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McDonald's Can't Figure Out How Its Workers Survive on Minimum Wage

In a financial planning guide for its workers, the company accidentally illustrates precisely how impossible it is to scrape by on a fast food paycheck.<p>Well this is both embarrassing and deeply telling.<p>In what appears to have been a gesture of goodwill gone haywire, McDonald's recently teamed up …

Damien Youth

The Girl in Black Stockings (United Artists, 1957)

The Girl in Black Stockings (United Artists, 1957)

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Vintage 1970s Lunch Boxes Revisited: When Pop Culture Ruled the Playground

<i>For kids in the ’70s, the cartoon characters and pop stars on their metal lunch boxes were more important than the sliced apples and PB&Js inside. In</i> …

Bee Gees

Night Time is the Right Time

Night Time is the Right Time

Celebrating Mel Ramos Happy Birthday Mel Ramos!...

How I hacked my brain with Adderall: a cautionary tale

Evolution is a nice, big idea. It connotes the glacial pace of an unmeditated act unfolding upon species, concepts, and ecosystems. It certainly doesn’t usually get branded as a feeling. But a couple months ago I felt this thing. Maybe a little like what a mommy feels when her fetus kicks the wall …

Seduced by ‘perfect’ pitch: how Auto-Tune conquered pop music

In January of 2010, Kesha Sebert, known as ‘Ke$ha’ debuted at number one on Billboard with her album, <i>Animal</i>. Her style is electro pop-y dance music: she alternates between rapping and singing, the choruses of her songs are typically melodic party hooks that bore deep into your brain: “Your love, …

The Craziest Theories on 'The Shining' in 'Room 237'

‘Room 237,’ out Friday, dissects the oddest ideas about Kubrick’s classic. Jean Trinh finds video evidence.<p>It’s hard to shake that pivotal scene in …

Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People

What does it mean to be “cultured”? Is it about being a good reader, or knowing how to talk about books you haven’t read, or having a general disposition of intellectual elegance? That’s precisely the question beloved Russian author <b>Anton Chekhov</b> (January 29, 1860–July 15, 1904) considers in a …

The Making of a Monster: Charles Manson’s Childhood

A new biography goes deep into Charles Manson’s troubled childhood and shows how he became the crazed monster that captivated America.<p>More than 40 …

Shepard Fairey "Pedestal" New Print Available August 8th

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• August 2, 2013<p>Shepard Fairey will be releasing a new screenprint next week via the Obey Giant store.<br>“Pedestal” is an …

Fintan Magee New Mural In Vienna, Austria

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• August 2, 2013<p>After a sweet piece in Linz (covered), Fintan Magee is now in Vienna, Austria where he spent the last few …

#Mondo, the collectible art division of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, will celebrate cinematic villains and monsters for its next gallery show, featuring both prints and original works of art from popular Mondo artist, #JasonEdmiston The show will feature stunning new work that celebrates all-things evil from films like Ghostbusters, Robocop, They Live, The Terminator and many more. Find out more here: http://bit.ly/16eCNf2

JR New Murals In Atlanta, USA

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• August 2, 2013<p>JR and his crew are currently in Atlanta, USA pasting up for the Living Walls 2013 Festival.<br>The French artist …

Make sure you go grab yourself the latest issue of the Magazine featuring #DavidChoe's Afghanistan tour diary accompanied by the photos of Estevan Oriol. We also interview the legendary #ColossusofRoads, Julie Nord, Adam Parker Smith, Troels Carlsen, Vania Zouravliov and tour the Victorinox Swiss Army factory, among can't miss features! Issue Preview: http://bit.ly/1biTLNi Subscribe & get it for free! http://bit.ly/17MmNlH Estevan's Afghanistan outtakes: http://bit.ly/12M7laP

Go check out the Lucha Libre show in Long Beach at the MOLAA this weekend http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/katharsis-lucha-libre-documented-museum-of-latin-american-art-long-beach

A beautiful set of photos from North Korea by David De Vleeschauwer...do you think he had to get the photos approved before he left? Image Gallery: http://bit.ly/13bA3wL

That time Olek crocheted an entire locomotive... More photos: http://bit.ly/110M8ai

Dictators and Autocrats

As war rages in Syria, the country’s President, Bashar al-Assad, is inviting the world to look on the sunny side of his despotic rule with a new Instagram account, syrianpresidency. Stopping just short of applying the Walden filter, the account has been posting photos of the dictator and his wife, …

Texas is running out of lethal injection drug

Texas' entire stockpile of pentobarbital, the drug used for lethal injections, will expire within a matter of weeks. The state, which since 1982 has executed almost five times more inmates than any other, reportedly has enough stock to execute three more prisoners — provided the executions take …

Lovelace: A Self-Critical Review

When I was given the opportunity to write a movie review for <i>Vanity Fair</i>, I was thrilled. After I basked in that for a few minutes, I started to think about some of the things that could go wrong with this undertaking. Let me rephrase that. Not things that could go wrong but things that would, …