Archive for Art

Beat This

Bored on your black Friday/post T-day slump day? Check out some hip hop history from ’84, care of BBC. Legit.

Beat This: A Hip-Hop History (1984) from Dave Chino on Vimeo.


Female Cartoonists Drawing Their Own Body

Common Folk loves art. Common Folk loves women. Common Folk loves people.

A few weeks ago, Buzzfeed actually had a pretty interesting piece about female cartoonists in a male dominated genre (imagine that) speaking and drawing about their bodies and self image. Definitely worth checking out. And while all are poignant and relevent, some are also hilarious.

Check out the whole article, here.

Some of my favorites of the illustrations and quotes:

lianna finck

“I love any excuse to look at naked bodies in a nonsexual context.” —Liana Finck



“We need women’s bodies in our stories, having sex and getting our periods and eating food and doing whatever bodies do, so that the things our bodies do are normalized and present — so that boys don’t grow up thinking women are gross or whores or pigs or any other horrible epithet.” —Lucy Knisley

katie green

“Comics has been the perfect medium for capturing discomfort that is very real but isn’t visible to others… It’s been part of a very emotional process of accepting what my body has been through in pursuit of imagined perfection, and in survival and recovery from abuse.” —Katie Green

“You are asking a middle-aged female if an industry, which traditionally supports and advances the ethos of primarily young white males, has presented challenges to her in the almost 40 years she’s been producing comics. Where do I start?” —C. Tyler


Artists We Dig: Kristen M. Liu

I don’t know anything about her, but her art is dope. Dope and dope, done and done.

Check out more of her- tumblerwebsite, and society6 page.

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Podcasts And Music And Kickstarters

Exceptional Podcast: Episode 1 “Spoilers”
The NSFW Story
Secret Service
Garfunkel & Oates – Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci answer our 11 questions
Humphry Davy and Nitrous Oxide
Space 1026 – an art & skate collective
Judgmental Maps
Paul’s Boutique Remixed and Re-Imagined From All The Original Samples


So many mashups and whatever

Awkwafina “My Vag” (Official Music Video) NSFW
Lenlow – Chocolate Cake Revisited
Carly Rae Jepsen & The Cure “Close To Me Maybe” (DJ Reset Mash-Up)
George Michael vs The Cure – Close To Faith (FTech Mashup)
RFK Stadium Crowd Scene – June 12, 1989
Stare at Shannon – Episode 17 – Hot Car Edition
Nutella Priestess
Nosego murals
Philadelphia Pickup Truck Expo 2014