Month: April 2009

Chewbacca first pitch

I have some backblogging to do, so let’s go with a Chewbacca theme. This photo is from 3 or 4 years ago. I remember clipping it out of the newspaper at the time. Still one of my all-time favs though the body suit is way too scruffy to be Chewbacca. Clearly this is a wookie …

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cool 5

That has to be one of the coolest fives I have ever seen. by Tom Lane. He calls himself the Ginger Monkey.

Tate Modern extension?!

There’s a ton of great memories from my visit to London 4 years ago. One of which was our visit to the Tate Modern. It’s an enormous museum dedicated to modern and postmodern art, great art at that as well. It’s not your typical clich collection of Andy Warhols. I was shocked to see that …

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pinball expressionist art

Pinball, you and I will generate great art in tandem. I will help guide your path of expression with my flippers of justice. Now run, magic pinball, run and spread your paint throughout your world of bumper caps, springs and plungers. The painting (oil on vellum to be specific) above is by Rosemarie Fiore. It …

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Aaron Feaver

photograph by Aaron Feaver The footsteps around the swing set is what makes this photo quite successful. Creating simplistic scenes like this is inspiring given the quite uninspiring suburban landscape I find myself surrounded by. There is hope! more photos at boooooom. Pardon me if I didn’t put enough or too many “o”s in there.

role of the arts

I came across an intriguing statement on spacecollective.com: Amidst the attention given to the sciences as how they can lead to the cure of all diseases and daily problems of mankind, I believe that the biggest breakthrough will be the realization that the arts, which are conventionally considered useless, will be recognized as the whole …

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hi ya

Now I want to meet Steve Martin. Though judging from the font on the card, I’d say this specific card is from the early 80s. So who’s to say that he still carries these cards around with him.