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rosie & deondre : keep it cool.

rosie & deondre : keep it cool.

com·fort /ˈkəmfərt/ noun noun: comfort 1. a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint.  I recently pulled a few pieces from the ULIHU collection to shoot this editorial with models Deondre and Rosie. Comfort was the idea. This was probably one of my favorite shoots. No one held back — everything was...
When Kesh Invites You to WestGay, You go to WestGay.

When Kesh Invites You to WestGay, You go to WestGay.

  Kesh was in town (NYC) a few weeks ago promoting her collaborative collection with American Apparel and of course I was stoked because it meant I got to see my girl — it had been too long. Anyway, Kesh calls me up a the night of her set asking for headphones, mind you, I...
Kenny Scharf On Getting Arrested, Tagging Cars, And Why He Won't Paint The Cronut

Kenny Scharf On Getting Arrested, Tagging Cars, And Why He Won’t Paint The Cronut

On Friday, July 26th AMPR sent a small coterie of underpaid and presumably underfed freelance journalists to the affluent terrain known as East Hampton to attend the opening of “AMERIKULTURE,” a joint exhibition between former Club 57 regulars Kenny Scharf and deceased photographer Tseng Kwong Chi. The day was marked by a juxtaposition of bohemian...
BPM LWR LVL: Different Sleep x Ben UFO x Mess Kid x Ynfynyt Scroll 7/27

BPM LWR LVL: Different Sleep x Ben UFO x Mess Kid x Ynfynyt Scroll 7/27

BPM LWR LVL has been effin’ crazy this summer. I cant imagine what the final summer party will be like this coming Saturday. Last party we had BEN UFO murder it and Different Sleep lay it down. I danced the hardest for sure to Mess Kidd and Ynfynyt Scroll (maybe that’s when the booze kicked...
TRAVEL : DETROIT - DAY ONE x Beers, feet, and smiles.

TRAVEL : DETROIT – DAY ONE x Beers, feet, and smiles.

I went to Detroit & Ypsilanti for two weeks and took more photos than my iPhone’s 16 gb capacity could accomodate…and more than I was willing to upload to my instagram  and facebook too. Soo here they are. A buncha selfie’s, random Detroit ruin, friends, strangers, food, and yea, you get the picture — no pun,...
Backstage at the 137th Westminster Dog Show looks awesome as hell!

Backstage at the 137th Westminster Dog Show looks awesome as hell!

Lil Jon x Wiz Khalifa x Steve Aoki x illroots x Complex Mag x Sony x Mansion Party!!!

Lil Jon x Wiz Khalifa x Steve Aoki x illroots x Complex Mag x Sony x Mansion Party!!!

"BARBIE, COCA-COLA, GOD...IT'S THE SAME THING, NO?"

“BARBIE, COCA-COLA, GOD…IT’S THE SAME THING, NO?”

WORDS & FILM INTERVIEW by STEPHANIE MALIK IMAGES & FILM by HARLEY WEIR   As part of a behind-the-scenes film for i-D Magazine, I interviewed Edward Meadham and Ben Kirchhoff, head designers of Meadham Kirchhoff, backstage at their larger-than-life runway show at London Fashion Week. In the unexpectedly insightful, and endlessly quotable, interview Barbie is...

Four unrelated deaths in NYC Subway System in one day

I came across this article on the HuffingtonPost a few minutes ago and I still have chills. The first reported death occurred in Elmhurst, Queens at about 2AM when a 60 year old man reportedly fell down the stairs in the station. The next death took place about 6 hours later on the tracks between...
This one time, I lived without the internet for 3 months... -OR- my top 3 fave tunes since i rediscovered the internet

This one time, I lived without the internet for 3 months… -OR- my top 3 fave tunes since i rediscovered the internet

words by STEPHANIE MALIK So I moved into a new place in London around mid-October… and for some reason we STILL don’t have the internet. How could this happen? Well, after a rough initial withdrawal period, we all agreed (all 7 of us!) that it was actually nice not having the internet at home. Our...

surprise visits.

Lighting smoke bombs indoor isn’t that bad, except that they kinda smell like shit. But they are fun, so I say do it — but only under the adult supervision. Yeah, gotta cover myself so no idiots claim I convinced them to do anything. lol. Georgia has been restoring this bike for sometime now. Ken!...