2 Aug
LIAS interviews the Barcelona-based graffiti & street artist

When recently catching up with Barcelona-based artist Max Ripo I had an uncanny feeling that I’d somehow, somewhere met him before. It wasn’t until a few meetings later that Max told me about his twin who I just happened to meet while he was helping Anthony Lister do a performance at my old Lab 101 Gallery a […]


12 Aug
Chrysler’s most powerful and best handling model ever

When Fiat bought the Chrysler/Dodge group, gearheads everyone grew anxious about the fate of Dodge’s potent SRT performance sub-brand. Well Chrysler absorbed the SRT marque and has committed to continue building benchmark high-performance vehicles — among them the handsomely styled, capably beefed up all-new 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Rumbling a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 under its […]


24 May
Swedish House Mafia "Save the World" video

Swedish House Mafia may be the current lords of mainstream dance music, but we certainly dig this video interpretation of their dancefloor anthem “Save the World”. How can you hate on a video where they make an army of pooches the heroes of the day? Directed by Jon Watts, the video was inspired by the […]


23 May
Hand blown totems to show the true cost of violence

Hand blown to crystallized perfection, these cut glass grenades stand as a symbol to how precious life can be. These 10cm high grenades are a highly limited edition product (only 10) by the collective group known as Dorothy and prices are given out by request. We’re guessing they cost a little more than a pretty […]


17 May
Tristan Dickerson struggles with the powerful Shembe Church

The upcoming documentary To Skin a Cat addresses the alarming loss of leopard populations in southern Africa to illegal skin trade and poaching, and its close ties to the Shembe Church religion (over four million strong) which uses the hides in ceremonial rituals. Ironically, the Shembe Church reveres these beautiful animals, but believe they are […]


1 Apr
...but can the iPad really save the publishing industry?

The iPad meme has evolved from distant rumor to growing buzz to unveiling to long-winded promises, but so far has yet to materialize anything substantial. Yes, it has been anointed as the savior of the publishing world — and huge publishers like Hearst, Condé Nast, Time Inc and the New York Times are praying the […]