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Moneyworth’s Genius Rap Crush Temporary Tattoos

Moneyworth’s Genius Rap Crush Temporary Tattoos

Moneyworth, AKA Meaghan Garvey, is many things to many people. For me, she is these things: 1. She wrote that amazing article “Why Are You So Intimdated By Girls Liking Rap Music“. 2. She’s one of my favorite people to follow on Twitter for many reasons – her love of semi-obscure ’90s R&B to name(…)

The Godfather, Minimized

The Godfather, Minimized

Reimagined movie posters always pique my interest – especially when they’re done well like these minimalist movie posters by DopePrints. This Godfather print caught my attention initially, for obvious reasons – nothing like a clean cross section of animal neck! – but, Jay Quann also has similar posters for other classic movies like Goodfellas, Casino,(…)

Pretty Up Your Pad With Society6 Pillows!

Pretty Up Your Pad With Society6 Pillows!

Anai Greog You guys, apologies in advance, because you are about to be happily stuck in a total time suck at work once you start looking at these pretties. I’ve talked about Society6 before, when I discovered the awesome site that brings art to the masses in accessible mediums such as t-shirts, prints, and iPhone(…)

Animal Magnetism: Love for the MiniEco Craft Blog!

Animal Magnetism: Love for the MiniEco Craft Blog!

I stumbled upon this blog via images on MiniEco’s Pinterest, and I’m so glad because it has the cutest paper crafts ever! Cut out gems, cards, boxes, decorations, wrapping paper, and more! All made out of simple materials and requiring nothing more than a printer, an exacto, and a bit of time and patience. I(…)

The Magical Tableaus of Misha Ashton’s Flora + Fauna Series

The Magical Tableaus of Misha Ashton’s Flora + Fauna Series

Do you feel like you’re staring into a Beach House song right now? Because that’s the first thought that crossed my mind when I first saw this photo from Misha Ashton’s Flora + Fauna series. In her words: “This image is from a new series I am working on, where I photograph animals at natural(…)

Advanced Style: The Documentary!

Advanced Style: The Documentary!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything about my love for Ari Seth Cohen’s amazing blog, Advanced Style, and I was fucking THRILLED to see that the documentary he’s been working on for the last few years is reaching the near stages of being completed! I cannot wait to watch those confident, beautiful, fashionable(…)

Epic Island Islamic Art Realness: Doris Duke’s Shangri La

Epic Island Islamic Art Realness: Doris Duke’s Shangri La

By the time Doris Duke turned 25, she had already gone on an around the world honeymoon and started building her dream home and homage to Islamic art – the stunning Shangri-la in Honolulu, Hawaii – all feats should could manage as the “richest girl in the world” and heiress to the tobacco fortune amassed(…)

The Wire: Illustrated

The Wire: Illustrated

Dennis Culver, you’re a genius for this one. Fifty-two characters from TV show of TV shows The Wire, all illustrated comic-book style and placed together on a 24″x36″ poster that you can buy for the low price of $25. The loveable ones like Cutty and Dukie and Bubs, the hateable ones like Marlo, Landsman, Ziggy…they’re(…)

Etsy Finds: A Modern Calendar by Eve Sand

Etsy Finds: A Modern Calendar by Eve Sand

Yes, my friends, what you’re seeing above this text is a calendar. Instead of the standard hunks, chocolate lab puppies, or Thomas Kinkade paintings however, artist Eve Sand is serving up a beautiful, abstract take on landscapes printed on 100# matte card stock. This isn’t a calendar you’ll want to stash next to your desk(…)

The New Yorker + Questlove + D’Angelo + Kehinde Wiley = Awesome

The New Yorker + Questlove + D’Angelo + Kehinde Wiley = Awesome

I’ve spent WAY too much time in my life time wondering how Questlove seems to be everywhere at once. He’s on TV five nights a week, he’s DJing in my ‘hood somewhat frequently, I recently saw him spinning at PS1 in an event that also involved James Franco (Spring Breakers, WHAAAAT!), AND he’s in the(…)