Air Shoe Box

A landmark in sneakerhead culture, and for any ebay shoe hound for that matter, the United States Postal Service has issued a shoe shipping box! Talk about cultural evolution; the USPS shoe box brings new meaning to mailing Air Jordans.

(re-blogged from Hypebeast)

Life imitates paint

New! Benjamin Moore ads

The new Benjamin Moore 'We'll Match It' ads really hit the mark, in my opinion. It's this genius of simplicity, we're all striving for, no? It's like life imitates paint, and paintchips imitate life...

Frida is my home-girl!

This week Frida Kahlo's painting 'Roots' sold for $5.62 Million dollars at Sotheby's in NYC. The self-portrait set the record for the most bling piece of Latin American art ever purchased at an auction.

A communist painter who rolled with Trotsky in more ways than one, Frida Kahlo must be tangled in those roots, rolling in her grave.



This week Magnolia trees are in bloom.

I finally digitized the visual sensation yesterday, a good thing because it looks like there's just a few days left before it becomes a carpet of cascading petals.

Also in bloom this week: Get Mac ads

It was a treat to discover that Apple released their new 'get mac' ads today as it'd been a while since their last ones in 2002. Of course, they're fucking hilarious. PC is represented by a nerdy suit over 40 while mac is a smart hipster in his 20's. So classy, so witty - and it's so cliche to say but it makes me want to work for apple.