1 Jul
The first of a seven-part two-wheeled series

Will, an eccentric family man who left his past life in Theater to craft leather goods, has turned his attention from more expected items like bags and belts to focus on leather-binding bicycles. Crafted lovingly by hand, seven bikes will be released throughout 2014, each being one of a kind. The first in the aptly […]


10 Dec
Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer & Chris Cuomo tell all

Some of America’s top newsmen dish on their respect, and fear, of Ron Burgundy. Some say Burgundy might be over-exposing himself these days, but too much Ron Burgundy is never enough Ron Burgundy as far as we’re concerned. Although no one doubts Wolf Blitzer’s assertion that he’s “a major prick.” Or as Chris Cuomo would […]


15 Oct
Best comedians on Earth this Saturday on the Santa Monica Pier

Music festivals are a dime a dozen nowadays, with nearly every podunk berg and deep niche music blog trying to attract aficionados to their questionable line-ups. And although comedy has played a small roll in some of these festivals — such as Bonnaroo, for instance — how come no one has organized a comedy-based festival? […]


15 Jan
Tracking down the world's most hated/beloved Vandal

Banksy is perhaps the most beloved, world renown vandal the world has never seen… and perhaps its most hated, as well. While other practitioners in their field watch their art get accosted by rival artists and whitewashed by property owners, Banksy watches as his pieces are dissembled and sold for thousands upon thousands of dollars […]


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 […]


27 Jun
Vegetable tanned leather, antique nickel & steel hardware

You’re bound for some sort of adventure this summer, why not tote a duffle named after one of the more red blooded, adventurous, life lusting and literary souls of the 20th Century? Brought to you by Eugene, Oregon-based Will Leather Goods the Hemingway duffle is sure to uphold tests of durability (excessive travel, excessive items, […]


Today is a good day for film nerds of all colors and stripes, as a handful of film teasers have come out in the last 24 hours that shed a tiny beam of light on 3 of the most anticipated films of the upcoming year. They’re not trailers, really, more of a sideward glance at […]


17 May
Echo & the Bunnymen's founding guitar player gets abstract

Echo & the Bunnymen’s founding guitar player Will Sergeant is set to open his art exhibition My Own Worst Enemy at Substrate Gallery in Los Angeles tomorrow (May 18th), where it will be on display until June 16th. Substrate is a Los Angeles gallery exclusively devoted to the presentation and interpretation of contemporary fine art […]