Use large markers to color this mural

Article: Use large markers to color this mural

At Cincinnati’s YES gallery’s “Color Me _______ Exhibition” Andy J Miller and Andrew Neyer created this 24 foot long mural installation and invited the public to come and color it in using giant felt-tip markers. You can sign me up for anything that involves giant markers. [Via]

Transforming oven lounger

Article: Transforming oven lounger

A design student at University of Cincinnati – College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) built this amazing transforming oven lounger for his class project. It was constructed as an art piece to illustrate an elegant example of the principle of reuse. Fully functional as a piece of seating, this oven lounge has the…

Nobody actually works in LA

Article: Nobody actually works in LA

No one works, they just create traffic jams. (Photo from RESPRES’ Flickr.)
OOOf. It has been a while. My bad. Truly. I was off in New Orleans hanging with hunky Bayou Boys for a story on BP and the conmen living on Flotels for AOL… Then went to LA to hang with my sisters and tape the voicing for the animation on my MTV show, Grits. LA is so funny. Everyone either thinks I’m going to move there or have already moved there. Which is weird as LA is like my personal purgatory. You try finding someone in that town who isn’t a “producer” (scam artist), “model” (pretty girl with no job), “actress” (hooker), or “realtor” (see model). It’s pretty damn hard. What other city has traffic jams at 3 pm on a Tuesday? No one actually works there! (Says me, typing that shit in and noting the irony).