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03.25.15 Liam Mathews

Reddit user abadmon31 spotted a poster parodying the famous “Dan Smith Will Teach You Guitar” ads and shared a snap on Tuesday. “Dan Smith Will Give You His Guitar,” the poster reads, with the caption, “I’m fucking done, dude.” Reached for comment, a weary-sounding but friendly Dan Smith asked, “Is it the one where I […]

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03.24.15 Prachi Gupta

The folks at Above Average have created an apt parody of strategy board game Settlers of Catan, mocking the gentrifiers who are effectively Columbus-ing Brooklyn. Instead of building communities with resources of lumber, wool, grain, brick and ore, players must conquer existing lands with coffee, bicycles, vinyl, skinny jeans and kale. The first person to […]

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10.21.14 Rhett Jones

James Van Der Beek has always been a little creepy looking, Katie Holmes got real weird with that Scientology thing, but dachshunds are always worth watching. Dachshund’s Creek is filmmaker Michael Immerman’s remix of Dawson’s Creek, the beloved/reviled teen dramedy, with canines handling all the over-acting duties. Who knew wiener dogs could look so angsty? […]

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09.26.14 Marina Galperina

“If there’s a Barbie doctor, a teacher and a police officer, why shouldn’t there be a Virgin of Luján Barbie?” say Pool Paolini and Marianela Perelli. For their exhibit “Barbie, The Plastic Religion” opening in Buenos Aires on October 11th, the artists are fashioning 33 Barbie dolls after various Catholic saints and prominent mythological characters. Their series, which includes […]

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06.09.14 Sophie Weiner

A strange billboard has popped up in San Francisco. White capital letters on a red background read, “The future of the internet belongs to the highest bidder,” followed by the website jointhefastlane.com. The billboard is an ad for an alleged company called Fastlane, which purports to give you, for a considerable fee, “priority access to the websites […]

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04.30.14 Bucky Turco

Sincura Group, the London-based firm that helps facilitate the removal and sale of Banksy’s outdoor work and claims to solely do it for goodwill and charity is universally hated by fans of the British street artist. Recently, they mounted an ironically-named exhibition featuring several cutout walls, once again rising the ire of the artist’s supporters. […]

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12.18.13 Marina Galperina

We really wish we didn’t leave Morrissey off ANIMAL’s parody Merry Indie Xmas album/video last year, because while this guy‘s good… ours would have been better THAT’S RIGHT I SAID WHAT YEAH WHAT. Enjoy the “preview” clip of Moz signature melodramatic yodeling, with just a bit more voice-cracking and mumbling off key than necessary, but yet, […]

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09.25.13 Marina Galperina

Kids songs suck… But not when they’re covered by your favorite musical acts like sort of Grimes, Vampire Weekend and Danny Brown! That’s why ANIMAL made you this… “Indie Kidz Songs” — the best music compilation for kids OF ALL TIME [recently] featuring timeless children’s classics covered by very cool indie rock bands, hip rappers and […]

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05.16.13 Marina Galperina

Are you ready, bitch? It’s not Britney. It’s Scott Walker, world’s most experimental baritone, an amazing artist, and if you don’t know, I can’t explain it to you. I’m not cool enough. BUT WHAT IS THIS? Is he singing will.i.am’s terrible, terrible pop song “Scream & Shout” featuring the inexplicably British accent-ing Britney Spears? OH MY GOD. […]

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01.21.13 Marina Galperina

Um, so, who wants to see Skin Diamond do xxx stuff with a giant spongy yellow mascot-thing? If you answered yes, you’re either (1) that much of a fan of Skin Diamond, (2) have seen everything on the internet and hence down to see anything on the internet or (3) have forever had this very […]

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