A hike through the Haleakalā Crater on the island of Maui is like nothing else in this world. Voyaging over volcanic sands into the center of the dormant beast, you enter a wilderness area containing a range of ecosystems and terrain that stimulate your eyes and challenge your endurance. From an extraplanetary landscape scattered with the Seuss-like silversword, to a seemingly endless cinder desert pierced with jagged volcanic rocks, you can easily trick yourself into thinking that you’re on the Road to Mordor. And it’s just then—when you start looking over your shoulder for Gollum—that you traverse down into native shrubland and life seems possible again. Here, 11 miles worth of pictures.
From an artistic upbringing in Seattle to an addict’s lifestyle in NYC and SoCal, Cleon Peterson has the experience to draw on as he creates his ultra-violent works of art. Here in this episode of The Creative Lives, we learn about the life of the artist, and what propels him forward.
Andrew Jeffrey Wright collaborated on some wearable artwork with NYC-based designer, Anna McCraney. For those who don’t want to look like a horror film reject, the scarf is available here through Wednesday (9/2)
At 18.9 inches long, 52-year old Roberto Esquivel Cabrera officially has “the world’s longest penis.”
Every week Chris Black uses his superior internet reading abilities to provide you with a list of links to things that you’re bound to find interesting
— Chris Black / @donetodeath
Alphonzo Rawls in H-Street’s Next Generation video, 1992
Jamel, The Time Traveling B-Boy and “The Ocean Blue.”