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Avengers, Recall, and Resident Evil: Gunmaker Kriss Is on a Product Placement Roll

Posted by Abe Sauer on September 21, 2012 06:02 PM

"What's up, people? We're going full auto on this new Kriss Vector gun."

That's actress Milla Jovovich speaking to the camera in a behind-the-scenes video promoting the current box office-topping film Resident Evil: Retribution. The fifth iteration of the hit franchise offers little new material. But what is new is the Kriss Vector submachine gun toted throughout the movie by Jovovich, who is quickly becoming the firearm industry's most reliable spokesperson.

With additional roles in 2012 hit films The Avengers and Total Recall, Kriss is the latest brand of unique looking firearm to make a splash in Hollywood.Continue reading...

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Booze Newz Cocktail Hour

Posted by Jennifer Sokolowski on November 19, 2010 04:00 PM

The Macallan: Turning Very Pricey Whisky into Water

The word “whisky” is derived from the Gaelic word for “water of life,” and so it’s fitting that the proceeds of the most expensive bottle of whisky ever sold should go to support efforts to provide people with clean water.

The Macallan 64 Year Old in Lalique: Cire Perdue sold for $460,000 at a Sotheby’s auction this week in New York, with all the proceeds benefiting charity: water, a non-profit organization that provides access to clean drinking water to people in developing nations. Macallan’s oldest whisky was bottled in a one-of-a kind Lalique crystal decanter, created using the “cire perdue” or “lost wax” method.

We hope the lucky winner of the bottle, having done his or her good deed for the day, actually sits down and enjoys the prize, although it might be a daunting proposition at thousands of dollars per glass.

After the jump: Bacardi, Absolut and Poppin'n'drinkin' with Flavor Flav.Continue reading...

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