Top 5 Friday : January 4, 2013

Beth Ann Magnuson

Welcome to the new year! Let’s christen 2013 with a new Top 5 Friday. Enjoy! 1. Tel Aviv-based artist Ori Toor created this video for Kingdom Crumbs’ single Evoking Spirits. Watch, if not for the song, then for the psychedelic visuals. It’s pretty trippy and awesome. So awesome. 2. Artist Beth Ann Magnuson hand-carves intricate…read more…

Top 5 Friday : June 1, 2012

Zhao Huasen

1. UK based Yum Yum made this for your viewing pleasure. Watch it. It will put a smile on your face. 2. God bless, Jimmy Fallon and the Late Night crew for the second episode of Downton Sixbey. The upstairs people are coming! The upstairs people are coming! 3. Chinese artist Zhao Huasen manipulates photographs…read more…

Top 5 Friday : April 20, 2012

Katsuyo Aoki

1. Japanese artist Katsuyo Aoki is a master at sculpting porcelain into intricately complicated skulls that are beyond normal perception. Take a look at his Predictive Series along with his other work here. 2. Jimmy Fallon takes on Downton Abbey with the help of some of his friends: Brooke Shields, Fred Armisen, and ?uestlove from…read more…

Top 5 Friday : December 23, 2011

The War Against Christmas

1. The War on Christmas is a ‘satiric take on Bill O’Reilly’s diatribe about the secular progressive agenda against Christmas.’ Or you can just see it as photographer Alan Sailer’s experiment with ornaments, color, and explosions. 2. Brooklyn MC, Talib Kweli, released his newest video, Distractions, from his yet-to-be-released album, Prisoner Conscious. It is inspired…read more…

Top 5 Friday : December 9, 2011

Tryptychs of Strangers

1. Check out live concert footage of The Roots and Big K.R.I.T. as they perform Make My at the Highland Ballroom. And of course, it’s perfectly shot in black and white. 2. Season 2 of Portlandia is premiering January 6th on IFC. Check out a clip of Carrie and Fred’s new sketch, Dog Park. You…read more…

Behind the Scenes of Portlandia

Season 2 of Portlandia arrives January 6th on IFC. Carrie and Fred explain the origins of the show in this behind the scenes video and gives us a sneak peek of what’s in store for the second season, including a gaggle of guest stars. Watch out for more feminist book store skits and general counter…read more…

Understand Color-Coded Recycling with Fred and Carrie of Portlandia

The Season 2 premiere of Portlandia won’t air on IFC until January. But in order to entertain us until then, they made this handy video on how to recycle properly using color-coded bins to ensure clean air, fresh water and good vibes. The other 97% gets dumped in the Atlantic Ocean.