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Venice Beach, CA is a special place for the creative world – the list of artists that come from this hood is long and goes back decades. It’s also a place that fosters a strong sense of pride and localism. I moved there around 1975, which for many of the

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Stick hex from Episode 1 of True Detective.
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Part II- Trail of the Great Old Ones While the stick hexes of the Blair Witch franchise have a clear lineage, the so-called “devil nets” or “bird traps” of True Detective have a much more mysterious origin. They are described by a pastor in an early episode as being connected

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Bardo Methodology by far is the sickest and most in-depth magazine in the underground! Their interviews are in a league of their own – in issue III you will find interviews with Leviathan, Portal, Watain, Darkthrone and many more! The amount of passion that is put into each issue is

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We all know the world is a fucked up place full of fucked up people, and we all need a way to escape sometimes. I use art as a way to escape from this grim reality. FESTERING is an artist that I have been following since the beginning of this

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Joe Blablazo is a comic book artist based out of Denver, CO. We met quickly after I moved to Denver and became close quickly due to our shared devotion to comic books, DIY culture and absurdity in general. Coming from El Paso, TX, where Joe was entrenched in the punk

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I will not front – I am a huge fan of the Vice series NEEDLES & PINS, especially the latest episode that focuses on Gang Tattoos in LA. What makes this doc even more special is that much of it was focused on my old hood Venice, CA, and my homie’s rad

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