Lunchtime Laughter

LET’S Paint TV

Artists got to be multi-taskers in this economy.  John Kilduff has a show on public access called Let’s Paint TV.  In it, Kilduff paints while on a treadmill and then attempts various tasks to keep the show interesting.  In this episode, he paints while on a treadmill, while eating a watermelon, while talking a lot.

More information on the show here

my next, next new pair of Vans – Zapato Del Barco

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There are 4 brands of shoes/sneakers I like… Adidas, Converse, Puma, and Vans. My go to shoe are and always will be, Vans. Let me introduce you to The Vans Zapato del Barco. They feature a canvas low-profile upper with raw edge detail. Vulcanized outsole with cushioning footbed. Metal eyelets for quick lacing. Lightly padded collar. Get them here. Anything black works too.

Jeremy Fish at Fecal Face Dot Gallery

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For those lucky enough to be out in the Bay Area tonight, stop by Jeremy Fish’s latest show The Ambush which opens at Fecal Face Dot Gallery.  Those in attendance will have the opportunity to buy the print above (which measures 22″ x 34″ in an edition of 30 and is priced at a realistic $200) before it is available to the internets tomorrow.

more information after the jump

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SKEWVILLE – “Blah Print Radio”

1 Color hand silkscreened on roofing felt. Edition of 15 in silver. Each piece varies in texture. 22″ x 6″

buy it here

kate moss thursdays

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More Kate Moss David Yurman

Picture of the Day

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Daido Moriyama

Saber Print Giveaway: Ended

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Our friends on the West Coast blessed us with this new print from Saber to give away to one lucky reader.  To make things interesting and make you eligible to win, submit to us a photo of your favorite Saber piece.  Next Thursday we’ll randomly select a winner and send this fresh print right out to you. And for those who are lazy, there are still a couple prints left here.

To enter:

Email your photos with the subject line: Saber to giveaway (at) theworldsbestever (dot) com by Wednesday, February 25th at 11:59 pm

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Cage Match

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Sam Hseih‘s One Year performance piece, Cage Piece (1978-1979) is currently on display at Moma and it is amazing.  Just imagine…Solitary confinement, locked in a cage for one year (365 days). No communication with anybody, no reading, no writing, no radio, no tv, no nothing. A friend comes over once a day to take a photo of you in the same spot.  This must have been intense and an incredible lesson in self discipline.

Reminisce Over This

Mic Geronimo, Masta I.C., 1995

amazing 3d mapping video

French Design Company EasyWeb have put together an amazing show reel of their work. If you can sit through the music you will be amazed.

Via:here

gold standard

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I saw this little number on Urban Outfitters website. Minox Leica Mini Digital Edition Camera. Only available online, this 5mp camera will definitely get you noticed. It will also set you back $350.00. It’s a Leica what can I say.

Here’s the lowdown.

“New from Minox’s Classic Camera series is this impressive and adorable miniaturized Leica M3, a 5.0 Megapixel digital camera with a long list of modern features, all wrapped up in a detailed 1/3-scale reproduction of the iconic Leica rangefinder with limited edition GoldDust trim. ” More info go here.

Buy

Go Buy Now: Evan Hecox, Chinatown Market

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This drawing is fresh

Evan Hecox

Chinatown Market, 2008

17 x 23 In. (43.18 x 58.42 cm)

Ink, acrylic and gouache on vintage Hong Kong newspaper pages mounted to Rives BFK paper

available here

Ways To Be Cool

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You are reading this, consider that one step forward or one step back.  Your decision.

via, NCOTB

Lunchtime Laughter

Mickey Rourke’s StepBrother seems like an alright dude

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Michael Scott Addis is both a visionary

“I’m not addicted to rock,” Addis explains over a scrambled egg breakfast. “For me, it’s almost a medicine. When I’m not feeling too good, I smoke a little rock, and I feel great! And my mind processes everything more clearly.”

And an Artist

“He affixes unique masks, made from a soap-suds-and-newspaper mâche recipe he invented in jail, to lampposts throughout the neighborhood.”

Read more here

WTF, a game about rape

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Rapelay, a japanese game about raping women…..Ok. One website review describes

“tears glistening in the young girl’s eyes” as she is attacked in graphic detail.  Players begin the game by stalking a mother on a subway station before violently raping her. They then move on to attack her two daughters described as virgin schoolgirls.  Players are also allowed to enter ‘freeform mode’ where they can rape any woman and get other male game characters to join the attacks.  Pregnancy and abortion are listed as ‘key features’. One review said: “If she does become pregnant you’re supposed to force her to get an abortion, otherwise she gets more and more visibly pregnant each time you have sex.

I can see this skit on SNL, the pitch session for the game. How do you start the brainstorming… “ok, um I got a idea, go with it, here it goes, have you ever wanted to rape some one…. I got this idea for a game…” I dont’ think its going to look good on your resume.  There are a lot of articles about Amazon banning sales of the game. The strange thing the game came out in 2006. Why is it popular now? I think you can download it here. Reading the comments is strange.

Steve Powers never gets any work done at home

That, and other facts you will learn in this informational video

In London, Street Art gets quietly ushered back to the street

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Well, those days of crazy speculation and Londoners throwing their money at anything made with a stencil or wheatpaste are over. Much to the displeasure of Bonham’s, yesterday’s ‘Urban Art’ sale did not do so great.  See the results here.

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