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T-Shirt Hunting at SXSW, Quentin’s Clapper, and Hogwarts Destroyed

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  Visitors seem to be handing the naked bodies and other attendant weirdness of Mariana Abramovic’s MoMA retrospective quite well, thank you. (NYT)   British Airways cabin crews staged a walkout this Sunday to protest pay and working conditions, causing havoc at Gatwick and Heathrow. Workers plan to strike again Saturday the 27th. Plan accordingly. (USA Today)   Forget band ... Read More »

Jeff Koons Coco, 365 Bars in 365 Days, and Hipster Homes and Gardens

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  Filmmakers are finding it harder and more expensive than ever to film scenes in the disappearing “dank alleys” of Manhattan. (HuffPo)   Refinery29 has a sneak peek of Todd “The Selby” Selby’s new photo-book tours of the fashionable homes of fashionable people. (Refinery29)   SXSW will play host to an award honoring what is often the best part of ... Read More »

BA Gets Naughty, Ebert in London, and Zoolander Returns

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  The posters for this year’s Baftas remind us that despite all our advances in digital manipulation and focus groups, marketing was just better 40 years ago. (/Film)   Thom Yorke and Flea’s new superband, Atoms for Peace, hits the road. (Brooklyn Vegan)   Roger Ebert reminisces about the years he lived in London’s soon-to-be-replaced Jermyn Hotel. (Guardian UK)   ... Read More »

Tron Hunting, All Points West To Fold, and An Early Draft of Cameron’s Acceptance Speech

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  Well that was quick. After only two successful years of concerts, New Jersey’s All Points West festival may already be done. (Sound of the City)   California’s Mount Diablo will not be renamed after Ronald Reagan, mostly because “Diablo” sounds really, really cool. (Animal)   Chinese artists were beaten during a peaceful march in Bejing protesting their violent eviction ... Read More »

Who’s Synth for Sale, Flying Across The Bay, and Welcome to Nollywood

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  South African artist Pieter Hugo gives us a somewhat disturbing tour of Nollywood—that’s the Nigerian version of Hollywood for all you Nollywood novices out there. (Vulture)   Turns out that both Matt Damon and Jake Gyllenhaal turned down the lead role in “Avatar”, most likely because they read the script. (SlashFilm)   If you need to get to Oakland ... Read More »

Mega Shark Flow Chart, Three Thousand Years of Safe Flying, and The Return of Hawaii Five-O

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  Enjoy Madrid through the suggestions of DesignSponge editor and throw-pillow addict Grace Bonney. (Design Sponge)   Fans of sparkly nonsense, rejoice! “Captain E.O.”—the 17-minute sci-fi spectacular starring Michael Jackson returns to Disneyland after a 13-year absence. (Gridskipper)   Ever since we watched “Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus“, we’ve been wondering how said Mega Shark could have eaten an airplane ... Read More »

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