No, No, Nine-Ettes by James Wolcott
The 90s-nostalgia boomlet that blossomed last year—online, across the cable dial, and in the fashion pages—says as much about the future as it does about the decade of Seinfeld and the Starr Report, of Gingrich and grunge. And it reveals how nostalgia itself has changed.
Why Net Neutrality Matters (And What You Can Do To Help).
After less than a month of being officially open, “Holler If Ya Hear Me”, the broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur is closing.
by David Shrigley
Late Friday afternoons in the Summer are a pretty chill time to look at art in Chelsea. Although if you’re not careful, you’ll end up missing a bunch of stuff as some galleries really adopt a relaxed schedule after the 4th of July. It’s summer though, so take it easy.
The Guy Who Survived on Pizza for 25 Years
For our series, “Flash Us,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, David Schiesser sent us the above. David tattoos out of a private studio in Offenbach am Main, Germany, and you can follow him here.
Years tattooing: 2
Tattooing out of: Private studio in Offenbach am Main, Germany
First tattoo I ever did: “First tattoo I ever did was on myself—at the same time it was my first to get—it ́s a boring symmetrical piece of two quadrangles. Looks very OK today, mentioning that it was my first one.”
—Zio / @zioxla
Directed by Yoann Lemoine
Schooly D, Livin’ in the Jungle, 1989
Seems some grown-up people are getting pretty pissed off at Wicked Campervans backside slogans.
And this guy’s calling just happens to be as the real-life Peter Griffin
Absorbing all but 0.035 percent of visual light, Vantablack is a coating made of carbon nanotubes that is “so dark that the human eye cannot understand what it is seeing.”
Hostess has announced that they’re bringing back a delicious treat from ’90s, the chocodile. Basically just a twinkie covered in chocolate, sweet-toothed fatties across the globe (including us) are rejoicing. Sadly though, it looks like Chauncey, the chocodile mascot did not make the cut. But with all these comebacks, one can hope that somewhere down the road Hostess will resurrect SuzyQ’s and pudding pies.
World Cup Recycling