Just walked past a guy (not pictured) writing a tag (not pictured) on a compost bin (not pictured) in the Mission.
And then a man in a nice suit threw open the door of his house and exclaimed, “Why are you tagging our shit???”
The tagger said, “Graf lyfe, bro,” and left.
1999, says Tumblr.
[via te Aprecio]
[via The Fog Bender]
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!
Our pal Many Machines takes a moment:
Top: Potrero hillside, 2008. Bottom: same hillside, 2015.
I was especially fond of the earlier version, as it featured the work of several artists who had an outsize significance in my mind in the first few years after I moved to San Francisco.
Few things make me feel quite so bad about how SF has changed as this hideous current incarnation. [link]
An outsize number of this blog’s early posts were about Girafa. Let’s take a look: