Archive for August, 2011

Byron Beck, The Perez of Portland

(Aug 31, 2011) That's Byron on the LEFT If Little Richard was coined “The Hardest-Working Man in Show Business” than Byron Beck i...

YSL as the entertainer

(Aug 31, 2011) Sometimes TV shows have something to do with philosophical jokes. In this scene from What’s my line, we are looking at a collec...

Slutevs

(Aug 31, 2011) I have never been a fan of the diary style blogs and the internet pseudo-celebrities that generate them, but Karley Sciortino, o...

Light A Fire Under An Old Sci Fi Fave

(Aug 30, 2011) The challenge: When the immovable TV force meets its trans-continental match in the form of the immovable object, who wins? What ...

Back to Basics : American Apparel

(Aug 30, 2011) American Apparel has the admirable knack for transforming things normally considered ordinary into stand-out, extraordinary, and ...

The Internet Is For Animals. We Know This.

(Aug 29, 2011) Just when you think you’ve finally outgrown ‘internet humor’ in all its many forms, they find a way to pull you back in aga...

Makin’ It Good

(Aug 29, 2011) Glow in the Dark Solar System Underwear Avery Bloom and Leah Stovel a boyfriend/girlfriend duo make undies. Not just any underwea...

NAKED instantly

(Aug 26, 2011) Recently, mysterious personality/avant-bass musician ZOMBY mentioned in a rare interview for Self-Titled Magazine that he really ...

Louis C.K. + ‘Louie’ – two sides of the same miserable, self-hating coin

(Aug 26, 2011) Halfway into the second season of his eponymous sitcom/sketch comedy hybrid “Louie”, Louis C.K.  appears to be doin...

Montauk and the hipster surfer

(Aug 25, 2011) The Hipster Surfer in its current incarnation may have emerged when the graffiti gallery artist elite decided longboarding was co...

Balearic 2011

(Aug 25, 2011) So the Balearic sound (a musical style that relates to the dreamy euro-pop music played at Amnesia on the island of Ibiza in the ...

Are You Ready To Evolve?

(Aug 25, 2011) Something was in the air at the dawn of 1999. Perhaps the impending fear of the Milennium bug, combined with the looming excitem...

Levi’s as patron of the arts

(Aug 24, 2011) For the past few months, Levi’s has had a little outpost attached to the Art in the Streets show at MOCA. In this space—the L...

A Lesson In Working The Web

(Aug 24, 2011) It’s an interesting situation for artists these days. With the increased rise of social networking and internets 2, 3 an...

Sending Files on the Fly: YouSendit vs. MegaUpload

(Aug 23, 2011) YouSendit vs. Megaupload Is it just me or is online file storage becoming an increasingly competitive money-making venture? YouSe...