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Fresh Wheels.

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Sure fire way to bring on winter is to go ahead and get a bike that you actually are pumped to ride…

Video to come soon after the snow melts a little.

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December 9, 2011 at 12:01 am

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Sometimes You Are Tripping.

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Every single time that my girlfriend’s dog stumbles or misses a step, I ask her, “Bitch, why you trippin?”

Here’s what she looks like when we dress her as a hipster:

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Still want one of these pretty bad.

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December 8, 2011 at 12:01 am

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Nose Dive

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When giants sleep, little critters can come and eat off their table and also poop on their food which gives the giants hanta virus and kills them.

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20111204,0,507980.column

It will be sad when Kodak goes away. Not that I’ll miss Kodak but that I’ll miss the film options.

“Its current chairman, Antonio Perez (a former executive at Hewlett-Packard, another company riding on bald tires), said last month on announcing Kodak’s dismal third-quarter results that he’s delighted in the profit prospects for its inkjet printers. But does anybody else out there think that desktop printing is a growth market?”

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Written by photokevo

December 7, 2011 at 12:01 am

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Story Time: In Which Love Is Unrequited

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There’s this relatively famous t-shirt design or something where this triangle hits on another one and most people look at that and they go “Ah shucks!” but I have always felt like something wouldn’t have gone right with those triangles.

Last night as I was dozing off to sleep, I realized exactly how this scenario would play out.

I think that you will find that to be most plausible. The acute triangle obviously has to be some popular cheerleader type girl, while the obtuse triangle is a pudgy, awkward nerd with a heart of gold, despite having been picked on for his entire life. This is something that no one at school has ever bothered to find out about about old obtusey because they focus on his poor complexion, the fact that he lacks a strong male figure in his life because he was raised by an overworked single mom, and his lack of athletic ability, explained by a flashback of him at the free-throw line with heavy sweat pouring from his brow, not from vigorous activity, but from pure nervous anxiety… he totally airballs the free throw and probably knocks over a lunch-lady carrying a big vat of gravy, and everyone laughs at him in malice except for a young representation of acute-triangle girl who is holding back her giggles just enough to show that she’s not trying to hurt his feelings. Years later, the pudgy nerd finally gets up the gumption to ask this acute triangle out on a date after getting a pep-talk from a traveling jazz musician one night at the county fair about how life’s for the living and grabbing the bull by the horns and so on (on a side note- it’s probably not wise to take life advice from a homeless guy that can play a trumpet really well despite missing several teeth- oh yeah, the “traveling” musician is missing a few teeth). But timing has never been the obstuse’s thing so he does the bold act right when this rigid, dumb jock of a right triangle boyfriend comes up and whisks her off to watch his football practice. Also,┬áin my imagination, the right-triangle has a a dad with a crew-cut and a drinking problem that is vaguely addressed but never really resolved.

(That’s a tear in the second frame, by the way. I just can’t draw very well.)

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For the lady.

Written by photokevo

December 6, 2011 at 2:56 am

Brain Melter

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I had heard of this avant-gard music called “The Disintegration Loops” before but never really paid them any attention. I just got done listening to a RadioLab featuring the guy who “writes” these pieces (William Basinski) and it melted my brain (so good). I might actually go out and buy this music just to experience it tomorrow.

Maybe I’ll go get myself lost in the woods with my ipod for a week and fast until I starve myself into hallucinations while I listen to this stuff and have conversations with the earth.

Alls I know is that my data-entry abilities just got exponentially better or worse because of this.

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Written by photokevo

December 3, 2011 at 5:18 am