Tattoo artist Scott Campbell (he’s director-actress Lake Bell’s husband) collaborated with winemaker Clay Brock to blend a robust red and delicate rose, both with Campbell’s intricate artwork on the label.
Spira Duck Dynasty Camouflage Shoes
Crowdfunding isn’t just for indie films anymore. Through A&E’s Project Startup, Spira shoes is launching a line of camouflage running shoes with built-in springs. Spira’s also funding a donation to a veteran’s charity via the project.
Sam Phillips – “Push Any Button”
Sam Phillips’ nasal, world-weary vocals might be an acquired taste, but “Push Any Button,” her first physical album of new material in five years, is her best work since 2001’s “Fan Dance” and a trademark example of her elegant ennui and razor-sharp wit.
No Age – “An Object”
The Los Angeles artpunk duo turn their sights toward even more esoteric horizons, with droning noise experiments and violin-accented meditations.
Lady Gaga – “Applause”
Lady Gaga rush-released this first single off “Artpop,” which reveals the reigning weirdo-pop queen returning to the Italo-disco textures of her earliest releases.
Magazine writers Joshuah Bearman and Joshua Davis’ new site is stocked with longform noniction in partnership with the clean, stylish new Medium platform. Fox has already pacted with the pair for a first
look at film possibilities like Bearman’s “Argo.”
“The Moth” Edited by Catherine Burns (Hyperion)
Essays from the wildly popular public radio show are collected from 50 storytellers including Malcolm Gladwell, poker champion Annie Duke and a tale about A.E. Hotchner’s venture into a bullring with Ernest Hemingway.
“Night Film” Marisha Pessl (Random House)
A reclusive cult horror film director is a central character in this literary thriller about an eerie family’s history, from the author of “Special Topics in Calamity Physics.” Readers can also go to hidden websites and an app that unlocks more content.
Madden NFL 25 (EA Sports)
The famed football videogame franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary with an overhauled design that includes new moves and an enhanced coaching experience. The game is expected to help the franchise pass the $4 billion mark in sales.
Saints Row IV (Deep Silver Volition)
In the fourth installment of the franchise, out now, the head of the Third Street Saints gang is president of the United States, and his team ills out the ranks of the White House as it deals with an alien invasion in this actioner heavy on cartoony violence.
The app uses info from sites like Thrillist, Eater and Zagat to provide detailed “cards” of restaurants, stores, ilming locations or notable art installations in your area.