12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]


21 Oct
Because no one's ever wondered what Paris Hilton's butt looks like

Following in the footsteps of Taschen’s Big Butt Book, the hefty coffeetable book Culo by Mazzucco is a 248 page homage to the female derrière. Photographed by Raphael Mazzucco (known mostly for his work with Sports Illustrated‘s swimsuit issues), Culo features over 200 photographs of naked behinds both famous and not-so famous, featuring the likes […]


17 Jan
Emus, Pam Anderson and sadistic Barbies

Nothing like hopping on your bike on a summery January night in Los Angeles to seek out some art. The other night as the Santa Ana winds whipped around Santa Monica, I pedaled with my friend Ruby to check out the opening night of photo l.a. xx, the twentieth anniversary of the longest running art […]


29 Nov
Bondi Digital puts entire library in one metal box

I know the easy post of this would be to talk about boobs and Pamela Anderson, but the truth of the matter is that Playboy‘s photography — especially till the 1970s — truly was a thing of beauty. With these interwebs overrun by niche porn that would make Dirk Diggler dry heave, no one’s going […]


14 May
Playboy Legacy Collection at Art & Artifact Gallery in Los Angeles

Photographs like that above always make me wonder: Is there such a thing as universal sexual appeal? What I mean is, I’m pretty sure every heterosexual male who sees the above photo gets a special stirring of the loins, even if they’re 95 and haven’t felt a stirring since the Reagan era. And I’ll pretty […]