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Entries from August 2007

Police caught trying to start riot at SPP

August 23rd, 2007 · 8 Comments

This kind of thing makes me sick. The police have been, caught on video, trying to start/provoke a riot at SPP demonstration last Monday afternoon. “Organizers of the protests at the North American leaders’ summit in Montebello, Que., say they have video that shows police disguised as masked demonstrators tried to incite violence on Monday… […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world · strangeness + randomness

Buy a gold fish (surfboard)

August 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

My buddy Johan is selling this brand new surfboard – Gold Quad Fin Fish (larger photos). Perfect for smaller surfer or someone hitting the river. “This little goldfish needs to be in the ocean, not an aquarium. Does any body want to liberate it? 5?8? x 16? x 20 1/2? x 16? x 2 1/2? […]

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Tags: family + friends · montreal + canada + the world · surf + skate + snow

The Prefab Fad

August 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on The Prefab Fad

Every time I see something like this; it makes my heart beat faster. has a short slideshow with some write-ups on the ‘pre-fab fad’. “Architects have been fascinated by prefabrication for a long time. I once saw a school in Costa Rica that had been designed by Gustave Eiffel in the late 19th century. […]

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Tags: design + art + typography

Trevor’s new art show

August 7th, 2007 · Comments Off on Trevor’s new art show

My friend Trevor Brown is good at drawing. He worked in our office for couple years (w/Blackeye) and we now have one of his illustrations (from his preview collection) on our walls here. He’s got a new series of work that I love — even from the small preview in the invite. “[The] Vernissage “PASSÉ […]

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Tags: design + art + typography · family + friends · montreal + canada + the world

Adanac font from 10four

August 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The 10four design group out of Vancouver has released a great free mac Dingbats font. ‘Adanac’ contains dingbats representing such great Canadian icons as the toque, Terry Fox, Hockey Tape, The Mullet, Beer, Gay marriage and tons more. “Adanac is an iconic font representing aspects of Canadian culture and history. Created by Vancouver based 10four […]

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Tags: design + art + typography · montreal + canada + the world · tech + the internet

Hardingham on WESC

August 3rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

Andrew’s a great guy and an awesome rider. I’ve hung around with twice at the Empire Shakedown — he’s a perfect fit with WESC, “Canadian Andrew Hardingham is joining the Superlative Conspiracy, meaning that we will have to deal with one of the craziest/weirdest people in the snowboarding scene today. According to Canadian distributor Jesse […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow · wesc