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[News] WHALE Mail!

[News] WHALE Mail!

Barnacles! We’re very pleased to announce our very first WHALE Mail we received over at the 722. Check it out. Someone thinks we’re cool. Don’t forget to send us your own mail! Our address is: P.O. Box 722 Portland, ME 04101                    

[News] Submissions for WHALE Issue II

Ahoy, barnacles! We’re here to let you know you should submit your artwork, photography, literature, non-fiction, and poetry for review before March 17th, 2012 We’d love to see what you send us, and we can’t wait to share our next issue with the world. When you send in a submission, please remember that you must...
**Stuff We Love: Genevieve Godbout

**Stuff We Love: Genevieve Godbout

We love Genevieve Godbout. Her charming pencil drawings show whimsical, fun scenes and her knack for sweet faces is awesome. We really enjoyed paging through her blog, and we hope she puts up some prints soon in her Etsy shop. Genevieve grew up in Quebec, Canada and spent 3 years in Montreal studying traditional animation....
The Passion of King Krule

The Passion of King Krule

A young artist from London draws the listener in with evocative musical artistry. By Alex Bonwit I can’t remember what exactly led me to the article on Pitchfork.com about the young Londoner who was beginning to make an impression on the preeminent beau monde of a music scene in New York City. But sitting alone in my temporary...
Sam Humble

Sam Humble

Sam Humble is a young English artist who appreciates minimalism in line work, but complexity in his illustrations. You can find a full spread of his excellent work in the very first issue of WHALE. You can also find him on Twitter at @Sam_Humble.
Food De-Evolution

Food De-Evolution

By John Bell When Jamie Oliver stepped into Huntington, West Virginia in 2009, he expected to stir something up with the locals. He hoped it would be healthy food. Huntington was listed as the unhealthiest town in America by the Centers for Disease Control in 2008, and Jamie decided to launch his American campaign there....
A Man Set Free from Men: A New-age Mason & Artisan

A Man Set Free from Men: A New-age Mason & Artisan

By Sarah E. Caouette David Oliver is of the tenth generation to live in the shadow of the Ossipee Mountains, on his father’s side. His mother’s side immigrated from Quebec and Maine, naming him a true born and bred New Englander. There is pride in this title, coming from a long line of men and...
Reclaiming the 'A' Word

Reclaiming the ‘A’ Word

By Lora Hibbard There’s a comedy routine I became familiar with in high school, one performed by George Carlin entitled ‘The Seven Words you can’t say on television.’ None of the words on his list came as a shock to me, but let’s face it, even at sixteen I was a jaded old fuck when it...
Print Media is Dead

Print Media is Dead

Ebooks are outselling print and garnering praise, while iTunes is the number one seller of music. It’s only a matter of time before movies and television become the next commodity: media out of thin air. by John Bell YOU KNOW THE FEEL OF it in your hands, the texture of the pages as you flip...
Ashamed

Ashamed

    Brian Baynes is a photographer from Richmond, VA. He shoots with an Argus C3 and draws inspiration from his best friend, a photo major who taught him how to use a manual camera. He says, “Photography has now become a major hobby of mine, and I’m just stepping from photography fun, to photography...