28 Jan
NECA's 6-figure set gets iced out by eBay & Weinstein Company

We’ve been obsessed with Quentin Tarantino’s spaghetti western/slave vengeance/southern flick Django Unchained since it was first announced. We clearly had some strong opinions on it when we saw it (read our review), so it’s not surprising the film still dominates our thoughts. That’s why our ears perked up when we came across these action figures […]


26 Oct
Gianni Lee & Mike Blud assemble 9 tracks of KL samples

If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Kendrick Lamar’s debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, we cannot recommend the album any more highly. The Compton kid is a true lyricist and storyteller the likes we haven’t seen since maybe early Outkast. For many hip-hop fans, it will most likely be considered the album of […]


23 Oct
The very best of Grantland published by McSweeney’s

One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks […]


12 Sep
The unquestionable King of Dub returns in a trance

I’m sitting here in a fog of pain killers and medical marijuana listening to Master Piece, renowned dub-reggae pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry’s latest offering of lounge-dub and deep trance. I got the vinyl — it’s crisp and warm at the same time like sitting by a fire in a field of snow. It’s September 11, 2012, […]


30 Aug
Angry midgets with 40s, clown beatdowns & plenty of strippers

Even by Swag Rap standards, the latest by 2 Chainz raises the absurdity to retarded new levels. With a great verse by a threesome-pushing Yeezy, the Andreas Nilsson directed video for “Birthday Song” brings midgets spraying 40 ozs, dancing Pakistanis, booty cakes, clown beatdowns and of course copious strippers to the best party to hit College […]


24 Aug
How the love of X, X-Men & Eggo Waffles conflates into art

I love Motorhead. You Know this. I love Joan Jett. You know that. I love X. You should know that. Why am I telling you this? Because another guy loves them too, only he happens to be a wicked talented Rock (Poster) God!!! (cue thunder) Bootsy Rizzak aka Josh Bernstein caught my attention a few […]


16 Jul
Korean artist Hyungkoo Lee's detailed cartoon bone exposés

Korean artist Hyungkoo Lee introduces Homo Animatus, a series of sculptures that are skeletal representations of familiar cartoon characters. With names like Canis Latrans Animatus (Wile E. Coyote), Geococcyx Animatus (Roadrunner) and Lepus Animatus (Bugs Bunny), and dissecting everyone from Tom & Jerry to Goofy, this Yale M.F.A. graduate is seriously giving natural history museums across the world […]


8 Jun
Seminal dub & reggae label celebrates legacy of British shoe

Trojan Records and Clarks mark the 40th anniversary of the Desert Trek by imprinting the classic British hides with the Trojan Records logo — celebrating the indelible link between England and Jamaica. Founded by Lee Gopthal in 1968 to channel the music of Duke Reid to hungry English youth, Trojan Records fed ska, reggae, dub, and […]