Berlin, Germany Part 2

Soon I will go back to good ole' B&W photos, I get my film back this weekend.
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A shadow of my former self.
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The German edition...
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The golden hour was kind to us.
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Berliner Dom, springtime.
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Changing film, Deanna style.
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Someone lost thier photos on the train tracks...
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I was hoping for some illicit imagery, but alas, twas only normal.
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Hanging out in the Helmut Newton photography museum. They are total dicks about taking photos in there, so I had to sneak a few.
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Two whole rooms are framed pages from his big book SUMO, sorta weird that they are not real prints, but you get to see a lot of stuff, even if you can see it all in book form at your own house.
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The bookstore had The Prevailing Nothing, that was unexpected.
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Saw this dude Walton Ford's show at the Hamburger Banhoff.
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Giant Flea.
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Posted June 9th, 2010 by everyone must be sick of my travel life by now
Sunny days!
Ford's stuff is pretty intense.
Always interesting to find random photos.
Nice weenus pic.
Posted By: Eggs McManus on June 9th, 2010 at 11:15AM PST
Took me a second to realize that was a n Ed book.
Posted By: john on June 9th, 2010 at 12:15PM PST
i won't be sick of your travel life as long as you keep posting photos of your shadowy pee-pee.

plus, i check my email, my friend's site, your site, maybe some news or devinbriggs.com, stop for a while, and then repeat. coming here has just become a habit. i'll be here in good times and bad.

i'm in germany, too. I got in yesterday--the airline lost my luggage with my board in it. my emotions -> :(
Posted By: vinny on June 9th, 2010 at 01:03PM PST
man i remember when i first learned about robert frank and the americans...mmmaaannnn
Posted By: Alessandro on June 9th, 2010 at 04:14PM PST
Is your stomach covering your dick in that piss photo? Get some skin tight pants and retarded sunglasses and cruise around suburbia on your bike to lose weight.

Paris au printemps.

Oh yeah, you totally bring photos of your GF's ass to Wal Mart for those trolls to develope I.E. print.

So,uh. Naked ladies and black and white photos? Boring.
My kind of art: http://metart1.com/

Imagine eating a flea that big,nevermind,you're vegan. maybe a little bite?

yeah,dude. Fuck you and fuck your traveling and actually going outside.
Just kidding :)
Is this your summer vacation or something? Enjoy your Europe days,overlord.

Vinny,it must suck all your shit is who knows where. Security guards are wiping their buttcracks with your clothes.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 9th, 2010 at 04:25PM PST
I sounded like a dick in that comment.

Oh yeah, I spent my time yesterday watching my Grandma die. She like just stopped breathing. I lost the charger for the nice camera so I couldn't take photos of her. She was like skin and bones and laid there staring off and had bruises and stuff from her capillaries breaking. Gnarly. I spent yesterday hugging my Mom.

Cool Captcha this time though
be vasquez
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 9th, 2010 at 04:28PM PST
Thanks guys...
Posted By: Ed on June 9th, 2010 at 06:18PM PST
Thoughts with you jgonz.
Posted By: Eggs McManus on June 9th, 2010 at 08:02PM PST
Thank you, Eggs.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 9th, 2010 at 09:51PM PST
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Posted By: Devin on June 9th, 2010 at 09:53PM PST
what the hell? it took me like 2 minutes to figure out what the first picture was and then down here in the comments everyone figured it out so quickly it seems haha.

I didn't like Walton Ford's art two years ago, now I can appreciate it. Anyone know if he also did the giant flea?

Delicious Souvenirs haha, what souvenir is edible?

on a serious note, my condolences to you Jgonz
Posted By: Mike on June 9th, 2010 at 11:33PM PST
Thanks, Mike
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 10th, 2010 at 07:31AM PST
JGonz, you speak of death so nonchalantly, but there is no substance in these texts. I'm sorry about your grandmother.

Nudity! Yeah!

I haven't picked up Kerouac in years. I recently started Dharma Bums & Lord knows I can't stop... Nudity, booze, mountains, Buddhism, sex, etc.. He's so good.

Was your hand a marker for how big that giant flea is?

Please bring me back that book. I have money now, so I'll try to buy everything Ed T. or Toy Machine.

I'd lost the prints to my first roll of film a few years ago. My sister had them under the seat of her car for 3 years.

Nice head.
Posted By: Jacob on June 10th, 2010 at 12:48PM PST
She was dead already. Like that old lady in Gummo.
Thanks,Jacob.

Were those photos taken by you on your facebook?
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 10th, 2010 at 04:32PM PST
Mhm.

In which album?
& why are we talking about our facebook on this?
We're friends on that titty site.

Most are mine, though.
Posted By: Jacob on June 10th, 2010 at 05:43PM PST
Human relationships are now Strictly internet.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 10th, 2010 at 06:03PM PST
speaking of internet relationships, i sent you and Jacob some friend requests. dont get weirded out.....haha


CAPTCHA:::::: of demagogs
Posted By: Mike on June 10th, 2010 at 06:38PM PST
Deanna's camera? 120film I know that! CAN someone help?!!!
Posted By: Pete! on June 11th, 2010 at 06:31AM PST
Mike, that was you?
You are creepy.
Posted By: Jacob on June 11th, 2010 at 10:57AM PST
that was me haha. you post your last name on here or its been said or something. i remembered somehow haha
Posted By: Mike on June 11th, 2010 at 11:49AM PST
Kirkby is different, but easy to remember.

"Hey, aren't you Jacob Kirkby?!?"

"Yeah, sup???"

Devin: "Aloha..."

Captcha: Toker states
Posted By: Jacob on June 11th, 2010 at 12:29PM PST
sorry about your grandma jgonz, my uncle got cancer so he will probably go soon too. Doctors say 4 months.

Lets be depressed together
Posted By: john on June 11th, 2010 at 03:19PM PST
Sorry to hear that John, I hope your Uncle the best.

Devin Briggs is like the coolest guy on the Sock Team.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 11th, 2010 at 09:55PM PST
"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist." –Stewart Alsop

"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time." –Mark Twain

"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent." –Buddha

"To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead." –Samuel Butler
Posted By: ed on June 11th, 2010 at 10:31PM PST
I kinda felt like a dick thinking to myself "My grandma needs to die" because not only is there really any reason to get better since she is doomed because of her Dementia and breathing problems she has to keep on suffering. Whenever we saw her we had to remind her who's dead and where she is and why and how long she's been there. Second hand smoke ruined her lungs.

"Sing me to sleep
And then leave me alone.
Don't try to wake me in the morning
'Cause I will be gone
Don't feel bad for me
I want you to know
Deep in the cell of my heart
I will feel so glad to go"

It's weird watching what the body does to try and survive.
Something called,you know, evolution.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 11th, 2010 at 10:52PM PST
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