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.

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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.”

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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.

Wednesday’s Muse

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Betty

Picture of the Day

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Dave Schubert

Get A Rope: bringing a Downtown NYC insider’s perspective to Houston

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Opening this Friday at CTRL gallery in Houston is what looks to be a great show. Get A Rope is curated by Kathy Grayson and features Patrick Griffin, Dash Snow, Aurel Schmidt, Terence Koh, Ry Fyan, Xu Han Wei, Nico Dios, Slava Mogutin, and Aaron Bondaroff. Texas seems like a good late-winter escape.

Full press release after the jump

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Flirting With Magic

It’s Magic!

Afternoon Awareness

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Joystick has finally been defined.  Thank you Olivia Munn.

Reminisce Over This

Heather B, All Glocks Down, 1996

MQ makes sweatshirts?

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Who knew? Regardless, they look nice.

Stacy Peralta’s Made in America, crips and bloods

Stacy Peralta made a name for himself skating, and with Powell Peralta. Then, as a documentary filmmaker with Dogtown and Zboys and Riding Giants. Now he is making his name known again with Made in America, a documentary about the war that is currently going on in South Central LA. Check out the trailer for the film its really amazing.

via: LP

For Screening info after the jump.

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Reyes for Louis Vuitton’s Sprouse Collection

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We got word that SF-based Reyes was finishing up a nice piece that will be installed in the Louis Vuitton store in San Francisco.  Finally, LV came to their senses and employed some talent to finish off this project. That is one great looking ‘S’.  Trolling through his website, I also noticed a really sick print as well, which you can see after the jump.

More info here

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