The post Comic Con trailer bonanza, blurred Vampires and animated self-love.

A little weekend reading for your pleasure.



PERSPECTIVE: What you’re packing in your trousers is in so many ways more impressive than your favorite gadget. And not for the reasons you think.

LIFE IS SO UNFAIR: This is why we should all work with what we’ve been given and strive to improve said foundations.


JAM OF THE WEEK: Hopefully it won’t be taken down by the BBC. Fingers crossed.

CIAO ITALIA! Looking to adopt a more Venetian style? Thanks to a tip from reader Ritesh this right here should get you on your way.

BREAKFAST: You realize it really is the most important meal of the day, right? Jump starts your metabolism for the day. Helps keep you from overeating later on. There are more reasons of course. Personal experience has helped me understand this implicitly. Here’s another reason why you shouldn’t skip it.

HEY GUYS: Getting dumped sucks. We know this. But, there’s more to it than that. Consider this a heads up.


THE HAZARDS OF CHASING FITNESS: I need to pay a bit more attention to what’s going on around me during my morning runs. Because, no thank you.

WELL THIS IS HELPFUL: Many a time during my TimImprovementProject I’ve managed to pull, strain, muck up and generally hurt myself. And people have been quick to offer help. “Ice It”. “Apply heat, pronto!” So which is it? This aims to steer you in the right direction.

YEEZUS: Just in case you were looking for one more reason to hate on Kanye, this. Of course, the folks at Rolling Stone are certainly smiling at all the attention.

HOLY CRAP! Riddick returns! WARNING: This is violent, FYI.

AT THE RISK OF CHEESING SOME PEOPLE OFF: This. Exactly. Completely. Entirely. No offense.

NOT YOUR KAISER’S ZEPPELIN: Goodyear is updating their fleet. This should be interesting.

THE SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE...may surprise you. Or, not depending on your experience.

HOLY CRAP: Kick Ass 2 WARNING: This is foul mouthed AND violent.

HYPER SPECIALIZED PRODUCT OF THE DAY: I’m pretty certain that this product’s entire success depends on the model showing it off. Because, for reals? 

YOU HAVE MANY CHOICES FOR YOUR VACATION PLANS: Increasingly, sailing the seven seas maybe probably most likely shouldn’t be one of them? Goodness.

THE TRUTH IS: I know I should read this, but I have a feeling I best get to it later.

HOLY CRAP! Cosmos returns! WARNING: This is glorious!

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Tim Johnstone is Dappered’s music correspondent as well as our resident gatherer of all things interwebs related.