Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are back at it again in The Internship, recreating their dynamic duo energy as sort of post-Wedding Crashers Luddite salesmen who need to learn the ways of the modern, tech-filled world before they become unemployable dinosaurs. So these losers grown men land an internship… at Google. Hijinx follow. Vaughn’s third [...]


Jay-Z and Nike have teamed up to create these 5 pairs of all black sneakers to celebrate the inaugural World Basketball Festival in New York City. Dubbed the “All Black Everything” HOVs, each unique pair corresponds to one of the nations taking part in the festival (Brazil, Puerto Rico, France, China and USA), and are [...]


4 Aug
Chicago's Netherfriends take a love of touring to the next level

When we first heard about Shawn Rosenblatt’s (aka Netherfriends) goal to record a song in each of the 50 states, we figured it was just another low-end stunt to garner hype in a post-MySpace universe. After all, so many have tried similar experiments before and so many have failed (perhaps most famously Sufjan Stevens and [...]


28 Jul
Rock some female rock icons on your deck

After suffering through The Runaways this week, this new collection from Girl Skateboards resonates for some reason. Although the movie was god awful, it did make me remember how much I dug Joan Jett, Blondie, Patti Smith, etc. back in the day. So when Girl released their new line today, dedicated to female rock icons, [...]


Austin-based artist Shawn Springs makes wooden sculptures crafted to look as if they were pixelated 8bit creatures manifested into our meat and bones world. Although his pieces normally range from leaping mahi mahi to flaming hats, it’s his latest project, Vicious Venue, that’s taken his craft to the next level. As Springs explains: “My recent [...]


16 Dec
Arizona hippie moves to Omaha, continues evil synth-pop ways

Shawn Foree grew up in the desert shrubs outside of Tucson, Arizona in a Baha’i hippie commune, which is really weird given the incredibly synthetic textures of his music. Maybe that’s where he got the name of his band, Digital Leather — a literal conflation of a most organic material with the most intangible, artificial [...]

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