Archive for the ‘Oddities’ Category

Occupy Oakland treesitters

November 23, 2011

















After most of the protesters were chased out of Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, most of the medi didn’t (a few days later) notice protesters up in some near-by trees.

How do you define poignant?

November 22, 2011










One of the books that was available at the Occupy Oakland library was “The Little Engine That Could.” 

Is that poignantcy in action or what?

June 11, 2011

“Defenestration” in San Francisco CA

June 8, 2011



































This art installation, titled “Defenestration,” done by artist Brian Goggin, was seen in San Francisco CA at Sixth St. and Howard.

48,000 Corks collected!

May 26, 2011

Better than no new picture at all?

May 19, 2011

What song has the lyrics:  “I see a red phone and I want it painted black!”?

Elephants in Oakland?

May 17, 2011

Some fans of the Oakland A’s have merchandise that features an elephant on the left sleeve.

Tiki god (statue) arrives at UCB

May 13, 2011

 On Thursday May 12, 2011, men wearing “Event Staff” T-shirts were seen delivering a Tiki god statue to the campus of the University of California in Berkeley. 

No other caption material was available.

Photo for “Kurt in the Art Dept.”

May 12, 2011

The fellow at Tiki News collects Tiki culture stuff.  We used to work with him in Santa Monica, so when we found this curtain for sale in Berkeley CA, we thought we’d take a photo, post it, and try to get word to him.  We won’t get no commission, so we’ll try to post an item about what happens after this post gets posted.

For Gonzos only?

April 28, 2011