Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Level Impressions

It’s cross season in Nebraska — and everywhere else, I imagine — and contrary to popular marketing and myth, it doesn’t mean it’s time to glue tubulars, or drill dismounts, or hup hup some run-ups. [ more of my first post to Level mag here ... ]

where does the time go

so yeah, not much progress...
but i'm actually getting close to setting the upper cabinet above this counter.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

it's candy


box of plutonium

mumler, mumlers, mumlering

Monday, September 28, 2009

photo show

Weekly Link Round-Up

Gangs of Rio narrated slide show.

Miranda July recreates extras.
Eric Joyner paints robots and donuts.
New Yorker illustrator Adrian Tomine has a new website.
A full album of out take beats from Jay-Z's The Blueprint for free download.
Gilbert Crocket in Doin' Thangs.
NASA has some sick aerial photos.
Rad posters from Jonathan Haggard.
Kurt Vonnegut reads Breakfast of Champions.
Two Ira Glass interviews..
Here he talks about taking his TV show on hiatus.
Here he interviews Joss Whedon

Saturday, September 26, 2009

ditch days

Ditch Days from SPONTAZY on Vimeo.

Friday, September 25, 2009

high five

(probably a repost)

I've been buried for the last few months.

how's the problem?

high five.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

party @ the BorK haus. Need a bit of halp moving some pinball machines too.


Sat Oct 10th we will be having a kegger to christen the new man cave (pictured above) We have been working all summer on cleaning out the basement and finally can move my pinball machines into the basement. Soooooo.... how better to get folks to help me move my pinbot and bride of pinbot along with a keg fridge into our basement than offer beer, chili, cinnamon rolls, and good times?

We have a fully loaded wii and might get some live music going on. 3 PM start. 429 F st. I am going to get a dartboard here in the next few days and stuff so if you want to swing by that would be awesome. I have my messageboard down with helping and the actual moving part should only take a few minutes.

Hope you swing by.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

record store

ti and i are on a shoot in new hampshire. went to a college record store, like I use to when i was younger, i afraid they are for the most part a thing of the past. this was a little hidden gem in the basement of a building in Keene, new hampshire---this jazz band The Bad Plus was playing, fell in love with the music and bought the cd called "Suspicious Activity?" nice
this you tuber is another nice track, enjoy

help them

Via: Chronicle Books

Monday, September 21, 2009

The Big Oh Three

Happy birthday, Molly!

Weekly Link Round-Up

French skate mag, Soma just put a .pdf of issue 12 online. 

All Songs Considered goes deep into the remastering of The Beatles.
Mad Men on Oprah today. Hopefully more people start watching.
Pig 05049 gets made into 185 different projects. Via: Kottke
Dallas Clayton just started up a the Awesome World Foundation. Check the video too.
Diagrams of sleeping problems. Via: Slate's Twitter
Hookworm cures Asthma! Read about it here and hear about it on Radiolab.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Eat the Male

I almost ran over this fine specimen of tarantula one evening. She was just out to find a mate, kill him, lay her eggs in his corpse so that when the babies hatched they could consume their host/father. Makes you think.

Karma? part 2.


A couple of new bikes in the family this month. These bikes should really get both Molly and I to the next level. I'm hoping to get pedals for myself some time next year.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


product of the month

I'm not sure if this tops last month's Product of the Month, but it sure is Kool!

Kool Keith - 98 Year Old Refrigerator

Via: Rad Dudes

The Cool

Miles Davis. Photo by Herb Snitzer.

via: Waxin' & Milkin'


Bike Thief vs Street Justis from triple on Vimeo.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

bar code master

Scotts a local boy that makes rad art and can shred on a skateboard pretty rad.

cycle cross dressing & backyard haircutz

15th annual DFL urban outlaw cycle cross dress series

off to durango

Never been there, sure am excited.
Looks like seven or so Soulcraft riders will be there.
sswc09 here we come.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Weekly Link Round-Up

I know nothing of Circuit bending, but that hacked Nintendo looks bad ass.
Pablo Escobar brought hippos to Columbia.
Michael Pollen thinks Big Health is gonna start fighting Big Agribusiness over better food.
Trailer for American Artifact, the gig poster documentary.
Should twitter count URLs against your 140 character count? Fuck no!
The Atlantic writes about Professional Bloggers.
Tipper Gore is a photographer. Who knew..?

Sunday, September 13, 2009

manny coon

Manny Coon from SPONTAZY on Vimeo.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Was he saying just one photo?

Or was he telling me not to shoot? Too late Soldier Boy. Beijing, China. Photo: Brittain

Friday, September 11, 2009

the guide to lincoln

found this

found this camping at lake powell this weekend. When was the last time soda cans had these kind of lids...the 1970's???

Thursday, September 10, 2009

on the same theme



and an extra for the kiddies


Limited edition T-shirt

Relive the 'eight-two' in this stylish retro-fashion garment. Seafoam green logo front/back screened on the black American Apparel T. Available now at Monkey Wrench Cycles World Headquarters.

where do you get your music?

Birds on the Wires from Jarbas Agnelli on Vimeo.

In turkey they call it coffee

I make Turkish Coffee regularly and the frothy cup in the picture was done by an expert, believe me.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Crack is a hell of a drug.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Weekly Link Round-Up

Learn Something New Everyday. Via; Chris Glass.
Ellen Ruppel Shell talks Cheap on the Leonard Lopate Show.
We built a ping pong table in our garage.
Ken Block does more crazy driving for DC, this time with Dyrdek in a go cart.
Massive collection of Union Labels. Via: What Consumes Me.
Rue Est Vers L'image is a French skate video contest that always produces some fun stuff.

Monday, September 07, 2009


Downtown Cruise from SPONTAZY on Vimeo.

My favorite thing to do on a skateboard is just cruise around.

By Doing Whatever, One Becomes Whoever

Via: Rouler Editor

Friday, September 04, 2009

Doublecheck Your Head

Beastie Boys remixed with Beastie Boys.
Listen or download at Doublecheck Your Head.

Swine Flu Visualized

"The stand-out statistic from all this is the US’s death rate at 1.2%. It’s the only Western nation in the above-average rankings. This may be down to Swine Flu’s particularly lethal interaction with obesity. An estimated 34% of American’s are obese (CDC)."

Tons (so to speak) more at Information Is Beautiful
Via Coudal


Come for the transporter, stay for the wolf.

Via Drawn!

Thursday, September 03, 2009

People of Walmart

I know it's been awhile since I've posted. I hope this makes up for it. Enjoy.

shake it like a polaroid picture

im not sure what to think about this... more than not knowing what to think about the video itself i dont know what to think about the fact that i was looking for videos of dancing babies...

I'm having a showing of my photos!

3 frames


Pic above because forcing all of you to load an animated gif is just not fair.

Three Frames is pretty much that, 3 frames of a movie in gif form. Some decent ones there.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Tracker Skateboard Bikes

So this bike was given to my wife by her brother Kevin a really long time ago and for the last 5 or 6 years it's been my commuter. It was made in 1990 by Tracker Skateboard Trucks, but I don't know much else about it. I have not changed much on it, replacing only the tires and have removed the pedal cages. I love showing this bike off and it deserves a feature on a blog that is mostly about skateboarding and bicycles. Look closely at some it's unique features. All XT, motocross sized brake levers, rear brake on bottom of frame, carbon handle bars and check out where the front brake cable is routed down the stem. It has both Tracker and Mammoth stickers on it, but I don't know what it is exactly. I just love it.

Neil Blender

How sweet is this ollie?
I shot it at the Del Mar Skate Ranch in the mid 80s.

Call To Arms

Sliced from Heeb Magazine

Via Waxin' And Milkin'

how you like me now?

my posse's getting big...
my posse's getting bigger...

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Is this guy Rock'n'Roll?

The Dutchess & the Duke 8
The Dutchess & the Duke at Studio Gallery, Toronto