The Times Is Tough

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And not just for us… even Hollywood is reeling from the recession. First Shannen Doherty decides to take a second job as art director for a magazine. Then Michael auctions off some classics at Julien’s. And now, Kanye contemplates his roots as a video game designer:

“My game was very sexual,” West told Details Magazine. “The main character was, like, a giant penis. It was like Mario Brothers, but the ghosts were, like, vaginas. Mind you, I’m 12 years old, and this is stuff 30-year-olds are programming. You’d have to draw in and program every little step — it literally took me all night to do a step, ’cause the penis, y’know, had little feet and eyes.”

Well, I guess Kanye is pretty well off at this point and prooooobably doesn’t need to return to his previous *ahem* passion ’cause Kanye, y’know, has his game on.

My New Favorite Way to Procrastinate

The Fake Albums Group. I found this little gem of a facebook meme today. Here’s the rules:
1: Go to “Wikipedia.” Hit ‚”random… Read More”
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The first random wikipedia article you get is the name of your band.
2: Go to “Random quotations”
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The last four or five words of the very last quote of the page is the title of your first album.
3: Go to Flickr and click on ‚”explore the last seven days”
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Third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.
4: Use photoshop or similar to put it all together.
5: Repeat until your term paper is late, your boss is angry, your library books are over due, etc.
ok, so maybe i added step 5, but anyway… here’s mine:

oddly enough that looks like an album i’d probably buy.
upload yours to the comments, i want to see!

10 Year Old Brit Chick Is Way Cooler Than You

Known solely as Solveig — or by her nickname Sol, which often graces her masterpieces — this adolescent artist is making the graffiti community do a serious double take. And if you were to come across her work on the street, her bright, solid colors and cute, childish subjects would make you look twice too.
Though she works mainly on legal graf sites throughout her hometown of Brighton, Sussex, that hasn’t stopped the press from quickly dubbing her the “female Banksy.”
…awfully impressive for someone who’s still in primary school, if you ask me. More examples of her work after the jump.

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