Posts Tagged: Revivalism

Slow developer

Slow developer

Remember how exciting it used to be dropping off a film to be developed? The hope you felt as you picked your snaps up? The despair you felt as you flicked through them?

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Quintessentially manly branding

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You can imagine the marketing men for New England brewery Narrangansett muttering, “We’re gonna need a bigger brand.”

Enter Quint, the squint-eyed, shark-hunting antihero from Jaws. Played with chilling charisma by Robert Shaw, he embodies pure manliness on the open seas. And he also glugs down a ‘Gansett or two during the movie.

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A rather rude awakening

Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard? Why are marbles made of glass? Why is a pair of pants only one item? Why does your alarm clock ‘go off’ when it turns on? Does the DFS sale ever end? Just a few of the more minor questions that may stop you from sleeping at night.
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The beauty of black magic

Double, double, toil and trouble. The latest trend to hit the beauty industry is black magic –dark, gothic colours, medieval alchemy and religious symbols.

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Turning the tables

Pick up some Bob Marley with your milk. And while you’re at it, pop some Daft Punk in the trolley with your potatoes. Whole Foods, the organic supermarket chain, is now selling vinyl records alongside its usual food and health products.

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Fountain of youth

Can you drink your way to great skin? Apparently so. ‘Fountain: The Beauty Molecule’ is a new supplement which contains resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine and grapes.

Several studies have found that resveratrol has visible effects on ageing. Research published in Science magazine by Harvard Medical School revealed ‘conclusive evidence that the compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity’.

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By Gum

Gone are the days of men simply running their fingers through their hair before leaving the house. Gum salon is the latest brand to launch a collection of male hair styling products – with everything from a thickening shampoo to conditioning treatments.

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Wash-day social

A French website is taking social sharing to a new level, by matching people whose washing machines sit unused during the day with those who need a handy place to wash their clothes.

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Colouring in for grownups

Just because you’re a grownup doesn’t mean you have to turn in your crayons. Plenty of adults enjoy colouring, especially after a day of stressful, boring grownup stuff.