Artificial Intelligence – Visions (Art) of a Dying Synthetic Brain

The Ultimate Tech (the kind that thanks you when you break it) In spite of what you may be hearing through the press regarding efforts to build synthetic brains, a small company in a sleepy Midwest town has found a distinct advantage. They have already produced contemplative, brain-like systems having ten times the neurons of […]

Being Salvador Santana – His Music, Superpowers and Best Advice

We’ve often wondered what it would be like to play the keyboard, publish many albums, win a Grammy, shoot the breeze with Herbie Hancock and jam with your father who’s a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. It must be good to be Salvador Santana – but we didn’t know just how good. So we […]

Recap of the 2015 Art Basel in Miami

In a year when the most notable “performance” of Art Basel was a student stabbing a random bystander with an X-Acto knife (only to mistakenly be perceived as art itself), how does one stand out without looking crazy? Here are Urbasm’s felony-free highlights from Art Basel 2015: Institute of Contemporary Art Opening Party The ICA’s […]

Limited Edition ATX HeadBlade Shaver – Because Your Head Deserves it

When was the last time you brought your head some flowers, treated it to some Barry White, and maybe a nice massage. Your head does a lot of great things for you, and what do you give it in return? May we suggest a limited edition John Van Hamersveld ATX Headblade. A couple weeks ago […]

Society & Art – Shocking But True

It is only human to turn away from some of the grim realities of life. However, just because we choose not to look at them, doesn’t make the world a better place. Artist, Luis Quiles, has an interesting way of dealing with society’s darker side. By portraying it in larger than life illustrations, which are […]

Alyssa Monks Paints Nude Women in Shower

Alyssa Monks is a gifted artist whose medium is oil-based paint, and her subject is nude women in the shower or bath tub. And since this is considered art, you can actually applaud the nipples in the below image, and you are still just a critic, rather than a dirty man.

Recycled Castle

They say a man’s home is his castle, which for most people in Colorado includes a ranch-style house, two-car garage, mortgage, brown picket fence, and a schnauzer named Foo-Foo. However, for Donald “Cano” Espinoza, the saying has more of a traditional meaning. Some people in his hometown of Antonito, Colorado (South of Alamosa, population<1000), might […]

Sean “The Pen” Garrett Divulges Three Things Every Man Should Know

Sean “The Pen” Garrett is a chart-topping hip-hop artist, song writer, and record producer– whom you may not know by name. This is because he has remained behind the scenes for much of his career, writing hit music for the likes of Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Beyonce, and Usher. He’s currently on his way to making […]