Bantu Republic Tees

Posted on April 30, 2008 Under Fashion

Many well-meaning organizations seek to make people aware of world issues through largely unsuccessful methods, like badgering people on street corners to sign petitions or sending a constant stream of spam. The forward thinking folks at Bantu Republic have come…

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Rebound Books: Reclaim the Classics

Posted on April 2, 2008 Under Books

For those Renaissance people out there who enjoy the past time of putting their daily musings to paper, Rebound Books is a nifty outfit based in Cape Town, South Africa that essentially 'reclaims' neglected old books into truly one-of-a-kind journals…

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Pieter Hugo: The Hyena and Other Men

Posted on March 3, 2008 Under Books

Pieter Hugo is a South Africa-based photographer who is on the up and up. Recent accolades include Pieter's inclusion in ReGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, 2005-2025 (an exhibition identifying 50 young photographers who will be considered great by 2025), first…

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Displace Me: Leave Your Home to Send a Message

Posted on April 11, 2007 Under Life

Last year I wrote about the Invisible Children in war torn Uganda. Josh was moved and immediately pledged his support. On April 28th, in 15 cities across the U.S., thousands of people are leaving their homes for camps in a…

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Sahara Stroll

Posted on February 20, 2007 Under Life

Can I get a 'hip hip hooray' for Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab, and Kevin Lin? The three ultra-endurance athletes just completed an 111 day run across the Sahara Desert. They ran the equivalent of 2 marathons per day to cover…

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Los Cojones Del Perro

Posted on December 4, 2006 Under Fashion

We're having a great day at the offices-- we received a package from South Africa, covered in 10 Rand postage stamps, with airmail stamps front and back. The contents of the mysterious package were some samples from Mickey and…

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Invisible Children

Posted on July 3, 2006 Under Life

I recently participated in a showing of the documentary Invisible Children, which left me in an indescribable and confused emotional state. Only one thing was clear - something has to be done. The movie was created in Spring 2003 by…

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