3 Sep
Geoffrey the Giraffe could be the greatest threat to our children

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is clearly the greatest thing to clean up the filthy streets of New York City since Mayor Ed Koch was chemical-dowsing trains back in Style Wars. Concerned that stores such as Toys ‘R Us are churning out a future generation of not just vandals but drug-dealing junkies, Assemblyman Goldfeder composed a letter to the […]


29 May
What happens when Franco gets arty with RISD colleagues

We’re not gonna lie, we’re kind of fascinated by James Franco. Sometimes it seems like he’s trying too hard to be arty, but then other times I’m just glad he’s got other pursuits going on beyond hanging out at The Double Seven and banging Polish models. Either that or going all Hansel from Zoolander — […]


20 Oct
A retrospective look at the 70+ years of DC's biggest villain

Arguably the most hated (and yet beloved) villain in comic book history, the Joker has had his fair share of highs and lows over the 70+ years he’s been featured in print, television and film. In showcasing his storied history, writer Daniel Wallace’s The Joker: A Visual History of the Clown Prince of Crime looks […]


19 Jan
The secret world of Berlin's underground subculture

A peek into the art of train writing in Berlin, Unlike U: Trainwriting In Berlin tells the true behind-the-scenes story of underground graf writing in Berlin — specifically, their obsession with focusing on trains. Sure we’ve shown videos where kids bombed an entire train in 3 minutes (damn!),  but this documentary by Henrik Regel & […]


18 Nov
The 3 Minute Graffiti Bomb

Absolutely amazing what this graffiti crew gets done in a 3 minute stop to this train in Germany. I’m not entirely sure it was done in 3 minutes, regardless bombing a whole train that quickly takes efficiency, daring and skills. Now that’s what I call organization, kids!


21 Oct
An Ornament and A Crime

Is your beautiful but humble home lacking in artistic decor? Check out this interesting head sculpture of the Russian Marxist revolutionary Lenin, painted with Delft… aka, the blue onion pattern. Titled “An Ornament and a Crime”, the artist Maxim Velcovsky has combined two of the most common images of his childhood and created this interesting […]


5 May
Jacques Pense's morbidly accurate exit wounds

The stationary Jacques Pense designed for Germany’s most famous crime and horror channel, 13th Street, is enough to send most conservative studio execs dry heaving into their coffee — which is precisely why it is so rad. Not only is it graphically raw and biologically accurate, which anyone with an illustrator’s pen, rabid imagination and […]


21 Nov

This is pretty much the greatest crime story ever. Forget the lifeline of Don Corleone, the epic bad assness of John Dillinger, or even the moronic bumblings of the Coen Bros’ rogue gallery. No, it’s all about this guy. I mean, what’s there not to like about a guy who uses Craigslist to hire a […]