bottle Stopper

At long last, a way to combine your love of preserving fine wine with your fondness for golden patriotic tchotchkes. Now for the real question: why you and your date can't finish a whole bottle in one sitting.

TubeRadio.fm
SERIES OF TUBES

TubeRadio.fm

We don't want to get anyone in trouble, so we'll just say this. On YouTube, there are videos. Music videos. (Remember those?) And this site, well, it takes the audio from the videos and lets you make playlists from that audio. We don't know about the legality, we just know it's there. And thought you should know, too.

Start listening here

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