Cardi B, David Hockney, and more share artworks in memory of Black women

Cardi B, ‘Untitled’ (2020)

More than 100 artists and creatives from other fields have contributed artworks to a new exhibition and auction titled “Show Me The Signs”, which will benefit the families of Black women killed by the police. 

The artworks themselves take the form of protest placards similar to those that have appeared worldwide at Black Lives Matterhellip;

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Jordan Peele is working on a remake of The People Under the Stairs

The People Under the Stairs (1991)

Jordan Peele is working on yet another nostalgic horror reboot. This time, he’s set to produce a remake of Wes Craven’s 1991 film The People Under the Stairs.

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Lady Gaga revisits the meat dress and more iconic looks for a voting PSA

Lady Gaga voting PSA

Earlier this week, Lady Gaga showed up to the ballot box in shiny, pink, sky-high platform boots, marrying her iconic fashion with her ongoing drive to get people to vote in the upcoming US presidentialhellip;

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Grateful Dead: American Beauty / The Angel’s Share

Read Andy Cush’s review of the album.

John Frusciante: Maya

The longtime Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist swaps the acid-house influences of his Trickfinger project for a loving tribute to ’90s jungle and drill’n’bass.











Watch the 14th-Century Construction Process of Prague’s Charles Bridge Unfold in a Meticulous Animation

Up until the mid-19th century, the only way to cross the Vltava River in Prague was to head over the gothic stone arches of the Charles Bridge. The project of King Charles IV, construction of the now iconic structure began in 1357 after a flood damaged the existing walkway. A short animation by Engineering and Architecture peers back into history to chronicle the centuries-old building process as it shows wooden trusses framing the structure and bricks seemingly sprinkling into place. While the video collapses decades of work into less than a minute, the Charles Bridge wasn’t complete until the early 15th century.

Find more of Engineering and Architecture’s construction studies on Instagram and YouTube. (via Laughing Squid)


How The Craft: Legacy’s costume designer dressed a new gen of weirdos

The Craft Legacy movie costumes Avery Plewes

Twenty-four years after Nancy Downs uttered the iconic line, “We are the weirdos, mister” the sartorial offerings of The Craft continue to resonate with outcasts – and, as of late, mainstream fashion retailers – the world over. In-keeping with the current vogue for 90s nostalgia, Deborah Everton’s costumes resonate perhaps even harder today than when the supernatural vehicle first debuted, ashellip;

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