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April, 2013

  • 12 April

    Pierre Bernard’s Kickstarter Of Rage

    Los Angeles, CA – Friday, April 12, 2013 I met artist and graphic designer Pierre Bernard Jr. many years ago over Myspace when we were both two NYC based illustrators doing our thing in the big city.  Pierre at the time was an artist for Late Night with Conan O’Brien …

  • 11 April

    Long Exposure Photos Transform Pacific Heights Into Pandora

    San Francisco, CA – Thursday, April 11, 2013 I grew up in New Jersey a few towns over from the original Mars M&M’s factory.  A lot of my friends parent’s worked there, and there was a common story that early on before environmental regulations were so strict the factory would …

  • 10 April

    Walmart & Sears Shutter In-Store Portrait Studio Departments

    New York, NY – Wednesday, April 10, 2013 As of last Thursday both Sears and Walmart closed the doors for good on their long standing family portrait studios.  No longer will celebrities and ironic hipsters get to make fun of people in the suburbs for documenting themselves and their children …

  • 9 April

    Cojo Unintentionally & Consistently Photobombs Art Magazines

    New York, NY – Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Sometimes you are the star of the photo, sometimes you are oblivious the photo is being taken and end up in a magazine anyway.  The latter has happened to me twice (and possibly more) in the past month.  When you go to …

  • 9 April

    Blick: All Utrecht Are Belong To Us

    New York, NY – Tuesday April 9, 2012 Wow, I did not see this coming…  Utrecht, the massive art store chain “Best quality discount art supplies & craft store trusted since 1949” got acquired by Blick Art Materials according to an article on Hyperallergic. Utrecht’s 45 stores are now added …