12.08.2004

STATEN ISLAND SHOULD JUST SECEDE
AND JOIN NJ

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so yeah, staten island. long bike ride from one end of the island to the other (surreal and seems like we were suddenly all in ohio), crazy xmas decorations on every other lawn. 28 degrees, puddles are ice. climbing around an abandoned boat yard (and only had one person fall through the rotted docks). "locals" try to pick fights with us right off the boat (2 of you, 25 of us, gee i wonder who would win), others ride by hanging out an open car door screaming that they "can't wait to f*ck you! (up?)", or they are really friendly and invite us in to brown nose annies for a drink (of course that's also where the huge guys with iron crosses on their leather jackets are hanging out, so maybe it was good we didn't stay long). the american diner (see mural). watching porkchop do backbends on both third rails while waiting for subway that only came every hour or so. taking the 5 am ferry home, and then making the trek back to bushwick. . . just in time to see the sun come up.
and that was my friends birthday party last friday night, 10 hours start to finish. i think i could finally feel my feet again by sunday night.

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MP3:

this one goes out to the fat man half falling out of the moving car (since he had to open the door to get a better angle) yelling threats at us on a quiet staten island street (see above). Avenue D is a two-some originally from miami. now they are surviving the implosion of the electroclash scene here in nyc. hot slutty lyrics (ie. SUPER not work-safe, and not really kids-under-18 safe either) combined with some booty-bass influenced electro beats make for a good time. unless you're really politically correct or easily offended by overt sexuality, then i suggest you skip this one. email me and i'll send you some Cat Stevens instead.

• Avenue D - Fuck Me (punk)


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4 comments:

  1. that statue of liberty mural is out of control.

    /pixietart

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  2. how come your pics are so much better than my pics? maybe because you're a pro. great pics.

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  3. looking back on this seelie, i think this post is a glory days pic. these photos are so good. not that we've left the glory days or anything.

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  4. oh, but the glory days are just beginning. . .

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