This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title […]


6 May
Finally, stick the bar tab where the moon don't shine

We used to think of moonshine as something that only inbred cousins in the hills could ever perfect, once they got too toothless and sauced to really amount to much on the banjo. Or perhaps moonshine referred to the liquid gold in barrels that kept gangsters in shootouts during Prohibition. But things are different now […]


16 Oct
Exploring the cultural impact of one of the best comic strips ever

We were pretty damned excited when the Calvin and Hobbes Stamp was announced, and even more when the Complete Calvin and Hobbes three book boxset came out. Which makes us a prime audience for this documentary. Titled Dear Mr. Watterson, the trailer takes a deep look into the cultural impact of what we think is […]


8 Feb
80-proof swig of boozy deliciousness

While we’re not fond of sweet spirits normally, there’s something about flavored moonshines that really pique our interests. The Ole Smoky Tennessee Cherry Moonshine and Apple Pie Moonshine were passed around fondly at The Meadows. Well you can now add Kings County Distillery Chocolate Whiskey to the list of interestingly infused booze to our need to try […]


23 May
Canadian artist Dale Dunning's frozen alloy visages

Canadian artist Dale Dunning welds metal type and steel hardware to create labyrinthine masks and heads. Trapped underneath layers of rigid bolts and washers, Dunning uses “the head as a container to suggest what’s percolating underneath.” His sculptures of visage are indeed vague and skeletal. They evoke the victims of Pompei or beach fossils or […]


3 Aug
The Challenger Challenge: 1,000 miles, 10 states, 5 Days, 4 Challenges, 2 hardened journalists and one supreme American Muscle Car. DAY 2

This is Day TWO of the 5-day Challenger Challenge — Nicolas Stecher’s 5-day drive through the heart of the south in a Dodge Challenger SRT8. From New York City to Alabama in 5 days, hitting 10 states and traversing 1,000 miles…and using no technology that existed before 1974. It will be madness. To start at […]