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Skull X Skull 2014: Metal, Boobs and Unorthodox Pyrotechnics

We don’t have much to go in trying to interpret what the hell is going on in these photos of Skull x Skull that Tod Seelie shot for us. The event is put on by Skidmarxxx every Sunday of SXSW. It starts in the afternoon and goes until the cops shut it down, every time. Geographically, it’s within the city limits of […]

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Technics Swimsuits Are Sad Sexy

This series of one-piece swimsuits from thePussPuss of Etsy feature designs of beat pads, mixers and other DJ gear. Most notably, there’s one with Technics, R.I.P. Technics — for sad DJs mourning the turntable’s discontinuation (or for their girlfriends). The swimsuits ship from Europe at $98 a pop. Speaking of pops, the tube top design isn’t for […]

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Future Fossil of a Technics Turntable and Other Sadistic Art

If you’re a sadistic scoundrel who wants to torment friends who are mourning the death of turntablism, get them a piece from the Future Fossils collection, a series of cement casts shaped like awesome technology relics. This one in particular is oddly priced at $495, which is about what you’d pay for the real thing […]

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How Can NYC Really Be Free When Even Sparklers Are Illegal?

With its oversized Stars and Stripes draped across the stock exchange, sacred skyscraper that stands 1776 feet tall, and giant statue nicknamed “Lady Liberty,” NYC is widely portrayed as a bastion of patriotism and freedom. But when it comes to July 4, the nation’s most chest-thumping, independence-promoting holiday, it’s illegal to light what the law […]

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These NYPD Parade Barricades Are Still Gay

More than two million people showed up to watch and cheer on the 2013 Pride Parade that stretched for more than two miles through Manhattan. They left behind a little something. A lot of little somethings. As you can see, these NYPD barricades have been festooned with stickers from LGBT rights groups, support organizations and […]

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Watch Cai Guo-Qiang Blow Up a Christmas Tree

First of all, “Fuck Christmas. Fuck this shit. Put my dick in a box. Fuck this gift…” Although, there has been some surprisingly good Xmas new music — not old Xmas music, fuck old Xmas music — so it’s not that bad. However, Cai Guo-Qiang’s recent live installation Black Christmas Tree really hits the spot. You should know his name. Cai […]

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