microsoft paint and porno stills…..brillant

Funny Microsoft Paint edited porn images on Flickr set damn, why didn’t i think of this?

Rauschenberg on Current

I caught this over the weekend and remembered it this morning. A nice bit of Art History.

Check out Ben Frost

Ben Frost is an Australian-born visual and performing artist.

“Frost’s visual work places common iconic images from advertising, entertainment, and politics into startling juxtapositions that are often confrontational and controversial. Artist’s Folio Site. He currently lives and works in Sydney and exhibits locally and internationally.”

Via Apart Magazine

you really have to like “football” to live like this!

Vienna shows off a “FanCamp” for the Euro 2008 football championships. It offers 3,000 beds in 770 booths, plus 200 toilets and 100 showers.

Image via BBC

FYI 19 days til the Euro 2008 football championships begin.

Don’t Miss Heavy Metal in Baghdad

Vice Films and VBS.TV present Heavy Metal in Baghdad.  Limited Theatrical release begins May 23.

New York: Clearview Cinema 1871 Broadway at 62nd St.

LA: Laemmle Sunset 5 8000 W Sunset Blvd

For those not living in these cultural hubs, it will be available on DVD June 10th!

Carbon Copy

If you have ever driven to the Trader Joe’s in Queens, via Metropolitain Ave, you will notice a ton, I mean a ton of Cemeteries. It made me realize why do we waste so much space for the dead. I am not saying the dead are not sacred, its just going to cemeteries to remember a loved one is strange. Which brings me to Carbon Copies.

Carbon Copies, designed by Nadine Jarvis, are pencils made from the carbon of human cremains. 240 pencils can be made from an average body of ash – a lifetime supply of pencils for those left behind.

Each pencil is foil stamped with the name of the person. Only one pencil can be removed at a time, it is then sharpened back into the box causing the sharpenings to occupy the space of the used pencils. Over time the pencil box fills with sharpenings – a new ash, transforming it into an urn. The window acts as a timeline, showing you the amount of pencils left as time goes by.

Playboy’s You Tube Casting Call

Giving hope to all promotional models across the world and many minutes of entertainment to myself, Playboy has launched their 55th anniversary Playmate You Tube Casting call. Watch all of the videos so far, here.

the stalker report

It may have been around a while but, if you’re looking to stalk a celebrity, Page six has you covered. A google mashup allows you to track celeb’s, as they live their lives.

you blew it

Well if you were one of the lucky freaky few who lined up today to get the Heath Dead Ledger action figure, your sick

“BATMAN fans have cleaned out New York toy stores’ entire supply of HEATH LEDGER’s JOKER action figure from Mattel, within minutes of them going on sale.

Devotees of the comic book series lined up early to clear shelves of the $9.99 (£5) toy, which shows Ledger in his final completed role before his premature death in January from an accidental drug overdose, aged just 29.

An employee of Times Square’s Toys R Us store says, “There are none left in the warehouse. You will be waiting a while if you want one.” Some fans are believed to be buying up stock, convinced the figure is a collector’s item – others are selling them on auction site eBay for up to $55 (£27.50) each.

Ledger will be seen as The Joker alongside Christian Bale’s Batman in The Dark Knight – which hits movie theatres worldwide from July (08).”

Via Toy News

picture of the day

Continuing with “The Cramps” theme, here is the picture of the day from Home of the Vain!

get away this weekend

Getaway this weekedn with a pricey number from Bill Amberg. This is a nice looking bag and it will only set you back your rent. Good thing you live at home with your mom

MODERN TRAVELLER SMALL HAIR ON HIDE HOLDALL

£620.00
fine calfskin and hair on hide
leather handles
2 external pockets
detachable cotton webbing shoulder strap
twin slider metal zip
cotton drill lining
two mesh shoe pockets
zipped easy access security pocket
2 semi rigid pockets for MP3 player/PDA/cell phone
2 soft pockets for gloves/scarves
23 x 42x 22cm

Summer 2008 Hipster Trend

Tandem bicycling.  It’s on its way, seriously.

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