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Archive for January, 2011

SO NYC: OpenHouse Gallery Park Here

  January has been the month of Snowpocalypse 2011 in New York, so the Park Here exhibit at OpenHouse Gallery in Nolita could not┬áhave have popped up at a better […]

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Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool

An interview with actor and comedian Nick Kroll from The League and Kroll Show.


Interview With Photographer Emily Shur

Sometimes you are lucky enough to come across an artist you instantly fall in love with. Meet photographer Emily Shur. After spending far too long looking through her portfolio and […]

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Stateside or Bust: Tinie Tempah – Written In The Stars

[youtube width=”450″ height=”350″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgFyi74DVjc[/youtube] Tinie Tempah has one goal in mind for 2011: Duplicate his success in America. “Written In The Stars” featuring Eric Turner has already garnered over 11 million […]


Quick Q&A: Christopher Mansfield is Fences

Christopher Mansfield is a singer/songwriter from Seattle currently on a no-night-off tour. (He is playing at Trees tonight in Dallas.) He goes by the recording alias Fences, which better refines […]


Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans

A great looking coffee table book from Chronicle Books for both lovers of beer and great design alike. No coffee table? Still nice. From Chronicle: Ever crack open a can […]

SO Global

Melbourne, Australia based Laura McKellar is an artist primarily focused in illustration and design who exhibits her work worldwide. Her projects range from embroidery to hand thrown ceramic pieces, to […]

Mark Dorf’s “Environmental Occupations” Series

The young artist, Mark Dorf, was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1988 and has since then developed an incredible passion for visual communication. Mark’s work examines the relationship between man’s […]

Nice Work!

Some great collage work from an artist (or artists?) called Club Muscles. I don’t know much about them, or that name, but I do know these pieces are great. Nice […]

Video Games vs. Real Life

A fun photo series from London based graphic designer Aled Lewis. Some vintage video game characters place in the real world. I love this quote from Aled that describes his […]

Ed Ruscha: Road Tested Exhibition

I really couldn’t be more excited for this. Ed Ruscha is one of my favorite artists, ever. Maybe it’s because we share Oklahoma roots, maybe it’s his story in general […]


An Interview With The Amazing Har Mar Superstar

It’s truly hard to classify Sean Tillmann, who is Har Mar Superstar, as one certain type of musician. His voice is amazing, really beautiful. His style is super confident, crazy […]

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Rye Rye is SO Fresh

[youtube width=”450″ height=”350″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivCP7hFEZNQ[/youtube] Rye Rye – Better Than You (Live At Hardfest NY) Rye Rye is getting ready to release her debut album Go! Bang! Pop! on M.I.A’s N.E.E.T. Records. […]

Photographer Emily Malan

Emily Malan is a 21 year old bicoastal fashion photographer. Her goal is to work more in the fashion focused arena, but she wants to keep shooting everyday, lifestyle photography. […]