Memos from October 2008


EVGA Wallpaper Design Contest

It’s this sim­ple, cre­ate the most EVGA themed desk­top wall­pa­per in ONE of the three cat­e­gories list­ed below and show it off to the world! The oppor­tu­ni­ty is here to show your love and be cre­ative all at the same time. Design a wall­pa­per about EVGA moth­er­boards, graph­ics cards, or Mods Rigs. Get out there, get involved, have fun, be cre­ative and have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to win some seri­ous prizes, by design­ing the ulti­mate EVGA themed wall­pa­per!

Con­test time­line looks some­thing like the fol­low­ing (all times Pacif­ic):

  1. Sub­mis­sion. From 2008-10-01 12:00pm to 2008-10-31 11:59pm
  2. Judg­ing. From 2008-11-03 to 2008-11-07
  3. Win­ners announced. 2008-11-11 12:00pm

The Grand Prize will be Veloc­i­ty Micro Edge Z15. More details and prizes avail­able by going to http://www.evga.com/wallpaper/

Good luck!

Undefeated “Your 2‑Cents” T‑Shirts

Unde­feat­ed Las Vegas will be host­ing an in-store vot­er reg­is­tra­tion dri­ve as this Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 4th is the last day to reg­is­ter in the state of Neva­da. The dri­ve will be held from 12–8pm. Music will be pro­vid­ed by DJ Skee and DJ Franzen. Those who come and reg­is­ter will receive a t‑shirt designed by Geoff McFetridge below:

Unde­feat­ed LV
4480 Par­adise Road #400
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702–732-0019

Pho­tos of shirt pro­vid­ed via Fresh­ness Mag.

Lykke Li

Dang. Lykke Li. This broad is get­ting major hype. Not only is she bring­ing it, but she’s real­ly dope and tal­ent­ed. If you haven’t heard of the Swedish new­com­er’s “free spir­it­ed, per­for­mance pop” from my Urban Out­fit­ter’s LSTN #1 post a while back, you are miss­ing out. But, don’t fret—it’s not too late.

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Hollywood Says Don’t Vote

With the count­down to prob­a­bly one of the biggest choic­es Amer­i­cans are going face in the years to come, the Pres­i­den­tial Elec­tions will be here in no time. In an effort to get the word out for peo­ple to vote for their future, Declare Your­self1 part­nered up with some of Hol­ly­wood’s stars to get the mes­sage across. In this case, they did well using “reverse psy­chol­o­gy”:

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A cou­ple of bits that stood out for me are the ones from Jon­ah Hill and Sarah Sil­ver­man. Com­e­dy is com­e­dy. It’s just bound to get laughs but at the same time, tell the truth. “Truth in jest” right?

Any­ways, GO VOTE! Not only does it give your thoughts more weight when debat­ing things rang­ing from the Econ­o­my to Glob­al Warm­ing, but it also allows you to say “YES” when asked in the mid­dle of the debate, “did you vote?”

A cou­ple of ways to reg­is­ter online:

Vot­er reg­is­tra­tion dead­lines begin this upcom­ing Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 4th. Go do it now before its too late. It’ll only take a cou­ple of min­utes to reg­is­ter. Remem­ber, don’t com­plain if you can’t even exer­cise your right to vote. I hope that helps.

Update
Only a cou­ple more days till Novem­ber 4th, Declare Your­self pro­duced part 2 of the cam­paign:

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  1. Declare Your­self is the nation­al non­par­ti­san, non­prof­it vot­er ini­tia­tive aimed at reg­is­ter­ing Amer­i­ca’s 18-year-olds to vote in the 2008 pri­maries and gen­er­al elec­tion. DeclareYourself.com is your place for news and infor­ma­tion about the can­di­dates and issues, answers to your ques­tions about reg­is­ter­ing and vot­ing, and an easy-to-use online reg­is­tra­tion tool. Declare Your­self will give mil­lions of first-time vot­ers an active voice in their democ­ra­cy & prove that they are a force to be reck­oned with.
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Declare Yourself Public Service Announcements

Declare Your­self teamed up with pho­tog­ra­phers Mark Lid­dell and David LaChapelle along with Jes­si­ca Alba, Christi­na Aguil­era, Jonathan Ben­nett, LaToya Lon­don and Andre 3000 to bring some PSAs to get peo­ple to vote this upcom­ing Novem­ber’s Pres­i­den­tial Elec­tions.

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