30.11.10 by Jeff

Booooooom Stew

If you want some stew, you have to add something to the pot!

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26.11.10 by Jeff

Furni / Giveaway

Mike over at Furni just sent me over a beautiful alarm clock and he wants to send you one too! So who wants it?

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16.11.10 by Jeff

Interpol / Ticket Giveaway

Interpol is coming to Vancouver in January!!! I was able to scoop two tickets to the show and I wanna give them away to you guys!

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16.11.10 by Jeff

OLD CHUM / OLD FAITHFUL

Walter Manning is the man behind one of my favourite tumblrs, Old Chum. He has gained a massive following online and now he has opened a shop here in Vancouver, Old Faithful. It is a total blessing to our city. I met up with him a couple weeks ago to ask him a few questions.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH WALTER MANNING

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Jeff Hamada: I thought we could start off by letting everyone know about your amazing little tumblr, Old Chum. What’s the story behind the “Chumblr” and how did you come up with the name?

Walter Manning: I was walking around the new Convention Center in Vancouver and they just put up all these placards about the history of British Columbia. I remember just reading every one of them as I walked around and how impressed I was with the raw initiative that went in to the development of the province: conquering the landscape, building infrastructure, hiking supplies to logging camps and felling giant firs. These were ordinary people who did extraordinary things.

I came across one placard of a picture of some men hiking supplies through the rugged landscape. One of the men had a crate on his back and on the side was inscribed “Old Chum”, a Canadian tobacco company, and it all fell into place for me and Old Chum was born. The name summed up what I wanted a blog to be.

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04.11.10 by Jeff

The Exquisite Book Giveaway!

The good folks at Chronicle Books sent over a copy of The Exquisite Book by Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski and Matt Lamothe and I get to give one away to you too!

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25.10.10 by Jeff

Poketo x Gary Baseman Giveaway!

Poketo is releasing a series of wallets featuring the work of Gary Baseman and I have snagged 3 of them to give away to you!

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18.10.10 by Jeff

Jay Howell x Lifetime Giveaway

The guys over at Lifetime Collective have hooked me up with a tee shirt and an original drawing by San Francisco based artist, Jay Howell! This is not a print, this is an original drawing! Who wants it?

jay howell lifetime collective giveaway drawing t-shirt

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12.10.10 by Jeff

37 seconds of the Booooooom Party!

Thank youuu to all of you who came out to celebrate my birthday, Shannon’s birthday, and Booooooom’s birthday! It was a PARTY! Jump over to the Facebook Page and tag yourself in the video if you were there!

Thanks to Fortune for hosting the party!