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10.14.14 Marina Galperina

Swedish artist Martin Olsson splits, spins and moshes digital, 3D structures to create mirrored images. It’s hypnotic And really sharp. Feels like you could get your eyes punctured looking at them. But you can’t stop. Check out his video blipp below and more work here. (GIFs: Prosthetic Knowledge) […]

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09.19.14 Sophie Weiner

Earlier this week, the NYPD conducted what CBS characterized as an “impromptu meeting” with Times Square mascots in an effort to improve relations after a string of well publicized arrests. But according to the doomsdayers at the New York Post, it didn’t go as well as planned. Only nine characters showed up — CBS reported […]

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09.15.14 Sophie Weiner

More Times Square costumed characters were arrested this weekend, after reportedly getting into a fight with a 22-year-old man from Queens. Thomas Rorke and two men dressed as Spider-Man and Batman were all arrested for assault. Other mascots blamed Rorke for the fight. “He was intoxicated and messing with Batman and they got into it,” […]

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08.30.12 Andy Cush & Aymann Ismail

Liberal community group United NY sent Bane to the steps of Bain Capital this afternoon. Towering at 13 feet tall, the notorious Batman supervillan delivered a shining endorsement of his “old friend and partner in crime,” Mitt Romney. “Please, bow to your future,” the bloated monster announced, after wreaking havoc on the streets of New […]

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07.20.12 David Lumb

Last night, 24-year-old James Holmes murdered 12 people and injured 59 more in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater’s midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises. Apparently, this tragedy was enough for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss the shooting, 1800 miles east of the tragic scene. Why the fuck did they […]

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12.23.11 Marina Galperina

Cardboard Gotham? Check. Terrible acting? Check. Inconsistency in general prop jankyness (pretend Bane’s legit-looking prop mask is replaced a squiggly-covered paper thing)? Uh, check. […]

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11.14.11 Bucky Turco

After recently occupying Wall Street for the filming of The Dark Knight Rises movie, the top level of the 59th Street Bridge was closed for the majority of the weekend, creating a traffic nightmare for drivers on both sides of the span. […]

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11.07.11 Bucky Turco

Seeing photos of camo-painted Batmobiles on the set of the Dark Knight Rises is one thing, but seeing video of them actually moving is an experience all to itself. Anyway, just like other motor vehicles in NYC, the Tumblers have horns and similarly, their drivers aren’t afraid to use them. […]

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11.06.11 Bucky Turco

Security was tight on Wall Street as choruses of loud shouts echoed through the air and angry mobs clashed with police. No this wasn’t an Occupied Wall Street march, it was the filming of en epic battle scene for the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. I managed to slip through their checkpoints twice […]

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10.21.11 Marina Galperina

Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film is scheduled to shoot near Wall Street for 14 days this month and the protesters camped out at Zuccotti Park aren’t going anywhere… or are they? The LA Times had speculated that OWS would be incorporated into the film — ’cause Gotham’s all torn with chaos and civil unrest, dig? […]

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