08.02.10 by Jeff

Vancouver 2010 / Tickets Giveaway

Ok, I can’t believe I’m about to do what I’m about to do.

As you are all aware, the 2010 Olympics begin here in Vancouver this week, and if you live here, you know how difficult it has been to get tickets. Well my friends, I have tickets. And not just any tickets. I have a pair of tickets to the 2010 Olympics Men’s Hockey Semi-Finals courtesy of BC Hydro’s Power Smart Village (opens February 10th).

Hockey is the only event I really care about and I would gladly do some very bad things to go to any of the Olympic hockey games, but I’ve decided to give these tickets to you instead.

Vancouver 2010 Olympics Men's Hockey Ticket Giveaway Booooooom art blog

Want to win them?

1. Take a photo of yourself wearing a hockey jersey. You must have two thumbs up in the photo! Bonus points for vintage jerseys!

(note: bonus points are meaningless and will not increase your chances, but I will think you’re really cool and if you’re a girl maybe I’ll call you sometime).

2. Email me the photo with the subject: “HOCKEY TICKET GIVEAWAY and include the following information:

Full Name
Phone Number
Mailing Address
Email Address

This giveaway is now closed.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



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  • PS – If you win these and I catch you re-selling them I will kill you with my bare hands. I want a real hockey fan to win, thanks.

  • K

    I’m not from Vancouver, but I’ll be in Vancouver for the Olympics, am I still not eligible? I’m a girl too! 😉

  • Wow you’re nuts or extremely generous! Actually maybe you’re both.

  • Hey Jeff, just one idea:
    send yourself a picture in a hockey jersey, maybe you are lucky!

  • emily

    i don’t live in vancouver so can’t exactly participate but can i just say that you are amazing!!!! seriously?! i can’t believe you’re doing this!

  • Nynke

    What a great giveaway! If only I lived in Vancouver…

  • dale

    You are a complete nut! It’s not too late to pull this post!

  • Bill James

    Very nice…Now you need a cheer to go with them.The people wear BOOOOOOOM.COM sweatshirts..It will be Canada all the way,I hope.And every time they score yell BOOOOOOOM THERE IT IS!When you reach the M Clap hands together loudly,point(pump) two thumbs at chest and show the crowd,who you are .

  • liv

    SWEET! i can’t wait to enter – not only do i have 1 hockey jerseys, i got THREE (one vintage, one autographed, one with my fave player/#)!! and i’m a girl!!!

  • greater van residents only? no love for the island, huh?
    meh…

    • if you’re on the island you’re fine – you just gotta be able to get here to pick up the tickets.

      • Kent

        that’s awesome Jeff, yeah I can definitely be there to pick them up should I be so lucky… thanks so much!

  • Jeff!

    My boyfriend and I live here in Vancouver, barely scraping by in this most expensive city. But we moved here from small town Alberta to do our thing – he screen-prints, just started up his own company (www.equinoxapparel.com), and I just opened a gallery with my best girls (see link). Life isn’t always easy out here, but it wasn’t always easy back home either! Like every good Albertan boy, my guy played hockey for most of his youth – driving hours to practice, jogging miles a day, living, breathing hockey. He ended up joining a band and that became his focus for a long time, but since moving to Vancouver has become all nostalgic for his hockey days – reading up on the history of the game, telling me stories about the most exciting games of all time (Canada vs. Soviet Union in the 70s), and watching the games when we can. We can’t really afford to attend the Canucks games, let alone an Olympic game – the best hockey game to be seen! But I know I would have one heck of a happy man if we could sit in that arena together. Thanks for doing this, you’ll make some lucky people totally stoked!
    Love,
    Tarah

  • Sengeezy

    Can we submit multiple photos if we have multiple hockey jerseys? haha

    • just get other people you know to wear them and enter the contest themselves

  • Stay tuned for my entry!

  • Bill(william) James

    Don’t let my Karma run over your Dogma! BOOOOOOOOM there it is!…Go Canada..Men/Women…Gold.

  • Great canvas!

  • Ben

    Just wanted to say thanks for running this contest at all… I knew there was a reason booooooom was bookmarked for easy navigation.

    GO CANADA GO!!

  • Alison

    Hey Jeff!

    For some reason, my computer isn’t letting me into to your “Email me” link. Is it possible to give me your e-mail here?

    Or if for some reason you can’t, just e-mail me your address?

    Thanks so much!

    Alison.





25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

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Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi

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A selection of work by South Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi. More images below.

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