Hermès has just released this: bright blue calfskin basketball priced at a whopping $12,900. Robert Chavez, Hermes U.S. CEO says, “It represents the sky, the ocean and all the beautiful pools that are a way of life in L.A. and Southern California.” The exceptional quality of the leather as well as the artisanal craftsmanship account for the ball’s price.
Check out this skateboarding dog that does kickflips.
“Among the most influential skateboarders the industry has ever seen, Bob Burnquist is still innovating. In his new webisode series, Burnquist grants his fans exclusive access to the private domain in which so many of his contributions to skateboarding were born, his backyard in Southern California, better known as “Dreamland.” Hence, “The Dreamland Series.”
To lead off the series, we see something from Burnquist that hasn’t been seen since 2010: a full-length video part filled with never-before-seen footage. And, the Hip. Yes, he added a Hip feature onto his personal MegaRamp. A Hip that starts up on a hill and sends him across a 15-foot gap into the 25-foot quarterpipe. You know, something mellow.”
JAY Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film.” Directed by Mark Romanek.
Thrillist has made an infographic showing “how much caffeine is actually in your coffee” from McDonald’s to Death Wish Coffee Company (who touts the “strongest coffee in the world”).