Justin Angelos, aka 101301
Really enjoying the recent collage work that Justin Angelos (aka 101301, TEN13ONE) has been posting to his flickr stream. Check out the rest of his work cause it’s DOPE. And here, a photo of his studio space which I think is quite lovely:
Blütt has some great little paintings for sale
Blütt is having a spring cleaning sale, offering up the paintings below for $70 each (shipping included - $60 if you can pick it up directly). Here’s your chance to own a piece of Chicago’s street/urban art scene at a small price. (#11 is no longer available because it’s coming to live in my house.) Follow this link for instructions to buy.
Ginger Zing, My 2nd attempt at artisanal soda...
Tonight I made my 2nd (much further refined) attempt at a Ginger-based soda syrup. My first try had a very good flavor but I was wanting more ginger kick and more tartness… more ZING! I think i’m 90% there with the recipe that follows, I have only a couple of small tweaks in mind for my next attempt: Ingredients Ginger root, 1/2 cup thinly sliced, minced 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon...
James Blake, so amazing
I’ve pretty much been obsessed with James Blake’s self-titled album, released earlier this year. I’ve wanted to write about it, but I couldn’t seem to articulate everything I thought and felt about it. Lucky for me, today I found a review of the album by Joe Rivers on noripcord.com, and it says (quite elegantly) EVERYTHING I have been thinking through my countless listens...
The ABC of Rational Thought
One of the greatest things I learned during my intensive therapy stint (summer 2008) was the “ABC Exercise” (from Rational Emotive Therapy). It might be the single-most effective tool I’ve found for dealing with all the BS that life throws at me. This morning, i was looking for a description of the ABC and found this WONDERFUL blog post describing it called “The ABC of...
Year of the Rabbit Collaboration
Just saw that Bonus Saves posted this really playful street collaboration - “Year of the Rabbit” with Noitan, Itzy, Bonus Saves and newcomers Vice-Roy and EL KayMeano! Click the image above for a larger version. Fun stuff!