Hey hey!

Guess who finally remembered the password to his blog?? THIS GUY!

I know you’ve all been missing my posts about cars and things that are “so freakin’ stormtrooper”.. so without further uh-doo…


This is a picture of my friend Jeff Gunn’s 8th birthday party… guess that’s what you get when you tell everyone the cake is gonna be vegan.


There was a time when Jaguars were cars for old people.. old white people. Well, the times they are a-changin’… this is the proposed Jaguar XKR-S. It’s no Aston Martin, but it ain’t far behind.

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Ellie Snow

It’s been a while since I’ve added anything here, but when I found this invite to my friends Jason and Erin’s wedding in the mailbox today I was reminded of what talented friends I have.

This little lovely was created by Ellie Snow, a Durham based designer and blog-machine! Ellie and her husband Brendan Ward are two of the most talented people I know, and, much like my friends Matt Haffner and Laura Bell in Atlanta, also a sickeningly adorable couple. Just kidding.. sort of.

Ellie’s blog; Mint is a constant source of inspiration, from her own beautiful work to the work of other talented people that her keen eye discovers. I am lucky enough to own a couple of her beautiful photographs and have purchased oodles of inexpensive art that has been featured on Mint.

In addition to being a talented person, Ellie is also a sweet and deceptively funny girl (“what’s faster than the Big Bang Theory? I mean, it’s like BAM!..”). Brendan is a barrel of laughs too, but this post isn’t about him, so he can suck it.

Ellie works hard on her blog and it has become a regular stop for thousands of people looking for inspiration and information; as, in addition to her own work, Ellie regularly features beautiful and creative work from all over the intenet. Take some time to look through her site and I promise, you will walk away feeling creative. For that I say: “Thanks, Ellie!”

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You know what’s cool about Charlotte?

Nothing. Zero. Nada. The place is a craphole. The traffic is terrible. Which makes me wonder why Karen O’ Leary, being the talented artist she is, would want to live there? Meh, I don’t really care where she lives, as long as she keeps cranking out these map-inspired pieces! Hit her Etsy page to see more (originals and prints) like these, plus some really cool cut-out pieces (you’ll know what I mean when you see it).

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valentine’s day cards that don’t suck

I spotted the image below on Ellie’s shithot blog, Mint, and followed it to Julie’s Etsy page, where I spotted these Valentine’s cards that made me lol. At $3.00 a piece, you’d have to be about to break up with that “special” someone not to give them one of these. I’m just sayin’…

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inspired!

Time spent in Atlanta catching up with my friends Matt Haffner and Laura Bell has me more inspired than I’ve been in years; touring their home and studios, meeting their daughter and just being around two of the most talented people I know has my mind reeling with ideas and motivation.

Matt’s experiments with encaustic, stencils, spray paint and drawing; as well as his large scale cut paper and wheatpaste installations are simple, clever and beautiful; check it out:

Check out his website and blog for more images (and bigger ones!).

Matt’s wife, Laura Bell, is equally amazing; her art is delicate and intricate and absolutely beautiful. I love the layered soft/hard edged colors and blacks. These pieces really invite you to look closer and reward your eye with all of the tiny, subtle details.

Take some time to hit up her website and blog for more of her incredible work.

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Well, here’s something I haven’t done in a while….

update the mufuckin blog.

I saw, in a car magazine of all places, these RAD typography based city posters from orkposters.com. You know I bought some (at $22 for a poster and $27 for a screenprint, who wouldn’t?!); I picked up this dope orange Manhattan poster:

and this screamin yellow BKLYN poster:

They have have posters of Beantown, Phillie, Portland, San Fran, Seattle, Chitown and several more. These would make great Christmas gifts (I think you can still get them by Christmas if you order now) for someone (or yourself, as I have done); so get on it!

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Darwyn Cooke

has released his adaptation of ‘The Hunter’, the first in a series of graphic novels based on the Parker novels by Donald Westlake. Westlake wrote the novels under the pen name Richard Stark.

Being a huge fan of both the artist and the author I had no trouble shelling out my hard earned sheckles to get my hands on a copy; which I promptly devoured in about an hour. Cooke’s artwork perfectly evokes the time period and his storytelling is flowing, making it an effortless read.

The design of the book, including endpapers and embossed cover is commendable, making the whole package feel very deliberate and well thought out.

Hit up IDW’s site (they are the publishers) for a very nice preview of the first 19 pages.

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Benedict Radcliffe

Ok, so the first time I saw this on Spike Jonze’s blog ‘We Love You So’, I thought that Benedict Radcliffe had Photoshopped a CAD drawing of a Lamborghini Countach into a photo shoot image; I thought “That’s brilliant, that is!” But then I realized that the crazy fucker had mad a full sized Lamborghini Countach out of metal and painted it bright orange. Now *that’s* art!

Check out this talented fucker’s website. Fucker.

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Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

is one of the greatest books I’ve ever read. I saw this post on Spike Jonze’s blog ‘We Love You So’ … so I pinched the whole thing.

“In 1993 Roddy Doyle wrote one of the best books about childhood ever published and, fittingly, won a Booker Prize, possibly the most prestigious award in English-language literature. The book is Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and it’s written from the perspective of a ten-year-old kid growing up in a suburb of North Dublin in the 1960s. The thing is, it really IS written from the kid’s perspective, replicating the consciousness of a young’n through its language, observations and insights.

If the Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha is occasionally hard to follow, it’s also achingly realistic. This probably goes to show that ten-year-olds have more complicated emotional lives and intellects than we commonly give them credit for.

In a review of the book for Entertainment Weekly, Tom De Haven wrote that “Even the best writers seldom capture the temper and shifting textures of childhood with approximate, let alone absolute, fidelity.” Doyle’s novel is awe-inspiring for the simple fact that it accomplishes exactly this.”

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Ruins

I’ve been fascinated by derelict buildings for as long as I can remember. Given the opportunity, I’ll scale a fence or crawl through a briar patch to get a look inside one.

I recently stumbled on Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre‘s photography site; this talented duo are two after my own heart. Their portfolios of the ruins of Detroit, the factories of the former East Germany and abandoned theatres here in the US are breathtaking.

Similarly, this Flickr set of Hellingly Asylum in the UK is stunningly frightening, but I’d still explore a bit… just not at night.

I’ve also bookmarked a Polish site that features less-than-high-quality photos of old factories and various Nazi and Soviet fortifications/bases/factories. These may be more haunting because of their assumed histories.

The Polish site is here, look for the descriptor “Fortyfikacje, obiekty militarne, fabryki” for these types of galleries.

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Before Audi was Audi…

it was Auto Union. They made some ugly cars in the 50’s, but they made some of the most beautiful cars in the world in the 30’s. The Auto Union Type C and D “Silver Arrows” are among my favorite cars of all time.

Check out this video of three restored Auto Union racers, the exhaust sound is incredible and the turn at the 5 minute mark is so cool.

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Micro cars…

are kinda awesome. The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum, 50 miles east of Atlanta in Morgan County, has the world’s largest collection of the world’s smallest cars. Basically the product of the post WWII economy, these small, affordable means of transport were mainly build in the defeated Axis countries by companies that had previously been involved in the now forbidden aviation industries. BMW, Fiat, Mazda, Messerschmitt, Zundapp, Fuji, Honda, and Subaru are just some of the names you might recognize among the many cars in the museum’s collection. This is a road trip waiting to happen.

1961 Isetta 300:

1967 Solyto Break Camping:

1961 Messerschmitt Service Car:

1958 Goggomobil DART (Batmobile Jr??):

Browse the site for pics of many, many more; including cars that are no longer in the collection and cars for sale. There are also a couple of BMW Isetta’s on eBay right now for around $15k.

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it’s no Volkswagen…

oh wait, it kinda is. The Audi TT has never been my favorite car, but it’s growing on me. The new models have lost the squashed VW bug look that they used to have and look as fast as they are now. In addition to the base model, you can get the more-sporty TTS, but only Europeans will have access to the far superior TTRS.

Take a peak at this cool orange TTS, very comprehensive review here as well.

I also love the fact that you can get an orange and black leather interior now.

Orange not your thing? Try this murdered out TT with an Oettinger body kit and flat black paint. Hot.




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music

rules my world. Music has always been part of what makes up my identity and my tastes are all over the place. At this moment I’m listening to a BKLYN based duo known as Sleigh Bells.

Super bombastic guitar and drum machine with a school teacher singing! Check out their Myspace.

Big thanks to Spike Jonze’s blog We Love You So for this discovery.

Another type of music that I grew up with and have always loved is late 70’s punk rock. The Clash, Sex Pistols, Buzzcocks, The Adverts, etc; all, to some extent, are well known names, but thanks to the Music Ruined My Life blog, some lesser known bands from punk’s formative years are seeing the light of day again. The series ‘Every One a (Punk Rock) Classic’ showcases bands that blur the lines between mod, punk, and pop; before everyone became angry and dyed their hair blue. Head over there and give a listen (there are convenient MP3 players embedded). This paragraph brought to you by U*X*B’s “Crazy Today” from ‘Every One a (Punk Rock) Classic Vol. 4′.

If you like bands like The Kinks, early Rolling Stones and early Who, then you might be interested in discovering more about Mod and Northern Soul music. Essentially the by product of early Motown releases hitting England, there are some real gems out there. I’ve gotten some great compilations from the Mod 64 blog and quite a few of these tunes have made it onto my playlist at the the bar. It’s really, really difficult not to enjoy this music; even if you don’t know the song, you find yourself tapping your foot while it’s on. Spend some time digging through the archives on Mod 64 and you’ll come across compilations like ‘The In Crowd’, ‘Northern Floor Shakers’, ‘The Mod Scene’, and ‘Northern Soul Connoisseurs'; just to name a few from my iTunes. Hit Amazon and you can preview songs from these, dig around Mod 64 and you can download them.

As I said before, my musical tastes are all over the place; in addition to old punk, new indie and classic mod, I also really like old Jamaican ska and rock steady music. I have the blog Youandmeonajamboree to thank for broadening my knowledge of this stuff. Like mod music, the best place to start is with compliations; these allow you to get a taste of the music and figure out which artists float your boat the most. Youandme is a dense site, with long scrolling pages, so be patient, there are some gems out there. Individual artists like Desmod Dekker, Byron Lee, Prince Buster (he’s filthy he is) and early Bob Marley and Peter Tosh are safe bets, but the more you dig, the brighter the gems you’ll find!

Finally, I’ll talk about a type of music that almost no one reading this will enjoy, but I listen to alot of it, so I may as well drop it in here; black metal.

I know I’m feeding the stereotype by dropping Peter Beste’s photo of King of Norway’s Gorgoroth in this post, but remember the saying ‘You can’t judge a book by it’s cover” … or maybe you can. Black metal as a genre is about as broad as any musical category out there, with the possible exception of ‘indie rock’. Bands like Gorgoroth, Dimmu Borgir and Burzum occupy the harder (read brutal) end of things, while bands like Alcest, Amesoeurs, Drudkh, Lantlôs, Spektr, Walknut and Thränenkind create music that is atmospheric, heavy and, yes, catchy. I’m sure the idea of tapping your foot along to black metal seems absurd, but I’m doing it right now (to Thränenkind’s ‘Im schwarzen Kämmerlein’). American bands like Krallice and Wolves In The Throne Room are no slouches either, just in case you think all of the best black metal comes from Europe (I’m not sure who the ‘you’ I’m talking about here is, Jeff may be the only one who knows who Wolves or Krallice are). Fans of My Bloody Valentine will want to check out Sweden’s Lifelover; all three of their releases are unbelievable; reminding me of MBV in an insane asylum. Bands like Stars of the Lid, Blut Aus Nord, Trist, Nordvargr, Northaunt, Nortt, Lustmord, and Xasthur (to name a few) create purely creepy atmospheric music that is great to zone out to while you work.

As I said before, black metal is one of the broadest genre’s of music out there. I would say there is something for everyone, but that’s just not true. If, however, you think bands like Mastadon, Negură Bunget, Pelican or Isis are “metal” then you need to step outside of that safe (boring) little box and give some of these bands a try. As always hit any of the bands listed above on their Myspace page, since previewing music is all that shat is good for anymore. Find that you like any of that stuff, then hit blogs like blackmetalownsyou to download stuff or to peep new releases that you might like; but be forewarned, hit that site with some knowledge of your ‘type’ of metal, as the spectrum is very, very broad, and they cover it all.

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Impressive… and funny

Stole this from blinkingline, some impressive soccer skills, but my favorite part is the bit with the bicycle… because that’s the kind of guy I am too.

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Chumbawhatnow??

On a recent trip to Bull City Records, Chaz and I were talking about coverting lp’s to digital format and I mentioned one of my favorites, Chumbawamba’s “English Rebel Songs” ep. For those that only know “Tubthumping” from them, this ep will be shocking to say the least. Entirely acappella, this collection of songs is just what the title says; a collection of songs focusing on the plight of the poor and oppressed in England at that time. Some of my favorites include “The Diggers Song”, “Smashing of the Van”, “Poverty Knock”, “Song of the Times” and “Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire”.

If you are interested, you can preview the songs on Amazon here, a more complete write up (and download) is available here, on Merlin In Rags.

Kudo’s to Chaz for digitizing my 10″ ep for me, I hope you all pay a visit to his little record store before buying music at Big Box stores like Best Buy, B&N and the like; it’s way more punk rock to support the little guy.

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LOL!

Back in the 70s, vans with airbrush murals came a dime a dozen. This one must have turned some heads!

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How can something this cool be a crime?

NC State student Joseph Carnevale, the artist behind the Traffic Barrel Monster, has been arrested for stealing the barrels and “cutting and screwing them together to make a statue,” which apparently is a misdemeanor in North Carolina.

Carnevale goes by the name “uliveuburn” and has been a fixture in the Raleigh-area street art scene for a while, notable for his creation of the Boylan Bridge Angry Man. Given the similar theme and creativity it didn’t take the local police long to decide the 21-year-old is to blame. The total cost of the damage has been estimated at $360 and a court case is scheduled for July 21st.

PS: here is a pic of the Boylan Bridge Monster:

PPS: I stole every bit of this from the interweb. I was drinking a Coors Banquet Beer at the time. Don’t judge, when was the last time you had a Coors? Not that shitty Coors Lite, a real gold can Coors? Do yourself a favor, try it; if you don’t like it then you made up your mind before you had your first sip and that leaves more out there for us who know.

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’60’s European Rally races

Watch Minis, 2-stroke Saabs, Citroën DSs, and even Ford Mustangs tear up the streets, fire roads, and goat tracks of Europe! What else are you gonna do, you’re on the clock?

Watch ‘em here.

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Kevin Dart

Another steal from Grain Edit. I love his animation/palette knife/Robert McGuiness/Samurai Jack style. This great little interview gives some insight into his methods, some sketches and a look at his very clean desk.

Very late 60’s/early 70’s, very Mod, very cool.

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Thrift-hawks

is a section on Grain Edit’s site that features design related eBay auctions, including gems like this poster for the 5th (1961) San Francisco International Film Festival, very Saul Bass.

Also, an issue of Idea magazine featuring Wim Crouwel; I wish these images were bigger, time to do some Googling!

BTW, Grain Edit is one of the coolest design sites I’ve found in a while, full of typography, illustration, poster design… a visual feast! Be there or drink Coors Lite.

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Speaking of color shift…

check out these pages from an old Plymouth brochure.. and the clothes. Let’s hope those don’t come back.

Given the new American car trend of recycling, er, updating old designs; how long until we see something reminiscent of the ’71 Plymouth GT above? I think the dude’s “metrosexual” shirt has already made a comeback. Eek.

I actually dig the split image design going on here, a bit more contrast between the upper and lower images would be cooler though.

Look. At. That. Freakin. Headband.

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Typography at 200mph.

Loving these amazing Porsche posters designed by Erich Strenger and Volz. You will start seeing more modern work that mimics the weird color shifting seen in these, bet on it.

This post totally snatched from Grain Edit, see more here.

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The Champ

as rendered by Casey Burns.

Limited edition of 110, $30, he takes Paypal… so why haven’t you ordered one yet?

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Has modernity got you down?

Obviously Bushido is the answer.

I like it ’cause it’s funny and nicely designed.

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Casey Burns

My insanely talented pal Casey Burns has entered the blogging world. If you don’t know Casey’s work, you’re wrong, you’ve seen it all over the place. Locals know it from his many posters for the Cat’s Cradle (designed in a broom closet), other may know it from the fact that he’s been published all over the place and he’s FREAKIN AWESOME!

Anywho, these are some samples of his work.

Check out his blog, his site, and order his posters here.

This post brought to you by a slow rain, some hot tea and The Decemberists “The Hazards of Love”.

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Awesome

As a bartender and lover of typography and Guinness, I think this is very, very clever.

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Tokyo signage

Unfortunately I am not the one in Tokyo, it’s Scott Hansen from ISO50. Here are a couple of examples of the incredible signage typography he’s found.

Check out more of these and the rest of his blog here, it’s good stuff!

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hilarity

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meh

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Dogs are awesome

Just look at that little Pitty Bull! You could do the same thing with a Boston Terror.

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Dave Chapman, a man of many words…

I stumbled across this little beauty; a speech that David Chapman prepared for Jeff and Nichole’s wedding. If nothing else, it shows why I can’t stop laughing when I’m around Dave.

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I heart Durham

Design*Sponge recently featured a write up on Durham, NC. Most locals have seen this already, but for those not living in Durham, this will show some of my favorite haunts. What a great town, the Brooklyn of NC.

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1965 VW Beetle with suicide rear door

In honor of my buddy Casey Burn’s new (used) ’67 Beetle, here is a pretty rad idea. More photos here.

Oh, by the way, here is Casey’s sweet new ride. Totally jealous over this.

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Top Gear

If you’ve not seen this show you must be living under a hedge. Great reviews of new sports and super cars as well as fantastic challenges involving older cars, all done with a cracking bit of humour. Take a peak.

The Ariel Atom, 0-60 in 2.9 seconds, “I am an alien!!”

£1500 Porsche Challenge:

Budget Supercars (part 1 of the 4 part Youtube vidoes, watch all of them!):

Bugatti Veyron top speed test; the baddest car on the planet, going 253 mph!!

killing a Toyota; absolutely on of the greatest car videos ever, you will not believe this!

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Logo fail

The 1973 design for the Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission would not make the cut today.

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Peter Beste

Several months back I got to watch Jeff open his pristine new copy of the “slipcased limited edition with a print inside” version of this book. Check out the inverted cross die cut on the slipcase pic below. *design chubby*
He was also kind enough to make backgrounds for the iPhone of a couple of these images, which I currently am rocking. Thanks Droid!

The sweet deluxe edition:

These photos are incredible, considering the glimpses into this secretive sub-culture that they give. My copy of the deluxe edition should be here any day.

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*note, in my excitement I failed to notice that the deluxe slipcased edition (limited to 666 copies.. hot) is way out of my pricerange at *gulp* $270. I may be metal, but I gotta eat too!

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speaking of stormtrooper…

I just got this hot messenger bag from Zappos. Sweet! Ya’know what makes it sweeter? I got the last one.

It will look pretty sweet as I bike around town on my bike, “Father Jack” (Irish profanities to be added).

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oh. my. god.

Special edition Leica M8 digital. So. freakin. stormtrooper.

As is this white Pentax K2000:

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VW R45?!

According to this source an AWD VW Golf R45 is on its way, featuring the 340bhp (possibly even 390bhp) engine from the Audi TT RS. Awesome!

Also awesome; here are even more spy shots of the VW Scirocco R20T:

“Pictured on the right, the Scirocco R is clearly wearing a more aggressive body kit with lower front and rear bumpers and more sculpted side skirts, as well as larger 19-inch wheels. But there’s no sign of the wild rear wing attached to the Bologna show car.

“When it goes on sale to the public, the Golf-based coupe will feature a storming 262bhp version of the 2.0 TFSI engine already available in 197bhp form. That means a 0-60mph sprint in around six seconds and a 155mph top speed.

“Appropriately, both the Scirocco R and Golf R20 will make their public debuts at the Nurburgring 24-hour race in May. Prices should start from around £25,000 when it goes on sale later this year. “
*above quote and pic jacked from the German Car Blog teehee.

Still not sure if it will ever make it to our shores or not, but one can dream, right?

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more beautiful business cards

Just a few of the lovely business cards found here on Web Design Ledger via Card Observer.

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how to make a recumbent bike cool…

We’ve all seen recumbent bikes; those lame Lazy-Boy-on-wheels bikes that hippies with beards and ponytails love. Well, this is actually pretty dope. I don’t know if I could pull one off, but if I could get a black one with tinted windows and an iPod dock I might give it a whirl.

These freakish little things are made by Go One.

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new VW GTI

Spotted this over at the German Car Blog, sweet. Great site too, full of news about VW, Porsche, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, and Lamborghini.

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Hayao Miyazaki

I was excited to find this site dedicated to news about Japan’s Father of Animation, Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. Miyazaki’s credits include “Princess Mononoke”, “Spirited Away”, “Porco Rosso” and “My Neighbor Totoro” among many others.

It looks like he has some new watercolor comics coming out, gotta start saving my money now.

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The Venice Chronicles

Stumbled on this via the Totoro Forest Project blog, a neat little book of watercolors from Pixar artist Enrico Casarosa. The book is cheap ($19.95 for a autographed hardcover). I ordered mine earlier this week, should arrive any day now.
Check out Enrico’s blog for ordering information and more neat art and such.

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Totoro Forest Project


Stumbled across this not too long ago; a fund raising art exhibit based on Hayao Miyazaki’s “My Neighbor Totoro”. Dozens of artist contributed work which was auctioned off and the funds used to buy a small area of forest in Japan to protect it from development. Pretty rad idea. The artwork is awesome too, see it here.

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Where the Wild Things Are

The Apple site has a new preview for Spike Jonze’s adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are”. I am pretty stoked about this.

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it’s been a long time..

since I updated the blog, but I’ve posted several things today and have more to post in the coming days.

I spent the weekend in Atlanta, visiting friends and whatnot, but my primary purpose was to go to the Scion metal-fest at the Masquerade. This was a free show with 30 or so bands playing on four different stages. Now, anyone who knows me knows how important music is to me; my interests run from contemporary black metal, to late 60’s Jamaican ska and rocksteady, to late 70’s/early 80’s punk and hardcore that I grew up with, to some new indy stuff. Most people can get into most of what I listen to until the words “black metal” pop up. Images of idiots like Slipknot or Venom are the first things that pop into people’s heads, but the genre is far more diverse than that.

For my friend Jeff and I, this show was about a half a dozen or less of the bands playing. I was pleased that my old friends Neurosis were one of the headliners and was equally stoked to run into Scott, Steve and Dave while I waited in the line with 600 or so other “humans”. I’ve known these guys for 15 years or more and have been consistently impressed with each record they release. It was nice to catch up with them for a few minutes and to see them live again.

Some of the other highlights of the fest were seeing Krallice and Wolves In The Throne Room. Jeff and I were right up front for both of them and they blew us away. I thought Wolves were as tight as any band I’ve seen and they could have played for another hour and I would have been happy to stay.

The only redeeming quality about My Space anymore is that you can listen to almost any band in the world there, so if you are interested/curious/brave enough, head over to any of these band’s page and give them a try, you might be surprised.

This post made possible in part by the sheer genius of Neurosis and their “Souls at Zero” album, which I am currently renewing my love affair with.

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Books…

Who doesn’t love them? Right?

I generally respect the commitment that comes with purchasing and/or borrowing a book; it says “I’m gonna read this.. as soon as I finish the laundry/that other book/that effing annoying website/etc”.

But sometimes a book can be boring. More than once have I been seduced by a cover, my interest piqued by a recommendation, or just felt like this was one of those books that I should read because so many others had.


*ahem*

Other books are just difficult to get through; which most of the time leads to lack of interest, followed by not paying attention, skimming the words, and finally, losing the plot altogether. Rare cases where a book is really good, but hard to get through, are books made up of short stories by one or multiple authors. Although David Sedaris is an exception, as was Steven King back in the good old days.

My friend Kevin Monahan let me borrow this some months back, and it’s quite funny, very funny in fact, but it’s also dozens of chapters made up of his various columns from newspapers, so it jumps all over the place subject wise and in the end becomes too much to read in one sitting. I am, however, almost finished and hope to return Kevin’s book to him next week. I’m sure he thinks he’s never getting it back (I can’t stand people like that. I make a list of who borrows what.. I’m not buying something twice just because some tosser can’t remember to get it back to me or throws it under the bed “out of sight out of mind”… you’re out of your bleedin’ mind, gimme my effin’ book back!)

Oh, by the way, that cool bookmark at the top of the post is available at thisintothat’s Etsy page.

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Elizabeth Perry

As usual, blogs lead to blogs lead to blogs. It may be annoying to hear people talk about their blog, as they all sound so self serving, but there’s no denying that there is some really good stuff out there, stuff we’d never have known about in the entirety of our lives if it were not from following a link on someone’s blog.

Anywho, these are images from Elizabeth Perry’s blog of “a drawing a day”. Since I love sketchbooks, I dig these alot.

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