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Everybody’s Going to Get “Skrilled”

Everybody’s Going to Get “Skrilled”

Dubstep artist, Skrillex, can be a polarizing figure from everything we’ve seen and read about him. No music is universally loved or hated, but one creative Tumblr user is looking to ““Skrill” everybody in the world“, by photoshopping Skrillex’s iconic hair and glasses onto whomever, or whatever, he deems fit. Our opinion of Skrillex and(…)



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Dogs On the Catwalk ‘For Dogs Sake’ by The London Police

Dogs On the Catwalk ‘For Dogs Sake’ by The London Police

President Obama was just in Los Angeles as part of his reelection campaign, his very presence causing citywide congestion that made LA traffic even more obnoxious than usual. As a result, most people just stayed home to watch football, but a few other crazies braved the streets to see The London Police. By “The London(…)



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I Want to Ride My Bicycle Chandelier

I Want to Ride My Bicycle Chandelier

Chandeliers aren’t something most people spend a lot of time thinking about, but to Carolina Fontoura Alzaga, they are her daily artistic work. Taking parts of old bicycles, she crafts them into beautiful chandeliers more impressive than anything you would find at a home decor gallery or Home Depot. She’s not just an artistic opportunist(…)



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Happy Endings for Disney Villains

Happy Endings for Disney Villains

Disney heroes and heroines always win in the end, but as we’ve seen before, not everyone feels the same. Artist Justin Turrentine, aka deviantART user justin-mctwisp, has created a brilliant series of illustrations depicting infamous Disney villains celebrating their own happy endings. His other illustrations are just as fantastic; some are mock-ups of what character(…)



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The Most Offensive Street Gear Ever? [NSFW]

The Most Offensive Street Gear Ever? [NSFW]

In what could possibly be the most offensive street gear ever, to some people, Eshe Skateboard Co. has come out with their second series of Religion Is Garbage themed products. Taking the familiar Garbage Pail Kids theme and throwing in religion, the line is sure to at least turn some heads, to say the least.(…)



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1980s Action Icons Get Full of ‘Mucho Machismo’

1980s Action Icons Get Full of ‘Mucho Machismo’

San Francisco gallery Spoke Art recently had an incredible exhibition called Mucho Machismo, with various artists’ takes on action icons from the 1980s. It had all the era’s biggest names, and for a reasonable price, you can still buy limited-edition prints of your favorites. We thought we’d share a few of our favorites here. Alan(…)



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Liberating Libation: Pussy Riot Vodka

Liberating Libation: Pussy Riot Vodka

Russian punk band Pussy Riot and its two-year sentence is one of the latest cause célèbres making the rounds in terms of government injustice. Criticism of the charges and ultimately the sentence did nothing to help the musicians, but everyone from average citizens to celebrities have voiced their outrage at the situation. Now, on the(…)



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A Fete for Boba Fett’s Helmet

A Fete for Boba Fett’s Helmet

The As You Wish Project is a charity art event where the iconic Boba Fett and Clone Trooper helmets from the Star Wars series are designed and reinterpreted by artists and auctioned off to raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation. The project has already made the rounds at Comic-Con and is heading to(…)



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Phone Booths Become Art in São Paulo’s ‘Call Parade’

Phone Booths Become Art in São Paulo’s ‘Call Parade’

Public art exhibition, A Call Parade, in São Paulo, Brazil, features ordinary telephone booths that are now works of art. Sponsored by Brazilian telephone company, Vivo, the citywide display joins the ranks of other specifically themed “parades” of art, such as the Cow Parade, the Elephant Parade, and the ArtBox campaign in London. In 1971,(…)



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