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Saul Williams and the Afro-Punk Tour San Francisco

December 16th, 2009 2 Comments

discussing everything from “Afro Punk” various meanings to the strange fact that Rick Reuben drives a Honda insight.

Tags: Event · Films · Interview · Music · San Francisco

“I Don’t Suppose You’re a betting Man?” Terry Gilliam’s Latest Debuts in Madrid

November 24th, 2009 No Comments

Sony Pictures Classic ©2009 There are many reasons to feel lucky for calling a city like Madrid home: delightful weather, more (free!) cultural events than you can shake a stick at, alcoholic beverages that cost less than a bottle of water, and good, good coffee in virtually every café. Recently, I was given one more […]

Tags: Films


July 12th, 2009 No Comments

One of my favorite brands in New York right now is 3sixteen. With the economy the way it is and the already oversaturated retail market, I feel like it’s important to support good independent brands.  I like brands that are not afraid of just doing their own thing. The brand is the creation of Andrew […]

Tags: Art · Fashion · New York

Of Sneakerheads, Subcultures and Neon Orange Unicorns – The Retrospective’s Night With Nike iD

May 5th, 2009 6 Comments

Until recently I had never heard the term sneakerhead, nor to my knowledge had I met one. Over three hours with Harley Carrara, owner of Mass Appeal Skateboard Shop in Plainville, Connecticut, and three Nike Design Customization Experts at Westfarms Mall’s Nike iD Studio, I learned that though I hadn’t realized it, the mythic sneakerhead […]

Tags: Art · Design · Fashion · San Francisco · street wear · Technology · The Retrospective

Wexley School For Girls: World Widening The World Wide Web

April 22nd, 2009 2 Comments

Wexley School For Girls commands a cheeky, quirky, downright gutsy online vibe that falls somewhere between a Monty Python skit and a Yo’ momma joke competition. The Seattle-based marketing, branding, design, and interactive agency holds clients that range from car dealerships to Italian soccer boot purveyor, Diadora. The best part? Despite its varied clientele, everything […]

Tags: Advertising · Art · Design

“Your Message Here” Reception at Fred Flare

April 14th, 2009 1 Comment

Friday night, Fred Flare opened its doors for a party at their flagship store in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The occasion at hand was a reception for the closing of “Your Message Here,” an installation that has been livening up their storefront for the past 40 days. Artists Shauna Alterio and Stephen Loidolt, otherwise known as “Something’s […]

Tags: Art · Event · Fashion · New York