Links & Comments (2011-09-03)

  • My neighbor is livestreaming the hurricane. He’s on the 4th Floor, facing the East River. http://t.co/9rn9HV5 #
  • Simple syrup, absinthe, artisinal Brooklyn gin, vodka, vermouth, OJ, cranberry, limes, soda, tonic…this is going to be fine. #
  • Great job @sugarintosyrup! Love signs created by #graffiti artist. /New Energy Among Art Handlers vs Sotheby’s Lock Out http://t.co/naVID4R #
  • How to make your iPhone look like something from the 1980s. #cool http://t.co/Pu1rAcm #
  • Well, @veken just asked me, “When are you going to start drinking.” Good question. What’s the etiquette? #unexpectedquestions #
  • Self portrait http://t.co/7oo9p2F #
  • The Empire State Building awaits Hurricane Irene http://t.co/ZjVSewq #
  • 🙂 @veken http://t.co/Rvf2xwP #
  • Domestic Rothko http://t.co/nddL6AT #
  • Sat 10:58p http://t.co/JlwL30h #
  • Wall of rain & gray http://t.co/ByHR253 #
  • To the 3 men in orange rain coat taking a dog for a walk on East River pier or the cyclist on the boardwalk. Why? #hurricaneirene #
  • First the earthquake and now the hurricane. I’m starting to realize that Hollywood is not a good reference point for natural disaster info. #
  • Ok, Saturday was all about absinthe cocktails. Today, I’m thinking I move onto gin. #
  • I know the eastcoast of the US is important and all by why is a British paper doing live updates on Hurricane Irene? http://t.co/WAmnZ1j #
  • FEMA is holding a press conference on Irene at 11:30am. #
  • Good bye, Hurricane Irene. Hello, Tropical Storm Irene. Makes me wish I had the ingredients for a rum punch. #
  • There are now 10 people hanging out on East River pier in BBurg. 2 are wearing tshirts & shorts. Make that 15 +1 dog. WTF?! #hurricaneirene #
  • Now there are dozens of people on E River pier. I asked @veken “Who are these people?” His response, “Wanna go?” Cops now clearing people. #
  • Photos galore // Required Reading http://t.co/ciSs86z #
  • Now water levels receding on Williamsburg side of East River. No rain, little wind. #
  • The only damage from #irene near us…few fallen trees. http://t.co/XfVptXn #
  • Hipsters returning to the waterfront. Pink shoes and all. #irene http://t.co/5rnx5rZ #
  • Williamsburg is already back to normal. #irene http://t.co/T5BjPAA #
  • Bad sign for gov’t monitoring of social media // Accounts of Chinese Bloggers on Weibo Suspended, Causing Protests: http://t.co/mGryMxY #
  • The Williamsburg bridge, 11:23 http://t.co/eEfEdvD #
  • My bar http://t.co/qmNQjZe #
  • A great aerial view of Williamsburg Bridge in 2010. http://t.co/02WswjF #
  • From last Friday’s @Hyperallergic bowling party. / with @_artmachine & @tommywinchester http://t.co/RJ4yNLb #
  • Sara Walko bowling last Friday http://t.co/Nwboqj8 #
  • A NSFW #streetart piece by @EnzoAndNio // School of Pussy Ham http://t.co/xyJ6oqx #
  • Tropical Storm Tweeting: 15 Hurricane Irene Freak-Outs And Deep Thoughts http://t.co/bNia0Mm via @gothamist #
  • A memory from the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pennsylvania http://t.co/cKSFQH5 #
  • Another Barnes Foundation memory at the original location http://t.co/ly7tQst #
  • One of @QuelBeast‘s best #streetart pieces this year. http://t.co/tbA5UI1 #
  • How Irene Lived Up to the Hype: http://t.co/5bpgXWE #
  • Did Scifi get there before the tech world? http://t.co/q8vj3eD #
  • A fun list of artist-on-artist insults // @mfortki: “Smite the terrible Schnabel!” and more http://t.co/etPsb6L Who’d I miss? #
  • Friend emailed me “Ai…will never get out of the hell they’ve created in his head.” // @aiww Says Beijing Is a Nightmare http://t.co/FuDjbKo #
  • This must be the longest running Invader in NYC. I’ve admried it for years at 57th & Park. http://t.co/WWsIPVT #
  • Oddly, the man doing sun salutations at midnight by the East River doesn’t look out of place at all. #thenewnormal #
  • Just when you thought that Bernard-Henri Lévy couldn’t get more irritating, he goes and proves you wrong. http://t.co/9FlrYjE #
  • Wow, Monster Island gallery in Williamsburg will become a Whole Foods? Atleast I know @veken will be happy. http://t.co/g5vomK8 #
  • Some nice #graffiti in Farsi. http://t.co/t5QzAc9 #
  • I bought this untreated cement sculpture by a 13 yr old boy in Armenia in 2004, and I never get tired looking at http://t.co/ujMlhEc #
  • Honestly, if you love everything than why should I care what you think? Be critical! #
  • Ok, all those Dolphins Rape People stickers everywhere? I thought they were funny and now I’m not sure: http://t.co/ipFFjY8 #
  • Likewise // RT @varonearts: @hragv I would give anything to go back in time and un-read your dolphin tweet. #
  • Yikes, what conference? // RT @sarahthesheepu: Definite anti blogging vibe at conference today perceived lac… (cont) http://t.co/SXWGbkS #
  • What were they saying? They disliked it? Didn’t understand? Too much time? //RT @sarahthesheepu: @hragv it wa… (cont) http://t.co/Cg1RNYC #
  • Y’all are warped. #BFFforever //@ardmara: I think Isabella may have use for it //@nateXhill: don’t make me get the costume out from storage! #
  • This ALMOST consumed by brain today & then I found…stay tuned! //@hyperallergic: Dolphins Rape People? – http://t.co/pBcGup8 #
  • Ummm…you’re welcome? // RT @AardvarkNYC: @hragv Thank you, we appreciate your concern in these dark times #DolphinsRapePeople #SwimSafe #
  • Ouch, Jason going for the jugular. // RT @varonearts: @AardvarkNYC Getting testy. Were you abused at some point in the past? cc @hragv #
  • OMG /@starwarsmodern: Dolphins libido is nothing new: “Why your dolphin is not lustier.” -Shakespeare in All’s Well… http://t.co/NuOeHit #
  • A friend of mine was roofied & mugged in Thailand years ago and when she got out the authorities gave her this ho http://t.co/NEIB3EQ #
  • A new El Sol 25 at N6th/Wythe http://t.co/QenVqWm #
  • I’m totally psych’d to be going to Copenhagen tomorrow with @veken. bit.ly/reFoKk Extra cool that @artfagcity & others will be there! #
  • And look who ups the dolphin game// @EnzoAndNio: @hragv Watch out for dolphins. ; ) http://t.co/m98frYU cc @starwarsmodern @AardvarkNYC #
  • Ooo…ambitious. // @Hypothete: Childhood goal accomplished: built a custom robot. #
  • I’ve decided I want to take out my 4,000 twitter follower for a cocktail. If s/he was referred by a friend, you’re both my cocktail dates. #
  • So, that’s 70 followers away. The location will be one of my favorite Bburg watering holes. #
  • Will, you’re the yang to my ying. Hope it’s not the same person. // @wrbrand: I’m gonna fuck my 400th follower. Whether they like it or not. #
  • Maybe when we’re in same city? // @chrisrusak: @hragv Will you fly the user out from the West Coast, or will it be a Skype-tail instead? #
  • Umm…maybe? // @chrisrusak: @hragv Excellent. Will conceptual personas count as well, both as prize winner and as #4K #
  • Mwwaaaahaha // “@wrbrand: “Hrag (@hragv) is now following you on Twitter!” Yeah nice try.” #
  • Pretty impressive use of sculptural materials // Incredible Slate Sculptures by Stephen Kettle http://t.co/5ppQFkF #
  • This is the thing that stopped me thinking about dolphin rape yesterday. / A Harajuku Cinderella Story http://t.co/fMpyCHN /@starwarsmodern #
  • Dude, one of the @hyperallergic posts by @sugarintosyrup was featured on the Teamsters homepage! That’s awesome! #
  • This event w @lauriejoyfrick is going to be awesome // @hyperallergic: Join Us Tues Sept 13 to Explore the Art of Sleep http://t.co/dK5oDge #
  • 1. Arrived in Copenhagen, 2. stomach telling me not sleeping wasn’t a good idea, 3. mind fighting stomach. 4. connecting to internet. #
  • Wait, I offer to buy my 4,000th follower a drink and my follow count went down by three followers? Do you all want me to drink alone!?!?!? #
  • It’s @veken gallery hopping in Copenhagen http://t.co/EwnL0VH #
  • Impressed with Malmö Konsthall, must-see for visitors to Copenhagen/environ. Misaku Kawai was working on a mural today. http://t.co/pCI5foj #
  • I caught @artfagcity staring at this giant Swedish organ today. http://t.co/fuVWFpz #
  • Looking out the train window between Malmö & Copenhagen. http://t.co/agxAXDR #
  • Been seeing some amazing architecture in Copenhagen // Danish Architecture Is Going BIG http://t.co/Fz54Ml1 #
  • Noticed new feature on Facebook. They show you status updates on same day but from year’s past. Cool time capsule. http://t.co/ETTuNCF #
  • Ran into @uberkunst during his opening @ Paulson Gallery, Copenhagen. /@Powhida http://t.co/34jNWP3 http://t.co/xWmRsMa http://t.co/fp7eOf0 #
  • Just had a friend get V1 gallery to open the @obeygiant show for us. WOOT! http://t.co/UW2FbmG #
  • Love this tip from a Foursquare cofounder about the @Obeygiant show at V1. http://t.co/LLnZL6m #
  • Panel discussion on Social Media & Art with @artfagcity Mark Rappolt, @LauraJul & @nowuseit at Kopenhagen Cobtemporary. http://t.co/nfDATNW #

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