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churchofmeat:

Rotofugi bought a Mold-a-rama and turned it into a Roto-a-matic, making injection molded toys for you live!

YES.

calumet412:

Lakeside at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Sheridan and Balmoral, 1921, Chicago.

Where my maternal grandparents honeymooned in the ’40s. The LSD extension in the early 50’s cut-off the hotel from the lakefront. And it closed in ‘67. [Wikipedia]

Waiting for the North Av bus ca. 1959 by masMiguel on Flickr.

Found this sweet set on Flickr. Some gent has scanned his families pictures of 50s/60s Wicker Park. Lotsa street scenes, people. Pretty cool!

Via Flickr:
Corner of Leavitt. Taken by Rich with his Leica M2..

Yeah, it’s a burner. So what?
And it’s really hard to text on. And the screen is a 1.5” square. But flipping the phone open and snapping it shut is a nice piece of nostalgia.
P.S. The phone I had at the end of high school in 2001 was more advanced than this piece of shit. But then again, this piece of shit only cost me $20.

Yeah, it’s a burner. So what?

And it’s really hard to text on. And the screen is a 1.5” square. But flipping the phone open and snapping it shut is a nice piece of nostalgia.

P.S. The phone I had at the end of high school in 2001 was more advanced than this piece of shit. But then again, this piece of shit only cost me $20.

This.

See you there!

See you there!

Wish I could make their show this weekend. In the meantime, I’ll just stream the album.

asianmanrecords:

Jaded in Chicago has put up a full album stream of RATASUCIA’s debut album, “White Noise Pollution.

We’re proud to present an exclusive stream of Ratasucia’s debut album White Noise Pollution. Ratasucia is the newest project from Dan Hanaway, (The Honor System/The Broadways/Slapstick) Chris Carr, (The Honor System) and Tim Scare. It’s scheduled to be released later this summer on Asian Man Records, but you can get an advance listen of the entire album below.

Ratasucia is playing this Saturday, 4/30 at Pancho’s – 2200 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL. – with Lenin/McCarthy, Vacation Bible School, The Anchor and DirtyBird. The show is all-ages and doors are at 6:00 PM. They’ll also be at Asian Man’s 15th Anniversary Festival in San Francisco this June.

“White Noise Pollution” will be available on  vinyl sometime in May. Click HERE to listen to the stream!

Donald Duks Hot Dogs, Chicago