For the low, low price of only $125 night (which actually isn’t so bad for a regular hotel), you too can stay in a single hotel room that is one half of a public restroom in a park. Of course, you also have to factor in the cash to travel to Osaka to do it. […]
In honor of today’s Summer Solstice, Google had Takashi Murakami (he of the jacking off anime dude sculpture) design their logo for today. It’s cute, in a terribly creepy manner. Check it Out!
The article says these pictures are of an artist who does body art to blend in with his surroundings…but I can’t se any artist. Article Gallery Oooooh…there he is! That’s pretty freaking cool.
If you’ve looked at this blog for more than 2 days in a row, you have probably learned that I am a Hello Kitty freak, but I try not to let anyone know it. Now artist Joseph Senior has given me an out: Hello Everyone! I can just say, “I didn’t buy it for Hello […]
CNN has a quasi-interesting article on Takashi Murakami today- he of the ‘jacking-off anime character sculpture’ fame. Article Sure, his stuff might be kind of head-scratching (sneakers encrusted in diamonds?) and tacky-looking, but at least it’s not sharks in formaldehyde or Jesus made out of rotting ground beef. I know art is always evolving and […]
Japanese pop-artist Takashi Murakami will soon be living on skid row, with an annual income that barely scratches $3.5 million dollars. Seriously, Takashi – that’s a fuckton of money. I’m sure you’ll find a way to cope with your reduced income. But the real story here is that his previous year’s income was $8 million…that’s […]
This weekend’s release of the Jonah Hex film prompted me to consider the man who helped create the character, Filipino comic-book artist Tony DeZuniga. Unbeknownst to many American comic book fans, Filipinos have had a huge influence on mainstream comics – Ernie Chan, Alex Niño, Carlo Pagulayan, Whilce Portacio, Nesto Redonodo, Romeo Tanghal, and Lenil […]
Check out this sweet gallery of vintage posters from Japanese industrial expositions from the 1920s-1940s. (via BoingBoing)
Manriki-gusari – a traditional ninja weapon – once owned by late Beat author William S. Burroughs. Photographed by Peter Ross. The rest of the set can be seen here. (via Boing Boing)
This is what mountains look like when they’re about to get all explode-y. (Full size version at the Nasa Earth Observatory)
In case you were wondering if China was in fact a polluted shithole, here’s a whole gallery to help you make your travel plans that much easier. Good fucking Christ, is it just me or does this look like the latest Red Faction game?