TIM & ERIC // DRAG DARLINGS FOR JUCO

While you may still be soaking in the butt juices of PAPER’s Kim Kardashian spread, another series of images made their way online and they are much, much more tantalizing: the geniuses over there put comedians Tim Heideckerand Eric Wareheim in drag…and had JUCO photograph them! Now, know I am happy to write about anything JUCO […]

Interview with Model + Painter // Hannah Vandermolen

Photographer Roeg Cohen shares with us his intimate portraits of model // painter Hannah Vandermolen in her studio as she works on her newest painting.  Hannah is one of our absolute favorite souls.  Her intensity and passion pour out of every click of the camera and every drop of paint.  Let’s listen in on this […]

EXCLUSIVE WORK VIDEO AND COLLABORATION // HALFBLUUD + BESPOKEN

Our next issue, set to print this winter!,  is based on the concept of COLLABORATION. Between now and our launch, we will be giving you bits of what’s to come. Here we have a collaboration on many levels: music, fine art, and fashion. Harley Cortez and Sammy Fayed are band members, friends, and creative partners. […]

WORKAHOLIC // BEN ASHTON

As a child I was always obsessed with the idea of having a portrait, much like The Portrait of Dorian Gray, of myself that felt more like myself than my own flesh. Hyper-realism, or soul catching, as I like to refer to it, has always blown me away. The idea that you can mimic the […]

WORKAHOLIC // NATHALIA MARGOT A.K.A. TIT

Nathalia Margot (A.K.A. TIT) is the type of human you just want to be close to, physically and mentally. She has this warm curiosity about her that makes you want to peel away the turquoise layers to unveil what’s beneath, and then what’s beneath that. Not only is she the PR master behind Manimal, she […]

PHHHOTO // YOUR NEW INSTAGRAM

It’s not quite an animated .gif and it’s not quite a still image. It’s not a video, either. It’s a weird hybrid between the three—and it’s called a PHHHOTO. This new form of capturing is an app that takes “moving images,” storing them inside a stream much like Instagram. It’s origin story comes from the […]

COBALT CRANES // DAYS IN THE SUN

Imagine a day with a warm breeze, lazy lounging near a large body of water, sweat beads lightly rolling down your chest as you take a sip of a cool drink with frozen pieces of melon in each mouth full. Now imagine what that would sound like. That is how Cobalt Cranes make me feel […]

WIFE // THE PASSENGERS

Published on Jul 1, 2014 WIFE is an all-sensory theatrical experience born of Los Angeles-based artists Jasmine Albuquerque, Kristen Leahy and Nina McNeely. Her creations combine surrealist animations through digital projection mapping, sculpture, music and costumes, using movement and dance as the vehicle for storytelling. In “The Passengers,” a hybrid poem-performance set in an altered, […]

WORKAHOLIC // PAUL BEAHAN

Paul Beahan has taken the LA and NYC music scene to another level.  He has a special way of looking at the artist and seeing beyond what is in front of you, but rather what they can become.  MANIMAL has grown from record label into an all encompassing community of PR, Label, brand identity growth and […]

PASTEL // COVERS PONYTAIL BY PANDA BEAR

PASTEL takes the feel-good soul glowing vibe of the good ol’ Panda Bear song “Ponytail” and takes it on different type of holy ascension from a minimally haunting intro into a layered R n’ B body moving nirvana. Take a listen to the free MANIMAL released track HERE   “Orange County based “bedroom” R+B experimental […]