Thomas Arthur Schaefer
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Thursday, November 10, 2005

What's Revealed Was Never Fully Concealed

NOW WE CAN MAKE MILLIONS THANKS TO EXPANKO!

Flooring Concept for studio space —
EXPANK — Reztec Rubber Flooring



Detail Color: Billy

8:59pm





10:08am

EXCERPT FROM A CONVERSATION WITH MYSELF:
Headed out tonight to Lenny's to see the Liverhearts. — No Lenny's. — NO LENNY'S!! — No, not Denny's to eat liver. I'm going to Lenny's to see The Liverhearts. — Yeah — They're a local band. — Yeah they're good. — What? — Ohh no... I've never seen them live before. — Well I think it'll be a goo show. — Yeah



I was told by this wise girl I know that they have cold PBR there... delicious cold tall PBR... Frank Booths beer of choice!!
Lenny's Bar

So yesterday I took an evolutionary step forward in my correspondences. For the record, I had done this type of card before for Barker and Kanka, but I'd only created 2 of them and they were hand made. These cards, yesterdays, are part of the mass mail series... they are again generated from images and text taken from the internet based on sometimes important, but most times unimportant and in this cards case totally un-news-worthy stories. What makes these cards different, or a leap forward, is the inclusion and attachment of a limited edition 1" pin on each card. I created 6 different pins based on the theme of this mailing and attached one pin to each card at random. I'm interested to see how many of them actually reach their intended recipient with the pin still attached— especially my 3 correspondents in Europe. The other interesting thing will be to see if I find anybody wearing these things. The subject matter for these pins is always going to be of a nature and subject matter that no one would really care to wear... or perhaps they will wear them for that matter alone. I had been making hand made pins for a while glueing or painting materials onto pins I got from vendors and conferences... but now we have a real machine and all the fixings to make our own — Kanka and myself — and we've made hundreds of them already.

I'm searching the depths of the RSS news feeds I frequent daily to find another interesting story... hopefully I'll find something totally unworthy to be called news. Those always end up being my favorite mailngs in the mass series. Those pointless human interest stories... if you can call them that... it's just great pop culture fodder.

Also today I'm adding 4 new people to the mass mail correspondence list.

- James Victore — NYC Designer/Artist
James Victore Inc.

- Tom Moody — NYC Low-Tech Artist
Tom Moody.com

- Brian Gibb — Artist
- Mark Searcy — Artist

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