Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

January 18th, 2008 | By | 1,211 Comments

DON’T HATE THEM BECAUSE THEY’RE BEAUTIFUL

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We’d been wondering what that funky ticker on Rvca’s homepage was all about. Turns out they were counting down the minutes to the third re-launch of their website. Smooth, creamy and easy to spread, their new viral digs are something moms and kids can finally agree upon. (Bet you didn’t know that were sponsoring MMA fighters, either.)

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January 17th, 2008 | By | 78 Comments

KILL(er) BILL

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Everyday, our inboxes are filled with urgent messages from fans wanting to know who’s the bod behind that unmistakenly eloquent, sexy and charismatic voice that soothingly handles all their customer service needs. Now you know.

January 17th, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

ALL’S WHALE THAT ENDS WELL

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After two long days of dramatic negotiations, the environmental activist “hostages” aboard the Japanese whaling vessel have been handed over to Australian officials. Something fishy was definitely going on. CNN has more.

January 13th, 2008 | By | 4,768 Comments

URBAN LEGEND: BARRY McGEE

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Before there was a Banksy or a Shepard Fairey there was Barry “Twist” McGee, who’s critically acclaimed “graffiti” is credited with legitimizing the street art genre. While his immensely popular works now sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars, this former b-boy remains incredibly private and aloof. Lucky for us Swindle was able to rattle his cage for one of the most in-depth interviews he’s done in over a decade.