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 […]


15 Jun
Legendary skater reveals peak of fame, rock bottom & redemption

As far as skateboarders go, you just don’t get more Rock Star than Christian Hosoi. The man was/is a legend, dwarfing all other 80s skaters with the possible exception of Tony Alva. But of course, there was a life beyond the Thrasher covers; we watch celebrities rise and fall constantly and at times, consistently. We see […]


8 Jun
30-minute history lesson on the "Father of Stencil Graffiti"

While many youngins may be caught up in the brilliance of Banksy and the statement his graffiti makes because it’s seen as new and groundbreaking, we may be reluctant to think that he too could’ve been strongly influenced by someone else. Have you ever heard of Blek Le Rat? I’ll admit it, I hadn’t. In […]


30 May
Win a chance to see the NYC screening & meet James Murphy

The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Shut Up & Play the Hits is in theaters… but only on July 18th!? C’mon, man! I guess we’ll take what we can get. In case you need a refresher, Shut Up & Play the Hits (previewed by us HERE) documents the final days of LCD Soundsystem’s career […]


3 May
A quick Q&A with the leader of the $134 billion automaker

It’s not often that you have the opportunity to sit down with the CEO of a $134 billion brand. But such was the case when we met up with Carlos Ghosn, leader supreme of the Nissan Motor Company — currently the world’s 6th largest automaker. As we’ve said earlier, we were asked to be part […]


12 Apr
Happily unplugging from the mainframe of the matrix

It is with much childlike glee that we shut down our computers and unplug from the mainframe of the matrix for a few days and head to the glorious lands known as the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, for what is surely one of America’s best musical throwdowns. Yes it’s gotten increasingly commercial […]


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, […]


17 Feb
An interesting but ultimately incomplete look at the most important art exhibit of 2011

We reviewed OUTSIDE IN: The Story Of Art In the Streets last summer when the film came out, and our take was that it was an interesting peak into the MOCA exhibit, but it was basically a fluff piece making all invested parties look good. Perhaps that was to be expected, but for a film […]