Undoubtedly, 2013 has been a really crazy year for ANIMAL. We made even more stuff than last year. Here’s a roundup of the best short films, feature articles, city interventions, and more from our staff and freelances — in headlines.

BMX CITI BIKE

FEAR OF A BLACK SANTA

WATCH ARTIST IMPLANT A
NET ART RFID CHIP INTO HIS HAND 
THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE JUST
BEFORE THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD JUMPS YOU
WE MADE AN ANTHEM FOR “RENT IS TOO DAMN HIGH” CANDIDATE JIMMY MCMILLAN
and a music video.
THE APOLOGY THE NEW YORK POST
SHOULD HAVE ISSUED
…has been issued. ;) Thanks for the shout-out, Rachel Maddow!

WHY IS EVERYONE FUCKING UP BANKSY’S WORK? AMERICA’S TOP VANDALS EXPLAIN: PART I and PART II
As part of our daily, comprehensive coverage of Banksy’s New York residency.

JAY SHELL’S “RAP QUOTES” IN NEW YORK
AND IN LOS ANGELES

48 HOURS IN TORONTO INVESTIGATING
CRACK’S ROB FORD PROBLEM
With majestic photos of crack.

TALKING TO @HORSE_EBOOKS
AND PRONUNCIATION BOOK IRL

COST IS UP
To follow up our cover story for Metro New York

DABS: THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL
AND SOUGHT AFTER WEED PRODUCT
ARABIC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE
AT EYEBEAM: OPENS THE WORLD

ANIMAL LONDON: TREVOR SAX
AND THE MIGHTY “SAXON” SOUND SYSTEM
Just one story from ANIMAL’s London coverage.

BIG CANNABIS: GROWING THE NEXT
GREAT AMERICAN INDUSTRY
 

INDIE KIDZ SONGS, AN AWESOME
NEW ALBUM FROM ANIMAL!

A follow up on our Merry Indie Xmas video/”album.”

AN INTERVIEW WITH PETR PAVLENSKY:
ANARCHIST ARTIST NAILS HIS BALLS TO THE RED
SQUARE, SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

DIVERSIFYING THE “ANONYMOUS”
GUY FAWKES MASK 
JAMES FRANCO AND SETH ROGEN
DO KANYE WEST’S BOUND 2:
SEE IT SIDE BY SIDE
 

That’s just some of the stories, of course, not to mention our feature series Backdoor Pharmacist, Minimalist ReviewsListen In, Game Plan and more. Stay tuned!