Tuesday, October 30, 2007

doing what you want to do

What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan

the compact - a year without shopping


1) to go beyond recycling in trying to counteract the negative global environmental and socioeconomic impacts of U.S. consumer culture, to resist global corporatism, and to support local businesses, farms, etc; 2) to reduce clutter and waste in our homes (as in trash Compact-er); 3) to simplify our lives (as in Calm-pact)


r.i.p. halloween

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24 — This Halloween, the Glindas, gladiators and harem boys of the Castro — along with untold numbers who plan to dress up as Senator Larry E. Craig, this year’s camp celebrity — will be celebrating behind closed doors. The city’s most popular Halloween party, in America’s largest gay neighborhood, is canceled.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Friday, October 19, 2007

Thursday, October 18, 2007

mikey riley

Michael "Mikey" Riley headed west to San Francisco. Like many youths from the East Coast, Mikey was attracted to the liberal and diverse reputation of the city.He came to San Francisco to explore his passion: photography. However as living in the city became expensive, he was unable to support himself and work on his art.After a year of struggle, Mikey headed back home to Utica, New York. Here are his final few weeks in San Francisco and the long, hard trip back east

i don't make these things up

The fear of the number 666 is called hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.

eff amy winehouse

hello, von iva.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

overheard in the office

"groovy like a washboard"