I have a paper due today, but instead of working on it right now I’m going to post Vinyl Toys 101: Essentially vinyl toys (and their plush counterparts) are an intersection of high art, mass produced art (a la Warhol), lowbrow, graffiti, urban culture and DIY. When you buy a vinyl toy you are usually […]Read more "Post of Procrastination: Vinyl"
Created by Vincent Fichard and Matthew Jones, I can only imagine that this brought smiles to many of the commuters in Dubai. Installations like these make me pine for the day when I can devote myself to creating art (and can only cross my fingers that it would be half as good as work like […]Read more "Beep Your Horn If You’re In Love"
Life is so much better with a hip hop track. Spank Rock and Benny Blanco – Bangers & Cash: B-O-O-T-A-Y Spank Rock and Benny Blanco – Bangers & Cash: B-O-O-T-AYRead more "Pensive Thoughts on This Belated Thanksgiving"
Satirical, yet expensive. I’m not quite sure whether I love or hate the statement made by wearing oil drum bling (and whether or not it is subversive or merely masturbatory). Created by Design Glut, these crude oil barrels are made in both gold plated sterling silver ($145) and solid 24k gold ($790). On one hand […]Read more "Crude and Gaudy"
Though Lars and the Real Girl may be recently turning people onto the idea of love dolls as companions, it has been a topic that I have been interested in for quite some time. While that may be true, this type of postmodern Pygmalion still baffles and depresses me to this day. I find it […]Read more "Mattel Love: Real Dolls"
Freemans could be said to be one of the more reclusive restaurants found in New York. Nestled in the alley behind Freemans Sporting Club (which should also be noted — they have a beautiful selection of handmade suits and a distinctly antique men’s barbershop in the rear) Freemans might easily be missed by the daily […]Read more "NYC Food Retrospective (Pt. 4: Freemans)"
And dance. I’m not the person who would normally post viral videos simply for sake of viewing — but in this case the amount of extreme joy and delight I have found via this short has changed my mind. After watching this, the only question I have is why doesn’t youtube have a loop function? […]Read more "Kitsch of the Day: Doo Dah Doo Doo."