Reminisce Over This

Antoinette, Who’s the Boss, 1989

— @TheNameIsJerald

When They Are Your Walls, You Can Do Anything

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Proof in point in this “Bad Ad” campaign by Doubleday & Cartwright for Colossal Media. On a side note: if anyone has the wall space, we’d love to run a house ad, too. And by “house ad” we mean an ad on the front or side of your house. Get at us through our contact section and we’ll take it from there.
 
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How Baseball Brought Drip Coffee Makers into American Homes

It was Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio who put Mr. Coffee on the map.

via, doobybrain

Dunkin’ on Art Fools

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Air Wei Wei by Dustin Canalan for Upper Playground

For the Internet Addict On Vacation with Three Friends at a Lake House with No Wifi and Patchy Cellular Service*

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Query, the board game based on Google search autocomplete.

*Probably a case of wine, too.

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This Could Open Up a Whole New Dangerous World

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Reebok Bacon is “uncured and contains no nitrates, preservatives, MSG, or sweeteners.” Next up, Nike Trail Mix… then followed by adidas wurst. Total Engineering for a Better You. The future is full of branded opportunities.

Lunchtime Laughter

Gorilla Fingaz Penile Sheaths: “Hockey pads meets scuba gear meets bullet proof vest type condom with run-flat technology”

Split Zine

Featuring Ed Templeton’s Make Up Girls and Clint Woodside’s N/E/S/W, this out of print 2-in-1 zine from Deadbeat Club features many faces and places.

Printables

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Fashion Advertising: Controversy — Where Has It Gone? by Lisa Lockwood (with contributions from Cynthia Martens, Lauren McCarthy)
 
After shifts from the shocking and suggestive to the socially conscious and aspirational, the fashion industry has entered a new state of advertising: tame.

Fun Stuff…

Ebola: How the Virus Could Spread Beyond Africa

“Now is the time to go for it! Hardcore! Breathe in and suck it up and plow back in full-on!”

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Andrew W.K. is your new Life Coach

Morning Dose of 80s Computer Hacking

“I asked for a car and got a computer”

Planet Asia & TzariZM: Via Satellite (Album Stream)

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Available today
 
via, egotrip

Picture of the Day

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William Eggleston

Installation View: Dave Schubert – Scattered Scraps of Memory

By painting with light in the darkroom, Dave Schubert turns honest moments in public—captured by a quick eye and shutter finger—into dark, private pictures full of mystery. On view at MUDDGUTTS through August 8th.

Taking Art Out of Its Original Context

or The many meanings of Michelangelo’s Statue of David

Flash Us: Karl Willmann

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For our series, “FlashUs,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, Karl Willmann sent us the above. Karl tattoos out of Melbourne Tattoo Company in Australia, and you can follow him here.
 
Years tattooing: 3

Tattooing out of: Melbourne Tattoo Company, Melbourne, Australia

First tattoo I ever did: “A little skull on a friend in the shop I apprenticed at. Not the greatest but a skull is always fun.”
 
Zio / @zioxla
 

Doers and Percievers

Stefan Sagmeister happily chimes on about storytelling. The business kind, not the fun kind.

This Has to be the Worst Job in the World

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A sewer cleaner in India makes $5 per day and has an 80% chance of dying before the age of 60.

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