Wednesday, December 17, 2008

X-mas wishlist

Now before going into this know that I'm broke. I have no intent in getting you a gift nor do I want you to get me one. However, if you are one of the privilaged ripe with green pocketbooks and want to see me open gifts, my friend this list is for you.

The gift of knowledge.

More than 640 pages devoted to black letter, showcases 333 typefaces collected by Judith Schalansky, accompanied by a CD of 150 usable fonts. Four of them were created just for this book. At $75 this is not an easy purchase in times that call for frugality, but there is no denying me my bible.
Fraktur Mon Amour
Available at Quimby's

How about something that will stand the test of time.

Stickler's Odds 'N Ends tattoo studio in Rockford. Andrew Stickler's custom flash style suits my needs, but parking tickets and gas bills are are cleaning the bank. I'm thinking The term "CORN FEED" across my knuckles, twin rooster in rampant stance fighting each other with blood and sweat pouring out, or and ear of corn husk peeled back revealing radiant kernals.
Stickler's Odd 'n Ends

For you big spenders.

Drivers East, High Performance Driving for Motion Pictures. This school was formed to train new Stunt Drivers who need not only to slide a car, but to be able to hit a mark consistently and safely. They do this on a closed circut, I want to bring this to the street.

Day 1:
Forward Slalom, Use of mirrors/reverse slalom with mirrors, Braking, Threshold braking, 4 wheel braking, Braking to a mark, Forward 180º left, Forward 180º right, 90º right, 90º left
Day 2:
Reverse slalom and use of mirrors, Lane change 90's / Drift 90's, Box 90º's right to a mark, Box 90º's left to a mark, 180ºs right to a mark / 180's left to a mark, Reverse 180º's, Skid Turns (Fish Tails)
Two day course costs: $1775 Plus I'll need to been flown to New Jersey
Drivers East

Actually all I want is to fuck an athletic girl I respect.

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