Poledancing has gone from the lapdancer’s world into the frontier of fitness fads, but is here represented for its artfulness in Nowness‘ “Pole Positions” art video. Directed by George Harvey, award-winning poledancer Sarah Scott is shown in black and white, in slow motion, depicting the pole art as one evocative enough to tug heart strings just as much as […]


15 Sep
Culled from the natural pelt of a great acrylic beast

If you’re looking for the Hobbes to your Calvin, but in a way you can really sink your toes into, then Middle of Beyond has got a Tibetan-style throw rug for you. Each Tibetan Tiger Rug measures 72″ x 44″ and is hand-tufted from the wild pelts of a real-live hunk of 100% acrylic beast. The authentic […]


22 Nov
GM revives the Stingray moniker, but has the C7 earned it?

It’s like a stepping into a time machine. Marty McFly skipping through the decades, the vehicle of choice not a DeLorean DMC-12 but rather a Corvette — one gleaming white specimen morphing from generation to generation. The concept is genius, and frankly astounding that no other automaker has offered it before: the opportunity to test […]


2 Oct
24 days of single cask treasures from Drinks by The Dram

Last year we shared with you Whisky Advent Calendar, calling it “Perhaps the World’s Greatest Boozy Holiday Gift”. Well we’ve sat in our Captain Kirk Command Chair and deliberated long and hard, finally deciding that yes, this most definitely is the World’s Greatest Boozy Holiday Gift. Countdown the days till Christmas with your very own […]


18 Sep
Starring The Wire/Boardwalk Empire's Michael K. Williams

A return to form of sorts for MGMT. Great song, great video. Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden are keeping it experimental on their self-titled 3rd album, and they certainly seem content on keeping their mega-hit Kids days in the rearview. Sure we’d all like to hear another “Time To Pretend”, but as long as they […]


4 Apr
Street art kings to hide 10 cereal boxes across greater LA stores

We’re cleary big fans of TrustoCorp, following their antics from their Sarah Palin Sex Tape Nightmare! fake magazines to their Zombie Kim Kardashian Eats Herself! tabloids to their best known work making fake street signs. Now the subversive collective has teamed up with fellow rabblerouser and social critic Shepard Fairey for another collection of pseudo consumer products […]


4 Apr
DJ Finesse layers Biggie a capellas over Premier beats

In what would be the dream collaboration for anyone who has ever considered themselves a hip-hop head, B.I.G. Over Premier pairs acapellas from one Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls, over beats produced by arguably the greatest beatsmith ever, DJ Premier. Fitting for this hypothetical New York vs. New York collaboration, the mixtape was put together by […]


6 Feb
London's handmade jewelry maker's photography show

As you may recall our favorite London-based hand made jewelry makers The Great Frog are now sharing their skills here in NYC. When they aren’t making rings for Lemmy & Slayer, or custom wedding rings for Kat Von D & Deadmau5 among others, they like to showcase artists and photographers in their LES store. This […]