29.09.11 by Jeff

100 Button Giveaway

Kyle Pellet just hooked me up with a pack of 100 unique buttons to give away to one of you! So who wants it?

Kyle Pellet 100 Button giveaway
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25.05.11 by Jeff

The Future

Miranda July has a new film coming out this summer called, “The Future”. She is also updating a blog leading up to the film’s release, and it looks like there will be lots of fun assignments (like this).

Miranda July film and blog The Future

Watch the trailer for “The Future” below!

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02.05.11 by Jeff

Necono Camera / Giveaway

We just broke 50,000 fans on Facebook! In celebration of that I’d like to give away a Necono Digital Cat Camera, courtesy of the friendly folks at Four Corner Store! So who wants it?

Necono Digital Cat Camera Giveaway
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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

walter manning old chum old faithful vancouver blog shop

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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10.08.10 by Jeff

Yes Yes Y’all

Yes Yes Y’all has just launched Channel Y, jump over there for a carefully curated selection of music videos you might not have seen.

yes yes yall

12.05.10 by Jeff

Small Victories / Update

I can’t believe I’m leaving for Hong Kong in less than a week! On May 20th Above Second gallery will host the first-ever exhibition of photos submitted to our Small Victories project. If you live in the area, you can RSVP the Facebook Event!

small victories photography show booooooom vancouver-based blog

Take a peek at a few of the photos below!

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05.05.10 by Jeff

Small Victories / Update

I never thought I’d see the day I’d get more snail mail than email!

small victories envelopes mail art photography

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