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Following the NYPD’s decision to ban dancers from subway trains, filmmaker Scott Carthy decided for posterity’s sake to shoot a video of Bronx’s W.A.F.F.L.E crew as they perform for the last time on a train back in July. Read more...

The Art of Ralph Pugay

At once playful and unsettling, Ralph Pugay’s narrative paintings juxtapose cultural norms and ideas that collide unexpectedly. “A lot of them are of situations where there’s perversity or something catastrophic happening, but I see them as allegories for general questions about consciousness and life,” Pugay says of his work. Read more...

Daily Video: Ghostface Killah "Love
Don't Live Here No More"

In case you missed it, Ghostface Killah released a killer rap-opera album just recently titled “36 Seasons.” The story begins with “Love Don’t Live Here No More,” as Ghostface returns to his old hood after nine years and visits his old girlfriend in an attempt to rekindle the flame. In the Dan the Man-directed clip, Ghost’s character is played by Michael K. Williams who gives an Omar-worthy beatdown, but inevitably comes to an unseemly demise. Read more...

Black Manufacturing 2014 Holiday Jackets

Black Manufacturing recently dropped a new holiday capsule consisting of a trio of jackets. All three are quilted to keep you warmer during the winter months. Choose between a grey cotton selvedge chambray that sports a rip-stop camo lining, a black nylon outer with a black nylon check lining, or a rip-stop camo jacket that features a cotton grey check lining. You can find them all now through the Portland label’s online shop. Read more...

Watch Aaron Draplin Design a Logo in 15 Minutes

Most logos aren't designed in fifteen minutes, but most designers aren't Aaron Draplin. Aaron's a Portland fixture by way of the Midwest, the owner of Draplin Design Co., and an advocate of "blue collar" design: design that works. In this short video he takes a logo design challenge, creating a dozen iterations of a logo for a fictional construction company. Not inspired? Just wait. Watch as he... Read more...