Speartalks: Marion Peck

Posted on April 11, 2008 Under Art

Our general consensus is that it is in the eyes. It has to be, for there is nothing else to offer up that feeling of wrongness in the art of Marion Peck. Her palate is sunny enough, her subjects innocent…

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SpearTalks: Luke McCann for Mottainai

Posted on April 4, 2008 Under Fashion

You know, as a resident of Boulder, CO (a place that, for those unfamiliar, holds the earth in higher regard than 102% of the rest of the world) I shouldn't be saying this. Progress is progress, as they say, and…

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Speartalks: Grant Hamilton

Posted on March 28, 2008 Under Art

You have heard by now that Polaroid film is dying. Rightfully, no, but inevitably, yes, and we have few words to appropriately state our reaction (of the few we have, the following do share company: appalled, mystified, f*cking pissed). Of…

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SpearTalks: Alyson Fox

Posted on March 21, 2008 Under Art

Alyson Fox likes doing things. In her case, 'things' mean drawing, taking pictures, designing clothes, making shop windows pretty - and probably one or two more 'things' since we last talked. But Alyson hasn't always been so dexterous; rather, it…

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SpearTalks: Ryan Catbird

Posted on March 14, 2008 Under Music

Several months ago, I wrote an embarrassingly impassioned post regarding a music blog. It was a sappy, raison d'etre-style diatribe, involving too many adjectives, too many hallelujahs, and way too many myspace references. I don't think I was drunk when…

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SpearTalks: Matthew Waldman, Nooka

Posted on March 7, 2008 Under Design

According to what we learned in kindergarten, a watch is a watch is a watch. However, according to Matthew Waldman, the free-thinking founder of New York's Nooka, a watch is just another opportunity to turn a washed-up concept into a…

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SpearTalks: Gizmodo's Brian Lam

Posted on February 29, 2008 Under Gadgetry

Whether you're willing to call yourself a nerd or not, you've likely perused the pages of Gizmodo, one of the internet's favorite gadget guides. Reporting techie playthings at the rate of around 60 posts per day, Gizmodo employees chase dorky…

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SpearTalks: Leah McSweeney

Posted on February 22, 2008 Under Fashion

It's good to be Leah McSweeney, the twenty-five year-old head of women's label Married to the M.O.B. (that's Most Official Bitches). For starters, her small company -- born from a porch stoop, a plan to make a few tee shirts,…

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SpearTalks: Vulcan

Posted on February 15, 2008 Under Art

Thirty years ago, when graffiti was withheld the respect of the subtitle "Art Form," a twelve year-old Vulcan hit the subway cars of New York with his collection of wildly colored paintcans. Over thirty years -- and countless walls, trains,…

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SpearTalks: Simone Legno

Posted on February 8, 2008 Under Art

Not so many years ago, an Italian by the name of Simone Legno created a site from which he could display his artwork. A successful Rome-based illustrator, Legno had formed a love of Japanese culture in his early childhood, and…

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