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Archive for August, 2010

French Artist Sandrine Estrade Boulet Has A Nice Way Of Looking At Things

“Take time to look around us. The rediscovery. Wait. See more than watch.” “First and foremost: Imagine spontaneous images that are good, that make us smile when we observe and […]

Barack Obama Photos Offer Fashion & Life Advice In Two Words


Lauren DiCioccio’s ‘Sewnnews’

‘As news-gathering departs from paper form and is conveyed instead through the television and internet, the newspaper becomes a nostaligic and old-fashioned object. I describe the beauty of the ritual […]


Markus Vater Line Drawings

Markus Vater is a well known and established German artist mostly known for his paintings. However, his work in animation, photography, and my favorite, his drawings, show just how talented […]


Delocated’s Creator, Star, Writer, & 5 Time Life Winner Jon Glaser

Jon Glaser has provided you with many laughs you probably weren’t aware of. He has been writing comedy and appearing in sketches for 15 years now for The Dana Carvey […]

Dave Eggers With A Marker, Not A Pen

“This past year I went back to drawing animals. The process for these pictures is pretty simple: I find an old photo of an animal that somehow has some intrigue, […]

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Broad City: Some Funny Bitches, For Real

You know when you get into a band way before anyone else, read a book that doesn’t become popular for a year or two, are a fan of a show […]

Caleb Charland: Photography+Science=Amazing

Some great photos from Caleb Charland, who combines a love of scientific experiments and photographs into wonderful compilations, Illustrating shillouttes with lighted matches and tossing it in the air repeatedly hundreds of times […]

New Aaron Frisby Prints

Serial Optimist has new art from Aaron Frisby. Frisby works in many different mediums: behind the lens, in front of a canvas, collage and so on. Every piece is different, […]


SO Approved: Wild Nothing – Live In Dreams

I’ve been playing the band Wild Nothing on a constant stream for the past few weeks. The sound is a mix of  indie slash 80’s dream pop. I’ll leave it […]


Natasha Leggero: A Smart, Hilarious, Hard Working, Talented, Beautiful Crushbreaker. Oh AND a Great Comedian/Actress

You know how when you have an idol or hero or something that you’ve looked up to your whole life, and then you meet them as an adult and they’re […]


Top 12 Banksy Pieces of 2010

Banksy is the gold standard when it comes to urban street art. His legendary reputation has only grown since the 2010 release of his intriguing movie, “Exit Through the Gift […]


Jen Kirkman: Comedian, Writer, Actress, & My Fantasy Best Friend

Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian, television writer and actress. You probably know her/recognize her as the staff writer and roundtable regular on Chelsea Lately, (she has left to pursue other […]


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