Friday, December 31, 2010

CRAIG'S 2010 PHOTO YEAR-IN-REVIEW (NSFW)

Here's a month-by-month look at some of my fave photos of the year:

JANUARY

Still 52
Still 8
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Still 27
Still 14
Still 83

FEBRUARY


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MARCH

1
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APRIL


4
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MAY









THE REST OF THE YEAR (MORE CUTE BOYS, BUTTS & MORE) AFTER THE JUMP.

ROSCOE'S Wet Boxer Contest 12/30


Thursday, December 30, 2010

CRAIG'S FAVE MUSIC OF 2010


Fave Singles


1) “Monster” – Kanye West w/ Rick Ross, Jay-Z, & Nicki Minaj:
the posse cut as high art

yearning hip-hop soul

3) “Deuces (Remix)” – Chris Brown w/ Drake, T.I., Kanye West, Fabolous, Rick Ross, & Andre 3000:
bruised machismo meets genius wordplay; also proves that sometimes a nice melody matters more than the person behind it

4) “Teenage Dream” – Katy Perry:
affirms the time transcending properties of pop & love

5) "Hard in Da Paint" – Waka Flocka Flame:
a rousing outcast anthem

6) “Scream” – Kelis:
self-expression as ecstasy

sublime melancholia

8) “Indestructible” – Robyn:
a brave battle cry of love

the cliffhanging drama of a heart on the line

10) “Holding You Down” – Jazmine Sullivan:
soulful masochism over a hip-hop history lesson

Fave Albums


1) My Beautiful, Dark, Twisted Fantasy – Kanye West:
dense, tense, soaring & wonderfully weird
Fave album track: “Devil in a New Dress” w/ Rick Ross

2) Thank Me Later – Drake:
Portrait of the Hip-Hop Artist as a Young Man
Fave album track: “Light Up” w/ Jay-Z

3) Teflon Don – Rick Ross:
a hustler reflects on life, love, aspirations & regrets over epic beats
Fave album track: “Maybach Music III” w/ T.I., Jadakiss & Erykah Badu

4) Flesh Tone – Kelis:
a dance party celebration of maturity, motherhood & being true to yourself
Fave track: “Brave”

5) Body Talk – Robyn:
pop as a platform for play, politics, romantic confessionals & fuck-offs
Fave album track: “Dancehall Queen”

MORE AFTER THE JUMP 

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

CRAIG'S FAVE BOOKS, TV SHOWS, MOVIES, PHOTO BOOKS & FASHION SPREADS OF 2010

BOOKS

 
1) ONE DAY – David Nicholls
zeitgeist-y, romantic, moving & big fun

writer, artist, photographer, pornographer, escapee from academia—my hero

3) POP: The Genius of Andy Warhol -  Tony Scherman & David Dalton
Warhol figuring out how he would change the world

4) JUST KIDS – Patti Smith
the early days of legends

puts sex at the core of the great novelist’s life; he got WAY more ass than I do, btw

6) DECODED – Jay-Z
intimate & historic; will forever change how some people perceive hip-hop

7) JULIET, NAKED – Nick Hornby
a fun, sweet read about life, rock, and the difference between aging & growth

8) MARY ANN IN AUTUMN – Armistead Maupin
exactly what you’d expect & that’s a good thing

9) INSIGNIFICANT OTHERS – Stephen McCauley
satirical & heartfelt

true wit

TV, MOVIES, PHOTO BOOKS & FASHION SPREADS AFTER THE JUMP