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"These cliches don't define us."
Corona aims to inspire Mexicans to overcome obstacles and challenges with new video ad 'The Wall'. In the video Diego Luna jumps and climbs over buildings throughout Mexico City followed by other inspired individuals. Poking fun at the president-elect, the video holds an honest message: break your mental frontiers and keep progressing.
Dream home for skateboarders and surfers on the coast of Chili.
WMR architects created this unique 200-square-foot property in Pichilemu, a coastal resort southwest of Santiago. The Merello House was built for a Chilean professional surfer and the house materializes his dream. A half pipe with a sea view in the middle of the property and the Pacific Ocean only a few footsteps away. The V-shpr pillars suspend the entire inner area of the house...Read more
Last week Dylan Rieder passed away at the age of 28 after a long battle with Leukaemia.
The California local made waves with a solo Gravis part titled Dylan. The video is pioneering work, seen as a blueprint on how to look like you were born to skateboard.
Besides his natural skating style, Rieder was well known for his modelling and his general sense of style. Most notably he appeared in...Read more
Vimeo’s first Staff Pick Premiere is the stuff of legends.
Last week Danny DeVito dropped a 16 minute gem on Vimeo. The remake of the classic story of Curmudgeons was directed by DeVito and during the project he worked closely together with his son and daughter. The...Read more
Robert Klem and Ken Davis combine there talents for a unique collective achievement.
Born from the fear of playing things safe, Adobe forces artists to work together outside of their comfort zone.
When Alabama Shakes performed on Jools Holland's show this year, Alfredo Gonzales was in the crowd. Brittany Howard's mezmerising scream into the track Don't Wanna Fight blew...Read more
These frosty apes are arguably the best thing to come of out the UK since Harry Potter or Earl Grey tea. Their sound has matured over the years going from fast and furious angsty teenage Rock to a deeper more soulful sound that oozes cool, with just a hint of old-school Rock and Roll arrogance. Alfredo was particularly impressed with lead singer Alex Turner's slick hairdo and his thickly-accented vocals and pointed lyrical style (which comments on British youth culture) are also pretty...Read more
Celebrate your idol's unique life and career with these stories, quotes and images
We are all impressed with Bill Murray's legacy and lifestyle. Some might even say his legend surpasses that of Alfredo Gonzales. Murray and Gonzales, of course, have met on numerous occasions.. For us normal people of the public we can keep an eye on Bill Murray right here.
If you like classic brands (and the beach) you should consider paying visit to Birdwell. Birdwell is an old-school American surf-clothing company. Naturally they are based in sunny, sandy California. This iconic surf brand was founded by Carrie Birdwell Mann in 1961 and sells customized heavy-duty board-shorts (but they call them 'britches'... told you they were old-school). With four basic models, more than 40 colors and stacks of patterns and designs to choose from the combinations...Read more
When traveling the world you're often looking for a nice home away from home. Alfredo would like to put a big fat stamp of approval on Ace Hotel as a superb accomodation for travellers. Any company that puts a qoute from The Clash's frontman Joe Strummer is doing it right in Alfredo's book!
"If you're after getting the honey, hey - then you don't go killing all the bees." - Joe...Read more
Mr Eric Koston will go down in history as one the greatest street skaters of the modern era. Perhaps at first sight he's not the craziest skater out there, but this guy built up so much credibility and respect throughout the years, and to top it all off he's one of the most humble and down-to earth guys in the industry. Alfredo loves his easygoing skate style and the rest of his easy going, laid back, arms in the air style and attitude. He's a true legend in Alfredo's eyes...Read more
If you like food (like Alfredo), especially local street food and culinary culture then you shouldn’t miss New York City chef Eddie Huang's show "Fresh Off The Boat". The first series went down like a dream and now Eddie is getting ready to dish up a second helping of “Fresh Off the Boat.” In the second season of the online travelogue series Huang traveled to Mongolia, Moscow, Detroit, London, Chengdu, Shanghai and New York to document communities and...Read more
Alfredo loves a good laugh so it would make sense that Alfredo loves Jimmy Fallon. Jimmy (yup, Alfredo and Jimbo are on first name basis) first started performing stand-up comedy in high school and later dropped out of college to pursue his comedy career. In 1998, Fallon landed his dream job, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live. Fallon left the show in 2004 and five years later he launched his own successful program, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. In April 2013, it was announced that...Read more
Improve your (wo)manhood with these tricks to cook up the perfect steak..
Alfredo loves a steak, a good steak. Please mr. Gonzales and yourself and step up your steak game. Respect the steak and make it worth your while. Grumpy old man and masterchef Gordon Ramsay explains what you need to do to improve your life forever. Watch and Learn..Read more
He is small, bald, strangely round and a true Hollywood legend. Mr Danny Devito, the big DD is an actor, comedian, director, and producer and one of Alfredo's favorite actors.
”People come into your lives who you have a good time with, and time goes by and you still have a good time with them and you do stupid stuff with them. To me, that's life”. - Danny DevitoRead more
This incredibly cool and talented late bloomer is one of Alfredo’s favorite people. This man is an inspiration, and proves that it's never too late to chase your dream and make it big (that might sound a little corny, but in this case there's no other way to put it). He had a career as a James Brown impersonator, and struggled to make ends meet. At the tender age of 60 he went after his life long dream and launched a music career under his own name as a funk and soul singer. He...Read more
Alfredo's been mourning the loss of Rockaway Taco on Beach 96th Street since its closure, but there is hope..
Andrew Field, who's run the joint since 2008 is opening a new taco enterprise close to Beach 87th Street. Tacoway Beach will be operating from Rockaway Beach Surf Club. The spot has more seats and a drinken permit for those beers along with your tilapia tacos.
We can trust in Andrew Field to supply us with the classic Rockaway Taco flavours...Read more
Three friends enter Chelsea's Market with their taco stand Los Tacos No. 1
Piping hot quesadillas and tacos for your face at Los Tacos No.1, these guys know how to do tacos. Hand-made tortillas, fresh Pico de Gallo, hot Salsa, the smoothest Guacamole you can find and ice-cold Horchatas..Read more
The early bird gets the worm, and Alfredo gets the worm..
Mornings are great! Especially when you get your eggs right. To make sure you do, Incredible Egg offers the perfect online reference point for all you need to know about any type of egg preparation.
Check out the video for perfect scrambled eggs.Read more
Alfredo''s go to tequila spot in NYC serves some crazy Mexican food.
If you manage to get into the subterranean vault / dining room you can call yourself very lucky. As La Esquina is surrounded with mystery and exclusivity. You will go crazy with the quesadillas, baby back ribs and whole grilled fish that''s on the menu. Enjoying a mesmerising setting and decor, adding to the unforgettable...Read more
Everybody loves a classic! Burger champion Matty Matheson explains the quintessential basics of building the perfect burger.
Taking in account Matheson''s basic rules you''ll be able to twist and turn the burger into one of your own style. You need to learn the rules before you can mess with them. Alfredo is not willing to put his burger cards on the table...Read more
Amazing Looking V12 Bull on Wheels
Successor to the GT 400, this 2+2 coupé with a V12 engine showed off Lamborghini’s expertise in terms of engine output, chassis and performance. Only 225 models have been produced (1968-1969). If you’re interested there are still some available over at Sotheby’s and
A Lot of Things were Acceptable in the 80's, Especially New York
Thomas Hoepker is well known for one of the most controversial pictures of 9/11. He also captured the city of New York in the 80’s, giving us a perfect throwback to this time. Is that Alfredo's amigo on that rad bike with the cape?
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Psychedelic GIFs not suitable to go on air according to MTV.
Le Cube, a crew of crazy sailors producing great content from south america, was commissioned to do some work for MTV. Take a look at these GIFs capturing today’s great pop icons in stereotypical fashion. Head over to Le Cube for more work by these crazy sailors.Read more
Hydrate your pizza, it’s Back to the Future Day!
Today marks the day that Marty McFly arrived in the future in Back to the Future II. The filmmakers anticipated the arrival of smartwatches and 3D movies, but the hyper fast fax machine was surpassed by something called internet. The Guardian has live updates on everything Back to the Future Day related right
From his radio show on Beats 1 to his desert lifestyle in Arizona, Homme takes the GOOD LIFE to the next level.
If you haven’t checked out The Alligator Hour on Beats 1 radio yet, you should. Homme is given the total freedom and control to play some of his favourite tracks and chats them all together with some weird solo conversations. To learn...Read more
New additions to already impressive merchandise line-up by Daft Punk.
The latest merchandise update from Alfredo's favourite robots consists of a button-kit with all Daft Punk album covers, a zipper hoody with the classic logo on the back. A customised pen with the same technology uses NASA uses to make sure you can use it on planet earth and beyond. The BE@RBRICK figures in the merchandise update were sold-out in the first 24hrs after their release. To promote...Read more
M.I.A. shows impeccable timing with amazing video.
Maya Arulpragasam released the self-directed video on Apple Connect. In the video she joins a band of refugees while they climb fences, pile onto small boats and move through water. Keep your eyes out for the customisd Paris Saint-Germain jersey. Fly Pirates! Read more
Mid-20th century modern architecture landmark 'Eames House'. Former home and studio of design pioneers Charles and Ray Eames.
Also known as Case Study House #8, the property was one of two dozen homes built as part of The Case Study House Program. The program was active from the mid-1940's until the early 1970's.You can visit the Eames House with exterior self-guided visits as...Read more
A gorilla named Trevor is killing someone’s buzz in Tame Impala’s latest video.Read more
Tsuta, Sugamo’s popular Japanese Soba Noodles awarded Michelin Star.
It is the first time a ramen specialist has been given a star in any Michelin guide. Earlier Michelin awarded street vendors in Hong Kong and the Tim Ho Wan dim sum house with Michelin stars.Read more
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee kicks of season 7 with Barack Obama and a sweet 1963 Corvette Stingray.
According to Jerry Seinfeld, Barack Obama has made just enough funny remarks to make it into the show which usually hosts comedians. Next to the amazing Corvette, Obama shows Jerry his personal vehicle. Click here for this unique episode.Read more
The good life is all about bending rules, if you choose to use them at all. Richie Jackson seems like an individual who truly grasps that concept. Check out Jackson's "Death Skateboards" part on Trasher, where he bends a lot more than rules.
The video was followed up with an interview for Trasher Magazine by Michael Sieben. Check it out
Architect Jay Bargmann creates what looks like the perfect supervillain getaway.
The house stands at the edge of the Ashokan reservoir, just below the summit of a Catskill mountain, with views extending south across and beyond the reservoir to the horizon. Oak, fir, spruce, and an occasional birch surround the house. Hawks, turkey, fox, deer and bear regularly appear.Read more
All you need to know to start living in a van is right here!
The Vanual is not a blog. Think of it more as a friendly adviser. An opinionated right-hand man who provides insight to those interested in converting a van into a camper and living a mobile lifestyle. Best of all, this helping hand is free to use and completely void of expectation for something in return. Enjoy.
Nike and W+K India celebrate the power of women in new commercial video.
The powerful video unites the talents of rapper Gizzle, director François Rousselet and producer Genera8ion. Among the women running, kicking and dancing in the video are Indian rolemodels like Rani Rampal (hockey), Ishita Malaviya (surfing) and actress Deepika Padukone. Check out the video here to see 'the...Read more
Where we're going, we don't need boards.
Surfers in California have been working for years on perfecting the ability to ride waves without surfboards. Here are some of their exploits.
Apparently the technique is taught only by a group of fishermen on a remote island of the coast of Baja.
Shout out to Poler Stuff!Read more
As much as Alfredo loves nostalgia and anything with the allure of a classic, he admires people taking risks to change the future. That’s why he’s eagerly anticipating his first bite in The Impossible Burger.
A dedicated team of scientists, farmers and chefs have spent five years naturally recreating the burger using 0% cow. The burger is made entirely from plants, is this a game changer?
The only way for you to find out is to head over to David Chang’s...Read more
Mike D from the Beastie Boys takes you all over the place on Beats 1.
After changing music culture and breaking records for over thirty years, you might feel like doing something else. Next to designing magazines and record sleeves, Mike D is now designing radio and it’s a treat!
The first four episodes have been surprisingly eclectic as Mike D guides you through a wide spectrum of his favourite tunes. With guests like surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore, French house...Read more