There were several firsts for us over the past couple of weeks. It was our first experience at the craziness that is referred to as Magic (Las Vegas), our first time walking the show room floor at Capsule (Las Vegas), and we were even up in Northern Cali to show off our first complete line of tees. While up north we were lucky to sit down with Paul from United State (Sacramento), and have the honor of being Benny Gold‘s … Read More
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Westside Love Online Store
Tonight at midnight, we’re set for the online release of Westside Love shirts consisting of five colorways for men and two colorways for women. The first 5 orders will receive a free shirt in a different color. If you think you scored soon enough you can specify a color choice in the comment box at checkout, otherwise we’ll pick it out for you. Visit our new Westside Love™ website to scoop one up and show some love for the side … Read More
Guatemala City — Past & Future
Additional Resources Guatemala’s Civil War — Wiki 1954 Guatemalan coup d’état — Wiki United Fruit / Chaquita International — Wiki Guatemala’s Archives — PBS Frontline *vid Finding Guatemala’s Dead — Al Jazerra *vid Voice of A Mountain — Indie Documentary *vid We were in Guatemala’s capital for a design project and we came across an fair amount of these bills posted along the capital’s central corridor, mostly in Zona 1. These pertain to the 40,000 “disappeared” persons from their civil … Read More
Late notice but Homework Show: Assignment 2 tomorrow night here in San Diego. 30 copies of Zine #1 with 30 stickers and 30 cards are packaged and ready to trade with other zinesters. Tony and myself will be there as stand-ins for Trade&Row, Kelly Parker, the GAP kids and Product Etc. Point of Departure3712 30th Street San Diego, CA June 27th, 20097-9PM: VIEWING 9-10PM: SWAP 10-11PM: PARTY + Music till close More info visit: • Trade&Row • Homework Show: Assignment … Read More
b.monroe book — teaser 1
UPDATE 2/13/09: 12 more photos can be found in: b.monroe book — teaser 2 Hey everybuddy, So, I finally got my advanced copy of b.monroe a.k.a. Brendan Monroe’s first monograph and it came out really nice. I designed and edited the book with Brendan’s help. It was a low budget affair where we combined powers with the publisher, Derek Song from Parklife / Paper Museum Press to produce a wonderful product. I’m going to take more photographs over the coming … Read More
More info soooon. The shirts came out clean… so did the stickers. 🙂
Third Party Debate
Tonight, Ralph Nader (I) & Chuck Baldwin (Constitution Party) met in a 3rd Party debate, hosted by Free and Equal on C-SPAN 2. This is Mr. Nader’s fourth presidential campaign. Mr. Baldwin is a radio talk show host and Baptist Minister. The video is archived on c-span’s website. You can find the whole debate at the link below. Click on the Flash icon (red circle to the right) to start the video. I gotta say this was a great event … Read More
Below is an email to a friend of mine who’s a proponent of what some call a “successful surge.” On safer streets in Baghdad, friction infiltrates Sunni patrols â€” NYT We’ve been talking about the surge and whether or not it has been successful. There appears to be a double standard in effect since ignoring the actual benchmarks and deadlines seems to be the status quo with proponents of the surge/administration. Today I got an email from the Palin campaign … Read More
ACLU â€” Are you a constitution voter? Demand the candidates follow it. Constitution Voter Naderade ConstitutionPledge.com
Getting Up on Cardboard / Prototype 2
92% post-consumer cardboard. 8% coffee stirrers.
Wishful Thinking / Group Charity Show
Project Gallery, L.A.Saturday December 1st 7-11pm 50% of all proceeds go to Make A Wish Foundation. The loose theme is “holiday cards” and the format assigned to us was 4"x6". Artists could produce 1-3 works. trypdich below—• Blackfriday toner, graphite and wax crayon on paper• “Great Gifts, Great Values” – PepBoys toner on paper• Santa’s Business toner on papereach print is in an edition of 15, signed and numbered Come through, b.y.o.b.!
British Report Criticizes U.S. on Abductions / International Herald Tribune / New York Times Google/Define: Rendition Rendition is the practice of clandestine capture and extradition of individual suspects outside the country in which they were caught. It is a legal term, used euphemistically, by the United States by the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States Government to publicly discuss these activities. Suspects are moved to third countries for the purposes of detention, interrogation, and, it is alleged, torture. Define: … Read More
Empire In The 21st Century
War, Neoliberalism and Empire in the 21st Century Noam Chomsky Connects the Dots By SAMEER DOSSANI Sameer Dossani: Let’s talk about the recently passed Iraqi oil law. It’s well known that the law was drafted in the U.S. and then consulted on by very few Iraqis all loyal to Prime Minister Noori al-Maliki, then finally pushed through the Iraqi parliament. This law paves the way for regionalization and privatization of Iraqi oil. What’s the U.S. economic agenda in Iraq and … Read More