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December 31 asides

Mission Workshop I was walking in my old ’hood and noticed a sign pointing down a dead-end alley which previously looked like it only contained the back doors to businesses fronting on the next street. The sign was for Mission Workshop, and it had a cool logo, and I was curious…so I checked it out. […]

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Thursday Top 5+1

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN0q8SvlQAk] Google 411It’s free. The pizza’s not. The Modern San FranciscanBy local artist Mike Giant. [via MissionMission] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJKYyM8nfMQ] “Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)” by Jedward, featuring Vanilla IceThese two young guys were apparently controversial participants on “X Factor,” one of those TV talent competitions. As I never watch those things, I hadn’t heard of them […]

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Thursday Top 5

7,000 death metal logos? That’s like 1,850,000 spikes!Vice brings us a brief interview with Christophe Szpajdel, a designer who specializes in creating logos for death metal bands. He says he’s designed more than 7,000 of them in the last 20 years. I don’t know what’s more scary: that he made that many, or that there […]

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Bike to Work 1997

I found this email I sent out 11 years ago about a Bike To Work fundraiser I did for Bay Area Action, and I thought I’d archive it here in the journal. I did survive the 42-mile ride. I don’t, unfortunately, remember how much I raised. A little personal spam from your friend Mark don’t-hate-me-it’s-a-good-cause […]

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Trek Soho S

This is the one of the bikes I like. And I gotta say, Trek has a really good website.

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I had to scrub my hands for 3 minutes

Got a flat tire on my bike on the way to work yesterday : ( Changed it today in the bike storage room at work, and had to scrub fo’ evah to get all the black road-crud off my hands. Hmm. And I breath all that exhaust and crap in every day? Blech : P

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