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Erin Emocling

Erin a marveller of non-sequitur writing, cinematic films, and analogue photography. She writes for fun, money, and thrill. She has a soft spot for cats, tattooed men, and tattooed men who likes cats. Follow her on Twitter at @basterda.

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New Photobook by Norman Reedus, aka Daryl Dixon

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By Erin Emocling in New Photography on Tuesday 22 October 2013

On camera, Daryl Dixon and his crossbow will sweep you off your feet, whether you’re a walking dead or a breathing human. Behind the camera, his name is Norman Reedus and he knows how to use a camera. The Sun’s Coming Up… Like a Big Bald Head is his first photo book. Its cover features a […]

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Long Live Film: A documentary about film photography

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By Erin Emocling in New Film on Friday 20 September 2013

Film photography advocates and enthusiasts will always find a way to prove that film is not dead. Here’s one of those proofs: a documentary about the subculture that is film photography. Made by the folks from Indie Film Lab, Long Live Film investigates the reasons why film photographers across the United States still prefer emulsion over […]

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Incredible! Michael Jackson’s Thriller video recreated entirely from LEGO

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By Erin Emocling in Video on Friday 20 September 2013

Annette Jung makes films for Talking Animals, a Berlin-based animation studio. Her latest thrilling stop-motion short features Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Lego blocks, which came next after her Lego Dance video. Full-length versions, please!

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The Internet answers your problem about where to eat

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By Erin Emocling in Cool Websites on Tuesday 3 September 2013

Every day, the world gets smaller (well, not literally) as the world wide web gets more immense and powerful. It’s so ridiculous sometimes that even the most mundane question, “Where the f*ck should I go to eat?”, needs to be consulted on the Internet. This cranky yet functional website will answer your dilemma no matter where on Earth you are located.

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Bounce, Bounce, Bounce with Breaking Bad (R. Kelly remix)

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By Erin Emocling in New Music on Thursday 29 August 2013

Everybody’s breaking badly as Breaking Bad’s final season approaches its end. Here’s something unexpected: a Breaking Bad x Ignition by R. Kelly remix. A butt-load of thanks to whoever made this because you’ve totally broken us to our worst.

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Breaking Bad parody video: A Love Story

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By Erin Emocling in Video on Thursday 29 August 2013

In an alternate universe, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman aren’t meth cookers. In this parody video, the funny guys of YouTube’s MHK Productions re-imagined Walter and Jesse’s story, made it hilarious, and ended it with an amusing finale. Not into romantic comedies? Watch Breakbad Mountain instead.

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Beautiful still life photographs taken on a mobile phone

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By Erin Emocling in New Photography on Friday 23 August 2013

Who says that you can’t create stunning images with a mobile phone? Young photographer Jelito de Leon from Manila gives a minimalistic meaning to still life photography.

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Yes, it’s true: My Neighbor Totoro’s house is for real

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By Erin Emocling in Architecture on Friday 23 August 2013

If you have 100 reasons why you want to go to Japan, then make this your 101st: a true-to-life My Neighbor Totoro house. If you’re a rabid fan of Studio Ghibli, seeing these images will surely make you go ku-rei-ji. Everything is meticulously replicated: from its kitchen and bathroom to Satsuki and Mei’s desk and […]

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Unleash retro heaven via The ’90s Button

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By Erin Emocling in Cool Websites on Thursday 22 August 2013

Yes, the ’90s was so last, last decade, but to some, it is still the greatest era of all time. The world was rad and we revolved around Lisa Frank, stick-on earrings, Beverly Hills 90210, Trapper Keepers, and Tamagotchis. Desperate to experience the ’90s again? Just hit The ’90s Button, a David Hasselhoff-inspired website that will […]

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Will Love Tear Us Apart: a video game for Joy Division lovers

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By Erin Emocling in New Trends on Wednesday 21 August 2013

Launched a couple of months ago, Will Love Tear Us Apart is a free-to-play browser game, loosely based on Joy Division’s hit track, Love Will Tear Us Apart. This black and white video game by Mighty Box takes its users to a depressive and turbulent world of romance. It minces all the song’s verses into confusing and […]

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Yeo Kaa’s multicolored Lolitas

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By Erin Emocling in New Illustration on Wednesday 21 August 2013

She goes by the name Yeo Kaa and she draws from experience. She reminds me of a very young Clementine Kruczynski because of her eternally changing hair colour. Her style, on the other hand, is reminiscent of Yoshimoto Nara’s artworks dabbed with LSD-fied explosion of colours and emotions. Kaa is from Laguna, Philippines.

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Decoherence: a point and click adventure game

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By Erin Emocling in Cool Websites on Tuesday 20 August 2013

Decoherence is a first person point and click adventure game which features both analogue photography and digital technology. It is created by associate producer/script advisor Rosemarie Short, head of wardrobe/stylist Emilia Pelech, lead coder/developer Janelle Vladimir, writer/designer Tobias Warwick Jones, and cinematographer/director Ellen Rogers. The game’s demo is still a work in progress so you better […]

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The Betting Bad Game: predict the end, earn points, beat your friends

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By Erin Emocling in Video on Tuesday 20 August 2013

The most anticipated second half of Breaking Bad’s last season started airing last week and every fan of the show is breathing heavily as the story breaks even more badly. This amusing website, which is cleverly called Betting Bad, intensifies the show’s madness. The interactive website allows users to predict the end, earn points, and […]

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Robert De Niro stars in Robert De Niro Loses His Sh*t

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By Erin Emocling in Video on Tuesday 20 August 2013

Robert De Niro just turned 70! To celebrate the man’s greatness in film history, the cool guys from Flavorwire made a special “Supercut” video tribute. From his violent outbursts in The Raging Bull and Taxi Driver to his sudden gushes of anger in Righteous Kill and Being Flynn, this outrageous montage includes more than 30 […]

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Warhol vs. Lichtenstein: an art show by JP Cuison

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By Erin Emocling in New Art on Friday 26 October 2012

In Manila, designer and illustrator JP Cuison is known for Gigzilla, his very own independent lifestyle brand of eye-catching gig posters. In his third upcoming solo exhibit, entitled Warhol vs. Lichtenstein, he recreates a rad brawl between two of the most influential artists in pop culture. See his artworks live in action (including undercard fights of Doraemon vs Hello Kitty, Murakami vs Nara, and many others) from November 18 to December 11 at Ronac Art Center, Manila.

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