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Sidetracked Magazine: Adventure Travel
Spirited travelers know the value of immersing oneself in the unknown. Getting lost is a real possibility, if not a given. Dubious roadside food will no doubt be consumed alongside the most memorable, high-quality meals. While travel guides and local...
STYLE
Dapper Deconstructed: Lawrence Schlossman
Advertorial content: Those with interest in men's fashion will have most probably read (and laughed at) Lawrence Schlossman's words. Serving as Editor in Chief of Four Pins—the most tongue-in-cheek fashion blog around—as well as co-hosting his own...
CULTURE
Intern Magazine
Getting your foot in the door in the creative industry is not an easy feat. With economic fluctuations in recent years and people retiring later and later, paid opportunities for recent graduates are harder to come by. Far from accepting an unpaid...
CULTURE
The Conference, Part Two
In Part One, we wrote about The Conference’s theme of taking grassroots action in media—people doing it for themselves. Another persistent subject, which kept rearing its futuristic head, was the concept of expressive technology. In contrast to the...
CULTURE
Interview: George Quraishi of Howler Magazine
by Madison Kahn Howler is a new quarterly magazine aimed at the American soccer fan, entertaining both die-hards and newbies alike. Founders Mark Kirby and George Quraishi launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 that raised $69,000 from 1,400 backers...
CULTURE
New Frontier
Amid all the hubbub of film releases and elbow-rubbing that will happen at the Sundance Film Festival this week there is a lesser-known venue with enormous potential. New Frontier is a multimedia installation space featuring cutting edge work from...
CULTURE
Misunderstanding
Currently installed at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the aptly titled "Misunderstanding" is an exhibition featuring the astonishing work of Frank Selby. The drawings on paper show scenes...
CULTURE
Interview: Laura Austin
by Vivianne Lapointe Photographer Laura Austin has many tricks up her sleeve. Based in San Clemente, California, she got her start as the online editor for Snowboarder Magazine, a gig that gave her the chance to travel and refine her craft in some...
CULTURE
The Ground Magazine
The recently launched web outlet, The Ground, is a multifaceted cultural platform that stands out for its innovative entrepreneurial approach. The project integrates a social network, interactive online publication and promotional platform, as well...
CULTURE
Photography: The Whole Story
Since its genesis in 1839, photography itself has evolved tremendously as a medium, with the very essence of its output forging culturally significant technological, social and artistic movements. In Prestel's new visually compelling tome, "Photography...
TECH
TED Books App
In a recent sit-down with TED Curator Chris Anderson, I had the chance to try out the TED Books app, a dedicated platform to hold the company's publishing endeavor. Focused on short books, TED Books hopes to continue TED's method of viral ideation...
CULTURE
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...
CULTURE
Raw + Material = Art
Accompanying a growing awareness of the wastefulness underlying the modern global economy, a new approach to art has flourished in recent years, one dealing with the repurposing and utilization of materials discarded or viewed as useless. Written...
TECH
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Prototyping Displays with Chris Weisbart
Due to an unfortunate misunderstanding with Chris Weisbart this video has been removed.
CULTURE
Dream the End
Hastening to bridge the gap between traditional media's tendency to over-curate and the Internet's overflow of content, Melissa Jones has relaunched Dream the End, an online space for art, music, poetry and film. With a homepage curated by guest...
TECH
Harmony Link
Logitech's new Harmony Link promises to make the home media experience a breeze through its unique combination of hardware device and iPad app system. Designed to enhance how we interact with our entire entertainment center, Harmony Link is like...
DESIGN
Phoenix International Media Center
Hand in hand with China's overall rapid growth and explosive urbanization, recent years have seen a wave of high-design architecture. The Office for Metropolitan Architecture's spectacular CCTV tower, opened in 2008 to house the nation's central...
TECH
Place Pulse
Remember the feeling the first time walking down a desolate street in a foreign city or waiting on the corner in a new neighborhood to meet a friend? We all constantly judge our surroundings, whether knowingly or subconsciously; our ability to determine...
TECH
Boxee for iPad
Adding to their suite of streaming video utilities, Boxee recently released the Boxee for iPad application, introducing massive potential for streamlining online video experiences. Designed for all iPad users, the app consolidates all sources for...
TECH
Seagate GoFlex Satellite
Launching today, the new GoFlex Satellite wireless hard drive from Seagate enables users to wirelessly stream movies, music, photos, and documents directly to their mobile device or computer. While the drive comes with a companion app, it also works...
CULTURE
Pop'Africana
Following a debut issue that was warmly received in the press and beyond in 2010, Pop'Africana, a publication "dedicated to delivering a rejuvenated image of Africans," is rolling out its next edition with features on the likes of fashion designer...
DESIGN
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Mean's Supervideo Series Launch The Los Angeles-based magazine Mean expands their media empire, seizing on the music video renaissance by introducing an experimental format that brings together top talent from film, pop culture and television...
CULTURE
New Media Film Festival
Organizers of the New Media Film Festival held last weekend are conscious of the irony of hosting a "new media" film festival in old-fashioned movie houses in the center of the American film industry. "Websites like YouTube contain a lot of gold...
DESIGN
In Case of Design - Inject Critical Thinking
Raising several questions about the state of design today and the importance of valid criticism, the new book "In Case of Design - Inject Critical Thinking" analyzes the changing role media plays in the universal design discussion. Swedish author...
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