18 May
Adulation, shimmying, loving forever & the importance of surfing

This week The Drums wrapped up their North American tour on the stage of El Rey Theatre in the Miracle Mile of Los Angeles, and there was no doubt the night held special meaning — for both the audience and the band itself. Photos by Damon Cirulli After a great warmup set by Stockton-via-Seattle’s Craft Spells, […]


10 May
California artist lays his evil monster art on 7 pro models

Sacramento, California artist Skinner lays his monster/Dungeons & Dragons/heavy metal inspired art on a new series of limited edition decks for Creature Skateboards. The pro-model “Creeps” decks are illustrated for riders Graham, Heddings, Bingaman, Hitz, Gravette, Partanen and Navarette, all made in America with seven layers of “Poweply” constructed Canadian maple. Pick them up for […]


3 Nov
Only 500 bottles to be made, 10 headed to auction

British artist Damien Hirst is known to stir controversy, ever since the days of slicing up cows and sticking them in formaldehyde. Then of course came his notorious For the Love of God piece, an ancient human skull embedded with 8,601 diamonds, including a big pink one worth more than $8 million. That skull ended […]


Boogie Woogie, a new film from writer and producer Danny Moynihan — an integral part of the UK’s much-hyped Young British Artists (YBA) movement — could be terrific, as it satirizes and skewers the very art world from which Moynihan came from. Although many great things have sprung from the soil of the global contemporary […]


4 Feb
Richard Branson and Graham Hawke collaborate to take $113,000 per week from rich tourists

The newly developed $655,000 Necker Nymph aero submarine will be stationed on Richard Branson’s 74-acre private island in the British Virgin Islands. The three-person sub was developed by the visionary Graham Hawkes of Hawkes Ocean Technologies, and similarly to his creations the Deep Flight Challenger and the Super Falcon, the Necker Nymph essentially “flies” underwater, […]