khkh

KEITH HARING AT THE DE YOUNG

A quick look at the de Young’s massive new Keith Haring retrospective, The Political Line. Focusing on Haring’s more deliberately political works, the pieces take on consumer culture, technology, sexuality, and racism head on, and span the length of Keith’s short but prolific career.

Tag Archives: Drugs

Their title, not mine. And generally, I’m not big on the sensationalizing, fear-mongering thing in regards to substances. But in the case of scopolamine, it seems like at least some of the hype is warranted. The World’s Scariest Drug, the latest in Vice‘s ever-expanding catalog of video journalism pieces, finds reporter Ryan Duffy taking a […]

3 Comments

It’s always nice to get the opportunity to see two brilliant folks reminisce about how they got to where they are now. In a lot of cases, it’s like a free buffet of game to be put up on. Shane Smith and Spike Jonze are both mavens of culture in their own right, having made […]

Add a Comment

Now that a few million eyes are tracking the Odd Future collective’s every move, it seems only appropriate that a few folks not named Tyler or Frank take their turn in the spotlight. Aside from a few remixes surfacing over the last few months, Syd the Kid has been pretty quiet thus far. As introductions […]

6 Comments

For many of the folks that have dabbled in psychedelic experiences before, this may not come as much of a surprise. But it’s always nice to have the evidence to back up or validate your intuition. A recent study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins found that psilocybin, the active chemical in magic mushrooms, when […]

3 Comments

Watching this one now, it’s hard not to draw parallels to Charlie Sheen. I suppose Charlie’s been living out his own gonzo fantasy of sorts, if you want to call it that. And yet, Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood, despite the similarities, offers a portrait of a figure not only decadent and […]

1 Comment

I don’t want to say this kind of art wouldn’t be made without drugs. But this kind of art wouldn’t be made without drugs. Probably. Combining inspiration from ’60s counterculture and the acid house music of the ’80s, The Golden Sun Movement fused those influences into a distinct aesthetic. Drawing on classic album art, philosophical […]

1 Comment

It was a sunny afternoon when we got together. We always had fun, our adventures knew no limits. The magic of our youth making it all seem so trivial. She was mature for her age. A worldly girl, I found myself trying to act cooler than I was in her presence. So content with herself, […]

Add a Comment
1 Comment

In talking about a figure like Owsley ‘Bear’ Stanley, it’s hard to separate the man from the myth. For one, he’s credited with producing and distributing literally millions of acid tabs, the quality of which was pretty much unquestioned. Add to that the fact that he was one of the primary sound engineers of the […]

Add a Comment

Taboos are a funny thing. Some have clear, logical or practical reasons behind them. Others don’t. Sometimes, they’re based on fear or tradition, and other times they’re just based on the best evidence available at the time. In any case, I got love for those open-minded scientific researchers out there who continue to push the […]

6 Comments

Dicks. Boobs. Lines of coke. Orgies. Sex, drugs and rock and roll. These kinds of things are inherently interesting, considered in and of themselves. The other day, Owen alluded to a sort of destructive instinct we feel as humans; a sort of pull toward that which is wild, unrestricted and dangerous. If anyone’s work encompasses […]

23 Comments
  • Facebook

  • Latest

  • Wine and Bowties on SoundCloud

  • Follow Wine and Bowties

  • Recent Posts

    • FEELS II: THE MUSIC

      FEELS II: THE MUSIC

      Honestly, we’re hella fortunate. Since we started doing this thing half a decade ago (I know, cotdamn), we’ve had the opportunity to work with way too many impressive, inspiring people. …Read More »
    • TTFN – “ABOUT ME/ROLLERBLADES”

      It’s not every day you’re introduced to teenagers in Hawaii making slowed-down, sped up melodic jams. Known to their fans as TTFN, or more specifically, the Tigers From Niger, Paris …Read More »
    • NATURAL ELEMENTS

      As usual, it was a by chance occurrence that brought us together. A photo job assisting the talented Lauren Crew had brought us into the rolling hills of the Wine …Read More »
    • UP ALL NIGHT

      UP ALL NIGHT

      Two years ago, I moved back to the Bay from LA. Coming back home can mean lot of things, but for me, coming back at 23 instead of 18 included …Read More »
    • HEY MOMMA

      HEY MOMMA

      Earlier this year, Pigeons & Planes ran a pretty excellent story on David Singer-Vine. Fresh off dipping to Shanghai on an extended hiatus, David dug deep into his own backstory, …Read More »