Van Life

Despite the bad rap often laid upon the van life, such as Matt Foley's lament of having to live "in a van down by the river," or Jerry rejecting Kramer's offer of a trade of celebrity memorabilia for Jerry's "big, juicy van," some have embraced the bohemian van life and turned it into a social media movement.

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Omar Comin’ …

In its first brand campaign in a decade, The Atlantic decided to make an impact through an ad, featuring an excellent actor, Michael K. Williams, who played The Wire's Omar Little, one of the most complex, badass characters ever. And, you best believe Omar makes an appearance. "Spread the word, darlin'. Omar back."

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Best Jams of 2016

Because I can't get enough of the constant barrage of year end Top 10 lists, I feel the need to add to the endless parade by creating my own each year, based on the jams that made my face melt, made me forget about Trump, or had some other profound effect, during the course of the year.

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Iggy Pop, Creative Director

Iggy Pop has several titles: singer, musician, actor, poet, author, and most punk rock badass on the planet, but, given his appearance at the Cannes Lions festival, he could very well add "creative director" to that list.

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Farewell, Hag

It seems like we're losing too many music legends too fast these days. Two of my heroes, B.B. King and David Bowie, died within the past year, and we, unfortunately, added another name to that list with the passing of the mighty Merle Haggard.

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Animated NYC

Once upon a time, the great Steve Earle wrote that he was going to New York City, because "there must be something happening there, it's just too big a town." Well, during animator James Curran's 30-day residency in the Big Apple, he discovered just what happens in that big town and interpreted each experience into 30 cool GIFs.

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Way Down in the Hole

The Wire aired on HBO from 2002 to 2008, running 5 brilliant seasons, but few noticed at the time. The series largely flew under the radar until it was off the air and word of mouth made it a cult hit. Well, cult hit status demands tributes, for better or for worse, and a fan's new animated promo definitely fits the former.

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Best Tunes of 2015

Because I can't get enough of the incessant year end Top 10 lists, I feel the need to add to the endless parade by creating my own each year, based on the jams that made my face melt, or had some other profound effect, during the course of the year.

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Bill

Bill Murray burst onto the scene in 1976 as an "obnoxious guy who can appear charming" and steadily rose to national treasure level as one of the funniest dudes to ever walk the third rock from the sun.

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Happy Accident

We're all familiar with the phrase, "Accidents will happen," and, in the case of the design of NIrvana's "Bleach" album, the "accident" that led to the final design was a good thing.

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