Friday, May 15, 2009

PRESH



Crucial potlucks. I'm the talentless cook out of everybody so I brought an extra large, family size, bottle of itoen green tea. Which is actually good, I just always feel like a dipshit cause if it's one thing I can't do is bring something good to a potluck. I'll have to work on that.



the bidding begins after dinner



my sorry pile of things





katie decided to bring all of her old skate shoes. ALL OF THEM.



sara had a stack of old folded skate shirts. I took the liberty of unfolding all of them, refolding them, and taking a picture at this privileged look into skate shirt history. where were you when that shirt came out? kind of thing.



piles for miles



brandy might kill me for putting this photo up. but it's too fucking good. here we have a sleeveless rush t shirt, a long black something or other under that, my old weird surf soccer shirts, and an orphan pair of converses that katie owned in high school and tried to make fringed mocassin high tops out of. very future spicoli-esque.



i saw sara trying this on and all i could think was, " who the fuck brings their bra and panties to a clothing swap?" and then it was pointed out that this was a swimsuit. i call this the paranoid gym changer, very risque, flash dance inside the house.



i don't know what i call this. katie hulking into katie after work at a corporate job? waterbros half tee.



i like this one. katie is part of a mildly successful, electropop, swedish trio who enjoys IRONIC t shirts and channeling nico from the velvet underground.



my only come up the whole night. which is alright because I am actually in the packrat family. and the actual outfit i came with cause i ran out of jeans makes me look like i dressed up in discarded clothing already.



that chick is the president of our potluck clothing swaps. somebody needs to tell her though.

WHATEVER,TEEN VOGUE






POKEMYBIRTHDAY.COM


You were born on Wednesday on 15.August.1984 and you think this is your oldest day of your life history but you are sadly wrong. Let's surprise you:

10.October.1983, Monday, (Your birthday -310 days):
On 10.October.1983, Monday, your father has produced the semen that will be half of you soon.

He produced 1000 sperms every second of his life and you will be be lucky one out of 500 million sperm he sent on their way in the conceivement. You may find interesting to know that if he had drunk (or not drunk) coffee on this Monday morning, you might born completely as someone else (for instance in the opposite sex) as kafein changes the speed of male sperms.

25.October.1983, Tuesday (Your birthday -295 days):
Today your mother ad her last menstrual cycle and started building up the egg, that will be the other half of you.

After today, she will not have this cycle again for a very long time (thanks to you!). She spent Tuesday as moody, anxious, short-tempered and you should be glad, you were not around her that day!

9.November.1983, Wednesday (Your birthday -280 days):
Your mother's egg is ready to build the other half of you and your father and your mother got together to make you.

But there is still no "you" around so don't get excited much. It can take several hours for your father's sperm to reach your mother's egg and now t is just on its way out.

10.November.1983, Thursday (Your birthday -279 days):
Out of 500 million sperm on their way to your mother's egg, the sperm which built you has won the race by coming first and the sperm and the egg is became one to make your very first cell. Do you see how lucky your half (the sperm) be by winning coming up first among 500 million other rivals? Never tell you are not lucky anymore!

We can call Thursday, 10.November.1983 as your "first day alive" because this is when you are a living entity, an embryo, congratulations! Although you are just a 1 cell creature today your unique DNA is also formed so your future destiny like your sex, height, physical apperance, intelligence, chatacteristic and vulnability to certain dissesases is already been determined.

24.November.1983, Thursday (Your birthday -265 days):
If your mother is an intelligent women, she would have suspected that she is pregnant at 24.November.1983, Thursday. She is not very sure yet but she is suspicious. We hope she was excited and joyed, not worried.

1.December.1983, Thursday (Your birthday -258 days):
Today your mother is telling your father about her pregrancy and he is celebrating to be a daddy!

Day 1.December.1983, Thursday is also important in that, your heart has pumped for the first time today. We don't know if it is a coincedence that your father learned about you in the very day, your heart first pumped!

15.February.1984, Wednesday (Your birthday -182 days):
Your parents could have lawfully got an abortion until 15.February.1984, Wednesday so this is also an important day of your life. Today they decided you should live!

We are glad they didn't otherwise, we'd lose one site visitor in pokemybirthday.com.

15.August.1984, Wednesday(Your birthday):
You are born to a cruel world. Happy birthday little buddy! We hope you remember to enjoy your life which was a big journey from day minus 310 to today.
Some Interesting Facts About Your Life
Born on 15.August.1984? Here is some interesting facts about your life:

Your lucky days are Wednesday (Conceivement date, Your parents decided to not to have an abortion, You were born) and Thursday (Your first cell is built, Your mother suspects she is pregnant, Your heart beat for the first time).
You are 24 years 39 weeks 6 days 1 hour 26 minutes 38 seconds old.
You will receive your next birthday gift in 13 weeks 22 hours 33 minutes 22 seconds later.
If your hair were never cut since 15.August.1984, it would be 3.607 m. today.
If your nails were never cut since 15.August.1984, they would be 8.949 cm. today.
An apple tree seeded on 15.August.1984, bore 2,197.854 kg. apple till today.
Its contribution to economy is $8,769.4 and it fed 3,688 people. We hope that in your life you, as a human being, achieved more than that poor apple tree.








Thursday, May 14, 2009



Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Joe Wong is not a genius. He was a miracle, but that ended soon after birth. However, Joe Wong has come a long way from a slimy fertilized egg in China to a unique comedian with a dry sense of humor in America .

Joe Wong is one of the best known comedians in the New England area and is a favorite at comedy clubs, corporate functions, fundraisers and colleges.



Joe Wong is not in this picture. Taken from JoeWongComedy.com


This guy is awkward as shit but it works for me. The jokes I find really funny because though he is foreign born, and by many indications fulfills the whole stereotypical smart, nerdy, asian chemist thing, he is remarkably dry yet optimistic and quirky. I mean how many nerdy asian guys with thick accents find enjoyment in cleverly vocalizing their odd assimilation experiences? not many. and even fewer actually succeed in pleasing humor. there are a lot of asian american comedians who i find cheesy and terrible. comedians who come from ethnic backgrounds can obviously use their unique upbringings to present interesting perspectives and jokes, but when people just use the whole my mom is a crazy asian lady that sounds uneducated and demonic, it gets old. needless to say with time, those kinds of unoriginal sets reinforce stereotypes more than anything. joe wong's got a leg up on all those bitches.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


Today this guy came in the shop looking for some chukka lows. I asked him what size he was and he told me 7.5 inches. Let me illustrate that this man was burly as fuck, tall, and definitely didn't wear middle school boy sized shoes. He was obviously not talking about his shoe size. so I said "no, your shoe size." and he confirmed my suspicions by saying," oh well that's my cock size. just incase you wanted to know." Great. No I didn't want to know that. So He bought some shoes and left with his donkey dick in his hands. weirdo.

BEACH BOYZ FOREVER







holy fucking random. uncle jessie with a weirdo baby bouncing beach boys cover.

Monday, May 11, 2009

what do you know? the rock and roll hall of fame annex is opening in soho tomorrow and yoko ono is curating a lennon years in new york city exhibit. so fucking siked! some people follow morrissey around, some people worship roky or king diamond. clearly, john lennon is my lemmy.






PSYCHIC REALITY

is a major Jungian concept. Jung's ontological position for understanding the psyche is based upon esse in anima (Being-in-Soul), which refers primarily to the continually creative act of fantasy; that is, the psyche creates reality every day.

Jung states that our psychic substance consists of images, and that all consciousness and experience of the inner-outer world depends on 'fantasy-images' of the psyche.

It is imagination that creates our images of nature, that creates our worlds and shapes our material realities. Everything is in image before it is in body or mind, and what we see around us is already constructed through the images (guiding fictions) that we carry of it. Paradoxically, we live in the midst of these images and yet they are also within us. As in dreams, the psychic world is experienced empirically as inside us and yet it encompasses us with images.

Since our psychic reality consists solely of images, which, in turn, are structured by archetypes, image-making is recognised as a royal road to soul-making. For Jung, to be 'in soul' is to experience the fantasy in all realities and the basic reality of fantasy.



ANIMUS

It is a woman's outstanding characteristic that she can do anything for the love of a man. But those women who can achieve something important for the love of a thing are most exceptional, because this does not really agree with their nature. Love for a thing is a man's prerogative.



Unconscious assumptions or opinions are the worst enemy of woman; they can even grow into a positively demonic passion that exasperates and disgusts men, and does the woman herself the greatest injury by gradually smothering the charm and meaning of her femininity and driving it into the background. Such a development naturally ends in profound psychological disunion, in short, in a neurosis.
"Woman in Europe" (1927) In CW 10: Civilization in Transition. P.245

Sunday, May 10, 2009