you know when you’re driving around and come to an intersection with a light and you want to turn left? you know how you have to wait for you to get the green and for all on coming traffic to pass? well….don’t you hate it when there is someone in front of you planning to make that left turn too and you’re sitting at the red light, it turns green and the car in front is the first one with the chance to turn left…and they sit there, they don’t pull up into the intersection…the light turns to yellow, they make the turn and then it turns red leaving no one behind them a chance to turn as well….i hate that.

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check it out…got the new burned out skake board decks ready for pre-order…signed and numbered limited edition of 100.

Please be aware that this is a pre-order item. Expected to ship on or around March 18, 2016 *

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update from february 18th…..i gotta wear these things around for a while it seems.bandage

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Preorder Now at Vimeo On Demand:
vimeo.com/ondemand/forcedperspective
“Forced Perspective” is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. From Derek’s early Euclid Tavern concert posters to his expressive fine art pieces, the film is a journey through Derek’s struggle with alcoholism and bipolar disorder and how these demons effect his artwork along the way. Presenting a window into Derek’s personal life, Illuminating his process and philosophy. “Forced Perspective” showcases the evolution of a celebrated artist, his effect on music and culture while highlighting the link between creativity and mental illness.
Local Heroes Award – 2015 Cleveland International Film Festival
Best Cinematography Award – 2015 Beverly Hills Film Festival
Best Documentary Award – 2015 Kingston Film Festival
Best Feature Film Award – 2015 Reel Indie Film Fest
Best Art Documentary Feature Award – 2015 DocuFest
Platinum Award Winner – 2015 Spotlight Film Awards
Official Selection – 2015 SXSW Excellence in title design competition
Official Selection – 2015 Indy Film Fest
Official Selection – 2015 Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival
Directed & Edited By: Nick Cavalier
Produced By: Martin Geramita
Executive Producers: Chris Rentner, Evan Hareras & Beau Miller
Cinematography By: John Pope & Sergio Salgado
Titles And Color By: Coat Of Arms
Location Sound Mix By: Ben Stockton
Post Sound Mix By: Chuck Bein (See Music)
Original Music By: Matthew Santos, Chihsuan Yang, Joel Coan, Dustin Currier & LT Magnotto
Additional Music By: The Felix Culpa, Thereafter, Chris Zabriskie
Distributed By Gravitas Ventures:
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Sales Representation: Something Kreative
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Follow: twitter.com/forcedfilm
Like: facebook.com/forcedperspectivefilm
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derekhess.com
Creative:
nickcavalier.com
jpempire.com
furnacefps.com
coatofarmspost.com
see-music.com
Music:
matthewsantos.com
chihsuanyang.com
thisisthereafter.com
thefelixculpa.com
soundcloud.com/dhcurrier
facebook.com/abovethisfire

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this is an old blog page…. JOSE

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beautiful day here in cleveland america, high in the high 50’s, maybe even hitting 60, nice strong breeze, sunny…just an all around good day to be alive…for once ;)…anyway, i go to the grocery store and one of the items i pick up is a box of milk bones for rommel…the jo gets nothing after what he did..anyway, i left rommel out in the backyard while i was gone because of the niceness. he greets me and i open up the box of milk bones and give him one…he takes it and trots out back digs a hole and tries to bury it…his bone burying skills needs some help, he puts it in an inch hole then nudges grass on top of it. pretty damn funny…so i give him another one and he trots off and does it again, a third bone is given to him and the behavior is repeated….here he is burying one under the back porch…you can see it in his mouth, weirdo.

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TLA PRINTS NOW AVAILABLE

New TLA series available NOW!!!
Special discount for pre-orders
The series of prints includes
Me I Disconnect From You
2-14-16
No Shoulder To Cry On
Certificate of Authenticity
Each 15” x 20” piece is a signed & numbered handpulled serigraph
printed by Superelectric press in Cleveland, Ohio
Limited to an edition of 70
printed on French paper, pop tone, sweet tooth white
TLA is a grouping of three separate images that when viewed together become a whole. Each original piece came out in a succession as part of a healing process so by that nature they ended up becoming a series. The three pieces all were saying something individually, but when grouped together the message
became clear as one…a process. A process that continues and as of now there is no closure. Closure is always the goal.
pre-order now for $155.00 till Feb 26th, regular price will be $185.00
order here –
http://www.indiemerch.com/derekhess/item/39034

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well….my cat has taken out a life insurance policy because he tried to kill me last night. the jo, the cat, tripped me up on the stairs last night and i got this nice gash on my head. the skin was a flap, so i flapped it back, stitches might have been a good idea…..welcome to fight club…if this is your first night, you have to fight.

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