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Archive for May, 2012


This Is What You Need To Know About Comedy In May

May was chock full of .gif-able moments in comedy, but I’m not about .gif-able moments. I mean, it’s great to relive your favorite moments in comedy 2-5 seconds at a […]


Angela Trimbur

Well, good luck not falling in love with Angela Trimbur in the next ten minutes, this girl is all things good. Angela is a comedian, actor, dancer, writer, and all […]


What To Expect With Amir Talai

You may recognize him as the goofy Geek Squad kid in the Best Buy commercial or his role as Raza in Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, but you’ll […]


Photo Spotlight: Lindsey Kemp

Lindsey Kemp isn’t one to shoot from the hip. She has a studied feel about her, a technical approach that comes from being truly educated by some of the best. […]


SO Festival: The Great Googa Mooga

In case you needed an excuse to eat a cheeseburger, a slice of pizza, a plate of bacon, and a foie gras doughnut all in one place, then last weekend’s […]


An All Around Delight: Katie Herzig

Katie Herzig makes beautiful music. You’ve probably heard it and don’t even know it; her songs have been featured in HBO’s “Bored to Death,” “Bones,” “Smallville” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” It’s […]


Mandee Johnson Shoots Super Serious Laughs

When I think of people I really admire and who I consider successful and talented, one thing that always stands out in each is that they have somehow created a […]


Shake Shake Shake

Maybe you’ve seen these before, as dog portraits of this cute-caliber spread across the Internet faster than you can comment LOL. Carli Davidson is a nationally recognized fine art pet photographer […]


Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious

This Sunday, Aziz Ansari returns to Comedy Central for the premiere of Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious. In the special, filmed at the Warner Theatre in Washington DC, Ansari regales the audience with […]


SO Hall Of Fame: Ed Ruscha

Each month Serial Optimist will be inducting someone in to The Serial Optimist Hall of Fame. I can only imagine what the lucky few who make it in to this […]


Artist Submission: Rodrigo Arteaga

Rodrigo Arteaga is visual artist with an emphasis on science. He studied printmaking at the University of Chile, but on the side he was studying the easy stuff like anatomy, […]


Royal Treatment: Dog Portraits

David Imlay’s approach to painting draws influence from twentieth century American Contemporary Realism as well as Photorealism which both emerged in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Artists such as […]


Artist Focus: Helmo Knows Best

Thomas Couderc and Clement Vauchez, better known as Helmo, are the talented graphic design/photography/all-around-creative duo out of France. They consistently produce stunning photo sets and design that seem to have a […]


Sucker For Soccer

I’d love to go into a passionate rant about soccer to accompany this post featuring the stellar work of graphic designer Zoran Lucic, but I would instantly be busted for […]