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Archive for June, 2011


“Board to Death” by Dan Markowitz

NYC multitasker Dan Markowitz likes to draw, write, make movies, and combine all three. “I love telling visual stories (especially ones that make people laugh). “Board to Death” (above video) […]


SO Wonderful: Artist David Barth

12-year-old David Barth was born in Rotterdam in 1998. The moment he could hold a pen, he began drawing. David has Asperger Syndrome, a form of autism, giving him a unique perspective […]


Alex Cherry Illustrations

Alex Cherry is an illustrator based in LA, calling himself “A wit with dunces and a dunce with wits.” His illustration and graphic design work are detailed, and range from […]


SO Brooklyn: Fool’s Gold Records

SO attended the opening of the Fool’s Gold Records storefront in Brooklyn. Formerly the record label’s office space, it is now a French bistro-inspired retail experience, featuring a wooden bar […]


SO Approved: Smokey Robotic – Give It All Away

Smokey Robotic compares himself to everyone from Sam Cooke to Lady Gaga. Nobody knows much about Smokey Robotic, which is no accident. He says he’s been “Making music since God’s […]

Artist Submission: Maria Luque

Maria Luque lives in Rosario, Argentina, a city where she says “there are many, but we know each other.” On her work: “I like to draw, and I draw a […]


Top 5 Reggie Watts Performances

For one person to have this much talent is almost ridiculous, maybe Reggie Watts stores most of it in his Afro and sweaters? If he wasn’t a comedian I would […]

Dear Photograph

“Take a picture of a picture from the past in the present” is the creative and original idea that is Dear Photograph. The site allows users to submit photos and […]

Landscape Photographer Justin Carrasquillo

LA based lifestyle photographer Justin Carrasquillo’s passion for photography started when he was 10 years old. A family vacation to Australia and the one and only camera, created an addiction […]

Artist Feature: Matt Shaw

Chicago based collage and illustration artist Matt Shaw does design work on the side. His main gig? Playing gigs in his band The Spend. Its just been over the past […]


SO Approved: KI: Theory – Holiday Heart

The single B-Side “Holiday Heart” is a remix KI: Theory did with Holy Fuck for UNKLE on their song “Natural Selection”. The animated music video brings a mechanical bird to […]

Bronson Caves by Brice Bischoff

Los Angeles based photographer Brice Bischoff took advantage of his surroundings and created a wonderful series that is “Bronson Caves”. He describes it as: “A performance executed after sunset. Since […]

Street Artist Pablo Delgado

Mexican artist (now residing in London) Pablo Delgado plays in many mediums: painting, installations, drawing, and the featured street art. He believes art is all about “un-learning, letting go and […]


2011 New York Bicycle Film Festival

Brendt Barbur, Founding Festival Director, was compelled to start the Bicycle Film Festival when he was hit by a bus while riding his bike in New York City. He insisted […]