the soft touch


Something to look forward to in 2008. “The soft Touch, Pearls of the Orient”, photographed by Wing Shya La-La, from China Design Now, at Victoria and Albert Museum, March 15-July 13, 2008.

graffiti on trains worldwide

In Bucharest

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bloody dark chocolate


Wunderland War, makers of vinyl toys shirts and prints, have made a little chocolate fun. A Full sized .45 made from over a half pound of chocolate, plus a postcard sized print packed in a custom box. This is limited to 25. On Sale Now! $10.00

dirty hands fundraiser

Harry Kim, who you probably best know as David Choe’s sidekick in’s Thumbs Up! has also been putting a documentary, Dirty Hands (above), together about Mr. Choe for some years. After accumulating some debt during filming some financing is necessary to give the movie the finishing touches. In order do so, through the 22nd, you have the chance to make an offer on a painting Choe completed when he was released from jail. The current offer is 15k, all for a great cause. The painting is after the jump.

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ninja sonik

Here’s to you Gene Parme-jean! via, razor apple

Goodbye Childe Harold


The bar where I spent some great moments of my early 20’s (behind the bar and in front) is no mas. Here is the tale.

An Early D.C. Stage For Musical Greats Has Quiet Last Call

By Paul Schwartzman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, November 7, 2007; B01

Before they became limousine famous, Emmylou Harris and Bruce
Springsteen played in a litany of run-down, no-name joints, where small,
unsuspecting audiences got that rare chance to see, hear and touch
undiscovered genius.

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interview with a hot model chick


Before today, I had no clue who Sarah McSweeney was. But now, after reading Worship Worthy‘s interview with her I know that:
She likes cookies for breakfast.
She has a terrible memory.
And she likes Patron.

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takashi murakami x supreme


In another heavy hitter collaboration, Supreme has teamed up with Takashi Murakami to create three limited edition decks. The decks will be available at their six stores and online sometime around September 20th.

macgyver:Turn a pencil into an emergency light source

Learn how to turn a pencil into a light and it may save your life.

Space Invader x Bart Simpson


This Bart Simpson 10″ QEE by Parisian street artist Space Invader is one of 20 customized Barts that went on display in the window of Colette last week. If interested, contact for availability. More images can be seen here

Damien hirst at the Met


Going on display at the end of August at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is Damien Hirst’s “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living”. Basically a tiger shark encased in formaldehyde inside of a tank, the work is one of the most notable pieces by the YBA. More here

os gemeos


This month during the bearable winter of Sao Paolo, Brasil’s favorite graffiti writing twins Os Gemeos are holding a modest show of 30 drawings at brasilian powerhouse Galeria Fortes Vila

banksy goes big at auction…again


Earlier this morning, four banksy pieces went up on the auction block at sotheby’s in london. As usual, the bidding crushed pre-auction estimates. The high bids going to Mona Lisa with and AK-47 and Fuck The Police (pictured) each taking in

Picture of the day


“Landings #2,” from a series by Branislav Kropilak

shower head


Hansgrohe, has created twbe shower head. In their words, “Experience Shower Fun XXL in an entirely new way!

Architecturally integrated into the room design, with easy wall-mounted shower control. Enjoy water in its most natural forms: as a soft rain shower enriched with air, a massaging downpour or a clear and powerful waterfall.” What actually is “most natural forms”?

t-shirt of the day


Powell Peralta “Rat Bones” shirt, in its only acceptable colorway. Circa 1988

blog about shopping in NYC


Curbed‘s has launched a brand new blog. Racked, the newest member of the Curbed family. It’s a blog about shopping, neighborhood stores and the retail scene of New York City. Like all Curbed sites, Racked comes at its world from the street up, covering everything from the newest Nolita boutiques to gas station gift shops in Queens. Current obsessions include Diane Von Furtstenberg’s forthcoming Meatpacking shrine, an alarming situation at Trader Joe’s.

Racked is edited by Leslie Price, who comes to us by way of Time Out NY, where her beat was restaurants and bars as well as new shops, spas, and trends.



What more can I say, Nice!

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