Posts filed under “Weekend”

Maserati GranTurismo S

maser-gt-img02Nice review of the GT S on classic driver:

The standard Maserati GranTurismo is an impressive car. Most testers, however, commented that with a little more power and even better brakes it would – for the money – take all before it. Having spent a long weekend away in the GranTurismo S, I would wholeheartedly agree.

The Modenese company has just launched a fully automatic version of the ‘S’, but the black car you see here is equipped with the ‘paddle’, electro-hydraulically actuated, six-speed gearbox that will be familiar to anyone with recent Ferrari/Maserati/Alfa Romeo 8C experience.

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Category: Weekend

007′s Aston Martin for Sale

Pay attention, 007. London-based auction house Bonhams is holding its 10th annual sale of James Bond’s favorite runarounds next month. The Aston Martin auction at the manufacturer’s base in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, on May 9 features 46 cars, including a DB5 similar to the model in the 1964 movie “Goldfinger.” Even without any enhancements from…Read More

Category: Weekend

The Beatles by David O’Keefe

David O’Keefe makes these amusing caricatures of musicians and actors. This one amused me:

Category: Music, Weekend

Recession Special

Steamboat Landing is a local place on the water, serving drinks, dinner, etc. The views are lovely, right on the water, nestled in the hills of the North Shore. They have what has to be the best recession deal in town: An egg sandwich, with cheese and choice of breakfast meat. Skip the roll, and…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

iPhone Art

This month’s New Yorker cover, “painted” on an iPhone: via NYT > Source: New Yorker Cover Art, Painted With an iPhone   STEPHANIE CLIFFORD NYT, May 24, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/25/business/media/25yorker.html

Category: Technology, Weekend

Deano !

For you Rat Pack fans: Check out this great looking print from Drew Friedman of Dean Martin: >

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

MVPs – Kobe & LeBron (Three Rings)

Very funny:

Category: Humor, Sports, Weekend

Coldplay: Free Live Album

What a refreshing change! A band that has figured out how to use the internet to promote itself by giving away a random live recording. Nice work: click for free download

Category: Music, Weekend

70 Years of Cool

Terrific BBC2 series on the history of Blue Notes Reords, one of the legendary jazz labels, hosted by Jamie Cullum. This is the final segment –  I’d like to check the whole series . . . >

Category: Music, Weekend

Revenge of the Sushi!

Fish pedicures pop up in Illinois — and clients are biting: Unlike many fish, the Garra rufa is unafraid of humans. In fact, these pinkie-size fish like you. They like you very much. Which is key to why they’re turning up in salons in Virginia, Ohio and now, Aurora and Gurnee. People are paying $25-$50…Read More

Category: Humor, Weekend