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[9 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Orgullosos De Estar Aqui (2006) – Hurricane Katrina – 10 years Later | ]

I have not touched my blog in 5 years and after coming in here and looking around I am quite happy with the past content. This post is dedicated to some previous work that changed my life at the time which I had done in 2006 for the now defunct Current TV. This channel was championed by Al Gore. It was a radical concept that allowed regular folks to submit original documentary content and regular viewer would vote online for submissions to go the air. The network paid the independent …

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[6 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]

Source: Amazon Watch and Earth Rights
INDIGENOUS PERUVIANS WIN APPEAL IN FEDERAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAWSUIT AGAINST OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM FOR CONTAMINATING AMAZON RAINFOREST, POISONING COMMUNITIES
LAWSUIT TO PROCEED IN U.S. FEDERAL COURT
Los Angeles, California – Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against U.S. oil giant Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the case should be heard in Los Angeles, Oxy’s hometown. A district court judge had previously ruled …

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[21 May 2010 | One Comment | ]
Renegade Vigilante Video  – Bike thief gets punked

Do you hate bike thiefs or any other type of criminals for that matter?  This video might make you feel better, maybe.  In this video some citizens had enough with a local bike thief and they finally decided to take matters into their own hands.  They set up an ambush scene with a hidden camera and a bait bike to catch him in the act. After a couple of nights he gets caught ‘redhanded’ stealing the bait bike then gets blasted by dozens of paintballs.  He attempts to retaliate with …

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[5 May 2010 | One Comment | ]
Dan Bell 9 Hour Set in San Francisco 5-8-2010 [KONTROL]

Calling all true underground dance music connoisseurs of San Francisco.  In case you missed the last one, the one and only Mr. Dan Bell aka DBX will be playing another 9 hour set this Saturday night at the most precious of all underground locations in North America, this is a fairly common opinion shared by those who have experienced it.
Who? What? Dan Bell is an underground dance music pioneer from Detroit.  Many will argue that he invented the minimal techno sound, he definitely owns rights to the original classics …

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[10 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Macchu Pisco & Combier Launch Party in San Francisco 11/19/09 | ]
Macchu Pisco & Combier Launch Party in San Francisco 11/19/09

Thursday November 19th at 9pm, Indy Spirits Expo Afterparty
Macchu Pisco and Combier Present
‘NOW AVAILABLE’ IN CALIFORNIA PARTY
1 FREE Macchu Pisco Daisy cocktail, Come celebrate
$5 Pisco and Combier cocktails
Top Shelf Music provided by Romanowski
@ 83 Proof, 83 First Street (between Market and Mission)
NO COVER
Special thanks to our new distributor in California, Wine Warehouse.
follow @piscosf on twitter for more news and info
The Facebook Invite: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/event.php?eid=176404807157&ref=ts
Join the Macchu Pisco Facebook Group for more goodies: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=18760511406&ref=ts
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As best described in bullet points by Daniel Gritzer in his Time Out New York magazine article. “Pisco: …

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[21 Aug 2009 | One Comment | ]
Few Quirks From My Trip to Turkey

I found this item in the middle of nowhere during a long bus trip stop for food.  I know there is history with marijuana and the old Turkish culture but how did it end up in the form of marijuana cow bank with some big lips and a blunt is a mystery.  Hilarious nonetheless.
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This girl toy was spotted at another bus stop.  Turkey not only strives to be part of the EU but apparently they seek to inculcate the idea into their children to someday own their own “Modern Sweet …

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[18 Aug 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Coolest Istanbul Souvenir, ABSOLUTE POWER

I was walking across the Galata bridge late at night in Istanbul when I ran into a very old Turkish man wearing this hat.  It was unreal that someone that old could be wearing such a cool hat. I don’t mean to say anything agist, but I was not in San Francisco you know, I am just saying.  I went up and talked to him, his name was Salman and he spoke no English, but he could tell I liked his hat and the guy was obviously pretty cool and …