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Desmond & The Tutus: Enjoy Yourself
Home to rich diversity, a troubled yet storied past and the arguable center of African art and design, South Africa is a hotbed for creativity—from experimental electronic production duos to thriving design conferences with a global reach. Though...
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Cool Hunting Video: Rachel Levit
CH recently trekked over to the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY to visit the studio space of illustrator Rachel Levit. With strong influences from Mexican folk art, Levit has developed a distinct style of figure drawing that manages to capture...
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(Re)turn of the Screw
Sponsored content: By Chris Diken of Vimeo In conjunction with Vanity Fair and Film Independent, The Lincoln Motor Company tapped filmmaker Dana Turken to reimagine the classic genre of screwball comedy. Her film “A Likely Story,” is a madcap adventure...
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Tarantula
"Echo Johnson is a 42-year-old widely respected but uncertified tattoo artist of mixed race who has willfully cast off the burden of being at all ambitious." "Your TV doesn't love you, but I do, I do," serenades Echo Johnson, the transient hero...
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Sleepwalk With Me
In his cinematic debut, comedian Mike Birbiglia takes the audience on a journey that explores his transformation as an individual and comedic artist. Birbligia, who has made a run on Broadway in a one man show and appeared on NPR's This American...
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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Aziz Ansari
It's not everyday you get to sit down with a comedy powerhouse like Aziz Ansari. We lured Aziz to Dorado NYC with delicious Mexican fare and talked shop about the current state of the media business. Having released his latest special, Dangerously...
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Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days
Offering Flying Circus fans a behind-the-scenes look at "Monty Python & the Holy Grail" (now out on Blu-Ray), the just-released companion iPad app "Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days" covers the epic film's 28-day shooting schedule with previously...
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CH Book Giveaway
Spanning indie zines to extensive cookbooks, the plethora of books sourced for our holiday pop-up with the Gap last year are all penned by NYC-based authors. Our city's literary bounty can now be yours—we're giving away the backstock to a...
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Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason
What's the worst icebreaker you can think of? Mike Sacks has some suggestions: "This party reminds me of 9/11;" "What's your all-time favorite coupon?" or "They're night-vision goggles, and no, I won't be removing them." "Icebreakers to Avoid...
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The Mighty Boosh DVDs
by Ariston Anderson Last month's release of the cult British show "The Mighty Boosh" on DVD made my summer into a viewing marathon and I have to say, it's nothing short of life-changing. Created by comedians Julian Barratt and Noel...
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The State Complete Series: Interview with David Wain
Over 15 years since debuting as MTV's first foray into sketch comedy, "The State: The Complete Series" is finally a reality. After more than a decade of starts and stalls, the cult-classic will be available 14 July 2009 as a five-disc...
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Russell Brand in New York City: Extended & Uncensored
The most eloquent filthy mouth to hit the comedy scene, revolutionary Russell Brand has slowly but surely charmed his way from London to Hollywood—his ruminative witticisms and attitudinal haircut leading the way. The "Russell Brand in...
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