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the matrix reloaded

my commuter train platform has finally reopened after renovations, but now the dot matrix typography on the information displays has weird, nonsensical, thick and thin strokes. huh. more dot matrix typography here   Advertisements

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road show

layered and weathered decals on the outside of this long island rail road train appear as an interesting distressed type effect

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too, loose…

Ok, I spotted this graffiti again, on the back of another truck. What does it say?: “STYLE?” “S-LIVE?” Can anyone help?

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hometown shout-out

enjoyed seeing Steely Dan at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a beautiful venue built at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival. There is a great museum there commemorating Woodstock and the Sixties Era. During his spoken intro to “Hey

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uptown girl (& boy)

thoroughly enjoyed the Billy Joel concert at Madison Square Garden (despite our “nosebleed” seats lol)  I laughed when the Jumbotron screen caught Christie Brinkley in the audience, dancing to “Uptown Girl.” I was reminded of directing a shoot of Christie and

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here kitty

i like this sticker i spotted on the air pump at a gas station.

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landscape portrait

photo of hand-stenciled lettering on landscaping van

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