A mélange of design, photography, music and life from Madison, Wisconsin

Can I Be Blunt?

Posted: July 13th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Art, Sites | Comments Off on Can I Be Blunt?

Blunt cards are lol-ishious!

… enough already!


The time has come

Posted: May 14th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Site of the Week, Sites | Tags: | Comments Off on The time has come

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We’re quiting facebook commit to quit May 31st, 2010

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Ouch#Shit!

Posted: May 12th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Art, Music, Site of the Week, Sites | Comments Off on Ouch#Shit!

Animated Album Cover Tumblr blog

I blame Jaime Martínez (whoa! his photos are excellent!) and MIA and NEET!


BBBeltane!

Posted: April 30th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: hip hop, ka-boom!box, Madison, Music, newlow, Photography, Sites | Tags: | Comments Off on BBBeltane!

Bing!
Beck’s Record Club: Velvet’s Run, Run, Run

Record Club is an informal meeting of various musicians to record an album in a day.

Bang!
Breakin’ The Law: 7 Deadly Styles
This weekend, Monona Terrace!

My shots from 2008

Boom!
KA-BOOM!BOX DJ Explosion Saturday night!
Buy Test Pressing, help Chuck Dukowski
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Zero bids! Wha?


Want vs. Need

Posted: April 22nd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Art, DZign, newlow, Sites | Comments Off on Want vs. Need

Erin Hanson (recoveringlazyholic)

Really like this one!

Want vs. Need (lateral scrolling – YES!)

When I was 8 I wanted a puppy
When I was 10 I wanted parachute pants

My response
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Bing! Bang! Boom!

Posted: April 16th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Found, Madison, Music, Sites | Tags: | Comments Off on Bing! Bang! Boom!

Bing!
Wrecka Stow Day tomorrow! Too many exclusive releases to list! I am excited- Mad City, I will be in my sleeping bag at your doorstep tomorrow am. Hope your coffee is hot. Fela 10″ Live from LA 1969 Fuk YEAH!

Bang!
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Who’s got this excellent mix digitized? Must has! AcidikDubElektroHopJazz

Boom!
LizD, Luv the hell outta that girl! Mad Tea Party indeed!


Nonduality

Posted: April 14th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Sites | Tags: | Comments Off on Nonduality

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We cannot take one lens without the other, and such pairs of spectacles filter our experience of the world.


Daily Dharma

Posted: March 5th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Sites | Comments Off on Daily Dharma

Switching Off Automatic Responses

The crucial factor influencing how well we can respond in any given situation seems to be the level of mindfulness we can bring to bear upon the moment. If we don’t care to be present, unconscious decision-making systems will function to get us through to the next moment, albeit in the grips of (often flawed) learned behaviors and conditioned responses. If, on the other hand, we can increase the amount of conscious awareness present by manifesting mindfulness, we expand the range of our possible responses. Even if disposed to anger, we can choose to act with kindness. This is the essence of our freedom in an otherwise heavily conditioned system.

Andrew Olendzki, “Karma in Action,” Tricycle Winter 2008 (Full text)


Slayer!

Posted: March 5th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Art, Site of the Week, Sites | Comments Off on Slayer!

GREAT STREET ART site!

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Fuk Yeah! From Andre Firmiano, Sao Paolo


Color Devolution

Posted: February 24th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Sites | 1 Comment »

Free DVO song download here if you’re craving.

More entertaining than new toones may be the DEVO Color study
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The dog’s puke this am was kinda green, but that could have just been the light at 3:45, or my bad mood.

Take the quiz. Go Ahead! I’m red by DEVO’s standards, but consider myself more of a blue
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