16 Jul
Rare footage behind the magic of Joe Strummer & Mick Jones

How much do we love The Clash? Enough to name our entire project after them, duh. Having taken in many of the best documentaries on the legendary British band, we’re always stoked when a new doc, book, comic, biopic, cartoon, porn, fanzine, Tweet, pamphlet or whatever is released. Such is the case with The Rise […]


2 May
Polo shirts, hats, tennis wristbands & Quilt Wing-Tip Shoes

Labels don’t grow much more cultural heritage than Fred Perry, a onetime tennis brand that expanded to become embraced by subcultures far flung, from mods and preppies to 2tones and skinheads (just look at their Fred Perry x Medicom 60th Anniversary Bearbrick Series for verification). The vaunted British brand has now teamed up with fellow […]


20 Feb
The story of Powell Peralta's legendary 1980s skateboard crew

When the Madman was not but a wee Mad Grommet, he stumbled across The Search For Animal Chin VHS tape and the world entered another era. That was my introduction to the Bones Brigade, and the Powell Peralta skate universe in general. Featuring all All Star roster of 80s skating talent — including Steve Caballero, […]


1 Feb
Odd Future/OFWGKTA offshoot gives the fans something free

The Internet, Syd the Kyd and Matt Martian’s cocaine-indulging offshoot from camp Odd Future have just released their debut album Purple Naked Ladies. Alongside the accompanying 20-minute mini-documentary below, The Internet have also decided to piggyback the LP with a free 4-track Bonus EP for fans to download. If you want to get your hands […]


27 Jan
Docu-series profiles Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick & the trailblazers of the Sci-Fi universe

A recent edition to the ZZZFROMHELLZZZ channel on Youtube are three hour-long documentaries related to Science Fiction. The first, Profits of Science Fiction: Arthur C. Clarke, centers on Sci-Fi visionary Sir Arthur C. Clark, the revered science fiction writer responsible for some of the most iconic stories of the genre. The landmark novel 2001: A […]


12 Jan
The film of James Murphy saying goodbye and moving on

As everyone knows, LCD Soundsystem puppetmaster James Murphy decided to shut the band down last year, and announced a concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2nd, 2011 to act as their swan song. It was an incredibly bold move — rarely does a band break up at the peak of their popularity. Well it […]


7 Nov
A look behind the the controversial Chinese artist

Alison Klayman, a documentarian whose stories have been featured on Current TV, AP Television and CBC, is the woman behind the newest documentary on Ai Weiwei — the famed Chinese contemporary artist and human rights activist (and man behind the impressive Forever Bicycles exhibit). In the film Never Sorry, viewers get a look at the […]


1 Nov
A look behind the curtain of the mid-century modern maestros

Charles and Ray Eames are almost as synonymous with Los Angeles — namely Venice Beach where their studio was located — as Frank Lloyd Wright was to Chicago. They made their indelible mark as monumental designers inextricably linked to the fields of modern architecture and furniture for over a half century. The Eames Office, widely […]