Barry McGee in Art Forum

In this month’s Art Forum (Art and Its markets), there is a great two page article on Barry McGee.  You can read it here for free, but this month’s issue is a good pick up.

if you were wondering

If you were wondering what happened to all of the polaroid fans, here you go. A site dedicated to saving the polaroid process.

Nerdy Entertainment

Seriously nerdy

check out Andy Kehoe

Check out the work of Pittsburgh resident artist Andy Kehoe, you can buy his prints here.

which one is a joke or….are they both real

“The Adventure of Many Lifetimes”

For thousands of years,
the human race has spread out across the Earth, scaling mountains and plying the oceans, planting crops and building highways, raising skyscrapers and atmospheric CO2 levels, and observing, with tremendous and unflagging enthusiasm, the Biblical injunction to be fruitful and multiply across our world’s every last nook, cranny and subdivision.

An invitation.
Earth has issues, and it’s time humanity got started on a Plan B. So, starting in 2014, Virgin founder Richard Branson and Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin will be leading hundreds of users on one of the grandest adventures in human history: Project Virgle, the first permanent human colony on Mars.
The question is, do you want to join us?
Ever yearned to journey to the stars? You can learn how to become a Virgle Pioneer, test your Pioneering potential, or join the Mission Control community that will help develop the 100 Year Plan we’ve outlined here.”


How do I use it?
Just click “Set custom time” from the Compose view. Any email you send to the past appears in the proper chronological order in your recipient’s inbox. You can opt for it to show up read or unread by selecting the appropriate option.
Is there a limit to how far back I can send email?
Yes. You’ll only be able to send email back until April 1, 2004, the day we launched Gmail. If we were to let you send an email from Gmail before Gmail existed, well, that would be like hanging out with your parents before you were born — crazy talk.
How does it work?
Gmail utilizes an e-flux capacitor to resolve issues of causality (see Grandfather Paradox).

They seem so far fetched but they could be real, and we know Richard Branson does strange things!

chicks who you cannot afford…yet

This site, Park Avenue Peerage basically just shows photos of really hot, socialite-type girls and women. Yup, that is all it needs to be.

ultra slow balloon job

Ever wonder what a water balloon looks like when it pops in slow motion? specializes in just that and everthing else in slow motion.

check out liz artinian

siobhan through the window

I know it’s all about the drawing but, the paints (and drawings) by Liz Artinian are awesome

subway on the iphone by subtraction

subtraction subway map for the iphone

Tired of lurking over someone to see the subway map? Or trying to map something as your walking down the steps into the subway? Or Coming to NYC for a holiday. Check out the subway map by subtraction for the iphone.  See how easy it is….

“nstallation is easy. Just download the ZIP file, decompress it and import the contents into iPhoto. The tiles should automatically import in the proper order, starting with the top left tile, down to the bottom right tile (plus one more for the map key) . To be sure they have, resize your iPhoto thumbnails so you can see only four across at a time; together, they should look more or less like New York City. Create a new album called something like “Subway,” drag the newly imported images into it, and set your iPhone to sync with that album via iTunes. Then buy yourself a MetroCard and take the subway.”



Go Huge and get props from your friends, randoms, and the media alike.  The Diesel Wall “is an international art contest that aims to bring intriguing/inspiring/insightful/inciting contemporary ideas to giant urban canvases in city centres around the world.”  So I am thinking maybe a huge Faile collage would work, maybe Shepard could have a go.  Espo could get wordy, Kr could make it drip.  A mega Large Format photo would also be dope.  Anyway, more on the contest here. The New York deadline is the 12th of may.

Uncle Dirty

For those who have not seen this striking photo essay by Mike Belleme, do so now.

The Sports Illustrated Archive

Sports Illustrated has opened up their archives and made them free for public viewing. After all, that is what the internet is for.  My first search was for a shot of Terrapin legend, Len Bias.  Have a look around the site, it is a great research tool for everything from sports to the next streetwear phenomenon.

men who look like old lesbians

A genius site

via, yesbutnobutyes

art on the street


Street installations are the new street art.

via, wooster collective

go buy now: Josh Keyes


Well, you don’t actually have to buy it right now. The Open Edition print titled Weaving measures 8″ x 10″ and is part of The Tiny Showcase Spring Print Collection 2008, which also features Jack Long, Nigel Peake, and Jennifer Davis. Josh Keyes is awesome, Josh Keyes. $30.

Adriana Lima wears a palm frond


Adriana Lima is So Dope, in GQ magazine.
We just added a new slideshow of Adriana here (NSFW)

Espo in Dublin


As many already know, Steve ‘Espo’ Powers is over in Ireland on a Fulbright scholarship. Some pictures have surfaced on Ekosystem of work the scholar has added to the streets.

via, c-monster

save yourself the embarssment call them

st patricks

The Rules
Before you participate in this competition, we ask that you respect the laws of the country and area you are in. By participating you agree that:

1.…you are of legal drinking age in your area
2.…you realize that long distance charges to the USA will apply
3.…you will not participate in anything that is unlawful while on the phone (your entry will be disqualified)
4.…we are in no way encouraging you to drink alcohol or place yourself in harm’s way.
5.…this is all just a bit of fun and a laugh!

The Rules:

1.Go out and have a good time on St. Patrick’s Day or the day that you choose to practice St. Patrick’s Day. For the purpose of this site, we designate March 15 – 18th 2008 GMT as the official “Drunk” Dialing days.

2.You DO NOT have to be drunk, inebriated or in any way “under the influence” of alcohol to participate. No purchase is required, but long distance and other appropriate phone charges relevant to normal phone use for you will apply.

3.Phone the advertised number: +1 317 644-6963, follow the instructions and leave a message.

4.We will go through all the messages and pick a winner that we think is the best out of the lot.
That’s it.

For more info here you go.

T-shirt of the Day


We all love whores.

via, satchel of gravel

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