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Category Archives: Thinking

Top Tube iPad Carrier

This seems like a rather lousy way to carry a $500+ piece of gadgetry. Wouldn’t it swing from side to side and hit your legs? If you crash, it dies right? If I was riding somewhere to relax with my iPad, I’d probably have, at the least, a lock, some tools and tubes, at which point […]

Dumb Promo Merch I Wish I Owned

Boards of Canada promo only “Geogaddi” Kaleidoscope Sold for $210 on eBay a few months back From the seller’s description: My kaleidoscope has been used gently, and in very good condition. There are a some scratches that are noticeable on the clear plastic end and one on the black viewing end. These are superficial and […]

Zen World

A Red Shirt protester throws a rock at a burning shopping mall on Wednesday, May 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn) via The Big Picture

Why Your Band’s Facebook Fans Could Soon Be Worthless

There’s been all sorts of shit flying around recently about how Facebook is blowing it and I thought I would write something about the part that seems to have annoyed me the most. I scrubbed my personal info and all my friends off Facebook a couple months back and I only use the account to […]

Malcolm McClaren 1946 – 2010

The world feels different to me knowing that Malclom Mclaren has left it, as if there has been a slight shift in the underlying fabric of things. Without McClaren, the aesthetics of punk, punk as we know it to look, would not exist. This all important and defining visual component, and its impact on the […]

Rapper “No Clue” Buys $10K+ a Month Sunset Strip Billboard

I drove past this giant billboard on the corner of Sunset Blvd. and Highland Ave. yesterday and was floored by its ironic genius. I’ve never heard of the MC on the billboard who goes by the name No Clue, but I have heard that this billboard rents for over $10,000 a month and that a giant […]

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Defying Common Sense: My Office Building and Bikes

3 or 4 times a week, I ride my bicycle across town to my job at an office in the 9200 Sunset building, which is owned by Mani Brothers Real Estate. The building has been undergoing renovations for the last 2 years, the most recent construction has been the building of a SOHO House on […]

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Interview with Raoul Vaneigem

Belgian born writer and philosopher Raul Vaneigem was one of the principal minds behind the Situationist International during the 60’s. Vaneigem’s hope for the future and enthusiasm for living life is truly inspiring to me. I can’t express enough to you how much I think this interview is worth reading. HUO: In your recent books […]

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