Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mondo Monday – Wednesday Edition: The Devil’s Backbone

The mondo prints never stay in stock for long. By the time I write and publish these things, they’re long gone. It’s a shame and it’s a blessing for collectors. But you never know, you might find one of the prints on ebay one day. Nonetheless, I’m spreading the joy of Mondo, and that’s all

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The Lost Art of Harry Potter

Over 15 years since it’s first publication Harry Potter continues to captivate us. Now for the first time ever Mary GrandPré, the US cover illustrator, has released 16 previously unpublished illustrations that depict pivotal moments in the books. Time to bust out the ol’ Potter books and start rereading. These illustrations are going to make you

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Mondo Monday – Studio Ghibli Films / Hayao Miyazaki

Ok, so there’s a serious love fest going on at Mondo right now. Studio Ghibli Films and director Hayao Miyazaki just got a release run of special vinyl and T-shirts, and they’re all awesome. I love Miyazaki movies. They bring out the child in me, and make me believe in magic. And while that might sound

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The Weeknd and Portishead Have Disagreed (Over The Weeknd’s “You Belong to the World”)

    Stereogum has dutifully reported on all the back and forth between Geoff Barrows of Portishead and Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd. While Portishead is one of my favorite all time bands, I do think the stink going on over this sample is pretty ridiculous. I’m a big fan of The Weeknd and appreciate his

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Mondo Monday – The Act of Killing

Artist Jay Shaw has an impressive body of work with Mondo Tees. His latest is a stark, bold piece for the film The Act of Killing. Produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the documentary film is about an Indonesian death squad whose leaders are celebrated as heroes for killing millions back in the 60s. Director Joshua

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Everything I’ve Been Reading This Summer, I’ve Read From Amanda Bynes’ Twitter

I’m starting grad school in the fall, and instead of spending my summer tackling the 10 plus list of books I’m gonna have to write reports on, I’ve been stalking Amanda Bynes’ twitter. The once and famous Nickelodeon star has recently suffered a Chernobyl level meltdown which has been met with fascination and criticism by

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Days Of Future Past: Mutants are the Enemy!

Finally! After six X-men flicks the Sentinels make their silver screen debut in the upcoming Day Of Future Past movie. Now if we could just get Apocalypse somewhere in there… Big thanks to our friends over at Bleeding Cool News for the pics!