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The Financial Crisis Has Hit Everyone

A little sick, yes, but pretty funny.

Via Fortune Watch

Added by alice on June 17, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

Magnificent, Modern Day Anime - Stanley “Artgerm” Lau

Singapore artist Stanley "Artgerm" Lau is one of those artists who's work takes your breath away. Formally trained in visual communication and advertising, he is experienced in a wide range of creative skills; from digital painting, graphic design to digital imaging. Through advanced Photoshop techniques, Artgerm creates gorgeous, otherworldly characters that will…


Added by alice on June 17, 2009 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

A Charmed Childhood - Belle & Boo (10 Total)

Illustrator Mandy Sutcliffe was inspired to create the characters Belle & Boo during a university exchange trip to France. It was there that Mandy’s love for illustrating children truly blossomed as she spent many hours in the Parisian parks drawing the beautiful French children. Belle is based on Mandy's own childhood - with her bobbed hair, bright eyes and… Continue

Added by alice on June 17, 2009 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Centro of Attention (Drago Centro, Los Angeles, CA)

I've lost count of how many restaurants Celestino Drago operates, but his new Drago Centro offers no new surprises--which is a good thing since his establishments are pretty damn reliable when in the mood for great Italian.

Everything I tried was solid. We started with the langoustine carpaccio and charcuterie starters, and moved on to split the lobster fettuccine (cooked perfectly al dente)…


Added by Esteban on June 16, 2009 at 9:40pm — 4 Comments


1st stop: Little Branch - 20 7th Ave. South & Leroy St.

Little Branch is an underground speakeasy nestled beneath a mysterious corner entrance. Always opt for the ‘bartender’s choice’: simply name your favorite ingredients, and they’ll concoct a potent surprise for you! My drink was a curious mix of egg yolk, cream, port, and bourbon. Extremely strong, yet rich…


Added by Joanna Lin on June 16, 2009 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

The Power of Music (and some editing)

I've always been a firm believer, that in tv or film, music serves as a main character. Just like the actors, it has the power to make you feel a certain emotion - happiness, fear, love, triumph....yada yada yada. I recently came across this spoof trailer on youtube that totally rocks this idea. You take a movie like When Harry Met Sally, the quintessential romantic comedy - and with a change in music --- create something entirely different.… Continue

Added by Arlene on June 16, 2009 at 4:43pm — 4 Comments

SURFACE Film by Varathit Uthaisri

SURFACE is an experimental film, exploring the emotional journey from an underground urban perspective. It was done as part of a Master's Thesis at Parsons.

See more articles like this at Chung… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on June 16, 2009 at 3:19pm — No Comments

A Herve Leger Dress...From the Future!

Is it me or does this dress look like it's from the future? I've always been a fan of the way a Herve Leger dress hugs the body - the bandages make the woman look so slimming. But all I can think of when I look at this dress is Battlestar Galactica, Megan Fox and Cyclops in X-Men. What do you think of it?…


Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Clever! Current TV's General Motors Commercial Spoof

Clever and sarcastic spoof of a GM… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 2:02pm — 1 Comment

12 Amazing Pictures of New Zealand That'll Make You Want to Move in With Those Hobbits

Words cannot describe how beautiful and amazing New Zealand's countryside truly is. In our 11 day journey across this great country we captured twelve pictures that give you a glimpse inside one of the most magical places in the world. From rolling green hills to mountains that can only be described as majestic, New Zealand never disappoints.

But be careful!…


Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Creative Ad - Real-Life Puppets

Saatchi & Saatchi created this ad for Voltaren Gel, a drug used to relieve chronic joint pain. Older, real-life puppets are shown doing limber exercises with the message, "Take Control Again."



Added by Eugene on June 16, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Story Behind My Modern Metropolis

Day in and day out Eugene and I have the unique privilege of entertaining you with inspirational stories. And through it all you may have wondered how this community came about.

iChoson, a Korean news and social networking site recently asked for an interview. I shared with them… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

W Magazine: Bruce and Emma Willis Go Dark and Dangerous - 10 Photos

Bruce and new wife Emma summon their dark side in this new photo shoot with W magazine. The article describes how the two fell madly in love. Bruce says “I went from ‘Fuck love’ to ‘Love is truly the answer. I spent the last 10 years single and, for the most part, unhappy. In a dark place. I never thought that being with someone else was the answer. I would say, ‘I’m…


Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

True Blood's Cool and Creative Cross-Promotional Advertising (6 Total)

Kudos to HBO for partnering up with their key sponsors and creating these interesting vampire themed slogans all centered around their show True Blood. The Agency Digital Kitchen was put to task. They came up with these fake ads geared towards vampires to entice them to buy everything from Ecko cologne and Geico insurance to Harley-Davidsons and MINI Coopers. Season…


Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Lakers! An Inside Look at the Last Game of the 2009 NBA Finals

Just because we love reliving that moment over and over again. Here's a great compilation video that gives us an inside look at Game… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Stroke of Midnight by Sarah Joncas

There's something disturbingly beautiful about this new piece by Sarah Joncas, isn't there? You have to wonder what the story is behind it. Via My Life in… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

Super Chic! Inside a Vintage Modern San Diego House

Jonathan Segal is a 43 year old architect and developer who's been called a "mini Donald Trump with a conscience." Segal designs and builds smart, modern, and relatively eco-friendly rental units on undesirable lots in and around San Diego and then turns them over to his wife Wendy to manage. His current house, which he dubbed the Prospect, has been designed with a… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

2009 Airline In-Flight Entertainment Chart

In case you now choose your airline with your in-flight entertainment options in mind, here's a nice list that the people over at Jaunted have created. What can we surmise? That Virgin kicks ass. Yes, I said it. Virgin, your purple colored lights, GoGo wi-fi and Red system make… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

The 16 Different Types of (Art School) Students

Chuck Dillon has been teaching for 10 years now at the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia. After seeing students come and go, he decided to create sixteen different stereotypes he sees day in and day out. Though I've personally never gone to art school, I can appreciate these for what they're worth - a hilarious depiction of what students look like in this day and… Continue

Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

The Exclusive My Modern Metropolis T-Shirt

So here it is! The design of the highly desirable, exclusive My Modern Metropolis t-shirt created by our multi-talented friend, Arlene Ibanez. The designs are printed on American Apparel t-shirts. Here's a look at them on an actual…


Added by alice on June 16, 2009 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

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