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Alexander Heir’s New Book of Punk Flyers and Illustrated Art

Alexander Heir’s incredible pictures of gay punks, stabbings and tattooed kids have mostly proliferated on disposable xeroxed flyers for bands like Destruction Unit and Limp Wrist, limited edition scarves and sweatshirts and small runs of … read more »

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Inside James Ferraro’s Elevator at MoMA PS1

What a musician’s major museum debut can tell us about the art of muzak James Ferraro (b. 1988): musician, jokester, conceptual artist. Currently “on display” at MoMA PS1 in Queens is Ferraro’s installation, 100%. “On … read more »

POSTED April 17, 2014 11:31AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Download DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s Boondocks-Inspired Mixtape

On April 21, Adult Swim’s staple series The Boondocks — “the wittiest, most ruthless satire of Black culture on television since Chappelle’s Show” — will return for a fourth and reportedly final season. And to … read more »

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Celebrate Passover Seder with Beyoncé

Having Beyoncé at your Seder reciting the Four Questions would be ideal. But since that is not likely, at least when you’re bored at your auntie and uncle’s house this Passover, you can amuse yourself … read more »

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Adult Swim: Discretion Isn’t Advised

THE SICK MINDS BEHIND LATE-NIGHT TV’S LATEST REVOLUTION Adult Swim scans like TV from a dark, twisted parallel dimension. Its parent channel, Cartoon Network, is kid-friendly during the day, but flip by when the sun’s … read more »

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From Where I Am: Ten Years of Touring Musicians in Istanbul Documented

Dean Blunt, Gang Gang Dance, Omar Souleyman and more hang out in the Turkish capital. “They came to İstanbul, where I live. I claimed this city is sad, they thought it is undeniably beautiful,” writes … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2014 12:25PM IN ART+CULTURE, ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Check out SELFEED, a Realtime Stream of the #Selfie Tag on Instagram

I’m sorry, I can’t do any more work today. I’m hypnotized by SELFEED, a new site by Tyler Madsen, Erik Carter and Jillian Mayer that aggregates Instagram selfies in super-fast succession. It’s like a way … read more »

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Live: I Survived Trinidad Carnival

SEVEN DAYS AT THE WEST INDIAN FESTIVAL OF FÊTES AND HARD-EARNED FUN My first memory of Trinidad Carnival was in 1993. My aunt, having just returned, told my sister and I about the history of … read more »

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DIS Magazine Launches Radio

DIS Magazine’s master plan as a web site and creative agency seems to be to take all the different worlds in the culture landscape (fashion, art, corporate branding, music, video) and sew them together into … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2014 10:51AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: ,
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Why to Visit the Whitney Biennial: Bootleg Jordans, Painted TVs and a Juggalo Yard Sale

Today marks the opening of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, the museum’s every-other-year state-of-the-union on art in America. It’s the last Biennial before the Whitney moves from its signature Breuer building and the first to show … read more »

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