18 Jul
Cee-Lo Green and The B-52's provide a stalker's soundtrack

As we explained in our Revenge Of the Teddybears feature a couple weeks back, we’re big fans of the half-man, half-bear hybrid producers. Finally the Swedish trio release their first official video from their Devil’s Music album — for the single “Cho-Cha”, which features the vocal stylings of Cee-Lo and The B-52’s. The video stars […]


1 Jul
A Q&A with Klas Åhlund as he prepares to drop Devil's Music

I’m not sure what they infuse their vodka with up in Sweden, but the tiny nation (population under 10 million) churns out more impossibly catchy hitmakers per capita than anywhere else on Earth. From the early days of Abba to the 90s pop dominance of Roxette, Cardigans and Ace of Bass onto the modern indie […]


15 Mar
Even if she gets a leg chopped off, she'll make it funny...

For the last nine months our very own Elf has been writing about her continuing saga of being laid off and unemployed for LIAS. Her column, Bureaucracy for Breakfast, was picked by Chelsea Handler’s Borderline Amazing Comedy website as a featured blog, and now The Elf is trying to turn her adventures into a book. […]


11 Jan
Roger Gastman's latest book on graffiti history

Adding another graffiti-focused book to his resume, Roger Gastman’s latest, Tools of Criminal Mischief, might just be his best published anthology yet. The book is a project he tackled to follow the history of graffiti and its writers throughout the century, starting as far back as the 1940’s with hobo train art, carrying through 1970’s […]


20 Aug
Tom Scott's witty middle finger to questionable journalism

Ever wonder why the Man feels compelled to warn us with labels about content involving sex, violence, strong language or just plain boobies, but doesn’t warn us about sloppy journalism or other questionable content? Why is it I have to be warned about a cop show where they say dick or fuck, but any tool […]


12 Mar
Every writing tool gathered into one elegant leather case

Knowing a handful of writers, I think this would make an elegant gift. To be completely honest tho, in the 21st century, I have yet to see a writer pick up a typewriter — nevermind a pencil. Still, this would be a great set to team up with a clean Moleskin notebook, just for old […]