News From May 2011

The last of Berlin...

I have more photos from Berlin. Actually I'm home now, got back yesterday, and now have a fast computer and plenty of time to do this web-log. It's hard when you are trying to experience a city, see it, walk amongst it, take photos, eat, keep a dairy, and create an exciting but informative itinerary for a young couple's first encounter with said city. You realize there is no time for something so metaphysical and illusory as blogging.
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Did some photo-boothing while the youngs were out eating dinner.
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Who likes waiting for those?
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The tower is omnipresent.
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"You look familiar."
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It's nice to see the young couple soaking in the culture. Who knows what sort of impression this trip will have on their lives. Will it instill the travel bug? Has this informed their world view?
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These critters, although mythological, are pretty cool. When people walked into the ancient city of Babylon, and through the Ishtar gate and beheld this beast, I wonder what went through their minds.
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As mentioned above, saw a Pettibon show at CFA in Berlin.
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Sabrosa Bebida time. Leckere Getränke doesn't have the same poetry, so it stays in Spanish.
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Posted May 31st, 2011 by Nora Tschirner and Xenia Seeberg once had an episode...
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Posting about Berlin from London

Some more images...
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Boris Mikhailov show, awesome.
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Raymond Pettibon show, also, awesome.
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Hope you get to see some shows by these people in your life.
Posted May 29th, 2011 by no time to think of german girls...
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Berlin-------is for lovers.

More images digitally snatched from Germany.
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The year Grant was born...
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Keith Haring was painting the Berlin Wall.
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Imagine baby Grant.
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As seen on Milk Teeths.
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Grant makes it a menage-a-trois with that grass planter.
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This is turning into the Grashly heavy-petting blog.
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Look at that buttery light.
Posted May 26th, 2011 by Claudia Schiffer and Eva Padberg went to__________
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Berlin: Part 2

A capital time in the Republik...
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Today's all-knowing youth.
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Atop the Berliner Dom.
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Something for the sock team.
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"Pretend it's the 80's"
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Without words.
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Von Stauffenburg one man who tried to kill Hitler and got pretty close.
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Posted May 24th, 2011 by Eva Braun and Kate Winslet what is the connect?
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Some Random Imagery

From the archives for your enjoyment.
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Andrew Reynolds and Brian Sumner, Amsterdam.
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This kid took a bribe, let us skate on the property he was supposed to be protecting, and let me photograph him.
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Elissa Steamer.
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New York City. This photo will be in a book coming out by Rizzoli.
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Erik Ellington, Utrecht, Netherlands.
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Rob and Jackie, HB
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Posted May 20th, 2011 by Sometimes you just have to spend your money
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Berlin, Bundesrepublik Deutschland

A few days in this wonderful place.
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Rapeseed flowers covered Germany as we arrived from Copenhagen, via Hamburg.
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An enchanting place.
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Along the river Spree...
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Look at the kids alive and thriving in a new country.
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Statutory Rape.
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No boards? What posers we are.
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No photo.
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Posted May 19th, 2011 by Heidi Klum and Diane Kruger use your imagination...
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The extra hard nib end of CPH

The rest of my photos from Copenhagen, even though I still have Berlin photos to post, and I'm posting these from Rome...
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Ashley has a destroyed knee thanks to some butthole driver that ran her over, now she has a really hard time walking, and that's all I'm making her do as we walk all over Europe. Bumming. But hopefully bumming and being enriched at the same time, and not holding a grudge on me.
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Taking photos while on the roller coaster. The guy with his hand up in the air holds all of our lives in his hand-brake...
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"No photos!" - photo both lady
"Already shot it" - me
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Take a crap with your old man...
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Late night in Tivoli
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Ashley with Ashley.
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Posted May 16th, 2011 by Brigitte Bardot and Elisabeta Canalis (spelling?)
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The biggest city in Demnark: Part 2

By over 200,000 people.
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Here we go. If this was in the USA these people would be arrested immediately for offending somebody, and possibly put on the sexual predator list. But In Copenhagen, all is good. These people are promoting the use of sunscreen cream.
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"Hey Monica, spend your morning making a poster alerting the public that our prices have not changed." -some asshole
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Freezing cold.
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Grashly.
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What does your towns' city hall look like?
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Money gone...
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Grant and I checked out the bowl in Christiania. There were boards laying around and only a few young kids skating flat at the bottom of the ramp. We grabbed the boards and started zipping.
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gap to...
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...smith.
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A handful of love.
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Posted May 12th, 2011 by deanna is in control - i'm out
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Photos from Christian Kline

I got these in the mail the other day...
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My old friend Christian Kline who I skated with in the late 80's early 90's found some old photos of Deanna and me and just put them in an envelope and mailed them with this post-it note...
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These are from around 1991 or earlier.
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I had a much straighter hairline...
Posted May 12th, 2011 by The best mail ever is a look into the past.
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Adventures in Copenhagen

Some images captured via pocket digi-cam expressly for by beloved web log viewers.
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Flying into Europe is a long day and by the time we are ready to get on our plane to Denmark from London, we are dead.
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The Nils Staerk Gallery. If you are in Copenhagen anytime from now until June 23rd, stop by and see the show!
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Old Carlsburg Brewery. Shameal-Shamazzle.
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For the skaters.
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I love that in Europe they don't worry about lawsuit enticing playground equipment.
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Carlsberg used to use the swastika was a symbol before Hitler ruined it. In the buildup and aftermath of the war of course, they stopped using it.
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The brewery is covered in Swastikas...
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Deanna is wondering, what's up with these? Then we did some research.
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Dancing kids...
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Woodcuts.
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I told Deanna not to talk with Goths.
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Building new stuff...
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Danger.
Posted May 10th, 2011 by Angela Merkel used to fantasize about Margaret Thatcher
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I neglected to take ANY shots of my show

Blowing it super hard.

See some images on the Nils Staerk website. Or on their Facebook. And on Emerica's Facebook there are even more! And Grant H. has photos on his web log.
Posted May 7th, 2011 by Lesbo is more-bo if you live in Greece.
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Just a tad more from Huntington

The summertime is surreal here.
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These are scanned from a proof sheet, so the quality is not so hot.
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I am in Copenhagen for my exhibition at Nils Staerk gallery (opening May 6th) and will do some galavanting around Europe for a month. Posting after this week can be sparse. My apologies to the frequent visitors. I may be linking some things on Facebook, so you can always look there.
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Posted May 4th, 2011 by Venus and Serena Williams learned to scissor at summer camp.
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Kobenhavn

Starting to set up in Copenhagen, Denmark...
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Posted May 3rd, 2011 by Creature
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Photos from Huntington Beach

Again, more photos from downtown HB.
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DEANNAAAAA! In my shot again!
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Santa's Workshop or the Easter Bunnys' hideout?
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Younger minds are more impressionable.
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Even Grant in getting into the getting into my shot business...
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I am in Copenhagen for my exhibition at Nils Staerk gallery (opening May 6th) and will do some galavanting around Europe for a month. Posting after this week can be sparse. My apologies to the frequent visitors. I may be linking some things on Facebook, so you can always look there.
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Fetal baby waiting to get a logo sprayed on it.
Posted May 2nd, 2011 by Marcia and Jan Brady were innapropriate on a sleepover
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