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Cass Bird

The Jackson Three….WTF

So there has been a lot of press about Joe Jackson promoting whatever it is he is doing, every time he gets in front of the mic. This is the best one yet.

“Joe Jackson wants to take kids on tour in 2010. Michael Jackson’s biographer says he plans to call them The Jackson Three.”

Read the full story here

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An interview with Vhils

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Our friend Michael Slenske got a couple moments of Vhils’ time and sent this interview over our way.  Enjoy.

In his new 25-piece show at Lazarides, Scratching The Surface, Vhils (aka Alexandre Farto) deftly explores the historical decay of the Lisbon streetscape (from post Carnation Revolution political hotbed to modern day ad repository) via demo’d walls, chiseled wooden reliefs, and acid-and-bleach-etched billboards . We talked to the Portuguese street star about the show on a break from his next conquest: Grottaglie, Italy for the Fame Festival.

MS: So did you alter the gallery walls in anyway (pneumatic drill, etc) like you did at the Outsiders show?

AF: Yes, I did several site specific installations in the gallery. I went to a building site in London and just took some wooden reliefs and walls and worked on them.
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big Bambú The Starns at their Beacon Studio

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We just recieved a update from the Starn studio regarding a schedule change see below…..

Next weekend you need to head up to Beacon Ny. Doug and Mike Starn, will open there studio to allow access to their most recent work Big Bambú. Doug Starn writes…

Big Bambú is connotative of an autonomous, spontaneous, self-governing, disorganized network responding to itself to better navigate the environment. “It represents me- in that I am who I was, and, I am completely different than I was when I was a little boy.”

To truly have an understanding of its scale and meaning check out their site and watch the 3d rendering video linked below. It looks like there is limited access so plan wisely.

Starn‘s Beacon studio, former Tallix foundry, Beacon, NY
Big Bambú will be open to visitors  2nd and 4th Saturday of July and August between 11AM and 4PM.
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Check out the 3d rendering of the installation.

Should you plan to visit, kindly E-mail us at: bb@starnstudio.com

Cool “Disco” Dan and Oatmeal I.Q.

The monstrous side of Charlie Brown

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A great painting by Tim O’Brien for Travis Louie’s MONSTER? Show at Copro Nason.

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Reminisce Over This

Barrington Levy ft. Bounty Killer, Living Dangerously, 1998

free iphone app of the week

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Check out this nice little iPhone app. It is a well designed and very cool camera application that allows you to alter your images in multiple ways as well as select from preset filters.  It’s free here

Equally as cool is iphoneography, a website dedicated to reviewing every photo app on the phone. Now maybe you’ll be able to decide which app to finally buy.

Read the full review of Mill’s app on iphonography  here.

Leonard Knight and Salvation Mountain


Truly incredible.

Portus Shirt by all saints

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Very cool must have shirt from All Saints out of the UK.

The Preggo Shuffle

Exactly how it sounds

Maryland Blue Crabs

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One of the best things about summer.

This is a nice article on the crab houses in the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Lunchtime Laughter

New Kidz On The Blog

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One of the more clever blog titles

Hard times for Japanese Robots

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The NY Times reports

A Brooklyn Woman and her pet Squirrel

crazy

Morrissey ripper

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I just saw this at the new UO blog, Morrissey and Bones Brigade tote bag for Pony Attack by created Gareth Stehr.

Morning Dose of Awesome

These kids take fun in the pool to the max

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Adriana Lima, always good.

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