NYC yellow cabs can really start looking like toy figurines when shot with tilt focus from the 7 train platform in Sunnyside, Queens.
So NYC and most of the East Coast is under a Heat Dome, whatever the hell that is. I feel like weathermen just keep making up ridiculous names for extreme weather. Sounds fun actually. Anyway, keep those water plugs hobbed. I know we will in NYC. Have a good weekend Zoot!
Do you remember when it was cool to call Hip Hop Rap? I do.
This is a look at Brooklyn’s road and subway signs freshly hacked by TrustoCorp. These bombs feature some handy pictogram life instructions for the “Rough Road” and several “Things Get Better,” “Stay Positive” encouragements. With this heat I think New Yorkers need all the nods of encouragement they can get.
This is a sweet little “instructional aid” from the personal collection of the Laughing Squid’s Rusty Blazenhoff and features a wide array of “harmless facsimiles” of “dangerous drugs.” Created by Winston Products for Education, this bounty of fake barbiturates, amphetamines, pre-twisted joints, hit-ready spoons, plastic poppy flowers and peyotte cactus buttons boasts with “exacting fidelity in terms of color, size, shape, and other distinguishing characteristics.”
It reminds me of when D.A.R.E. came to my school with samples of drugs….. My friends and I started getting high soon after. Thanks for the pointers!
On June 16th, 2011, Paris based tattoo artist K.A.R.L., in partnership with Ballantine’s, etched what he claims is the world’s first animated tattoo. The whole process was streamed live via Facebook, where users could share their thoughts and influence the tattoo’s creation process.
As part of his contribution to a major skateboard-themed exhibit at La Gaité Lyrique in Paris, legendary skater Natas Kaupas created some amazing visual artwork. He took graphics from iconic skate decks and animated them. Looks like I just got a new idea for my living room art project.