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Super Sad True Love Story, Novel.

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August 30th, 2010

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So this guy, Gary Shteyngart… he’s been around for a few years (his first book, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, was published in 2003), and now is starting to gather some serious writer-momentum.* His latest, the Super Sad True Love Story pictured above, has just come out, and it’s nailing reviews. I have a signed copy, and am proud of myself. You should also probably get a copy. Why? Because Gary Shteyngart is absurd, and probably the funniest contemporary writer around.

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Jeffrey Vanhoutte- Some Spring Fun.

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March 29th, 2010

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With the temperature getting warmer and the colors of nature slowly reappearing into the spectrum, it’s time to get in the mood for something a bit more humorous. I am pretty sure that Jeffrey Vanhoutte’s photographs are a good start for that. [ Continue Reading ]

Sebastian Errazuriz: If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a lamp.

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September 18th, 2009

errazuriz lamp Sebastian Errazuriz: If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a lamp.

Chilean artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz is all about recontextualizing everyday things. Whether it’s zippers, teddy bears, motorcycle helmets, football stadiums, or taxidermied ducks; it doesn’t matter. They are all raw materials that have uses beyond those originally intended. [ Continue Reading ]

The Complicated Cartoonist

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September 7th, 2009

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My first glance at these Evan Meister illustrations, I was initially struck with a cartoony, Saturday morning Smurfs and Snorkels kind of feeling.  Upon further speculation, I realized the lightness of color had fooled me and it was intestines, blood, and guts I was witnessing. [ Continue Reading ]

Something To Make You Crack A Smile

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August 4th, 2009

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For those days when you wake up with “the worst combover”, you can always turn to the geniuses at Cyanide & Happiness to make you laugh. [ Continue Reading ]

Bottoms up, or something like that

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April 3rd, 2009

beer glass 555x400 Bottoms up, or something like thatThe world needs a website like Perpetual Kid. A place you can go to find a creative, offbeat, sometimes offensive, but always provocative gift. [ Continue Reading ]