Archive for April, 2010

Flyover State v. South By Southwest ’10

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Pink Eyes enjoying himself with a nice clean rinse off. Those photographers? Not so much. (Photo: Jason Richter)

It’s the Internet’s only — and most timely! — SXSW recap. Hell, even Coachella’s already happened. But, wanted to get this out there with more pictures.

This was Team Flyover State’s fifth SXSW and the first since 2005. (An aside: I could really use name for writing stuff like this, something like Bobby Hundreds. But “Erik Flyover” just sounds terrible. Whatever.) And recession be damned, it seemed busier than ever.

The day party aspect has really taken off since I started going. What used to be the time we used to catch bands we were gonna miss at night at lightly attended day parties is OVER. And I’ll admit, I miss it.

Anyway, on with the show. Here’s a day-by-day walk-through, highlights, etc. (more…)

Orange-y orange… Nike Bruin SBs

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Quiet. Understated. Bright orange. (Photo: Kasina)

The Twins aren’t the whole only hot streak in town. Nike SB’s been on a roll with the Bruins. First the “Green Leaf,” now these orange Bruins have shown up on the scene. (more…)

Twins win!

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

They're not saying boo. They're saying Koobs. (Photo: Reuters)

A momentous day at the ballpark for the hometown nine. New stadium opens and is packed to the rafters. (more…)

Cleared for takeoff…

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Everyone needs a new T for spring

Welcome to the newly relaunched You get to celebrate by grabbing a new shirt for the summer for just $15. (more…)