Tag Archives: NY

Ken Keirns’ “Monkey in the Middle” @ My Plastic Heart!

June 14, 2011

Comments Off

If you don’t know Ken Keirns‘ by name, you’ve probably already seen his art and not known it. His paintings and toys, regardless of subject matter, demonstrate an almost haunting humanity, and his monkey business is particularly cool. This Friday, June 17th, Keirns’ opens his newest art show, Monkey in the Middle @ NY toy […]

Continue reading...

Suckpax Series 2!

October 26, 2010

Comments Off

Mark your Nerd calendars (i know you have one), and clear all prior engagements (like you have prior engagements), to celebrate the November 5th release of Suckpax Series 2, the badass art trading cards from our good buddy, the one and only Sucklord. And to celebrate this momentous occasion, the cards are being released at […]

Continue reading...

“Ghost Girl” from My Plastic Heart and Matt Siren!

May 20, 2010

2 Comments

Our good friends @ NYC designer toy purveyor My Plastic Heart have just released an image of their new collabo with NY street artist Matt Siren, and I gotta tell you, I totally dig it. Inspired by the female form, and the ghosts in Ms. Pac-Man (seriously), this is a must-have for any self-respecting Nerd’s […]

Continue reading...

Nerd City Interview: Benjamin Nugent

May 13, 2010

1 Comment

Benjamin Nugent is the author of “American Nerd“, pretty much the only book ever to look at the origin and historical impact of the word “Nerd”. I recently finished the book, and it is great. It’s well-researched, funny, and fascinating. I recently got a chance to speak with Nugent about his book and the current […]

Continue reading...

Untitled 27 Digital Collage by ITEM

May 4, 2010

Comments Off

Any loyal reader of Nerd City will already know that our friend TEM is an exceptionally talented artist/designer who makes some totally mind-blowing digital collages that he makes available for download directly from his Flickr here. You may notice something particularly interested about his latest piece, Untitled 27, though.  That’s right!  It’s the Nerd City […]

Continue reading...

“I Fight Dragons” @ Martyrs’

August 18, 2009

Comments Off

On Saturday night, I got a chance to check out the Chiptune extravaganza @ Martyrs‘, featuring I Fight Dragons, Anamanaguchi, and Starscream. It totally ruled. For those not in the know, Chiptune is a very cool movement in music that incorporates computer sounds (most popularly from the NES). All three acts, although members of the […]

Continue reading...

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival 2009

June 3, 2009

Comments Off

Attention NY Nerds: This should be the shit. Find out more info about the event, and the museum here.

Continue reading...