8 Aug
What's it like to fall in love with an operating system?

Any day that starts off with a trailer for a new Spike Jonze flick can’t be all bad. The film, Her, is Jonze’s first foray into sci-fi, but seeing as his movies are always pretty cerebral it seems pretty in sync with his body of work. In the movie Joaquin Phoenix stars as Theodore Twombly, […]


8 Jul
Diplo, Kanye West, Spike Jonze, Switch & more

As The Guardian reports, director Steve Loveridge has just quit his long ongoing documentary about M.I.A. due to funding problems— enough to prompt the Sri Lankan/London rabblerouser to suggest a Kickstarter to keep the project going. Yesterday, the erstwhile director resorted to his own Tumblr page to release a teaser for the movie, instructing viewers […]


18 Apr
Rizzoli's commemorative tome for the retailer extraordinaire

Rizzoli — publishers of the M.I.A. Collage Book — have teamed up with retailer extraordinaire Opening Ceremony to celebrate the boutique’s ten year anniversary by publishing a large format hardcover book to be released on September 4th: “[The book] includes original photography by Terry Richardson, ‘zine inserts by Chloë Sevigny and Spike Jonze, and memories […]


When you’re offered five minutes with one of your heroes, you jump on it with vigor like Kool Aid-geeked grade schoolers on a trampoline. Or at least, you should. Such is the case with one Mike Diamond, aka Mike D, the high-pitched smooth talker in the archetypal Beastie Boys. In this humble man’s opinion, if […]


17 Oct
Nowness brings us a labor of love using 3,000 pieces of felt

Nowness brings us this short animation by Spike Jonze, who created the film in collaboration with French designer Olympia Le-Tan: “Designer Olympia Le-Tan’s embroidered clutch-bags spring to life in director Spike Jonze’s tragicomic stop-motion animation Mourir Auprès de Toi (To Die By Your Side). On a shelf in famed Parisian bookstore Shakespeare and Company, the […]


19 Jul
Plenty of flows to keep your boring workday moving...

Plenty of tasty musical treats for your Tuesday morning, starting off with the brand spanking new Beastie Boys video for “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” (with Santigold). Directed by Spike Jonze and featuring a very Reggieknow-like cadre of zombie-killing action figures, the full-length video debuted this morning. The Tuesday Video 5-Pack continues […]


29 Jun
It's once again OK to live in America...

Yesterday we noted that Spike Jonze and Arcade Fire’s short film Scenes From the Suburbs was now available online… Unless You Live In America or Canada. Well guess what? It’s once again OK to live in America, as Scenes From the Suburbs has made its indirect way onto YouTube. America, Fuck Yeah! Directed by Spike […]


28 Jun
Spike Jonze and Arcade Fire team up for award winning short film

Awhile back we posted that Arcade Fire + Spike Jonze = Probably Really F*cking Amazing Flick, which was about a short film titled Scenes From the Suburbs. Well that short film, directed by Spike Jonze and based on the motifs of Arcade Fire’s Suburbs album (and co-written by Jonze and Arcade Fire’s Win and Will Butler), is now […]