New trends in shitting

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And also, please enjoy our classic post “New trends in sitting

Cool new wet-weather extreme sport

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Mission Mission 2015 Last Minute Gift Guide

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1. Get a hat or fanny pack by Amos Goldbaum already!

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2. Get a jar of pickles by Inna Jam, man!

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3. Hire The Fog Bender to do a mural or a tattoo or some shit!

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4. Get a photography zine from Doc Pop for goodness’ sake!

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5. Get a bunch of tickets to a bunch of movies at the Alamo (just opened) or the Roxie (still open, man).

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6. Get my album! (I’m really proud of it, and my sister says it’s alright.)

UPDATE:

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7. Join Bay Area Bike Share!

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8. Get a few Pilates from Tru Pilates!

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9. Get some weird booze at Royal Cuckoo Market!

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10. Get some boobs by Laura Helen Winn, if you’re into boobs!

Muni firebomb tattoo by the Fog Bender

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The Fog Bender, one of the greatest San Francisco artists of all time, has started doing tattoos. Hit him up.

Now please enjoy this list of posts we’ve done over the years highlighting epic Fog Bender originals…

Mission Street a million years ago

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Cool guerrilla marketing campaign for Red Hot Chili Peppers tour hits local Muni bus

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UPDATE: The last time we mentioned the Chili Peppers on this blog was 5 years ago and it was also a “Give It Away” reference!

Check out this colorful new mural by the Fog Bender!

Here’s what he has to say about it:

the intersection of getting paid to do what you love for people who appreciate it is the pinnacle of purpose.  now to make a career out of it.

Blam! Hit him up!!

Postcard from San Francisco by the Fog Bender

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Vintage Muni bus, spotted in the wild

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A real live Toynbee Tile right here in SF!

Local hero the Fog Bender spotted it this afternoon near Church and Market and “nearly shit [his] damned pants.”

If you’re not familiar, the Wikipedia entry on the Toynbee Tiles phenomenon is helpful. Here’s some of it:

The Toynbee tiles (also called Toynbee plaques) are messages of unknown origin found embedded in asphalt of streets in about two dozen major cities in the United States and four South American cities. Since the 1980s, several hundred tiles have been discovered. They are generally about the size of an American license plate (roughly 30 cm by 15 cm), but sometimes considerably larger. They contain some variation on the following inscription:

TOYNBEE IDEA
IN MOViE `2001
RESURRECT DEAD
ON PLANET JUPITER

Some of the more elaborate tiles also feature cryptic political statements or exhort readers to create and install similar tiles of their own. The material used for making the tiles was initially unknown, but evidence has emerged that they may be primarily made of layers of linoleum and asphalt crack-filling compound.

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