Topic: Diplo

The Daily WTF: Diplo Planks an Elephant

The Daily WTF: Diplo Planks an Elephant

If you’re still blissfully unaware of the phenomenon called “planking,” well, sorry to ruin your day. Planking, also known as the “lying-down game,” is this weird thing to come out of England wherein the participant lies flat on the ground like a plank and gets someone to photograph him. That’s literally the extent of the game. Lying down, photo. Anyway, the best plank we’ve ever seen has to be this one tweeted by Diplo, who made his way to a friendly elephant and planked the shit out of him.
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Parting Tweet: Diplo On True Heroism

Parting Tweet: Diplo On True Heroism

We’d love to have been a fly on the wall (or, more prudently, a passenger on the plane) when this interaction took place. Our favorite dinosaur-tatted DJ, the adorable Diplo, understands that he witnessed the truly miraculous event in the successful stowing of Bobby Brown‘s luggage.

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Event Report: I Have Now Heard Cee-Lo’s “F*** You” Live

Event Report: I Have Now Heard Cee-Lo's "F*** You" Live

I went to a party yesterday. Would you like to hear about it? I see no reason why you wouldn’t, because parties are awesome, unless they are lame. But this one was not lame because there was free beer and also tacos. Tacos, you guys, tacos.

Question: If 200 enthusiastic party-goers are each holding a glass tumbler full of Heineken, how long will it take for your super-chill vibe to be disrupted by the sound of shattering glass?

A: Approximately 2.5 minutes, unless the music is especially loud. More »

This Weekend

This Weekend

While I am in Chicago this weekend for the Pitchfork Music Festival I’ll be missing plenty great shows in NYC: Friday Mary Weiss of the Shangri-Las @ South Street Seaport (free) Matmos @ (le) Poisson Rouge Deerhoof @ Prospect Park … More »