July 25, 2014
"It’s evolution baby"

Fresh Space Invader(s) in Harajuku and Roppongi. The Micro Giant was originally my personal sanctuary for keeping me sane while living abroad. Don’t get it twisted, we’ll continue to focus on art, music, film, culture, plus rich content that we want to see more of, but as my life evolves so does…

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July 25, 2014
On The Scope 7-24-2014

Common Nobody’s Smiling (Deluxe) stream Common “City To City” (Target bonus track) Common explains why Nobody’s Smiling – Forbes Common freestyles over 5 fingers of death, explains Drake situation & talks Nobody’s Smiling on Sway in the Morning Common…

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July 24, 2014
"Oh ye of Little Faith-the legend of Preacher Pinetar," Artist Christopher Burch at WW SF

Artist Christopher Burch is getting ready for his latest show, “Oh ye of Little Faith-the legend of Preacher Pinetar” at White Walls, San Francisco. Exhibition opens September 13th. Lately, he’s been posting previews of the show. Peep’em below. We interviewed him last…

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July 20, 2014
Bless The Seventh Day

Shinjuku Gyoen Park Photosynthesis TMG has been slowing down as late, but DJ Zobe’s Thursday “On The Scope” series and his recently inherited Friday “Around The Way” series have been doing well. Thanks for consistently holding it down. Zobe’s working on a TMG mixtape. Peep his new CDM MIX 2014. A…

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July 19, 2014
Around The Way 7-18-2014

Tommy Ramone, last original member of the Ramones passed away last Friday. [Variety][Splicing Up Eyeballs][The Sydney Morning Herald][PunkNews.org]  End Of The Century: The Story of the Ramones (2003) Tommy Ramone of The Ramones talks about The Replacements in the documentary Color Me Obsessed …

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July 19, 2014
On The Scope 7-18-2014

Weird Al Mandatory Fun stream The master parody music maker Weird Al Yankovic is back with his new album Mandatory Fun. The album cover is a parody of old soviet style propaganda posters art (reminiscent of Shepard Fairey’s OBEY GIANT propaganda designs). On Mandatory Fun Weird Al p…

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July 17, 2014

Bas - Charles De Gaulle To JFK

July 16, 2014
Mister Cartoon & Estevan Oriol from “The Run Up” (2009) - Videos

These are two clips featuring renowned tattoo artist Mister Cartoon and photographer Estevan Oriol from Upper Playground’s documentary The Run Up (2009), which is a follow up to their Dithers (2004) documentary. In these two clips, Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol talk about their craft, g…

http://goo.gl/uIFpzD

July 14, 2014
The Search For General Tso - Trailer

What is the true origin of General Tso’s chicken? Was there a General Tso? Did he create the chicken dish that is ubiquitous on many Chinese restaurant take-out menus across U.S. and the western world? Director Ian Cheney searches for the answers to these questions and more in the…

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July 14, 2014
NailedIt - Vietnamese & The Nail Industry - Documentary, Indiegogo Campaign

Have you ever wonder why there are so many nail salons owned and operated by Vietnamese women? Director Adele Pham had the same questions and decided to explore this question in a documentary she’s working on called NailedIt: Vietnamese & The Nail Industry. Adele Pham explores the so…

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