Storing a bike when you live in a condo, apartment or small space isn’t easy. Chris Brigham, who runs the site Knife & Saw, has designed a great, sleek-looking wooden rack that also doubles as a book shelf. He’s apparently busily filling orders, $300 US for walnut and $270 US for ash. knifeandsaw.wordpress.com
Want to go shopping in a store without fear of the salespeople snubbing you? As promised, Marc Jacobs has launched his e-commerce site. Built to look like an actual store, the site features avatar salespeople who take you around and tell you about the products. www.marcjacobs.com
The Big Bang Theory
With Jim Parsons recently winning an Emmy Award for his performance on The Big Bang Theory, you may be thinking twice about this nerd-com. Warner Brothers recently released the third season of the show, so converts to the series can now check out what all the fuss is about.
It looks like Mark Ronson means business — at least that is what he is calling his new album, The Business International. Out on Tuesday, the album features cameos from some of the music industry’s elite.
Let Me In
With Halloween a month away, Hollywood is starting to get into its fright zone. Leading the pack is Let Me In, the U.S. remake of the much-adored Swedish film Let the Right One In.
Drink connoisseurs who want to update their liquor cabinet with some new takes on old classics will want to pick up A Taste for Absinthe.
Leonard Cohen fans will love the release of Tony Palmer’s classic film, Bird on a Wire. The DVD — released in time to mark Cohen’s 76th year on Earth — features footage from his 20-city European tour in 1972, along with four of his poems.