Beloved street artist Shepard Fairey has been sentenced to two years probation and 300 hours of community service for destroying evidence related to the civil suit between the artist and the Associate Press over Fairey’s use of an AP photo in his iconic 2008 Obama “Hope” poster. Read Fairey’s official statement after the jump.
Fe-sides is at it once again! This time the beat maker and savvy producer set up a Toy Story flavored parody focused on the 2008 Presidential election. It’s four minutes of a battle between toys and french fry cravings. Yummy… yum, yum! Peep all the appearances by special collectables like Grateful Bear, The Hundreds Garfield, Spongebob squarepants,… etc.
Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. From all of us at #Obama2012, thank you for the work you make possible every day—including ours. – (@barackobama)
It’s pretty amazing how Steve Jobs was able to personify everything great about Apple. All we can say is thank you. (@atrak)
He gave technology a human face. RIP, gone too soon. (@Chromeo)
Talk about someone who left a mark on this Earth. Steve Jobs. What an eternal inspiration. A huge one for my collective & company Wondaland. (@JanelleMonae)
RIP STEVE JOBS… thanks for every tech item i have in my life. (@flosstradamus)
Thank you Steve Jobs for making my music making easier/better/possible. Rest in peace. (@kidsister)
R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955-2011). Thanks for giving me the tools to build my career homie. Much love and respect, you will be missed. (@mc_lars)
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With the 2010 elections a distant memory, one issue that has seemingly fallen out of public view is Prop 8, the anti-gay marriage act that passed in California on the same ballot that we elected the first black president (ironic). But the fight for marriage equality isn’t over, as even our man Obama has softened his stance on the issue by declaring part of DOMA unconstitutional.
Prop 8 itself is seemingly on it’s last leg. A Federal District Court judge ruled the act unconsitutional this past August, although the ruling is pending appeal. In the meantime, Moveon.org’s Civic Action and Courage campaign is helping to keep up the pressure to fight Prop 8 with Dance For Equality, an event this Wednesday featuring a myriad of stars from the …