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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!!!

Contest FinalTo celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the release date of our good friend Julian Marshall’s “Obey The Giant” film of which Learned Vices was fortunate to be an Executive Producer, we are giving away Learned Vices X “Obey The Giant” prize packs to 3 lucky people!!! Each prize pack contains the following…

-“Obey The Giant” film mini-poster
-A t-shirt designed by Shepard Fairey in 1990 (Size S, M or L)
-A large “Obey Icon” sticker
-Random assorted Obey stickers
-Learned Vices Black/Glow in the Dark New Era 9Fifty “1st Rounders” Snapback (Not available for sale…yet)
-Learned Vices Camo Can Coozie

To enter, simply follow @LearnedVices on Twitter & Instagram and repost this picture on your Instagram &/or Twitter with the following phrase…

I want to win a @LearnedVices X “Obey The Giant” Prize Pack!!! #LRNDVCS

Winners will be randomly selected on May 15th…best of luck to all who enter & thanks a trillion for your support!!!


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OTGWe’re very proud & extremely happy to announce that Learned Vices is one of the Executive Producers of the newly released “OBEY THE GIANT” film!!! (Whaaa?!? Yup, we can’t believe it either, but it’s true…still don’t believe us, check the credits. Boom.) We couldn’t be more honored & more exciTED to be a part of our homie Julian Marshall’s latest film…

OBEY THE GIANT, directed by Julian Marshall, is the first narrative film about the early life of Shepard Fairey and the origin of his OBEY GIANT street art campaign.

Based on the true story of Shepard Fairey’s first act of street art, OBEY THE GIANT tells the story of a young skate punk challenging a big-city mayor and the powers-that-be at art school.

Frustrated by his inability to gain respect within the confines of art school Shepard sets out to gain notoriety and acclaim by targeting the most powerful man in Providence, former Mayor Buddy Cianci. Risking expulsion and jail time Shepard plasters Andre the Giant’s face over the image of Cianci on a campaign billboard. As word of Shepard’s prank gets out, Shepard learns that art is a weapon and attention is both a blessing and a curse.

Congrats, Julian!!!! Please enjoy & share…

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“Ain’t Nobody Fresher Than My Clique…”

First of all, we would like to apologize for the lack of updates on here recently. We’ve been busy tryin’ to promote Learned Vices as much as possible & in the process of that, we have formed bonds/friendships with some of the nicest & most talenTED people in the world (we’re still kinda shocked, to be honest, because everyone that we’ve met has been beyond cool, we’re all like one big happy family now), so without further ado, we would like to introduce you to a few new members of the Learned Vices FAMILY, maybe you’ll see a familiar face or two (much love to the whole fam!!!)…


12th Planet

BONUS: 12th Planet at Body English…



Craze, Noal, Bryan

DJ CRAZE (3x DMC World Champ), Noal Hendricks (Frequency), DJ Teenwolf Remix


DJ Chimz


B-girl/DJ Crykit


DJ Cutso (of Tha Bangerz) with our homies Presto & Spair (Jimi Handrix Crew)

Kiddo & Direct

DJ Direct with our homie Kiddo Money (Jimi Handtrix)

Stussy Taipei

“Our Cali Cousin” David Sinatra (Stussy), Teddy Learned & Brandon (DRxCHEN)


DJ Earwaxxx (Jimi Handtrix) & DJ Phase (Hot 97.5)


DJ Figure (@imfigure)


DJ Filitom & B-girl Dafne


DJ Plus One (DMC World Champ/Jack Beats), Teddy Learned & Beni G (Jack Beats)

Rice & Jipmix

DJ Jipmix with Runnin’ Rebels’ Head Coach, Dave Rice


Julian Marshall (Special Branch & Director, Obey The Giant)


Justin Hawkins (UNLV Alumni & Runnin’ Rebel 4 Life!)




DJ Kiddo Money (Jimi Handtrix)


Kool DJ Dielektik



LV x Japan

DJ Mr Flesh (Japan), Teddy Learned & DJ A1 aka Spinmaster (Japan)

Kiddo & Ne Nyo

DJ NE Nyo (Japan) with our homie Kiddo Money

B-Boy Maynard (Full Force)

B-Boy Rock (of Super Cr3w & Full Force Crew)

DJ Presto One (WORLD FAMOUS Rock Steady Crew & Jimi Handtrix)


DJ Silent John (Zulu Nation/Jimi Handtrix) & DJ Chuck Fader (Jimi Handtrix)


DJ Spair (Oakland Faders/Jimi Handtrix)

B-Boys ThisJustin (Full Force), Mark Morales, Chris Garcia (Full Force) & B-Girl Miki Horiai


Tupac Shakur (Sidebar: I guess “Teddy McFly” found Doc’s DeLorean. LOL)


DJ & Artist Tyra From Saigon

Verse & PJ

MC Versatile Verse & DJ PJ Produkt

[Homies Not Pictured, But Will Be Soon: DJ B-Boy Relaps, DJ Big J, DJ Charlie Darker, Coolio, DJ GoldenchildLV, DJ Kid Conrad, Nickelus F (Sweet Petey), DJ SamKBZ (1/2 of The Killabits) & DJ Technicolor]

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Theo’s Things That You Maybe Missed

WHOA…what month is it? Just Kidding. No update on 4/20, because I took a break for a week or so…hope everyone had a smokin’ fun & GREEN (Earth Day, duh!) time last weekend. I’m so happy it’s Friday & I’m so happy for the future…it’s going to be so much fun. Not the band named fun., just FUN, but they’re awesome too by the way, I loved The Format & love fun. as well (the band this time). Haha! Anyway, hope everyone has a FUN weekend (NBA Playoffs!) & here’s some things that you maybe missed over the last 2 weeks…

  • Julian Marshall needs your help to finish his AWESOME short narrative film, Obey The Giant, about the origins of Obey & Shepard Fairey. Hella exciTED!(KICKSTARTER)
  • Fired from Celebrity Apprentice? So what! Penn Jillette (Penn & Teller) was still able to help Opportunity Village with a $250K donation. Sweet! (LVSUN)
  • Have you met Iceberg, maybe the world’s only all-white (albino) killer whale, yet? “Hey Iceberg, nice to meet you. Say hi to your mutha for me!” (NATGEO)
  • Zappos’ 38 y.o. CEO, Tony Hsieh, has a ton of cool plans for Downtown LV & he’s using some of his own cash to make them a reality. Thanks, man! (TIME)
  • A Havard paper says that legalizing marijuana could save the US gov’t about $14 BILLION/year! <;300 economists concur. Just do it already! (HUFFPO)
  • Peeps at CinemaCon in LV said Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit (shot at 48 frames/sec, instead of normal 24FPS) looks weird & “like TV”. Shitty. (THR)
  • MTV is holding a casting call for season #28 of Real World tomorrow at O’Aces Bar. You must appear between the ages of 20-24. HAHA!!! (LVWEEKLY)

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