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Archive for December, 2010


Kyle Kinane – Bunnies

This is from earlier in the year, but in case you haven’t seen it, or don’t know about Kyle Kinane, here you go. “Bunnies” is off of Kinane’s super great […]


Photographer Franck Bohbot’s “Levitation”

Nice series from French photographer Franck Bohbot. “Levitation” was taken throughout Paris, Madrid, NYC, and Barcelona in between 2007-2010.


SO Approved: jj – Let Them

Swedish duo jj delivered one of the best musical holiday gifts you could dream of: a free mixtape featuring left-and-right sampling of hits from Kanye’s new material to Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite.” […]

Photo by Robyn Von Swank

Comedy Death Ray’s Christmas Nativity Pageant: Behind The Scenes

On December 14th at the UCB Theater in LA, Comedy Death-Ray, put on it’s 9th annual Christmas Nativity Pageant which raises money for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. It […]


Doug Benson Loves Movies. We Love Laughing. We Love Doug Benson.

You might recognize comedian Doug Benson from his stints on Best Week Ever, Last Comic Standing, his Comedy Central show The Benson Interruption, or you might just recognize him as […]

New Collage Work From Aaron Frisby

As always, Aaron Frisby comes through with the goodness. Minimal, sexy, hip, with just such dope aesthetics. Guy just has style. As. Always.


Comedian Shannon Hatch Brings The Real ‘Laughing Out Loud’s’

I really cannot get over how funny comedian Shannon Hatch is. When you watch her perform, listen to her podcast, read her blog, ALL of it makes you laugh, hard. She is […]

SO Approved: ceo – Illuminata

Don’t let the first techno heavy ten seconds of “Illuminata” turn you off. The song is playful, fun, with a dreamy chorus that gets your feet tapping. Directed by Marcus […]


British Rapper Tinie Tempah Gets Up Close & Personal With Serial Optimist

You might not have heard of Tinie Tempah yet, but chances are you will soon. The British rapper—repping South London, to be exact—has been making waves back in the mother […]

Artist Yatika Fields in Action

Viewing artist Yatika Fields work is always prime. His pieces are unique, and he has a style that has separated him far from the pack. Viewing him actually creating one […]

SO Approved (Christmas Edition): Dent May – Holiday Face

Holiday Face is a jovial, dance friendly track that mixes 80’s pop-rock, disco, and all kinds of synth textures into a gleeful tune that celebrates Christmas. It’s just fun!

Prodigious Self-Portraits by Ruben Brulat

Ruben Brulat’s self-portraits are lonely, vast, and emotionally exposing. His series “Primates” and “Immaculate” are beautifully chilling. “I’m on my own, alone always, at least for those two series. I […]

Artist Feature: Chris Dorland

Chris Dorland is an abstract artist who lives and works in NYC. He is a hugely accomplished painter, and creates beautiful mixed media and collage work. Dorland is one of […]


Casey Wilson Is Your Dream Girl, You Just Might Not Know It Yet

An interview with comedian, writer and actress Casey Wilson, from Saturday Night Life, Happy Endings and Marry Me.