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Monday Briefing: Thanos Appears on The Simpsons, Air Jordan 4 "30th Anniversary" and Drake's Champagne

News recap from the weekend of January 11 to January 13

Now that everyone is back from vacation, news has picked up in the second weekend of January. With auto shows, trade shows and fashion shows all in full swing, here are some of the news stories you may have missed this weekend including a Mugen Honda Civic Type R concept, Thanos appearing on The Simpsons, Drake launching his champagne line, Ford announcing its most powerful road car ever and the Air Jordan 4 "30th Anniversary."

BAPE MR Spring/Summer 2019 Lookbook

BAPE's more sophisticated line, MR, released its Spring/Summer 2019 lookbook and collection online. The more luxurious selection offers collared shirts, polos, hoodies, crewnecks and jackets. You can shop it now on

Mugen Honda Civic Type R Concept

Cult tuner Mugen arrived at the Tokyo Auto Salon with a concept for the Honda Civic Type R. With some of the most sought-after mods for Honda owners, Mugen adds a lot of carbon fiber hits, gives the front-end an octagon-shaped grill, and the rear a single exhaust pipe. Mugen calls this the RC20GT, take a look below.

Thanos Appears on The Simpsons 

Thanos is the lastest character to get simpsonfied. In this weekend's episode of The Simpsons, "The Girl on the Bus," he appears in the opening credits on the couch with the Infinity Gauntlet and five out the of the six stones. He uses Maggie's pacifier as the sixth and "dusts" away Homer, Marge, Bart and Lisa, leaving only Maggie. Check out the clip below. 

Air Jordan 4 "30th Anniversary"

Celebrating its 30th birthday this year, the Air Jordan 4 receives a "30th Anniversary" edition. This specific version will sport a laser-etched black upper with a white midsole and gum outsole. It is set to release for $200 on January 19 on the SNKRS app.

Ford Announces New 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 and Explorer ST

Ford announced its most powerful street-legal vehicle today, the Mustang Shelby GT500. Additionally, the company also announced a sports version of its iconic SUV, the Explorer  ST. The GT500 will have more than 700 horsepower coming from a 5.2-liter V8 and the Explorer ST is expected to produce 400 horsepower with 415 lb.-ft. of torque from a tuned 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine. 

AMBUSH x Converse Fall/Winter 2019 Sneaker

Yoon took to her personal Instagram account to reveal an upcoming AMBUSH x Converse unisex sneaker for the brand's Fall/Winter 2019 collection. She says in her caption that the all-white high-top Chucks were inspired by vintage military boots Converse used to supply the U.S. military with. Stay tuned for more information.

Image via: Yoon (@yoon_ambush)

Image via: Yoon (@yoon_ambush)

Drake Launches Mod Sélection Champagne Range

Drake, who goes by @champagnepapi will live up to his nickname with the launch of his champagne range, Mod Sélection. Working with Brent Hocking, the founder of DeLeón Tequila, the selection currently features the Mod Réserve Champagne for $300 and a Mod Rosé Champagne for $400 in 750ml bottles. You can pre-order now on

Image via: Mod Sélection

Image via: Mod Sélection