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it’s supposed to look like a fit or a commotion

Posted in Found Art by ¡¡¡THE ZONE!!! on March 25, 2009

not much to say about this one (unlike last week’s tirade).

TOURMAP

it is my sincere hope that everybody is having a nice spring. also: it is my sincere hope that if you want to have me play at your house when i go on a small east-coast tour this summer that you leave a comment. anywhere between boston and washington is rad! elsewhere i may keep in mind for futuretour. futuretour is in the future!

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bail bond business: recession proof?

Posted in Found Art by ¡¡¡THE ZONE!!! on March 18, 2009

Available Bail Bonds

Available Bail Bonds


whatever whatever. everyone is always talking about the economy these days. i want to talk about america. america is a strange country. america is a country where there were gunslingers and they got in jail a whole lot and their desertburned attorneys were probably not as well-learned and worldly as their city counterparts would be today. this is where we get our cliche of the great western jail with the black iron bars, the stone walls and the rugged-romantic hero breaking free.
Eastern Bail Bonds

Eastern Bail Bonds


in time, the business practices of small western towns would flourish to reinforce their partners on the coasts, gradually escalating into an environment where the exchange of business cards became a typical business formality and casuality, printed paper symbolizing an extended handshake and an extension of smalltown gee-whiz business values and the protestant work ethic the pilgrims preached.
AAA Bailmaster

AAA Bailmaster


the combination of the monopoly man with the iron bars shows the extreme silliness inherent in american business. this is a facet of america where aggregation of wealth and power is fetishized to the point that billionare nothing-tycoons become iconic crowdpleasers in the pop cultural viewscape. this bizarre amalgamation of imagery and function provides a telling look into the heart of what powers america. to quote frank zappa – “they ain’t going for no more / great midwestern hardware store”. it’s a money country, but somebody has to live in it

xenophobia?

Posted in Found Art by ¡¡¡THE ZONE!!! on March 11, 2009

hey guys hey guys hey. it’s tuesday. and you know what that means. blogtimes! now i don’t intend on turning this blog into everythingisterrible 2.0, but today’s post contains a tasty little cut of found video for you:

next week we’re looking at maybe some bail bond business cards from a couple of weeks ago and perhaps some more zesty library donation bin video rips. yes yes, the website is on it’s way back up, i promise.

mmmm newpost

Posted in Found Art by ¡¡¡THE ZONE!!! on March 4, 2009

hey guys hey guys hey. tuesday is the new cool place to be for foundart blogtimes, just to keep y’all in the loop! for those of you who tuned in to the radio show today, it was great to have you listening. i hope you dug it. green team! here’s some things:

freelings

carmens-house-cleaning

yes yes! there is also a short video here for your enjoyment. it’s a sublime computer video work from faraway and longago.

i hope you enjoyed my offerings for this week! there were some pretty good ones, in my opinion.