Lunchtime Laughter

the tradition continues…

The time honored tradtion of trashing your city after your team wins continues. Check out these photo’s from Philly. Before the game was over we joked about the fact the Philly was safe tonight, since everyone was at the game. Well, that did not last long.

Kehinde Wiley at Deitch Projects

Opening this Saturday at Deitch Projects, Kehinde Wiley’s latest show, Down, will be huge.  And by huge, I mean that it consists of 6 or 7 gigantic paintings.  And by gigantic, I mean gigantic.

Girl in Barcelona


Elizabeth Mcgrath just opened a show in Barcelona “Tears of the Crocodile” October 23-November 23 at Iguapop Gallery. More photo’s after the jump.

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selling free papers

This caught my eye, New York Press selling the goods. And I was not surprised to see a little American Apparel ad on the front page. Stay Classy New York.

Kate Moss Thursdays

Kate Moss photographed by Corinne Day

picture of the day

Scandinavian photographer Knotan

Banksy gives statement to Time Magazine about that whole graffiti removal ordeal

“I was offended when Westminster said my painting was an advertisement. Advertising makes people feel inadequate and worthless. Graffiti doesn’t do that. Graffiti doesn’t emotionally blackmail you, graffiti doesn’t make you feel fat and graffiti doesn’t make you rush out and buy things, except maybe high strength cleaning products.”

Read the statement here

and an accompanying article here.

photo: sabry1

Reminisce Over This

Nine, Whutcha Want?, 1944

Do you expect me to talk? No, Mr Bond. I expect you to die!

The Sun, has compiled the “Greatest Movie Villan quotes.” Take a look and deicde, although this is a good one.

“Do you expect me to talk? No, Mr Bond. I expect you to die!” There are probably a slew of 007 quotes that should be on the list. What’s your favorite.

NYC Delivery service

This is too funny

Swimsuit models taking self portraits

This is just really a good idea.  Big ups Sports Illustrated.

MTV digs in its archives and creates MTV Music

It is great to see MTV utilizing the internet for their new video site MTV Music.

A couple suggestions…

Add channels for 120 minutes and Yo! MTV Raps.

Add a feature which lets you create playlists so that you can continuously watch videos without effort.

Let me create a Reminisce Over This channel.

Now, the Grateful Dead.

Lunchtime Laughter

people not politics

Instead of buying that shirt from Urban, or threadless, check out People not Politics. They have created a line of t-shirts called Iraqi Hope. The shirts tell the real life stories of Iraqi children who have been orphaned by the war. The art featured on the shirts were created based on email conversations between the artists here and the children in Iraq. 20 percent of the shirt proceeds are donated to Generation Iraq, a charity that provides for Iraqi orphans. They have two shirts available right now(one picture above). Its a good cause, I did not know they had email in Iraq?…..kidding

José Parla Interview

Fecal Face’s Manuel Bello inteviews José Parla, who has a show opening in New York November 6th.  Good Stuff…

suckadelic biatch

Suckadelic is in LA for the Suck Off Group Show featuring custom artist interpretation of his Sucklord 600 figure.  Opening this Thursday, October 30th at Munky King, the show features one-of-a-kind custom Sucklord figures displayed in removable blister packaging complete with custom backing boards – a great look, almost as if these customs were off-the-shelf toys. The show is sponsored by Vinyl Pulse.

Munky King
7308 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.938.0091

Shepard Fairey and Street Art get the Cover of Art News

Slow to the game, but in the game nonetheless, the cover of this month’s Art News features Shepard Fairey’s Warhol under the headline ‘Street Art Gets Hot’.  There is a great article by Carolina A. Miranda, known to the internet as C-Monster and the requisite Jeff Koons piece.  Pick it up where you pick up magazines.

Wednesday’s Muse

Charo Ronquillo

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