Biden Beats Trump and Kamala Harris is First Woman VP!

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New York Times front page headline, Saturday, November 7th. We added the flowers 🙂

Spontaneous eruptions of joy have been occurring in the streets this morning. After so much bad news, so much division, hate and anger, we finally opened the paper to see a morning headline that made us smile. No, it didn’t read “Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead.” although it could have. Instead the New York Times posted words half this country has been yearning to hear for months: Biden Beats Trump (admittedly, we added the flowers). (more…)

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48 Artists Create “I Voted” Stickers for New York Magazine.

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by artist KAWS

With the election just around the corner, the ongoing push to get out and vote continues to present us with creative and engaging executions. New York Magazine brought together 48 contemporary artists to design “I Voted” stickers for a series of four variant covers for its October 26th issue. Each magazine cover features images of 12 unique artist sticker designs with a corresponding usable sticker sheet on the inside. (more…)

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Artist Customized Turntables Designed For Auction

artist customised turntables to help refugees

Back in 2018 I shared with you the customized REGA turntables designed by various artists that were auctioned for charity. This year, Secret 7″ has done it again, only with 15 artists! (more…)

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The Flaming Lips (and Audience) in Covid-Safe Giant Bubbles

Flaming Lips Bubble Concert

Performing at the Criterion in their hometown of Oklahoma City this past week, The Flaming Lips tested out a new pandemic-safe concert idea where both the performers AND each audience member were encased in giant inflatable bubbles as the band promoted their new album American Head, while simultaneously shooting a video. (more…)

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Female Green Army Men, Finally! Only Took Over 90 Years.

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Green Army Men, those drab olive colored little toy soldiers, have been around in the U.S. since 1930. Found in most toy chests along with Hot Wheels and Etch-a-sketch, the miniature molded plastic green men have since inspired numerous pop culture and household products. So iconic, they were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2014. There have been numerous iterations of the small green figurines such as the provocative Casualties of WarToy Boarders and Yoga Joes. And yes, there are pink versions of the little plastic army men…. but they have still always been MEN. Until now. BMC Toys finally introduces Plastic Army Women! (more…)

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