A sampling of February content from across the Thrillist Network that'll have you so stuffed with goodness, you'll barely notice the Ides of March deviously scheming behind your back, planning to strike after centuries of empty threats.
Emailed to Atlanta: Amongst Friends
A NY-based streetwear line whose past collections have claimed influences ranging from gambling to "non-nicotine" smoke, Amongst Friends is now rolling out spring gear honoring the antithesis of street, golf.
From da links to da streets
Emailed to Miami: MyScienceProject
Based in the citadel of learning that is Pompano Beach, MSP posits questions that straddle the line between pragmatic and dumb, then goes to absurdly rigorous lengths to determine the answers.
This is what you missed whilst smoking behind the gym
Emailed to Chicago: No Form Designs
No Form's a one-man, East Rogers Park operation run by an 18-yr metal fabricator/machinist, who crafts one-of-a-kind, stylishly industrial man rings (almost all $100 or less) out of titanium and stainless steel using equipment so heavy, you are advised not to use it after drinking NyQuil.
Mewelry's so hot right now
Emailed to New York: Van Halen Assteroidz
This update of the proto shooter skins everything in VH iconography, from the asteroids (band logo, Eddie face, "Everybody Wants Some" burger from Better Off Dead, evil Sammy Hagar) to the spaceship: a split-legged David Lee Roth, who yells "yeah" when firing and sings "Runnin' With the Devil" while maneuvering. When the game ends, you're treated to Roth's scatting from "Just a Gigolo" -- though considering you've been playing Assteroidz, you're clearly not one.
Emailed to Chicago: Binth "Joker" Playing Cards
From a Chi-based design company, every card in this deck features oddly cool artistic renderings, from a fox-headed Queen of Clubs, to a caballero-ninja King of Hearts, to some bearded dude in a cap holding a cup of booze and a revolver, called the "Lawless King of Diamonds" because calling him "the keyboardist from Night Ranger" would bring on a copyright suit.
Get royally flush with card coolness