Surfing with Fashion Designer Yigal Azrouel- Video!

10.26.09 | Category: Fashion Licks

Drue Kataoka and Yigal Azrouel, Fashion DesignerDo fashion designers surf? Yigal Azrouel does. We talk to the self-taught designer, who developed his own unique style and opened his flagship boutique in the meatpacking district in New York in 2003. Today Azrouel’s pieces are sought after by fashionistas and celebrities alike. Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Alba, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron and Eva Mendes are just a few of his stylish clients.

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A Big Mac at the Louvre?

10.12.09 | Category: Art Licks, Cuisine Licks

Would you like to Supersize your Rubens?
Have Fries with your Fragonard?
Down a Value Meal with your Velasquez? Or not?
Either way, this CultureLick story is for you.

So a McDonalds is planning to open one of their fast food restaurants underneath the main entrance of the Louvre museum…

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Bits Don’t Lie: A Net Neutrality Music Video

10.01.09 | Category: Music Videos, Tech Licks

Welcome to Culture Lick. We made this video about a topic that creative people of all shapes and shades deeply care about– or should care about. It is a news leitmotiv called “Net Neutrality” that recently is building into a crescendo up in Washington. Do you want your Internet Service Providers to be slowing your file sharing, inserting ads or even blocking some content? Neither do we. So we, a group of friends, decided to create Bits Don’t Lie— a music video that is a parody of Shakira’s Hips Don’t Lie song. More importantly it is a celebration of keeping the Internet free, non-corporate and crazy. To quote David Weekly, “In Soviet Russia, culture lick YOU!” (see him on video). Exactly, David!

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