Memos from October 2011


Inspiration — Karmin, Crash Your Party on the Radio

In the spir­it of awe­some reac­tions, how would you react hear­ing your song on the radio for the first time? Here’s how Karmin expe­ri­enced their moment.

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Also, dig­gin’ that track. Can’t wait to hear more from this duo. And for every­one else on the grind, keep on—chase dreams!

Oyaji


Some sushi, some biru, and some good ramen, orig­i­nal­ly uploaded by stechico.

In the SF area? More specif­i­cal­ly, in the Out­er Rich­mond? Feenin’ for some iza­kaya, good sushi and ramen? This is the place to be for those near the Out­er Rich­mond. Park­ing can be hec­tic but easy as well. I parked at the Legion of Hon­or lot on a Fri­day night (I think that was on 34th and Clement St.).

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Of Occupy Wall Street, Art and Design

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, 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”.

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  1. Watch Jesse LaGra­ca, from Occu­py Wall Street, talk to Fox News here. []
  2. Here’s the post of Kei­th Olber­mann read­ing out that state­ment by the NY Gen­er­al Assem­bly, video and tran­script. []
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