Posted on October 15, 2009 Under Life

Another Ji Lee production! The recent arrest of Roman Polanski for the rape of a 13 year old girl in 1977 has caused much debate around the world. On one side, Polanski's defenders argue he should be freed immediately because…

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Obama Time Capsule Customizable Book

Posted on May 22, 2009 Under Books

Yesterday, Rick Smolan released the top secret project he's been working on with HP: THE OBAMA TIME CAPSULE, a customizable book. Using the HP print-on-demand technology we last showed you with MagCloud, people can weave their own names, photos and…

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Che: A Graphic Biography

Posted on March 23, 2009 Under Books

While Steven Soderbergh's film Che has gotten mixed reviews on the festival circuit, there's one piece of media, Che: A Graphic Biography, that provides an indisputably great snapshot of the Argentinian Marxist revolutionary's life and death. Created by longtime cartoonist…

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Alec Soth x The Last Days of W

Posted on March 13, 2009 Under Art

If you've seen images at the Whitney, SF Museum of Modern Art, or Minneapolis' Walker Art Center (or the Magnum Photos archives for that matter), the shots of photographer Alec Soth may have caught your eye. The Minnesota-based artist's photos…

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Obama in Our House

Posted on February 27, 2009 Under Life

Between hosting foreign dignitaries, raising kids in the White House, and, oh yeah, trying to do something about the economy, our newly elected President doesn't have much time to visit average Americans where they live. But that didn't stop Jon…

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Posted on January 20, 2009 Under Life

If you're not already completely absorbed in this morning's inauguration activities, jump over to SpeechWars and check out their graphs of different words our nation's Presidents have spoken in their Inaugural addresses - from women to union to world to…

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Obama Run DC

Posted on January 20, 2009 Under Fashion

Today is a very important day. We couldn't be more excited about an Obama presidency. Just to add to our excitement we cracked up over this Obama Run DC shirt. You can pick up your own here for $20. More…

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Celebrate Inauguration Day: Buy Toys

Posted on January 20, 2009 Under Design

People are bound to have a spectrum of reactions to the Inauguration Day proceedings, so if your gut is telling you to react by buying toys, it's ok. Barack Obama's message inspired an unprecedented array of art toys in 2008…

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Daft Punk vs. Adam Freeland – "Aer OBAMA"

Posted on January 16, 2009 Under Music

We've written about the music of Daft Punk, Barack Obama action figures and Daft Punk designer toys, but I never imagined I'd have the occasion to write about all three in one post. In the latest mashup of politics and…

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Skate Obama

Posted on January 12, 2009 Under Design

Last year, you sported Obama tees, held BBQs at your pad to get likeminded voters together, and threw a giant party on election night - with extra champagne on hand to drown your sorrows should the other guy win. But…

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