For now, watch us set the world record for “most people drinking out of a pineapple at one time.” According to Jason, Good Morning America will be airing our record tomorrow and attempting to break it. Let the games resume.
…Part II of my Gaia interview at Juxtapoz…
Gaia started out trying to be a graffetti artist, at roughly, age 15:
“I posted this horrible piece on a rooftop 4 yrs ago. I was writing ‘Catch 22′ or something, and I posted it on my myspace page. I was interested in graf, and I had these delusions of grandeur. I was like, ‘I’m gonna hit the streets really hard,’ and Cheeks, he messaged me, ‘hey man you do graf,’ and we started having interesting conversations over IM.”
While Gaia still respects graf, he labels his street art “more beautiful than graf,” partially because it’s more accessible to the general public than a throw up (for elaboration, read the Juxtapoz interview).
Check out part 1 of my interview with NYC/Baltimore-based street artist Gaia at Juxtapoz.
As an American Muslim, surely Aslan is concerned about our country’s perception of Islam, which was guided—particularly in the Bible Belt—by our former president’s oft-referenced and vaguely justified War on Terror. In his quest to convince readers that not all Islam is Jihadism, Aslan is both blatant and humorous. His glossary definition of the media-circulated term “Islamofascism,” simply states: “This word has no meaning.”
Keep reading at the Jackson Free Press…