4 May
Acclaimed musician, humanitarian, activist, Beastie Boy & intrepid fighter for your right to party

We’d be remiss if we didn’t take a moment out to give thanks to Adam Yauch for all he’s given us over the years. There are few bands who I defend as strongly as the Beastie Boys — a group who has not one or two but three albums in the Madman’s Best 100 Albums […]


1 Jul
A Q&A with Klas Åhlund as he prepares to drop Devil's Music

I’m not sure what they infuse their vodka with up in Sweden, but the tiny nation (population under 10 million) churns out more impossibly catchy hitmakers per capita than anywhere else on Earth. From the early days of Abba to the 90s pop dominance of Roxette, Cardigans and Ace of Bass onto the modern indie […]


9 Nov
The ever so creepy sculptures of Jessica Harrison

Creepy and beautiful sculptures modeled after vintage porcelain statues akin to those you might find in grandma’s glass cabinet, except with a most macabre twist. These mutilated ladies have suffered quite the wounding, some with decapitated heads, slit necks, exposed brains, spilled entrails and even plucking out their own eyes. Ouch. Created by British artist […]


28 Sep
Yum Yum's Heroes & Villains toys

A second collection of toys from London-based designers Yum Yum, who are Beth Algieri and Jonny Plummer. The collection is called Heroes & Villains, and feature highly stylized icons of bravery and villainy. I especially dig the accessories, like the bank robber’s dynamite and zombie’s brains. Nice touch.