Posts filed under “Weekend”

1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

This is a classic lovely of which there were only 351 produced. The 3.0 L V12 engine cranked out only 240 hp.

Owned by the likes of such as Steve McQueen and Eric Clapton, it was going for as little as $400k in 2010, but today a clean version sells for $2.1m today.

 

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Category: Weekend

USS John C. Stennis: BMW M4 Playground

I can’t figure out why I love this so much, but I do! Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack on land. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4.

Category: Weekend

Lefsetz: The Tiers

STADIUM ACTS Are not bitching about what everybody else is. Money is not their issue. Everybody wants to be in business with them. The transition in the business is evidenced by the fact that those who consistently sell out stadiums are younger generation acts, baby boomers cannot. Bruce Springsteen can do stadiums overseas, but not…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Saturday night cinema: Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Vimeo via kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

5 Awesome Fireworks Shows for July 4th

America celebrates its Independence Day on Friday. Ranx looks at five U.S. cities with awesome fireworks display for the occasion.

Category: Weekend

Porsche 918

You can buy one here if you’re feeling froggy:

 

 

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Category: Weekend

75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s speech

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Category: Sports, Weekend

U.S. Soccer: Flip the Script

Yesterday’s loss, as painful as it was to watch, was really a thing of beauty. As overmatched as the US team was, they managed to make it into overtime where they finally succumbed to the superior Belgium team. Despite the mismatch, regulation time ended in a tie. There were opportunities and possibilities of an upset….Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend

Lefsetz’ Scorecard

MAJOR LABELS More powerful than at any time since Napster. Case in point, Sam Smith. One has to credit Capitol with a phenomenal publicity campaign. Mr. Smith has been featured in every major outlet, the press on his Apollo show alone was incredible. This is what a major label can do, it can build a…Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank, Weekend

Jetsetter Jazz & the Persuasive Sounds of Nutty

Nutty is a bizarre mash up of swingin’ jazz and crooning classic rock, with a healthy dollop of big band swing.

The result is a unique hybrid of lyrics, melody, musical hooks. Nutty’s arrangements have been called “musical martinis that are spiked, shaken and stirred.” It’s so much more than, simply, “jazzy versions of classic rock hits” — its irreverent, humorous, and sassy.

If you are into music and fond of mashups, then check out the band Nutty.

Here’s a blend of Henry Mancini’s Pink Panther with Jimi Hendrix’ Purple Haze:

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And here is Dave Brubeck’s Take Five with The Moody Blue’s Nights in White Satin:

Hat tip: “James Kraus, author of iBooks cookbook Jet Age Cooking for the Bachelor Gourmet.” His writing ties in with Nutty’s Jetsetter Jazz sound.

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Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend