25 March 2008

24 March 2008

A truck...a first.

Truck: Blue Label Herbs
The 26-foot Blue Label Herbs freight machine with logo + plant tag + sage photo.

Aaron Pinkus at Nortex Industries/Blue Label Herbs in Wylie, Tejas, is cool, brazen, savvy, brilliant, and effective in almost everything he does, both as a business man and ninja, yet also sometimes as a person. It is truly an honor to work with him.

Check out more of our efforts at www.bluelabelherbs.com.

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elsewhere: The Huffington Post cites GvsB in a piece about the democratization of the music industry. Sage friend + GvsB founder/editor-in-chief, Chris Cantalini, started the blog three years ago today. It was neat.

17 March 2008

Nolan Ryan

Back in business.Big Tex is back in business. The above displays the best Dallas Observer cover since November. November is a month in the autumn.

16 March 2008

Misc. SXSW 2008

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SXSW reminded me that twists and turns in life can reap positive rewards.

Click: SXSW in Polaroid/Holga 35mm.
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The post: part I
The post: part II
The post: part III
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Misc. GvsB press throughout the week. Click the pubs.

Wired
Paste Magazine
The Times London
LA Weekly
Idolator
New York Times ArtsBeat Blog
Aquarium Drunkard
Chris' SI.com announcement

Brooklyn Vegan incorporates El Guincho Polaroid

(Chris and I also curated a monthlong playlist for Sports Illustrated's NCAA Tournament blog, run by the illustrious Luke Winn.)

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The Gorilla vs. Booze photo post.

Pedernales wall.  Austin, Tejas.  12. March 2008.

06 March 2008

print ad.

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Basketball Leagues

Dallas Pressure Basketball Club advertisement.  Dallas Morning News.  03.06.08.

A pricey Dallas Morning News ad buy for a start up kids basketball league. After it was decided, initially, that Sports Day placement in the paper would be too exorbitant, a generous parent stepped to the free throw line and drained a clutch go-ahead, purchasing the real estate because her kid, allegedly ill as sin, is hungry for more thunder dunkin'. Also, the coaches are unreal and she thinks it's an invaluable outlet for young ballers who want to spend more time in the gymnasium with a rarefied breed of instructor in Samuels and Jennings, respectively.

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LeBron had a dream come true sort of performance on the NBA's biggest stage - Madison Square Garden - last night, a 50 pt, 10 assist, 8 rebound display that culminated in the following. I think what LeBron said is one of the most kind-hearted and empathetic real-time remarks you'll hear from one of the most elite superstars in sport: (via SI.com)

"It could have been scary, with 17-year-old Anthony Erskine from Mount Vernon coming right up to James to talk to him on the bench after James had departed for good with 23 seconds left.

''It was a great feeling. You get a fan to come down there to express the way he feels about you ... told me I was his favorite player, that never happens,'' James said. ''I respect him. I respect his pride and for him to come out there and tell me something like that face to face. It's like the (most) unbelievable thing that ever happened to me.''

Erksine said he's been a fan since James was a senior in high school, in 2002.

''I never got a chance to see him in person, and that's my favorite player. I want to be just like him. I never got a chance to meet him. So I finally got a chance to meet him in person,'' Erskine said.

''I never thought I would get a chance to see him again, so I figured 'Why not?'''

James said he was never afraid when he saw Erskine coming.

''I'm 6-9 and 260,'' James said. ''I'm all right.'

The MVP is an amazing kid when it comes down to it. He's a dude who understands his role better than just about anyone.

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05 March 2008

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