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merry xmas

ill be back after the new year, with some cool stuff. happy holidays. dont be scared. merry xmas, posted with vodpod   Advertisements


no matter what your beliefs are, or your thoughts are on whatever, teaparythealthcareblablabla…. you cant complain if you dont chose to be a part of things. we are in the middle of some crazy times in this country. and the decisions made tomorrow are more, or just as important as choosing a president. chose wisely, … Continue reading

“What a tremendously delicious, subversive and awesome responsibility.”

recently, artist tip-toe sent me this email he got from another street artists in town-shell. its a piece about a spot holding three of chi’s artists and an interpatation of the work, its a interesting read. so please do read. i will be posting my thoughts and whatnot on this soon. and i think there … Continue reading

afroe, evol, and kep.

a year ago this week. the chicago graff scene lost 3 people. afroe, evol, and kep. anything i could say will not do justice. and we could talk till the cows come home about the nature of afroe and evols death, murder. and we should. there needs to be dialog about this, and action. and … Continue reading

been gone a while….

this is why. its finally happening!!!!! good lord. i feel like i could pass out right now. but i must eat chinese food and show yous guys a sneak peak or two……oooooooooooooooooooooooo see you tomorrow night!!!

rural benching, and a bit of history.

here is a post i wrote this summer. i finally got around to finishing it. just a little about me and why im here, doing what im doing.  today i realized that i have not given any back history of why im so interested in art and especially street art and graffiti. some things you want … Continue reading

stuff i liked from 09′

this is just some stuff i really liked this last year. and found interesting and what not. if you come to the site often you will recognize a lot of it. this is just a super-rad-awesome recap of some of 09′.  starting with my fav some shows this year. keep in mind i missed meeting … Continue reading

holiday shopping. keep it local, and art-y.

dont know what to buy that special someone, random cousin, or picky brother, this season? dont want to end up in target at 9pm on christmas eve? or buying dad another tie? well here are a few great places to buy art, shirts, books, plush toys, ect, from some  chicago artists. -the orange alert blog … Continue reading

birthdays…and such.

Not only is it local yokel Shawn Smith’s(creator of shawnimals) birthday today. happy bday dude. *nothing art related beyond this point. But it is also my cousin Amber’s birthday. And this year its a much happier one. A year ago this week the symptoms started for what would soon be found as ovarian cancer. Ill … Continue reading

YAAF book release.

  friend and contributor to the torn pages show, Lindsey Markel released her book today. im not much for being serious. but seriously, lindsey’s writing, and ideas, have more honesty and love in them than most of us could ever hope . the book is called “YOU ARE AMONG FRIENDS: advice for the little sisters … Continue reading