13 Dec
Guillermo Del Toro's sci-fi "kaiju" thriller

We’ve been waiting for the trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim since rumors first surfaced that the stellar Mexican director was working on a giant robot sci-fi film. That long wait comes to an end this morning. In the film Earth is attacked by the famed Godzilla-like kaiju or “giant monsters” that have snuck […]


8 Aug
Mexican producers drop second EP for LA's Culprit Records

Mexican duo Climbers (Jay Blakk and Kiko Deal) have just dropped their second EP in 3 months with Los Angeles label Culprit Records, a typically well-produced piece of dark ass shaking titled “2 Come Back”. In addition to the original mix the EP includes two remixes by Miguel Campbell and Fur Coat, and to promote […]


19 Jun
De Beijir's sculptures on display at Asya Geisberg Gallery

Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer navigates hyperreality with his newest series Marabunta. Initially inspired by the Mexican drug trade, de Beijer spent time researching in Mexico where he gained insight into the contrast between what it’s like to be there and what it’s like to just read about the violence, compounded with ideas concerning how the media plays […]


20 Feb
Mexican designer Oscar Nuñez's clever shelving unit

We actually covered the the Comic Shelf by Oscar Nuñez several years ago, but back then it was just a commission piece some clever Mexican designer had come up with. Well now the Comic Shelf is seeing the light of production via Groopti, after Nuñez won their Creative Shelving Contest. A pretty clever way to […]


15 Dec
Easily the best $5 you'll spend in 2011

There’s really no reason to sing Louis C.K.’s praises, because unless you’ve been living under a rock you know that the Mexican comedian (yes, he’s really Mexican) is presently the funniest standup on the face of the Earth. Until Chris Rock comes out with Bigger & Blacker II, of course. But really Louis is on […]


29 Jul
Don't get too happy, they're as fake as Megan Fox's lips

Photographer Rusty Blaze Hoff recently shot a drug identification kit from the 1960s displaying commonly abused drugs of the era. Though it was designed as an instructional tool in education and training programs, it actually contains harmless copies of the more commonly abused drugs displayed behind a layer of plastic. The kit includes faux heroin […]


3 May
The pen is mightier than the sword... and gun

Mexican designer Jorge Diego Etienne has fashioned a pen holder aimed to remind us all that the pen is mightier than the sword… or gun, in this case. As an artist living amid the rampant violence that has overtaken his country, Etienne wishes to reclaim the revolver design as a testament to peace. “Choose your […]


4 Jan
LEGO Minifigures Series One

I don’t know if you’ve been updated on LEGO minifigures, arguably the best LEGO development since the LEGO Crossbow Pistol. They consist of different series of figures, much like the other collectible vinyl toys found through Kidrobot, The Loyal Subjects, Coarse and now even Disney. Each character comes with his or her own story and […]