Sorry.I was wrong.
Everybody is happy nowadays.
One of my friends The photographer KAZU, A.K.A. ZIZO performed street photography in Shibuya in Tokyo in the heavy snow which fell in Tokyo in February.
ZIZO is the coolest guy!
so this is what 1000 days of band shirts looks like. with the exception of a few non band shirts but art related ones in the begining + a bunch of bonus shirts when i changed or wore a long sleeve they are here. it has been fun doing it.
i wanted to show in perspective what a 1000 blog posts look like in reality. so i imagined up this idea to fill a photo studio wall and this is what it looks like. took me 4 days and with the gracious help of day19 and his studio XIX Studios in Eagle Rock, CA a lot of help from my wife the photographer here emilyshur a few really great friends Victor, Lacey, and Matt i managed to erect this thing in a few days. People kept asking me what are you doing, and why? my answer was always the same. i dunno, and because i can. its the only real reason to do something i guess. i just wanted to see this picture in my mind come to reality. so i did. that it. if you click on the picture it should take you to a full size version you can nerd around on and look in more detail. have fun with it, spend some time kooking out. share it with your friends. then go make something like this yourself.
oh yeah below is a picture of the 1000 shirt which is technically not included cause i was wearing it. and if you were ever curious as to what i looked like after all this time, here you go.
thats me above doing my part to make the internet a better place.
Dude!! You made it!!
Shirt: Descendents - Nerds Invade Long Beach 2011
Color: Light Blue
Brand: Gilden Heavy Cotton
Source: Boom so i did it, 1,000! no big deal right? almost 3 years of not wearing the same shirt twice. why? cause i could i suppose. there is that part of me that is an archivist and thinks somewhere somehow this site will be a useful reference for some drunken bar argument out there about how many color ways the ALL Forknife shirt came in (the answer is 2 btw). So yeah. It started with ALL, so but all means 1000 should be Descendents. I know its not uber dance, rare or mind blowing, but like i have said on here before, I’m not here to blow your mind. I Just wanna do my thing and if you come along for the ride more power to you. Happy to have you along. It’s just that i have been listening to Descendents / ALL since i was 16. they mean a lot to me. the highs, the lows. Ive met friends because of them, I’ve broken up with friends to them. Ive followed them to MO, and the CO (in my mind) listed and bought every record they have ever made, every comp they were on, every song. I can truly say in a not staler sounding voice. I really embrace them. they are more part of my life than most of my family. thats weird to say, but true.
So to say i feel like i have gotten a lot from them is an understatement.
I mean c’mon how many bands do you know were around in 1979 still touring today and writing new songs (that are good) and span a generation of music lovers. Not many, id venture to say that you can count them on one hand.
Anyways. I did 1000 days. now what , who cares really? i dunno. from here on out i am def stopping the writing process (I know i said that at 500, but this time i mean it), Its hard. trying not to be redundant etc.. its time consuming. but i might still keep the Instagram up. Im almost convinced anyways that no one on Instagram knows about the blog and vice versa. so yeah as for these lengthy winded posts you can put a fork in them they are done. it was nice chatting with you n stuff.
Keep enjoying and supporting music and the bands you love. and if you see me out don’t be scared to say hello and get nerdy about shirts with me. i may look like I’m mean but i am as nerdy and dirty as the rest of you.
So proud!!! Congrats!!