“Dressing well is a kind of good manners, if you ask me. When you’re standing in a room, your effect is the same as a chair’s effect, or a sculpture’s. You’re part of someone’s view, you’re part of that world, and so you should dress well. I find it’s a show of respect to try to put on your best face and look as good as you can.” — Tom...
PHOTOG: Miller Mobley
Hailing from the University of Alabama, photography student Miller Mobley has displayed a certain talent in capturing both human emotion and rural landscapes simultaneously. This Tuscaloosa native’s portfolio contains images that highlight the fact that his skills far exceed the “student” level. Mobley’s affinity in capturing human emotion in aesthetic detail establishes...
Players by Slum Village
IN HONOR OF J DILLA
J Dilla (or Jay Dee) is a legendary hip-hop producer who honed his masterful beats in the mid-nineties. Most notable for his work with Common, Busta Rhymes, and the Pharcyde. He was member of Slum Village and the production collective the Ummah, composed of Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, occasional members Raphael Saadiq and D’Angelo. Together, the Ummah recorded and produced A Tribe...
IN HONOR OF GURU
Guru, one half of legendary hip-hop group Gang Starr, passed yesterday at the age of 43 after battling cancer for a year. He suffered from a heart attack in March that left him a coma. Best wishes to Guru in eternal life. The music lives on forever.
“I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” — Kurt Vonnegut
PHOTOG: Nick Zukauskas (cont.)
More photography from Nick Zukauskas. Very post-apocalyptic.
Walking on a Dream by Empire of the Sun An oldie but a goodie. Playing at Lollapalooza this summer. August 6-8, Grant Park in Chicago.
WISDOM: SAGAN & HIS HOLINESS
“A still more glorious dawn awaits; not a sunrise, but a galaxy rise. A morning with forty billion suns, the rising of the milky way.” — Carl Sagan “Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.” — Dalai Lama
Art & Design: Matt Kuglitsch
Matt Kuglitsch is a graphic design and photography student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He’s gotten chances to showcase his talent in both of these creative mediums inside and outside of school. From designing the label for a local winery, to creating a series of posters for the UW-Stout Residence Halls promoting health awareness, Matt has shown a distinct dynamism in the infant...