The Iconography of Barack Obama

Some recent news involving the iconography of Barack Obama. Graffiti artist Shepherd Fairey is at legal war with the Associated Press over his re-interpretation of an AP photo of Obama that he used in his now famous “HOPE” and “PROGRESS” poster series. Fairey has sued the news organization in a preemptive strike against them suing …

Update from Fabrizio and Little Joy

A couple weeks ago Dazed Digital did a quick little Q&A with Fabrizio Moretti of Little Joy (and drummer of The Strokes) which they’ve published on their site today. Image from Dazed Digital.com When asked about new news about The Strokes, Fab replied: We’re back in the studio from February and we’re gonna start working …

Thoughts on the Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Hey everyone, I’ve been here in Los Angeles for the past couple of days. Yup, from Inauguration to Academy Award land. It’s been a bit rainy, but it’s pretty nice not to have to wear a big puffy down jacket when I go outside. Tom Cruise’s star is under a construction site. On my way …

Kickin’ It In DC at the We Are One Concert

Hola! Arrived in DC proper today. Headed down to the We Are One concert, but clearly did not get down there at anything resembling early, so we ended up walking down to the Washington Monument and watching from there, but on the way we saw Hoda Kotb from the Today Show. Er…you can sorta almost …

Washington, D.C. Here I Come!

Right now I’m on my way down to Washington, D.C. Excited to be participating in a long weekend full of celebration in honor of our soon-to-be new president. Riding down on the Bolt Bus as I type. Despite having read tons of complaints, I gotta say, the ride has been pleasant so far. This bus …