The top news for the past couple of days has been Steve Jobs’ passing away, and the #OccupyWallStreet movement. The movement started September 17th and is still going on. There’s been coverage about it but one can tell that its not the full-coverage that we are all receiving. Though, that is a story for another time and place.
Meanwhile, from all of the recent developments of it, there has been a surge of passionate story-telling be it in a form of a tweet, an interview,1 or a written, poetic “official statement” which was recently read out by Keith Olbermann.2
Another product of this, I must say, has been the print-design work that has been made available to the public by Adbusters. The one that stands out the most to me is the visual-art piece with the dancer on the “Charging Bull”.
I had this growing interest lately of getting myself a bike. It’s been a minute since I’ve had one to be honest. I remember having fun w/ my generic-BMX back in the P.I. with my bowl-cut. I remember going through the streets with our generic-BMX crew and hoping over speed bumps; making ramps; and eating it hard on the pavement filled with small rocks and pebbles. We were fortunate we didn’t crack our skulls as we got mad air most of the time, only to be brought back down to Earth by the Law of Physics.
Anyways, check this video out by Rocketboom correspondent Ella Morton when she interviews Josh Hadar about his hand sculpted custom bicycles.
PS. For owners who are bike officianados, road or mountain bike? In terms of riding versatility for street, hills, dirt, etc. (I’m guessing mountain?)
One of the primary reasons why I’ve grown to love the Dodgers.
Baseball World Series
Subway Series: Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson charging wildy fr. 3rd base as unwary NY Yankee catcher Yogi Berra squats behind Dodger batter during Jackie’s steal of home plate in the 8th inning of the 1st game of the World Series at Yankee Stadium.
Location: New York, NY, US
Date taken: September 28, 1955
Photographer: Ralph Morse
This photo is from the LIFE photo archive hosted Google here. It’s very nice of them to do this as more people can reflect back to the great images that Life has taken over the years.
With all the current initiatives of getting people to go out and vote for this upcoming November, I got an idea for another DIY project. Thinking of inspiration, I happen to like how the “LOVE” sculpture by Robert Indiana stuck out. One of the tasks I needed to get me started with the project was to find the type used for it.