Monthly Archives: August 2007

Please Don’t Shoot.

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Please Don’t Shoot.
There’s something very strange and unsettling seeing your hood get militarized. After Katrina, NOLA was flooded by machine gun-toting Army, National Guard, and Blackwater personnel. Despite the media saturation in the weeks and months surrounding the storm, I just can’t get used to seeing gangs of these nuts strolling around. If you zoom to the […]

Rest In Peace, Nia.

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Rest In Peace, Nia.
We lost a really sweet soul Wednesday night. I worked with Nia at Trumpet, and saw her quite a bit out & about. She and her mom came with us to the MS Walk earlier this summer. She will be dearly missed. Woman Slain Inside Faubourg St. John Bar POSTED: 12:41 pm CDT August 16, […]

The Papton.

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The Papton.
Very neat DIY chair from Fuchs+Funke.

Clean Is Happy?

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Clean Is Happy?
This is a kind of funny site (no longer up) promoting what seems to be a bidet. I like all the hygiene euphemisms. top

Science Trip.

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Science Trip.
When Kevin Herbert has a particularly intractable programming problem, or finds himself pondering a big career decision, he deploys a powerful mind expanding tool — LSD-25. He’s one of many scientists turning to LSD. From Wired.

Sneaker Pimps.

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Sneaker Pimps.
Check out this photoset from a Sneaker Pimps installation in L.A.

Billions McMillions.

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Billions McMillions.
Billions McMillions, a.k.a. Bill McMullen, is a phenomenal pop designer. Love the stuff. Bad Brains, Beasties, Star Wars and Drum Machines. How could you go wrong? Check out the nice site.

The Secret of Design.

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The Secret of Design.
Not sure it’s this simple, but some neat ideas re: the cyclical nature of consumer ebbs & flows. From Baekdal.