Well I’ll be damned.

Surprisingly the feedback on Friday’s post was overwhelmingly positive so in response, I knuckled down and scanned the second and only other issue of the aforementioned fanzine. In my opinion the second offering was considerably more well done, and featured a broader smattering of topics, though still generally looked like shit.

This of course isn’t to say that the cover done by master Jason Jagel himself was anything other than brilliant, but when armed with only a xerox machine and a broken stapler, the results tend to fall on the side of rustic.
Anyhow, as you will find I began to develop a bit more flow than issue number one and was graced with interviews with The Pants, (now Drunk Horse), the oft regaled Garry Scott Davis, as well as a slew of other bike and music related nonsensery. Peruse at your leisure.
Ultimately, these magazines were what this website became.
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Page eight and nine
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Page sixteen and seventeen, otherwise known as a ‘centerfold’, suitable for display on one’s dormroom wall or gym locker.
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Back cover
Once again, I thank you for the opportunity to air these closeted skeletons, as they have been in there gathering dust for a very long time.
They’re happy to finally breathe.
Unless I get a seriously wild hair, this will be the last of these for a while, but I suppose anything is possible. I have alot of variations sitting around here.
Before we part ways, and while it’s fresh on my mind, my almost premiere as a profhessianal writer is upon us with a feature in the newest issue of Bike Monkey Magazine;
There is a bunch of other stuff in there as well, but I honestly haven’t read any of it because I’m still so dazzled with my own article.
I hope that good weekends were had for one and all. Because of Monday’s holiday, the regular posting schedule got gunked up, so in light of that, we will catch you on the Thursday or possibly Friday side of things.

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8 Responses to “Well I’ll be damned.”

  1. Duncan June 1, 2010 at 6:54 am #

    I had a jumpsuit like that in high school, but in navy blue. Cut the sleeves and pantlegs off and everything. It rode up my ass just walking around school. I can only imagine how it’d be on a bike.
    I guess that’s half the fun, though, huh?

  2. mostlypedals June 1, 2010 at 7:22 am #

    Ever seen someone try to wheelie a bike with a front tube full of water?
    Ever watched a drunk rent-a-cop try to belly dance?

  3. Thom P. June 1, 2010 at 8:11 am #

    new computer, new settings, I think I just submitted a blankety blank comment, oh well.
    What I was gonna say was:
    first off, this stuff is freakin’ awesome, and, er…second off, the Ferrentino piece spoke directly to me. I have done many of those “techs” and have had many done to me. Hot dog in the seat tube was always a rotten-stinking classic, but best I ever saw was water AND quikrete in a front tube. The time and ridiculous meticulousness involved still boggles my mind.

  4. Stevil June 1, 2010 at 9:50 am #

    I am still in possession of Geno’s Soulcraft. I think I might get to tinkering.

  5. irishpunk59 June 1, 2010 at 10:25 am #

    remembered that Ferrentino piece me and nuther coworker pulled something on yet another coworker he took it good naturedly enough being from ohio and all was kinda use to being picked on I guess anyways danzig is coming to reno maybe you should come up and heckle him I’d do it but since cyndi lauper is coming as well and I can probably heckle her and not get my ass kicked and yes I have had too much coffee today thanks for noticing

  6. Lucky June 2, 2010 at 3:54 am #

    Let the Tech Wars begin!

  7. blacksocks June 2, 2010 at 1:46 pm #

    damn, some gems in there. hail Los Amigos.

  8. el presidente June 2, 2010 at 9:21 pm #

    “…munch primeval carpet.” Classic. GSD rules